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Happy Diner

105 Commercial Road, Bournemouth BH2 5RT, England
+44 1202 280800
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible15%
Travelers talk about
“dim sum” (15 reviews)
“roast meats” (4 reviews)
“spring rolls” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
105 Commercial Road, Bournemouth BH2 5RT, England
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trying this chinese again now under new management and very pleased to say its back to its best. We loved this place as Oriental Garden and we were sad when the quality dropped but it’s now back to its best. Lovely food. Still does Dim...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for a dim sum lunch 2 days ago with 6 friends. It would be wise to ignore any of the comments below as this restaurant has obviously relaunched. If you are the sort of person who likes to order Chinese takeaway which is...More

Thank ChrisW-Bournemouth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s under a new name so it’s not called happy diner anymore. Awful service and food was basic too nothing special! She gave us the wrong food which we hadn’t ordered! Was so rude about it! Food came out at different times which was annoying!...More

Thank jjjjj4499
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Visiting Bournemouth and was happy to find the Happy Diner. Being from New York, some of the dishes brought me back to Flushing Queens. Their beef stew ho fun was meaty and the broth was scrumptious. We ordered some dimsum dishes and my partner had...More

Thank Eva L
Reviewed May 4, 2018

They claimed to be closed some days as they need time to prepare the dim sum but these should be fresh unless they freeze them to cook to order. I used to visit oriental garden at the same address which is now Happy Diner and...More

Thank andyhero12
Reviewed February 24, 2018

First time trying food since management changed. Very disappointed. Smaller portions, steamed pork dumplings not cooked properly and raw in the middle. Strange taste to turnip paste. Food bland and sauces made up . Will not be going there again . Not one Chinese person...More

1  Thank julierocha2015
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

Under new management superb meal hot tasty authentic Chinese food cannot fault very good value for money good quality food they do home deliveries. Excellent food. "May" the waitress was very polite prompt service. I lived in hong kong for many years as good as....More

Thank pleasedontcallme
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

We ate in the very simple surroundings of the happy diner. Only one other table in but very busy with take aways. The food was delicious and not badly priced. The surroundings were basic but clean.

Thank nettielane2017
Reviewed October 25, 2017

We had heard from friends that they had had an appalling meal here some weeks ago and they asked us if it had changed hands so we went to see for ourselves. It was a Wednesday lunchtime and our initial impression was that the restaurant...More

Thank anncolly
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

We came here to celebrate ours son's birthday. In all we were 4 adults and 3 children. We'd visited many times in the past but not for probably the best part of a year. We'd booked a table in advance and turned up to an...More

1  Thank Jim H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Commercial Road, Bournemouth BH2 5RT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 280800
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