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Buffet City

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George St, Exeter, England
01392 438885
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I reviewed Buffet City a few years ago, and thought then, as I do today, that, considering the scale of their operation and the flat-rate reasonable prices they charge, they generally do a great job, offering a wide range of oriental dishes, together with a range of items for the more unhealthy-eaters (bad in a way, but I understand that... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came for lunch, politely asked to view the options and the waiting staff were blunt and rude. After agreeing to about 3 terms and conditions, got round to eating the "food". It wasn't hot, lacked taste and nothing in sight was freshly made. The staff were even rude when it came to paying and not a single person looked like... More 

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Thank Navin N
Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I went 5.30pm with my 8 year old son. The waiter asked if I had been before (I hadn't) he explained cost, policy of not wasting food and took our drinks order. Great selection of food including lots of seafood and meat dishes. Something for everyone. We tried lots of dishes a small amount at a time to see if... More 

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Thank Stephen D
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently visited Buffet City for the second time . It as a fantastic range of Chinese and Indian food . There is a large buffet choice with starters mains and desserts . There is also live cooking . Depending on what day and what time the price varies so do check the prices which are FROM £XXX .Also be... More 

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Thank John & Angy S
Exeter, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for late lunch the other day. Always friendly and helpful. Eat as much as you want for a good value price! The choice is excellent and fresh put out regularly. Love the daylight coming in, makes it light a spacious.

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Thank 333LizQ
Exeter, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good value for money. Extensive selection of tasty hot food. Lots to choose from including specials, the mixed meat spring rolls are delicious! Great choice of deserts, cakes, ice cream and fruits JD even freshly prepared crepes cooked to order. Decor a little shabby but worth a visit if you like good food. Will visit again and take family next... More 

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Thank Mojojo0217
Brixham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Food terrible, really fatty, run out of puddings. And not replaced, would not give us enough water with our food asked for more but would not allow it, worse Chinese I have ever had, manager not helpful when we complained said water was limited! !

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Thank B1299WKcarol
Derby, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

recently in Exeter city centre not really knowing the city we came across buffet city and found it great plenty of room /plenty of choice/no hassle/great staff/the buffet was just great we have been in the ones in Nottingham(not good) derby(better) this one is the best we have been in also nicely price.

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Thank barry h
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

This may well be a good place to eat when the food is fresh but it was really not very good late at night. We arrived at 10pm and were greeted by very friendly staff who did explain it was the last sitting and it was only the remaining buffet food left with 30 mins remaining until it was clear.... More 

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Thank Simon H
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Had heard a lot about this place good and bad but wanted to check it out myself as 5.95 all you can eat for lunch is a great deal. I was overall very pleased with the food - very tasty and plentiful but the atmosphere was a bit lacking and I felt the tables were a too close together which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: George St, Exeter, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: 01392 438885

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?