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“'Your having a LAUGHING Buddha'”

Laughing Buddha Chinese Restaurant
Price range: $16 - $40
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: No longer trading
Reviewed April 7, 2013

Table of ten enjoying daughters birthday had a bad experience here. All ok, except service a little slow, up to end of starters. We then ordered mains,then three quarters of an hour later, one of us was told that they could not serve the dish her had ordered. Eventually the food arrived. All the rice, chow meins and chicken dishes were cold, they took them away to reheat, but still only 'warm' when they came back. They were taken again and by then, the rest of the accompanying meals were cold. The majority of the food was left and we were offered 10% reduction!!! Also, both sets of toilets were a discrace. Non of us were actually laughing.

Steve

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jin c, Owner at Laughing Buddha Chinese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2013

We have apologized for your main course being cold and have freshly recooked all the dishes immediately. And the 1 dish of pud thai noodles out off our menu with over 90 dishes that we had sold out off we do apologize too. 10% discount was arranged at the end of the bill including a free bottle of sparkling wine but still was not satisfied so we offered another 10% that has reduced the bill down to £236 but that was still not good enough is when we got made the offer to round the bill down to £200.
Sorry if that was not enough but this has taught us a lesson. Discount will not be offered any more as it will not satisfy and will still lead to having reviews being but online sabotaging our business.

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Reviewed April 1, 2013

Food were delicious and better than expected. Warmly welcomed and 10star for the service. Best place for celebration with family and friends.

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1  Thank Akta1
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Reviewed March 31, 2013

Every thing was good in this restaurant. Food is out of this world. Only let down would be some furniture is abut old.

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Reviewed March 31, 2013

Cooking is spectacular with some smart touches to liven up the dish. I have not been in any other chinese restaurants that presents there food is such style and flavours. Chicken balls that the children had was different to other chinese restaurants and tasted really nice. I personally loved the Scallops with crabmeat sauce and a gold leaf on top. The kids loved the fantastic desserts with mini eggs that gave a special touch to easter. Very good restaurant and will return very soon.

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1  Thank jevon w
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Reviewed March 31, 2013

i go to restaurant on tuesday night ,the service from the full time chinese staff is superior and the buffet menu is excellent ,i definately will go back again,the boss daughter just 3 years old also serve our table,so cute.one word marvellous!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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