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China Essence

2 Scotland Road, Carnforth, England
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Ranked #12 of 35 Restaurants in Carnforth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Chinese
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Description: Amazing chinese take away, I'd love to add a review.
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Food excellent there was a large group of us and everyone's dish was fab. Would recommend a visit. The restaurant itself is small but nicely set out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I would rate this Chinese take-away as the best in the Lancaster / Carnforth area. The Singapore Fried Noodles, especially, are delicious and the prawn crackers are always fresh and tasty. I missed these badly when the restaurant owners took a long, well deserved holiday, during July and August. The restaurant food, no doubt, is just as good.

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We were going to go to this restaurant when we stayed in carnforth but a note in the window says it is under new management and will not reopen until September. We were very disappointed as the last restaurant we were going to go to at home had also been taken over and changed into something quite different. We are... More 

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Wednesbury, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

ive been here a few times now and the food is always excellent, can't fault it in any way what so ever. chicken in black pepper sauce is gorgeous, schezuan beef is so tender and tasty. prawn toast and spring rolls beautiful. will definately return without hesitation.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We have visited this restaurant on quite a few occasions and food has always been great however on Saturday evening there was nine of us and after ordering set menus and quite a few things besides ( we was all starving ) I asked if it was possible to get a free portion £2.50 in value worth of prawn crackers.... More 

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48 reviews 48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We decided to visit for tea as we were on holiday in area and other reviews gave it good reports. We were not disappointed. Food was delicious and i am very fussy. But restaurant was empty. A real shame a little gem but maybe could do with better location..i will be back..most definately

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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

We live locally and China Essence was recommended to us by friends. The menu looked great with some different choices and the staff friendly, smiling and welcoming from the spotless open kitchen. We usually have a mix of starters and share a main. After becoming increasingly disappointed with other local establishments the food was a revelation. We've returned several times... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We were staying at the Pine lakes resort locally to the China Essence, and we went on tripadvisor to find a local Chinese takeaway with good trip advisor reviews... this was it, and all you trip adisor reviewers out there certainly know your stuff and didn't let us down!! The food was fantastic, very tasty, and hot, and also very... More 

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West Calder, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013 via mobile

Last minute decision but well worth it. Very friendly, food very good. Piping hot and very very tasty

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Perth, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Staying near Carnforth 4 adults wanting a last night meal to remember, no hassle no dressing up just slobbing around with good wine, company & food, so on to tripadvisor and check out the Chinese takeaways in the area. Well contributors you came up trumps, the reviews for China Essence were excellent and so was the food experience we got,... More 

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Address: 2 Scotland Road, Carnforth, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Carnforth
Cuisine: Chinese

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