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5 Market Place, Abingdon OX14 1DN, England
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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popped in here after another resturant round the corner was fully booked, after hearing lots of great reviews about this place over the years I was glad I got the chance to see for myself, it's nice a friendly inside staff are great, food was really delicious definitely up there with one of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Tash C
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We'd heard good things about the Parasol so had high expectations. However we were somewhat disappointed. The staff were very friendly and we opted for the buffet menu. We ordered a small selection of starters which came quickly and were very tasty. However when we ordered a few more we were kept waiting for ages. We ordered the crispy duck... More 

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We went there on a busy Friday night and were pleased with the warm and friendly service. We opted for one of the fixed menus and were not disappointed. The food was fresh and well cooked, the vegetable dish being particularly good. However, the one thing that if anything spoilt it for us was the constant take away traffic going... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

popped in here after another resturant round the corner was fully booked, after hearing lots of great reviews about this place over the years I was glad I got the chance to see for myself, it's nice a friendly inside staff are great, food was really delicious definitely up there with one of the best Chinese restaurants in Oxford, will... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We had booked a table for 4 on a Friday evening and were glad that we did as the restaurant was nearly full. We were warmley welcomed and had good service throughout the evening. A good selection of food on the menu and we chose two of the set menus for two and this was plenty of food for us... More 

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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151 reviews 151 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The Owner and staff are very pleasant and the food is always good. We have visited as a couple,with friends and so significant Birthdays they always rise to the occasion

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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We went here 26/01/15 for my wife's birthday, a group of 6. We all had the all-you-can eat buffet at £16.50 per head Good points 1. Friendly helpful service 2. Lovely starters and crispy duck 3. No problems when asking for more and more! Bad points 1. Numerous hairs on the table (not ours and not particularly appetising!) 2. Flat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Great food great team always wide range of food and will always go out of there way to sort meals out to your liking than you to all the staff for a great new year

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We'd never been to this restaurant before but it looked busy as we walked past (often a good sign) and we liked the set menus listed in the window. Unfortunately said set menus were only available as part of the take-away menu but there was plenty on the main menu that also took our fancy. When it arrived, the food... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I've had takeaways from here before which were good but the takeaway we've had tonight was awful. I ordered a half crispy duck which was extremely dry and only had half a small pot of plum sauce and a tiny amount of spring onion and cucumber. The house special chow mien was not even half full in the container and... More 

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

First visit for me and may be my last. I thought the food was good and the seating was good too. The service left much to be desired. There was a list of issues that made me wonder if they have had any training. From walking away when taking our order, 20 minutes waiting for drinks after reminding them. 30... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Market Place, Abingdon OX14 1DN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Abingdon

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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