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New City Cantonese

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27-29 Sandgate, Ayr KA7 1BG, Scotland
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Ayr, United Kingdom
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371 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Over the years , we have had mixed experiences here, but this week, it was very good, and we really enjoyed our visit.

Thank michieg121
Crosshouse, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

have eaten at this rest. for years. on this occasion service was deplorable. food was terrible. chicken as dry as a bone. rice was awful. told waitress and she wasn't interested. offered no apology and price of soft drinks was ridiculous. will never be back. don't know if place has changed owners as it was very good previously.

1 Thank gordon t
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was OK. Staff on the other hand are dreadful. No hello. No goodbye and we were gestured to as to where we were going to sit. Whoever owns/runs this establishment needs to greatly improve on it's customer service. Won't be back. Felt like a burden.

1 Thank neil34
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9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A surprise turned out to be a sweet chilli stirfry staff fine and BBQ ri bs(dry) satisfactory. Battery low...

Thank Stephenktagg
Placerville, California
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

My partner and I visited this Chinese restaurant for lunch. We chose from their lunchtime menu and were amazed at the tasteless small portions of food we received. The other sting in the tail was the cost of the soft drinks. Because their was a special lunchtime menu price,they conned you when ordering soft or hard drinks. I think a... More 

1 Thank James W
Port William, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

We always look forward to a meal here, usually during the day when they have a terrific lunchtime specials menu. Great value for money, brilliantly cooked good service, nothing too much trouble if you ask. What more could you want?

Thank David H
x, norway
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Went with a mate after the air show this weekend, and was not disappointed. Good, spicy food, quick service and not too noisy. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience and should we be in the Ayr area again, it will get repeat business.

1 Thank Vidar N
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and location however staff a bit abrupt and unhappy ..... Smiles and good manners go a long way Ryan n Susan

Thank susieq2411
Livingston, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

As a vegetarian, with a vegan wife, we absolutely loved the food here - the setting was pleasant, not too busy with fast service and attentive staff (apart from taking our money, which they didn't seem to want to do!). I had the stir-fried vegetable chow-mein - and foolishly got a side of chips - both were delicious, but I... More 

Thank Ed P
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78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Ate here today with my husband, overall satisfied. He had chicken noodle soup and bread and butter. I went back in time and had prawn cocktail, very tasty and nice and cold and fresh. Second course for me was shrimp curry, ever so slightly on the sweet side for me, but never the less I still enjoyed it. My husband... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27-29 Sandgate, Ayr KA7 1BG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Ayr
  • Phone Number: 01292265051

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