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Dragon Inn Chinese Restaurant

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41 Market Place South, Ripon HG4 1BZ, England
01765 606469
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good but nothing special

4 of us ate, we had a mixed platter for 3, 4 mains, 3 puddings and one drink each - probably around £70 I would think, so not unreasonably priced. The starter was good - lovely satay chicken (though it would have been nice had the sticks been visible from the outside so I didn't bite in to one... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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English first
Ripon, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We ordered: Sesame prawn toast- dripping with oil and less than 1mm prawn topping King prawn Szechuan style - this was prawns in a thick soupy mess resembling minestrone soup. The vegetables looked and tasted like the tiny chopped tinned veg NOT the bamboo shoots, onions, ginger etc. you would expect. Kung Po beef- tasteless lurid maroon sauce with lots... More 

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

My wife and I ate here last Sunday (28th June) early evening. Service was first class, food excellent and plentiful. Great value too. Do try the honey roast pork - it's superb. The shared starter was very good in terms of content and value. Give it a try!

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I would give this restaurant two stars for the size of its portions and friendly staff, but really this was one of the worst Chinese meals I've eaten in a long time. The fillet steak, the chicken chow mien and the pork satay all arrived swamped in an identical, very bland gravy. You could not taste satay sauce at all.... More 

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Ipstones, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We stayed in Leyburn recently and walked across the market square to eat upstairs in The Dragon Inn. The staff were friendly and attentive. The menu was comprehensive and wide ranging. We ordered a mixture of both familiar and new dishes between us and were not disappointed as even the former were served slightly differently ..... but in a good... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

4 of us ate, we had a mixed platter for 3, 4 mains, 3 puddings and one drink each - probably around £70 I would think, so not unreasonably priced. The starter was good - lovely satay chicken (though it would have been nice had the sticks been visible from the outside so I didn't bite in to one!) -... More 

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North Yorkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Was a bit dubious about ordering a takeaway, having read the other reviews, but they picked up their phone on the 2nd ring (unlike the Chinese takeaway in Bedale who didn't answer at all - on a Saturday night) and the food was really quite alright. Had read other reviews about lack of flavour but we had lemon chicken and... More 

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Leyburn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Three of us visited and we had 1/4 Crispy duck and the set meal for three. The food was excellent and the service was good and attentive with humour. there was too much food. We had a very decent wine and the bill was a pleasant surprise ( low). A good evening we shall return.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

While I waited for my order, both the restaurant and takeaway were busy. Takeaway customers seemed to be locals and a few were recognised by staff. This should have been a good sign, but the food I bought (8 meals, not all for me!) was slimy and lacking in taste. Some of the textures were odd, especially the chicken. Portions... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

First of all I don't know why this says Leyburn, when the address and photos are Dragon Inn of Ripon Had take away from here for the first time last night service was very friendly food was good EXCEPT our main chicken dish was sooooo salty it was on the verge of being inedible. The rest of our food tasted... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

What a completely dreadful meal, possibly the worse takeaway I have ever eaten. No credit or debit facilities, horrible food, most of it uneatable. Even worse than the décor and the food was the service from the women behind the counter, don't think she had ever heard of customer service. Save your money and just go to the co op... More 

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Address: 41 Market Place South, Ripon HG4 1BZ, England
Phone Number: 01765 606469
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Ripon
Average Prices: USD 8 - 34
Cuisine: Chinese

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  • Address: 41 Market Place South, Ripon HG4 1BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Ripon
  • Phone Number: 01765 606469

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 34
  • Cuisine: Chinese

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