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“Infinity menu is a winner”
Review of Golden Pond

Golden Pond
Ranked #251 of 538 Restaurants in Exeter
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed November 5, 2012 via mobile

On a Monday this restaurant has a buffet menu as the only option.

All other days it has two menu options. A standard one and an infinity menu. The infinity is eat all you can menu but the items are cooked to order. You can order a max of two dishes per person at a time but once you've eaten them you can order again and again. Presuming you are eating all that's ordered.
This is currently £15 a head during the week and £17 per head on weekends.

All dishes we ordered we nice, tasty and not as fatty as some restaurants. Decent portion sizes and nice that you can have duck pancakes as part of this menu!

It wasn't busy when we went but they told us it was because of the roadworks for the new town.

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Reviewed June 18, 2012

We have used this restaurant on a few big family occasions and booked it up for our daughter's 21st birthday. We arrived to find that they only do buffet menus on the night in question. No-one bothered to tell us that when we booked, as if they had, we would have gone elsewhere.

We arrived all kitted up with the 21st Balloon, cake and all. None of the staff even commented that it was a special occasion.

And the food was....tasteless and boring and totally, totally disappointing. We will not be going again, and will advise our friends and family to do likewise.

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Reviewed March 26, 2012

From the exterior this old pub does not look like a brilliant restaurant, and indeed the entrance into the old bar area does not do a lot to change this impression. However, do not be put off!

Once at the table of this family run restaurant ask for the Infinity Menu, which is an eat as much as you like for £15 a head menu. The menu is structured with numerous starters and dozens of main courses, and you can order two dishes per head. When you are done you can order two more dishes each, and so on until you are done. You can mix starters and mains, or just eat starters, or just eat mains.

We had a total of six dishes each (two of us had 4 starters plus a main and rice, and the third member of our party had 6 starters), and we were all totally stuffed on fantastic flavoursome food!

Unlike many other eat as much as you like restaurants the difference here is the quality of the food, and the art with which it is cooked and presented. There is such variety of food that everyone can find plenty of dishes that will appeal, and from many different regions of Asia. A must visit if in the Exeter area!

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