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Buffet City

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George St, Exeter, England
01392 438885
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Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Can also be good value if you have a big appetite and go when prices are lowest Buffett is topped up and there is a good selection But fine dining it is not Big place and frequently visited by many students from the Far East which may be a recommendation I go frequently with family as its very central and... More 

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Thank Maxiesan
Exeter, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very tasty food but I always feel these type of places cannot seem to keep the food hot enough and refilled quickly enough

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Thank paulasnell
Exeter, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a family with younger children call on us for the day. When we were looking for somewhere to eat out, we landed on Buffet City as the 'eat what you like' approach would be suitable for us all. And so it proved to be! The food was excellent and there was a varied choice. As we were there... More 

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Thank 480grahamt
Surrey, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to buffet city on Saturday it was fantastic always great to come never feel rushed and they cater for big parties they even give u free mea and cakes for birthdays food is fab and deserts are brill staff friendly will be back the kids love it

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Thank loulou29x
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was very nice had lots little different portions I liked all the food and so did everyone else only downside was glasses for drinks dirty

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Thank Vic V
Devon, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for an evening meal with some friends and having read the previous reviews I was a little apprehensive, but I needn't have worried because the food wasn't too bad for the price paid. If I was to be picky I guess the honey bbq pork and duck was a little dry but Items got regularly replenished, and the... More 

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Thank andy b
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having just been for lunch in this dirty restaurant, we will never be returning. We should have turned around and walked out the second our shoes stuck to the dirty sticky floor. The plates were dirty, as was the cutlery. We had to use napkins to wipe them all off. The food was practically inedible, and we left most of... More 

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Thank Pianoqueen
Crediton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When this place opened in Exeter it was a nice, busy place to go and the food was OK. But now, I dread it when the kids want to come here. There isn't a very good vegetarian selection, and the food is often luke warm. It's all very 'samey', with all the dishes I try having the same pre-cooked, kept... More 

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Thank j w
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The entrance to this restaurant is unappealing, dirty and stinks, when you walk in the welcome is a rouges gallery of people banned. This sets the tone of the place. Staff are abrupt, speak little english, look bored and couldn't care less. You are faced with a long list of policies and rules. More like children being chastised in a... More 

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Thank Simon C
Exeter, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food. Good atmosphere. Clean restaurant. Good variety of food. Only down point was poor selection of desserts.

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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, Wheelchair Accessible
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?