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18 High Street, Lyndhurst, New Forest National Park SO43 7BD, England
02380283186
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A family favourite

We have been going here for almost 20 years....the staff remember us (even if we don't visit as often) and it's the one place our kids still want to go to (even if they are a bit older now!). Like the food...salt and pepper squid is my favourite and the duck everyone else's. Although not cheap... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Dinny4
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Lymington, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Lymington, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We have been going here for almost 20 years....the staff remember us (even if we don't visit as often) and it's the one place our kids still want to go to (even if they are a bit older now!). Like the food...salt and pepper squid is my favourite and the duck everyone else's. Although not cheap, would definitely recommend.

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Northampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

When everyone you ask tells you that this is a must, then you start to worry that it's been overhyped and that you'll be disappointed... Thankfully there was nothing to disappoint!! Service was excellent, enough time left between courses and everyone was very pleasant. Food portions and quality was perfect. Price was great value! It's always nice to see so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Excellent food with fantastic service. Do not be put off by the exterior, once inside this is a fabulous restaurant. We sampled the set menu and were very impressed.

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Hertfordshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Had a takeaway from here for my family of four. The nicest chinese take away we have had for a long time. Gentleman who took my order was very polite and friendly.

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Been visiting the new forest and lyndhurst for the last 10 yrs but this is the first time we have had a takeaway from this restaurant , we will DEFINATELY be back !!!!!!!! Amazing decor inside, staff are well dressed and look immpecable. Very friendly and very efficient and professional. Food is AMAZING . Not at all greasy like a... More 

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Normandy, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We were over & returned to this wonderful restuarant.It is superb & please do not be put of by the outside appearance,once inside.Wow. Food,welcome,decor is lovely.Please try, you will not be disappointed.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We recently visited as a group of 6, we had a thoroughly enjoyable evening, the staff were very attentive, the food was amazing, it was one my best experiences of Chinese food, we choose a large selection to share. however the Singapore Noodles were absolutely delicious and I would go back just for a dish on it's own. fantastic evening... More 

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Bristol, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We live very locally to Imperial China and come here fairly often, usually as a big group. It is always packed, usually with other large groups so it can be a bit noisy, but this isn't offputting. Service is fast and efficient always. Food is always very good and has never disappointed. One of the best Chinese restaurants I've been... More 

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Very packed and always is apparently. Food was very good and the service excellent but you felt as though they wanted you to eat quickly and get out.

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Codicote, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Everytime we are in Lyndhurst we make a point of visiting the Imperial China and have never been disappointed. If you are vsiiting anytime over a weekend, you need to book in advance as it is alaways very busy. The staff are excellent, friendly, helpfull, and efficient, and work very hard and whiz arround at break neck speed. They seem... More 

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Address: 18 High Street, Lyndhurst, New Forest National Park SO43 7BD, England
Phone Number: 02380283186
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park  >  Lyndhurst
Cuisine: Chinese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 High Street, Lyndhurst, New Forest National Park SO43 7BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park  >  Lyndhurst
  • Phone Number: 02380283186

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business

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