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Lanterns Chinese Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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PLEASE BOOK ONLINE AT OUR WEBSITE. Chinese Restaurant in Ipswich is a high quality Chinese restaurant serving authentic Chinese food.
$10 - $32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Chinese, Asian
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our Favourite Chinese was closed so we tried this for our Anniversary, was not impressed. The ambience was awful, very noisy, uncomfortable. It was quite expensive for what we had, we were expecting a more authentic Chinese feeling, but no, a few lanterns here and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank foodenjoyer1964
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went last Friday with friends for a birthday lunch. Really yummy dumplings and very good service. Kitchen closes at 2pm so make reservation for 12:30. Although, the waitress had the kitchen stay open later for us which was very accommodating. Special shout out for the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Beandoogle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited on a busy Saturday night, we booked the early sitting, service was prompt and attentive, food delicious! We ordered from the alacarte menu, but the quality of the buffet (cooked to order) looked amazing as we watched all types of dishes emerge from...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 212kirstina
Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

Finally went to Lanterns to try their Dim Sum and I will (as Arnie is fond of saying) be back. I love Dim Sum and it is great Ipswich now has it as it was trips to London and Norwich before. Good service, good price...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 589gilest
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Wow is the only word for this restaurant. Partner and I kept seeing this Chinese opposition the shopping centre and decided to try it before Christmas which was a nice date night meal out food was hot and delicious and nothing was too small for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Happyperson1984
Reviewed February 1, 2019 via mobile

Stunning food great service well priced Made to feel very welcome nothing too much trouble Will be coming again

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank wharfedalewhite
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Always enjoy visiting. The staff are always friendly and accommodating. Good access for wheelchairs. Strongly recommend

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank nathancrowe
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I tried Lanterns firstly in September and what an amazing meal, The standard of food is spot on and very well presented , the staff were very helpful and the place clean, Decided to rebook with friends in November for my birthday...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed December 25, 2018

Lovely atmosphere, lovely welcoming staff, beautiful food, would highly recommend this buffet style restaurant, where the food is actually served to your table. Reasonably priced as well.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kevin D
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Was looking for some Chinese as a take away and came across this nice little restaurant. Small bar well stocked ..lovely staff. Had a Bailey's while I waited and could see it getting a bit busy.. ordered a lot of prawn dishes and some duck...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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June 25, 2017|
Response from DomJa86 |
Mon-Thurs  £21.50 per Adult £8.40 per Child (Under 8) Friday - Saturday £24.95 per Adult £9.50 per Child (Under 8)
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February 14, 2017|
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Response from Tanya B | Reviewed this property |
After 6pm you can park in a lot of the side streets for free. St Nicholas St car park is also free after 6pm. Hope this helps.
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