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The Fountain Garden

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$$ - $$$
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West Street, Dorking, England
01306876678
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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This has to be one of many meals we have had but each time it is always as good. Their Hot and Sour Soup is just wonderful and always tickles the taste buds. We normally have a chicken main course but try and vary it. A real must is their broccelii vegetable in ginger and special fried rice. Their wines... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a previous successful and enjoyable visit to this restaurant yesterday's experience was exceptionally disappointing. 5/7 of us are vegetarian and were looking forward to the tofu dishes on the menu. Previously, we customised the tofu offerings on the menu successfully and all was good. However....... We were informed that they only had one(!) portion of tofu left! We should... More 

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Thank Andy L
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Had really excellent dinner here - tom yam soup, sizzling beef Cantonese style (very tender), monkfish with black bean and spicy aubergine. Everything very tasty. Nice ambience too.

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Thank satisfactory20
Dorking, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Worth visiting for delicious authentic food. Good ambience and great friendly staff. My favourite Chinese restaurant.

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

We've been her quite a few times as the food is always delicious and the servers are lovely and friendly. The soft shelled crabs are amazing, as is the chicken satay and the chicken chow mein. This is definately one of the best resturants in Dorking

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Thank Mike M
Surrey
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Very nice meal, good portions which are not padded out with veg and sauce. Reasonable price and good service.

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Thank sueman1
London, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Went here with 2 friends for lunch & thoroughly enjoyed the experience! We went for the £23 set meal, which gave us a taste of everything, including Lemon Chicken, Crispy Seaweed, Peking Duck & Satay! Very fresh tasting food, particularly noticed with the food in batter. Plenty to eat. Lovely attentive service in a beautiful old building. Would definitely visit... More 

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Thank Elizabeth W
Dorking, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Love the food in this restaurant, service very good, only down side is the coke is always flat, but this would not stop me eating here

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Thank larlaruk
Brockham, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

We ate here bank holiday Monday. Service was good, food was tasty. There was 5 of us and we ordered the set menu at £23.00, asking if instead of lemon chicken we could have sweet and sour chicken. Not a problem. Lots to eat for 5. On the arrival of the bill we had been charged for 5 sweet and... More 

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Wimbledon, null, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Went here with a friend. The food was very tasty and authentic, We ordered a sweet and sour pork and a beef in black bean sauce. The staff were attentive without being intrusive. The interiors were interesting felt like a nice 1700s house. Not cheap but you get your money's worth because of the quality.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Street, Dorking, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Dorking
  • Phone Number: 01306876678

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