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China Essence

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2 Scotland Road, Carnforth, England
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Description: Amazing chinese take away, I'd love to add a review.

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food!

The restaurant is actually called The Honey Tree and we found the ambience lovely. The staff were friendly and the food was very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
Nosa U
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The restaurant is actually called The Honey Tree and we found the ambience lovely. The staff were friendly and the food was very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Ever since hearing about this place, I refuse to visit any other Chinese!! I honestly think that the food from this takeaway is a million times better than most takeaways in the area, and the woman who owns the place is always really cheery!! :P I've never eaten in, but the takeaway is always cooked fresh, and tastes amazing!! I... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Not a bad place to eat the food was ok but nothing to special, also reasonably priced. Waiting times are very good and would try the place again in the future.

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Arnside
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Went here for the first time a couple of weeks ago and the food is fantastic. Really fresh tasting and flavoursome. We always go to Jumbo but this place is much better- the meat fell off the salt and pepper ribs with hardly any fat.. The mixed starter was so tasty we got extra crispy seaweed... The lemon chicken was... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

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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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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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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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Description

Amazing chinese take away, I'd love to add a review.

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