We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Laughing Buddha

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
3 Woodgate, Loughborough LE11 2TY, England
+44 1509 236868
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

100 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 100: English reviews
Leicester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
128 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's not the best Chinese, go to the Basin for that - but it does a good value early evening 2 course meal that's worth the money.

Helpful?
Thank Tom B
Level Contributor
27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Struck immediately by attentive service upon arrival and then throughout our meal. No problems with special diet requests. Beautifully presented meal, cooked very well and tasted wonderful. Will go again when in Loughborough.

Helpful?
2 Thank P1234M
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

amazing delicious yummy food, my favourite Chinese restaurant by far, the food is excellent and service ace, absolutely love going :)))

Helpful?
Thank Jade R
Leicester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Excellent food, very tasty, great menu, clean and spacious surroundings. Have eaten here many times, always a great welcome by Liverpudlian owner. Highly recommended.

Helpful?
Thank Jane A
Loughborough, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

We went here as a family for the fisrt time in years which it had since had a refurbishment of a lovely modern style inside. The food was a bit of a wait but it was all very nice we had a lovely meal and will go back.

Helpful?
Thank coops1066
Loughborough, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
233 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

We ordered takeaway on a Thursday evening. the service was reliable and friendly. The dishes were exactly what I would expect from an English Chinese. Tasted good and I woke up with the familiar dehydrated MSG feeling the next day.

Helpful?
1 Thank Trekbud
uk
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

As a coeliac it is difficult to find a restaurant which provides a variety of choices for gluten free options. Such a lovely little restaurant and the owner was lovely too. Instead of being told what I couldn't have, basically I told him what I ideally wanted and amazing they could do everything, something that I find no standard take... More 

Helpful?
Thank jules7000
Leicester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

we go here for a buffet sometime, its very clean and the staff are good, food is nice but not huge amount of choice, worth a try though

Helpful?
Thank chris m
Loughborough
Level Contributor
37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

Very nice Sunday Buffet on offer at Laughing Buddha, definitely the best Chinese Sunday buffet in Loughborough. Fresh, hot food and a nice selection including more healthy options. Fresh fruit provided for dessert, alongside cakes, so it's suitable for health-nuts as well! Finally, it is very reasonably priced, meaning great value for money. Recommended!

Helpful?
Thank dockeppers
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Good things are : table looks clean, staff are friendly. bad things are: the staff automatically change our order without asking us; some dishes are a bit salty; the replaced dish that was some kind of tofu and it smells almost gone bad; we wait for long for the dishes.

Helpful?
Thank Racheal2_p

Travelers who viewed Laughing Buddha also viewed

Loughborough, Leicestershire
Loughborough, Leicestershire
 
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Loughborough, Leicestershire
 

Been to Laughing Buddha? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $29
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Woodgate, Loughborough LE11 2TY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Loughborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1509 236868

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Laughing Buddha staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?