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“Excellent food”

Gigi Gao's Favourite Authentic Chinese
Ranked #10 of 671 Restaurants in Swansea
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $14 - $41
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The Favourite is a special and unique place for you to enjoy a different experience: - Authentic Chinese food. All the meals on menu are the most well-known dishes in China. All the meals being served in Chinese Blue and White porcelain. All the knife, fork and chopsticks are from China in Chinese style. - Healthy food. MSG FREE! - Chinese style atmosphere. - Old ShangHai music. - Tea culture. ....
Reviewed April 9, 2014

Me and some friends went for lunch on Sunday, the service was great, Jasmine tea so delicious.
The food was delicious, it was the nicest meal i have had out in a restaurant in a very long time, you could taste the quality ingrediants. The staff where very helpful and explained about individual dishes and the dishes that would be a good accompaniment. The wanton soup excellent, so delicious.

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Reviewed April 7, 2014

My fiends and I wanted to try out The Favourite Cafe and were delighted with the variety of flavours of everything we ordered and shared. The aubergine and pork was truely excellent, deep fried patties of fresh pork and aubergine in batter, wanton soup and flour soup were so tasty and filling and pork /chicken with noodles is one that the guys will be going back for time and time again. As first time customers we were treated to tasty lamb kebabs on the house while we waited for our food. and given Chinese tea to try at home. Do try the jasmin tea. Four of us ate heartily for £41 and i must say the lack of MSG was wonderful. Service was spot on, informative and helpful choosing from a new menu. Will be going back again very soon.

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Reviewed March 30, 2014

Went there for dinner. Overall, the food was amazing, and the service was decent. We were given a cucumber salad (on the house), and it was quite lovely. Our waitress was OK; very friendly, but we had to flag her down if we had a request. In the future, I'd probably order the food from here as take-out.

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libin888888, Manager at Gigi Gao's Favourite Authentic Chinese, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2014

thanks very much for pointing out and do apologize for the matter!

we always treat this kind problems seriously as we think the services are one of the most important things to run a business. I will be very appreciate if you could please tell me which day you come in and which table you sitting by? so that I can investegate the matter and have a words with the staff who served you.

sorry!

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Reviewed March 26, 2014

A late decision to have dinner here last night. It was a good decision. The food is excellent, good value and the service very good. It's a rustic place so not for a posh night out but when the bill comes you will be pleasantly surprised.

Thank LouisX1
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Reviewed March 14, 2014

Really delighted to find this place lived up to the excellent TA reviews. Though we were the only ones here for a quiet Friday lunch, the service was never lacklustre. Simmered green beans were garlicky and delicious. Nan bread was unctuously crispy served with thinly sliced pork, cucumber, spring onion and hosin sauce. And pork with Chinese leaf was rich and satisfying. £22 including beer and jasmine tea seemed excellent value to me.

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