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“Good dim sum” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Asian Glories

Asian Glories
Leeuwenstraat 15, 3011 AL Rotterdam, The Netherlands (Stadsdriehoek)
010-4117107
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Ranked #72 of 638 Restaurants in Rotterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Stadsdriehoek
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Good dim sum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Went here for lunch with a friend on a Sunday, there weren't many people. We ordered the dim sum menu. All of the dim sum is home made and they look fantastic. I don't eat a lot of meat (only chicken and fish) and the staff was very accomodating to that, me and my friend sometimes got served different items. They serve the dim sum in courses and it was very filling. Of one of the dim sum (filled with chicken) we wondered if it was cooked enough, because it was a bit pinkish inside, but otherwise everything was really good. It was a bit of a cold day, so we chose to sit in the back and after asking, the waitress closed one of the doors for us (because there was a draft). The place is a bit expesnive and not your everyday Chinese restaurant, but for a special occasion it's a nice option. I guess during weekdays, it would also be a good option for business lunches.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Expensive for Chinese”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

We went here thinking, "Oh top spot on trip advisor". Had no idea how much the menu was but wow. €50 for 1 entree, 1main, 1 side. Nice enough food. Little on the salty side but that's probably for the local palette. Service was average not exceptional. And it's Chinese food. I am Chinese myself and felt I was ripped off. Note to self, Despite what TripAdvisor reviews say. Only eat Asian food in Asia.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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The Netherlands
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Love the peking-duck-pancakes”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We have been here several times and always a wonderful evening. Service is excellent and the food as well. Jenny is lovely and very helpfull!
We always order the scallops...love it....the pancakes....love it.....salt-pepper cicken...sweet-chicken...love it......and some other dishes to trie, let Jenny surprise you. You won't be dissapointed!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Top Asian, all around great.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

I have to give them an excellent. I've been here 4 or 5 times. Was the first restaurant i ever went to when i move to rotterdam. You wont be disappointed it is the best asian restaurant, even though it's specialization is chinese food. If you are a vegetarian I'm telling you this is a must.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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“Not consistent enough”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

I have enjoyed several meals in Asian Glories, known to locals as one of the best Chinese restaurants in Rotterdam. It will be crowded, a reservation is recommended.

First, your table. Get a table at ground floor, the basement area isn't just that.

I have had great experiences here, but their quality of food and services vary strongly.
I would not recommend the Dim Sum menu, it's a lot of the same, and too much fried food.
The surprise menu is pretty good, but not outstanding as some write.
The staff don't know their wines.
Service varies from rude to good.

Location of Asian Glories is opposite of the V&D garage, look for the small sign.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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