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“Congratulations” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The New Water Margin

The New Water Margin
Ranked #104 of 575 Restaurants in Derby
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $18 - $40
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: The Winner of the Oriental restaurant of the year - Derby food & drinks awards 2011. Our restaurant stands closely to Derby City Centre, and is offering authentic Cantonese & Peking Cuisine in luxurious surroundings and a pleasant atmosphere. We serve traditional "Dim Sum" during normal lunch hours. Our function room equipped with Karaoke facilities is free to hire (minimum spending - £200) for your special occasions. Special banquet can be arranged for your special needs. Please ask for details.
Derby, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Congratulations”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2013

New Water Margin, congratulations Peter and staff on winning the Trip Advisor, 2013 Excellence Award.

I have been coming to the Water Margin for over 20 years. It is always the same, friendly staff, fantastic food, good value.

The "eat all you can buffet" is far better than most. Others leave it out to go stale and cold. At the Water Margin, everything is cooked fresh and you can keep coming back for more.

The main menu is also excellent, and for the timid, just go for a set-menu; you can't go wrong.

Keep it up, all of you!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Ric P
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  • English first
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English first
Derbyshire. uk
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“not been for 20 years but the food is definitely worth going for”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013

Not had a good chinese for ages and heard the this restaurant was doing dim sum. We ordered dim sum for two and a portion of ribs for starters. We are really big eaters, but left a few ribs and dims sum for doggy bag. Our mains were great. Good friendly service. The place has the decor and atmosphere of what it is, which is an old established restaurant. It could really do with a very big makeover but the food i had will certainly tempt me back again.
Very good value.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank limosteers
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Miami Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“good hot pot”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2013

we enjoyed the hot pot, it was okey for overall but the service quite slow and not much professional, will go again for another try.

Visited September 2012
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1 Thank samuel m
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Derby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“65th Birthday Banquet”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2013

My wife and I have been dining at the Water Margin for over 20 years now,and will keep on using it I hope for another 20 years +
For my 65th birthday I ordered a Chinese Banquet and boy did I have one. The food was amazing the staff were as normal very friendly and value for money spot on.
I recommend the Water Margin for any type of occasion and you will not be disappointed in fact I have a table of 4 ordered tonight
Keep up the good work Peter,George and all the staff.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank leighton s
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Derby, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Derby's no.1 Chinese restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2013 via mobile

we usually have the buffet option when visiting the Water Margin, you order at your table and the food is cooked fresh for you, you can order whatever you want, whenever you want, for a fixed fee. the food is always excellent quality.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank SarahG68
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