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“Great food and fast”
Review of Water Margin - CLOSED

Water Margin
Price range: $11 - $18
Cuisines: Chinese, Malaysian
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Buffet, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Buffet, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed May 7, 2013

The best Chinese buffet restaurant I've been to. There's a great range of food - something for everyone, all of it is well cooked and most of it is fresh out of the pan. They also have a section where you can pick your favourite meats and veg and they'll cook it for you while you wait. There's lots of space too, so you never feel on top of other diners.

Thank ibexi
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Have visited this and other Chinese Buffets over the years and have to say this one is always well down the list for customer satisfaction. Despite many negative reviews it seems very reluctant to look at itself and try to improve. If the need is for a not too expensive,eat as much as you like lunch(never done evenings) in what is very like a factory canteen, then this is for you. But don't expect a piping hot and varied selection of food.

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Thank raycblue
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Reviewed May 4, 2013

a v ery nice chinese buffet lots to choose from and a yummy chocolate fountain only down side it can be very noisy

Thank sharon r
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Reviewed April 30, 2013

Awful atmosphere at lunch in here. Had to sit and listen to radio adverts played through the speakers, not something you expect from a restaurant. Food was very limited at lunch and everything felt coated in oil. Everything that i chose seemed to be cold by time i had sat down. I then thought to try out the raw section where a chef will cook it for you. Again a very limited selection with prawns the size of a penny and ham sticks that were just awful. Went to get my food cooked to be met by the most miserable chef whom i said thank you to only to receive a grunt. Seems as though this restaurant has become lazy and not looked at the reviews on here as i visited a times before and thought it was great. Probably the worst place i have been to eat in Gunwharf. When i had finished my very short lunch as i couldn't eat the food i felt very dirty and unclean as the food was so fatty and oily.

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3  Thank Sami K
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Reviewed April 29, 2013

We have used that type of restaurant before, here an in Germany. We found the Water Margin of very poor decor. It feels like eating in a canteen. It was loud and noisy with children screaming.
The food was not of a high standard and not very hot. If you not a big eater it's not value for money.The floor was dirty and bids of food all over the plaice.We had to ask for salt and pepper.
By the time we it came we had finished our meal.
The restaurant was 35% more expensive then the one we have used before.I don't mind paying a good price, but this was quantity not quality.
Very disappointing.
Would not go again or recommend.

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4  Thank Fred F
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Lisa R, Public Relations Manager at Water Margin, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2013

Hello and thank you for your review,
We have investigated your review and we are sorry that it didn't reach the standards that we expect and demand at Water Margin,
We have made the appropriate changes to ensure we maintain a 1st class service standards, hopefully you will come and eat with us again and be rest assured our standards are 1st class once again.
Many thanks

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