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La Orient

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High Street, Esher, England
01372-46-66-28
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Luton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A busy Saturday night, table for 4, set menu for 4. The food was very tasty, generous portions, served hot and well presented. Drinks service on the slow side but really not a major issue. Would definately eat here agin.

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London, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Packed Saturday- busy and bustling- service slow / ambience seriously lacking but good food and I guess that's what is important!!

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Thank Nablitt
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We often ordered takeaway from La Orient in the weekend. The foods were by far the best in and around Surrey. Salt and pepper squids, Soo Chow chicken and Chili beef are some of my favourite dishes. You will not find a better place for price and quality!

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Cobham, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a takeaway from here last night and something had clearly gone wrong. The starter soo chow chicken was excellent as usual, but the main courses were a disaster. The beef in oyster sauce tasted as if the beef had been reheated, not freshly cooked and was in pieces too thick to chew. The chicken with chillie and fresh basil... More 

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Claygate, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

La Orient has definitely benefitted from the competition in this small town. Having been here for over 20 years it has a loyal customer following and even in the school holidays when the population head for warmer climes La Orient is still full and buzzing with atmosphere. Recent openings probably did give it a momentary scare but their game is... More 

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London
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Box standard Chinese with super slow service. Repeated requests for anything (drinks, sauces, bills etc) Won't be going back

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met the boys (4 of us) here but was disappointed in this place. Service was slow and food was average. There was a large family who were seated next to us and arrived after us, but seemed to get our food much quicker than we did. The time between courses was very slow. We ordered the set menu for 4... More 

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Thank Donald E
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Visited for a family supper. as usual we had prompt service and great food. The staff are polite, efficient and friendly. Great food for great prices.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Visited this restaurant with party of three a couple of saturdays ago. Restaurant was very busy and there was a significant number of takeaways being done throughout the couple of hours we were there. Overall the food was good but regrettably the service was slow probably partly to do with the number of takeaways they were dealing with. Long wait... More 

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Dunkeld, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

A busy (always a good sign) Asian cuisine in Esher. Just dropped in without reservation and got one of the vegetables. Had the crispy fragrant duck and pork in ginger sauce with spring rolls. All seved quickly and tasted great.the best part were the prices which were imho very reasonable. Recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Esher, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Esher
  • Phone Number: 01372-46-66-28

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