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Flower Drum

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16 Market Street | Watford, Watford WD18 0PD, England
01923 226711
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Poole, United Kingdom
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187 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We chose one of the set menus and were not dissapointed. There was so much yummy food that we couldn't eat all of it. They were more than happy to put it in takeaway boxes for us. Staff were very friendly could not fault it.

Thank chrisb1233
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Tried this place and would never go back absolutely disgusting. Their cleanliness rating is a 3 on the gov website but I took a punt. Had 3 starters, fish cakes were like flat piece of rubber that had been left somewhere for a week. Everything tasted like old oil that had been used again and again. Then the bill was... More 

Thank Completelife
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit to the Flower Drum this evening and the staff were so friendly and attentive. They couldn't do enough for us and the food was delicious! I will be going back again soon!

Thank amandalp1988
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

All you van eat £16.50 no dessert and drinks not included. Also a 10% surcharge. For the 2 £16.50 meals plus 2 watered down cokes. I paid just over £40. We hadn't youch the duck so my wife asked if she could take it as we were paying for it and they said no. I don't recommend.

Thank Brian K
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

We switched to this Chinese after our previous favourite changed hands, and we were not disappointed. They have a good wide range on their menu, offering all the usual dishes you would expect and a couple of extra too. The prices are very reasonable and on a par with other local Chinese takeaways. The delivery service is very good, and... More 

Thank Tigsnpoo24
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We went on a Saturday and had the set menu. Wine was cheap but good. Odd to serve prosecco in wine glasses. At first we thought they might not have anything else but then a table ordering next to us two glasses got flutes!! Odd! Few mix ups on courses. Some dishes were better than others, but overall very tasty... More 

Thank MrsMcDill
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

Have been going to the Flower Drum (& having takeaways) for the best part of 40 years, ever since it opened. It has always been my favourite Chinese restaurant in Watford. The food is always a cut above, the service is impeccable and polite, in fact I am not sure why we do not visit more often. The dishes are... More 

Thank maxandminnie
Watford, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

We hadn't been to this restaurant in about 20 years. The service was great and the food lovely. We weren't disappointed and would go again.

1 Thank Deni M
Watford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

Always quality food and service here, helpful staff , not overpriced, good choice on menu, if anything you've had elsewhere isn't on the menu they will prepare it best they can for you.

1 Thank chrispeters2016
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

This is by far the best Chinese restaurant in the area. We've been here so many times over the years and we've never been let down. Every dish we try is delicious and full of flavour. Even though we live outside Watford, we now use the Flower Drum for takeaway as well. Again, it's the same high quality. Always good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Market Street | Watford, Watford WD18 0PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Watford
  • Phone Number: 01923 226711

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?