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Puerto Duquesa, Manilva, Spain
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lovely Chinese Food

Lovely place, great service with a great selection of Chinese dishes. We nipped into the Harbour area one evening and just fancied a Chinese, what a good choice we made as their is quite a few. Shared the duck pancakes to start, then we both had sizzling dishes which were superb, there is also a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
Sean J
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Lovely place, great service with a great selection of Chinese dishes. We nipped into the Harbour area one evening and just fancied a Chinese, what a good choice we made as their is quite a few. Shared the duck pancakes to start, then we both had sizzling dishes which were superb, there is also a children's menu which has all... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Late afternoon walking around La Duquesa we stopped here for an early tea time dinner and drink. We are both fans of Alan's Hong Kong in Estepona and wondered how this compared. Alan's is a yardstick comparison for Chinese food in Spain. Well as far as location goes, no contest, right at the side of the port. The prices are... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A lovely meal in pleasant surrounds, good service with a great selection of food. Well priced worth a visit

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We drove from Gibraltar to Manilva and we were faced with a huge choice of restaurants in this complex. I've only visited here once, but I get the impression that baste numbers of tourists have to eat here every night so there is no need to offer quality food. The restaurant is very busy, like all the surrounding ones, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

We have been going to this restaurant for the last 8 years and never fails to provide great food and value for money. Staff are great and very friendly.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

The starters were okay, salt and pepper chicken wings were excellent, the dim sum was frozen and arrived 10 minutes after the first starters arrived. The mains then came with the Thai red curry, chicken basket and picante squid being inedible. When asked for the manager they never arrived they just took the dishes away and bought the bill.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

Lovely people very obliging but unfortunately food not great. Ordered several chicken dishes but weren't impressed,sauces very watery & tasteless. Noodle dishes consisted of congealed noodles. Very disappointed,wont order again!

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Svedala
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The meals we eat here was Good, The springroles where Great, The Beef and chicken curry was good but have eaten better chinesfood in a lot of other places in spain and europé. They charge you for fried rice and take 4 euros for a fanta/Coca cola what i Think is to much, The most expensive chines but not the... More 

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devon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Had the meal for 6 was enough for 8 with some left over which they will box up for you. Good price lovely setting. Would recommend.

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Washington, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Will never eat here again, four meals all left, the same in January, so won't be going back, when you walk past it's always empty.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Puerto Duquesa, Manilva, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Manilva

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  • Cuisine: Chinese

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