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“AVOID TAKE AWAY” 1 of 5 stars
Review of New Cathay

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New Cathay
The Stow, Harlow, England
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Ranked #60 of 95 Restaurants in Harlow
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
Description: same company as Old Cathay in London Road, Harlow
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“AVOID TAKE AWAY”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

I ordered a take away from this restaurant last week, when it arrive my i served it onto plates and began my meal. Unfortunately it was clear the food had been MICROWAVED as half was piping hot and half was cold. Apon calling the restaurant i was appologised to and a refund was offered. Which i was pleased about. I then recieved a call asking for the dish to be put back and it was to be collected. I had allready thrown most in the bin as i didnt expect them to want to collect the putrid mesh them had served up. I did put the containers back and the remnance was collected as promised ten minutes later. A week went by and i hadnt recieved a refund. I called and was advised 'i didnt return it all and there was no proof' and to quote 'go for it' when i advised i would write a review. I cannot advised enough to avoid this restaurant at all costs if you wish to avoid food poisoning or re heated food. john

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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167 reviews 167 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 53 cities Reviews in 53 cities
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
“BUFFET”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

The food here is good quality eat as much as you like buffet. Great value and not bad either. Well worth a try.

Visited January 2012
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Harlow, United Kingdom
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31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Brilliant buffet”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

This place was a real find. It's tucked away in one of Harlow's small shopping precincts and has a daily buffet (£7 a head during the day, a little more in the evenings) which is superb. It's not just excellent value but the variety and quality of the food had me rushing to review it. Not only is there a great range of mains, but there are many super starters including three types of ribs. There's even a selection of ice creams. And if you fancy some wine, the house Pinot Grigio is only £10 a bottle. Not least, the service is wonderful with fresh food constantly appearing as trays empty. Check it out. You won't be disappointed.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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