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

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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
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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!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Hollie_Mariee
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English first
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

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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Long Buckby, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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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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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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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Sousmoulins, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 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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Sussex
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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Good bye canton chef. Outdated and rude. Food is ok- kept coming back for the capital spare ribs but the rude lady is more unpleasant than the ribs are yummy now. Another 15 year customer leaves.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Have been multiple times over years. Standard of food is consistently excellent! Would definitely recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Food is not too bad, but the staff are so miserable, rude and unfriendly you would think you have done them some level of disservice by daring to sit in their restaurant. This is despite the fact they have the gal to put a mandatory 10% service charge on the bill. Level of service is shocking on so many levels... More 

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Herstmonceux, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I moved away from Haywards Heath but recently visited. As Canton Chef was one of my favourites I went there for a meal. Food was lovely as always, but I was shocked at how dirty the carpets were , they were filthy. It looked so bad when you walked in that I nearly walked out. The women serving were the... More 

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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

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  • Cuisine: Chinese

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