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The Chinese Buffet

63 Standishgate, Wigan WN1 1UP, England
+44 1942 820277
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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63 Standishgate, Wigan WN1 1UP, England
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Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

You can't fault the customer service. My issues are that the shredded chicken (chicken and pancakes) had loads of carcass bits in it, the ice cream machine was out of service (upset kids) and some of the desserts were stale. Would have liked an itemised...More

Thank veryeasilyconfused
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2016

Thank you for your feedback, we're glad you were happy with the customer service. Please accept our apologies for the ice-cream machine being out of order, sometimes due to reasons beyond our control, we do have issues with machines. We do hope you visit us...More

Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Will going to the Chinese Buffet be cheaper than ordering from your local Chinese? Probably not if you order one meal, however here you can eat as much as you want and for me.. That's a little slice of heaven. The staff were friendly and...More

Thank JackValentine
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2016

Thank you for your feedback, we're so glad you enjoyed dining with us and found lots of dishes to choose from. We do hope you will join us again soon.

Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

There were 14 of us eating and the staff were quite helpful on arrival. We were seated and served our reception drinks which was professionally done. When the time came for us to get food, we all formed an orderly queue in anticipation of great...More

Thank Davina S
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2016

Thank you for your feedback and I'm sorry you didn't feel you enjoyed dining with us. The quality of our food is a top priority for us so we're sorry you didn't experience this during your visit. You are more than welcome at any point...More

Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Visited this all you can eat buffet on a Friday afternoon, this is in Wigan town centre, there is a good size privately owned car park, that will cost you before 6pm(usual area tarrifs,nothing outrageous)we arrived after 6 so no cost. We were greeted by...More

Thank Adam C
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2016

Thank you so much for your lovely review and we're so glad you enjoyed dining with us and enjoyed all of the selection we had available. We will pass your comments back to the team.

Reviewed June 2, 2016

Always had a delicious hot range of food in here. We always eat too much as it all looks so nice. Great service too.

Thank jamesburr0ws
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2016

Thank you for your feedback, we're so glad you enjoyed dining with us and all of our dishes available, we hope to welcome you again soon

Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We visited the chinese buffet for the first time on a Friday for lunch. All the staff where very polite and made us feel welcome. There was a very good selection of starters and main course dishes, even for lunch time. The restaurant was very...More

Thank pete d
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2016

Thank you very much for your feedback, we're so glad you enjoyed dining with us and were impressed with the service we provided. We hope to welcome you again soon

Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

The range available is good, However the small things such as most Chinese appetisers are lacking. The food that was available on our visit had been there quite some time, noodles CRISPY, rice Dried to the Bain Marie, prawn toast.... Sorry toast ( no prawn...More

1  Thank Josh P
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2016

Hi There, thank you for your feedback and we're sorry you didn't feel you enjoyed dining with us. We can assure you, the cost for a pint of Pepsi is £3, this price is set by THE Chinese Buffet and is consistent throughout all restaurants...More

Reviewed May 9, 2016

We went on Sunday 9/5/16 at about 7.30 it started of OK everything went well till me and my mum went for some ice cream I put the bowl under nozzle it came out really slow which I mentioned to my mum,it the quickened up...More

1  Thank stephanie s
Reviewed May 7, 2016

We go here about twice a month and usually go about 12:00pm and always enjoyed it but we went in at 1;30pm and there was not a great deal of choice and the some food was getting cold.Many dishes were not replaced.They advertise it open...More

2  Thank Retep19492015
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2016

Thank you for your feedback, we're sorry you didn't feel you enjoyed dining with us on this occasion, I will pass your comments back to the team.

Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

I have been to quite a few Chinese buffets this one I have to say was a lot more expensive than others especially drinks! Food was ok but some was very dry not sure how long they leave out before adding fresh or if they...More

1  Thank Emily G
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2016

Thank you for your feedback, we pride ourselves on the quality of our dishes. I will pass your comments back to the team.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$4 - $18
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Standishgate, Wigan WN1 1UP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Wigan
  • Phone Number: +44 1942 820277
Description
The Chinese Buffet is a dynamic and exciting, modern Chinese restaurant. Launched initially as a single restaurant in Bolton the concept has grown in size and stature into an emerging brand with nationwide aspirations. Peter Wu, Paolo Hu and David Hu created The Chinese Buffet with the clear aim of providing a new style of buffet restaurant, high quality food at low cost to customers. They created an eclectic blend of Chinese food using only the finest and freshest ingredients, prepared and presented to the highest of standards. THE Chinese Buffet believes all their customers should receive the care, attention and quality they would expect from the finest of a la carte restaurant. THE Chinese Buffet has exciting and ambitious expansion plans with more than 18 new restaurants planned to open across the North West within the next five years with a national franchise in place by 2016.
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