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5 Market Place, Abingdon OX14 1DN, England
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Central location, great service and food

The restaurant is centrally located in Abingdon and close to nice pubs if you want to go for a pre-dinner drink. 11 of us went to the restaurant on a busy Saturday night and were given a round table. Whilst we were a bit cosy, the table really helped us all be able chat. We decided to order 3... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The restaurant is centrally located in Abingdon and close to nice pubs if you want to go for a pre-dinner drink. 11 of us went to the restaurant on a busy Saturday night and were given a round table. Whilst we were a bit cosy, the table really helped us all be able chat. We decided to order 3 set... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I have eaten at the Parasol a number of times over the years. The staff have always been impeccably helpful and friendly. On this occasion we came for takeaways. We rang our orders through and indicated the time we hoped to arrive to pick up the meals in my car. When I arrived at the stated time our orders were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Been to the Parasol three times now, and have never been able to fault anything. We particularly like the food here, which tastes very natural and leaves the mouth feeling clean, not claggy as after some Chinese food. We have always found the staff to be friendly and efficient. I'm sure we will return again with our friend who lives... More 

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

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

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  • Cuisine: Chinese

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