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Imperial China

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18 High Street, Lyndhurst, New Forest National Park SO43 7BD, England
02380283186
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Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, 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
Very lucky to get a table....

If you intend on going here , You had better book...!! We were passing and popped in on the off chance, they managed to fit us in and boy were we glad they did.. The food is outstanding, it was the best we have ever had. The staff do whizz past at 100mph but they were very polite and helpful.... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
sonnyjims
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England
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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England
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

If you intend on going here , You had better book...!! We were passing and popped in on the off chance, they managed to fit us in and boy were we glad they did.. The food is outstanding, it was the best we have ever had. The staff do whizz past at 100mph but they were very polite and helpful.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

As always a warm welcome and superb food, despite being very busy we had an amazing meal and the service couldn't be faulted.

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London
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97 reviews 97 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

My Husband and i always book The imperial China restaurant when we come to the New Forest as this is the best Chinese meal we have ever had in a Chinese Restaurant. Always good quality ingredients, well cooked and very tasty with great service. They are always extremely busy so make sure you book in advance to ensure a table... More 

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Salisbury
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

My husband and I called here last Friday to get some takeaway to celebrate our 1st Wedding Anniversary. Now wishing we hadn't bothered. We didn't over order but it came to £45. We wouldn't have minded the cost had it have been edible! Everything we ordered was disappointing. Very bland, especially the Happy Valley starter. Most of it ended up... More 

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Packed restaurant, essential you book! Fast n furious service! Very slick machine! Staff work incredibly hard! Excellent food, we chose one of the set menus, £25 per head. More food than we could eat but we did well!

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My wife and I have visited this restaurant previously as part of a large party and the food/service was very good. Last night we attended as a family of four. The food was superb. The service is equally as good. Great value for money. We cannot wait to return!

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Buckinghamshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Great Chinese - it was the reason we went back to Lyndhurst and was as god this time as last - probably the best Chinese in England.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

One thing you can't rely on is getting a table, especially in the Emmett & Grockle season - unless you book well in advance! That must tell you something! Having often eaten Chinese food in China I really can't face going back - it's all here, the quality, the menu & Gary Kwok's excellent staff make it so much better... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

excellent food & service, place very busy so please book to avoid disappointment, we will be back when visiting New Forest again

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Lynton
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Our son ,his wife,our grandchild and our daughter visited us for the evening whilst we were on holiday in Lyndhurst and got a takeaway from the Imperial China.There was a varied menu and we tried many of the dishes and would highly recommend them.They also have a restaurant which seemed quite popular.

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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: Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business, Families with children, Entertaining clients, Romantic

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