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The Taste of China

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115 High Street | Cosham, Portsmouth PO6 3BB, England
2392382322
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Hook, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

When you go into a Chinese restaurant and it's full of Chinese diners, well you know it's going to be good. And indeed it was; crispy duck was superb, and other dishes similarly so. Really tasty food. And even though the restaurant was full the service was prompt and efficient. Totally recommended.

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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The first time we came here, we specifically told the waitress that I am allergic to mushrooms, so my soup must not have them; but the darn language barrier, my soup did have mushrooms, obviously it was replaced and we were termed the mushroom couple. Till date, overtime we go there, everyone knows there must be no mushroom in my... More 

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Thank Geeta R
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parking available outside although u pay , parking in train station on sundays free.For a cheap but excellent meal you cannot get better a three couse select from a good menu is great or for 2 pound extra a four course which is lovely .well worth a visit .

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Thank V B
Waterlooville, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only thing good was the food...... The customer service was non-existent. Not one customer was greeted with a good evening, or even a smile. In fact several people who had pre-booked a table were told to come back later as there was no table available..... What a shame as we'd been told how good this restaurant was. We won't... More 

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Thank Hilary F
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Again, cant not find any faults during my dinner. Extremely busy nite. Spent a good time with family.

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Thank David Y
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Food was lovely friendly staff although there not very good English speaking so was a bit hard to communicate ...enjoyed the food was very busy so saids a lot how good it is will recommend definitely will be coming back

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Thank Carla P
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Book a table and enjoy authentic Chinese food. I have used this restaurant for many years. Whether you are a table of two or ten the food is flawless and the service is always good.

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Thank geberry29
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Another little gem in Portsmouth, beautiful food, always cooked very well. The staff are always friendly and polite.

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Thank LucyMH24
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Extremely poor qualit, Firstly the aromatic crispy Duck, was half cooked, and far from crispy. Could no eat it. The other dish ordered was deep fried squid with chilli, what I found when I I opened the container at home was indigestible boiled squid and some vegetables in water. The only edible dish was special fried rice. In all a... More 

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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

we visited tonight. the service was very prompt . the food was excellent and I have a wheat allergy and was impressed with the allergy menu. we have always enjoyed the food here and will certainly go back

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 High Street | Cosham, Portsmouth PO6 3BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: 2392382322

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