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“Tastless meal”
Review of Chapter Eight - CLOSED

Chapter Eight
Cuisines: Chinese
Restaurant details
Canberra
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Tastless meal”
Reviewed July 6, 2012

We chose to have a la carte over the buffet and we chose what we though were 3 tasty dishes. They turned out to be completely tastless and a great disappointment. The service was also disappointing.

Visited July 2012
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Thank Remroda
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Faversham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Nice restaurant, not run-of-the-mill.”
Reviewed July 3, 2012

Great 'All you can eat' buffet, friendly staff, clean premises. A few scruffs trying to maximise their money's worth but hey ho - it's Dover after all. Enjoyed the experience.

Visited May 2012
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Thank Nick V
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deal
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“lovely for a change”
Reviewed June 21, 2012

lunchtime vusit, v clean place, service good, food replaced regularly, good selection for a lunchtime, we had several different dishes! curry god sweet n sour good. staff friendly enough

Visited June 2012
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1 Thank beth1963
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Dover, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“it was ok”
Reviewed May 16, 2012

we went to chapter eight for lunch they were meant to open at 11 but opened at 11.15 the food was average with fullenglish on one side and chinese the other the staff didnt evenlook like they wanted to be there it wasnt value for money

Visited March 2012
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Thank Annmarie Jasmin C
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Satisfying”
Reviewed April 10, 2012

Don't go to Chapter 8 expecting the kind of cooking you get in China Town - this is Chinese cooking for English tastes. I've been going there for 9 years now, because my kids love it. The buffet is very inexpensive - and includes an all-day breakfast and lots of Chinese foods. There is a wide range of dishes - small starter-type things: prawn toast, won tons etc., plus rice, noodles, mixed veg and a range of popular main courses. My kids usually start with the breakfast and move onto the Chinese food (hmmm...)

It's a satisfying experience because the food is inexpensive and tasty, I usually leave feeling that in some obscure way I must have crippled their profit margin. Of course drinks provide the profit, but if you stick to green tea, that doesn't leave them much.

  • Visited April 2012
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Thank pauvregourmand
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