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East Meets West

Beach Road | Carlyon Bay, St Austell, England
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Ranked #88 of 107 Restaurants in St Austell
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: http://www.chineserestaurantinstaustell.co.uk/By far the best and tastiest Chinese food in the town and should be represented
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This restaurant is going down hill unfortunately. The quality of the food and the quality of the staff. On both of the last 2 visits we have been a large group. The waiter is rude and unwelcoming. At an all you can eat buffet you can only order 2 items at a time. With the portions so small and rice... More 

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Bodmin, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Having been here a few times before, we arrived and was not overly greeted with the warmest welcome, we was guided to a seat immediately behind the opening door (even though there was only 4 people in the restaurant at the time and Numerous tables fully empty). This got us annoyed immediately with a poor attitude from the ?manager. The... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Got a takeout with friends, never had one from here before and I wasn't overly impressed. Greasy prawn crackers, congealed rice and borderline ok main. Adding to the fact it was slightly pricier than others more local it's not worth the trip out to Carlyon Bay. Don't think I'll be returning when there are many better options closer to home.

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St Austell
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

My wife and I have had three meals here in the last four weeks. The first two were with immediate family and the last with four friends.On all occasions we had really tasty food, served hot and quickly. The service was excellent, friendly, courteous and very good humoured. The seating was comfortable and spacious and the music unobtrusive. Our family... More 

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Neath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

the service was terrible and the staff were very rude and abrupt. with the buffet if you have any left overs they weigh them and charge you £5 per 500g when the buffet was £15 to start with. the food was nice but that was the only positive

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St Austell, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Having recently moved to the area we were looking for another good Chinese. This is the closest one to us, so we gave it a try despite some poor reviews. we collected our first order. Starters were good and standard quality. The mains were tasteless, and ended up in the bin. A few weeks later it's Valentines night and with... More 

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Par, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

This used to be the best takeaway around! Had this Chinese as a special treat for valentines and it was really horrible! The BBQ ribs were fatty and in a gelatinous orange sauce that tasted like sweet and sour. The satay chicken was very pink/bordering under cooked and gummy. The vegetarian mixed starter was nice but very greasy. I won't... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I have visited this restaurant before and thought it was very nice, so nice in fact I decided to take my partner there for our valentine’s meal. This restaurant proudly hosts an "all you can eat" buffet which is what I and my family had the first time we visited and was very nice. However on this disappointing visit they... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Not very good, and disappointing. The service was not very efficient and the food tasted like it been reheated. Very disappointing.

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Cornwall UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We had the all you can eat menu which was confusing when it came to ordering as we were told you had to order to items at a time. The speed of the service and food was very good. The customer service could be better especially when explaining the all you can eat option. The seats were very close together... More 

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Additional Information about East Meets West

Address: Beach Road | Carlyon Bay, St Austell, England
Phone Number: 01726-81-41-11
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell
Cuisine: Chinese

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