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“Good duck, good value” 5 of 5 stars
Review of China China

China China
33-35 Preston St, Brighton BN1 2HP, England
01273 328028
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Ranked #217 of 822 Restaurants in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $16
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Darlington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
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“Good duck, good value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

We walked up this road full of restaurants, mostly empty, whereas China China was pretty busy. Wide choice, the half duck starter for 2 at £10 was itself a meal for two and good quality. Recommend also steamed veg dishes. Will go again next trip to Brighton.

Visited February 2013
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Brighton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Restaurant quality, fast food prices”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Great place. Take away prices but top quality. Extremely varied menu and great dim sum. Efficient/fast service. Frequented by Chinese so that's alway a good sign. Great if on the way somewhere but not got much time.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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brighton
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Returned for just dim sum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

This does not pretend to be an up-market restaurant. We got chatting to the owner at the end of our meal and in his view, this is a fast food restaurant. So, if that is not what you are looking for, this place is not for you.

We had eaten here before and ordered dim sum and a main course, and that was way too much. You get large quantities here, and it is cheap. This time we had 7 dim sum between us and even that was too much for two. Again, excellent.

There was a nice mix of people in the restaurant. Lots of Chinese students, families with young children, and locals. Staff are pleasant and it is a nice atmosphere for a relaxed but fairly quick meal.

I felt sorry for the staff who had to deal with an unpleasant group who paid, left for a smoke then were rude when the dregs of their drinks were cleared (guess they were going to return to finish off drinks). So if there is dodgy review from them -ignore it......

So, just try this place if you want, cheap and relaxed.

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London, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Nothing special”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

We were recommended China China by the hotel staff where we were staying. Although the menu was extensive the vegetarian choices were limited. I asked for a bit of flexibility with the mixed vegetables and tofu. Instead of tofu I asked for cashew nuts. The reply was 'you can only have cashew nuts with chicken', so I just had a plate of mixed vegetables without tofu. My friend had chilli beef. When the bill came I was surprised to see the vegetables were £1 more than the beef dish. The food was average and not worth a second visit.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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“Great fast food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Beautiful food - well presented and cooked - great value for money - fast service. Always crowded but they find you a space - lots of Chinese patrons - food speaks for itself.

Visited February 2013
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