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The Semaphore Lodge

Ffordd-Y-Llan | Llysfaen, Colwyn Bay LL29 8SW, Wales
01492 516774
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Ranked #13 of 59 restaurants in Colwyn Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Jun 18, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Louth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I have visited this restaurant twice in recent weeks. The meal for 2 special was outstanding quality (and quantity). I also had the Sunday evening buffet which once again was good quality and good value. Service on both occasions was very good.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

this is the best chinese restaurant in north wales. I love the weekend buffet which is a good price for starters, mains and desserts. drinks are cheap too although I recommend ordering at the bar rather than at the table as they often take a while to arrive. all the food is hot, tasty and replenished quickly. not a huge... More

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We were having a weekend away in North Wales near to Colwyn Bay. We were discussing where to have our evening meal on the Saturday and had heard good reports of the Chinese buffet at the Semaphore Lodge and so we decided to give it a try. We phoned the restaurant and found out we didn't need to book a... More

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north wales
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

we regularly visit here for the Chinese buffet on a sunday nite - the cheapest nite £14. Overall generally very good - the only down side is if it is a quiet night the turnover of food is slow so sometimes can only be lukewarm. Normally if you go about 7.15 its ok

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Conwy
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We live locally and have been to this Chinese restaurant a few times and thoroughly enjoyed it and is great value for money, but as this was a special birthday on a week day we had to have a banquet, it was good and service was good too but it was so quiet so no atmosphere which is not their... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I've been visiting regularly for over 6 years now. Food is great, service is always Friendly- we are treated like family. Lunch menu Is great value for money and always good.

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Usk, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We visit the buffet here regularly and we have never been disappointed. Good food, good value for money and good service.

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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Wife and I ordered from menu Thai set mine for two. Was very disappointed to be served from the buffet on very cold plates instead of Thai mixed horsderves. No great won't go back over charged on drinks did not leave tip. Owner was aware he been busted Seems not concerned about receiving bad review.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We visited this restaurant while enjoying a short break ( staying in Old Colwyn -about three mile away). The staff were welcoming and courteous. The atmosphere was pleasant and friendly ( a large party were enjoying a birthday celebration). We chose the buffet and found that there was a wide range of foods to suit all tastes ( enough for... More

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Abergele, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014 via mobile

We had booked to have sunday lunch here during the Christmas break. We all live locally and hadn't visited this restaurant for some time. We all choose from the lunchtime menu which consisted of two courses for £6.90 which seemed like good value. The food was exactly what you would expect from a Chinese restaurant there was nothing really to... More

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