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Crystal Dragon

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South Side Street, Plymouth, England
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely appalling. ordered a takeaway that never arrived despite ringing 3 times to find out where it was it was prepaid so then after 2 hours of being fobbed off we had to go and get a refund would never ever use them again buyer beware

1 Thank clare b
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Poor service from the start.was there Monday the 16th of may,salt n pepper wings with hardly no seasoning just tasted of hard flour. I was in a group of 4 and starters all came out at different times maybe 10 minutes between first person and last.Same happened with the main only worse!, some had a curry with no rice some... More 

1 Thank Kevinhalloran1984
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Visited this restaurant this evening - have previously eaten here as well as ordered take aways. Service has always left much to be desired but this evening took the biscuit. One table occupied and the waiter was still so overwhelmed and unable to seat us - we were left stood at the door for over 5 minutes before we left.... More 

Thank Kirshten
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

It is with real regret that I find myself having to write this poor review after our recent experience with this restaurant's poor customer service. We used to use this restaurant for Chinese takeaway on a very regular basis as we want to support businesses in our locality. However, we will never use this restaurant ever again. My wife was... More 

Thank TheBoxer31
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

Whilst visiting for a weekend my wife & I decided we wanted a Chinese meal . Having walked around the harbour we came across this restaurant . On walking in it was like taking a step back in time . Dated decor , uninspiring food , problems with the heating . The flies hanging from the cobwebs didn't really add... More 

Thank timbowyc
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Our Valentines Evening plans changed due to the last minute cancelation of at another venue which was down to the entertainers wife having a heart attack (Rod Stewart Impersonator at the Mount Pleasant) - our party decided to head to the Barbican and go and check out Michael Campari at The Queens Inn instead but we needed to eat first.... More 

Thank Tanz_and_Rog
Bergen, Norway
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51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

A typical saturday at the Barbican. Occupied tables in all streetlevel restaurants and bistros. We checked Crystal Dragon and luckily us (and them regardig tips left at table) there were room for our company. We ordrered a plentiful table with many dishes from the mixed menues and likewise with wines. And - plentiful it was and well prepared. The wines... More 

Thank Mizzentopman
Devon Uk
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

Really odd restaurant layout we were seat at the very back of the restaurant which was dark & very cold with absolutely no atmosphere The service was poor when asking what a fish dish was like we were told like the chicken dish! Every starter on the menu was either deep fried or covered in batter A really disappointed meal... More 

Thank DEBBIE2007
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

Found this wonderful little gem tucked away above shops opposite Plymouth Gin. The food was freshly cooked to order and was truly lovely. Having lived in Hong Kong, I know my Chinese food. The hot& sour soup was to die for. The staff were friendly and polite. They will certainly be seeing a lot more of my family.

Thank Karen R
United Kingdom
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51 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

I had a simple meal of hot and sour soup and a mixed curry which I asked to be made very spicy. Considering I was the only patron in the restaurant I was surprised that this request could not be accommodated as the food was tasteless and bland. The plates and bowls came out and were freezing cold which even... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $41
Chinese, Asian
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Side Street, Plymouth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth

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