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38 The Broadway, Haywards Heath, England
01444441442
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
New Years Eve Dinner

This restaurant is clean and rather traditional from the interior, the two ladies who are serving are ok but need in certain areas some training this would proof the guest service. You have to know your wine on the menu, if I ask for dry don't let me end up with sweet wine and don't say I don't... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2016
G M
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London
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ordered take away and started to tuck into my favourite dish of sweet and sour chicken balls and had to spit it out. It smelt and tasted of a cross between pee and manure. Thought it might just be one so smelt the other and they were the same. We'd ordered two lots and they were all the same. Had... More 

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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

This restaurant is clean and rather traditional from the interior, the two ladies who are serving are ok but need in certain areas some training this would proof the guest service. You have to know your wine on the menu, if I ask for dry don't let me end up with sweet wine and don't say I don't know wine... More 

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Thank G M
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

very good food unfortunately they do not deliver or I would use them more often . First Chinese meal for many months . restaurant décor looked very good on collection of meal

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Thank Bill M
London, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We always try and use the Canton Chef, if we are eating in, as the food is quite excellent. However, we gave up on take-a-ways a few years ago as they were so unreliable - weekends are our most precious time and standing in a Chinese restaurant for twenty minutes, on a Saturday night, waiting for a take-a-way that was... More 

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2 Thank twa203
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

The tinted windows always put me off going here! But one evening we though we would be brave and give it a go! We enjoyed a set meal of mixed starters, crispy duck, rice and 3 main dishes. Nice change to the Italians along the broadway :) we will return!

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2 Thank Hollie_Mariee
Long Buckby, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Chinese duck on the menu - think most customers have worked this out and would appreciate a bit more detail! All of the food was very good, especially the sizzlers Sizzling beef with green pepper was excellent

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Thank Suejlr
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We only sometimes go in for a meal there as we prefer to do that with friends. However we are regulars at take away, and the reason we choose it is that the food is better cooked than all the others in the area - I mean it is less greasy, each dish does taste different etc. Friendly staff too.

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Thank Aj C
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

I never leave reviews, but having seen some of the negative ones about the Canton Chef I felt obliged to write one. Me and my husband have been going there for years and aside from the excellent food (we love the crispy duck and crispy shredded beef) which is better than we've had anywhere else in the area (although not... More 

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1 Thank Ndee83
Sousmoulins, France
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

We hadn't been for a while & saw the bad reviews but it's our favourite Chinese (went their on our first date in 1991 & have been back many times since). As said in another review, very glad we did. The waitresses always remember us & it was nice to see them again. The food was lovely as ever. Excellent... More 

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1 Thank mark.sandra
Sussex
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We went last night as a group of 7 having read reviews was worried but always our favourite place to celebrate we thought we would give it one last try. SO GLAD we did the ladies serving us were so polite and quietly friendly and not rude in anyway whatsoever, they didn't keep coming over but if we looked up... More 

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1 Thank JMWSussex

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 38 The Broadway, Haywards Heath, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Haywards Heath
  • Phone Number: 01444441442

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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