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“WATCH YOUR CHANGE !.”
Review of Mr Hau

Mr Hau
Ranked #79 of 449 Restaurants in Eastbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Soups
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Went to Mr Hau's on Friday 28th April 2017 for lunch with a friend. The set meal was well priced 3 courses for £8-80. The meal was pretty nice - when it came to paying he initially short changed us by £10. Perhaps an error but the restaurant was more or less empty. Shame we won't go back.

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Reviewed April 19, 2017

This place serves very good Chinese (Cantonese and Szechuan style) food and its efficiently fast service is such a wonder. Dine in and you get prawn crackers (on the House, or shall I say Hau's?). Our favourite order here is their roast duck slices with fried rice (sometimes they serve them as i like it -- crispy), as well as their crispy noodles with everything else on it (such as roast pork, chicken, seafood and veggies). Yum, for lack of a better word and best of all I think they're v reasonable. For takeaways, they charge extra £0.50 for plastic containers and you get a fortune cookie instead of the usual prawn crackers.

Perhaps the slight downside is that as it is an express restaurant, expect busy (and at times) smokey atmosphere. You will feel/smell it well after you leave the express restaurant. However, for the cheap price you pay, don't expect fine dining service. Indeed, Mr Hau has a fine dining restaurant (and expensive!) option almost adjacent to the express, if you prefer or want to explore this.

Quite underrated by some of the reviews here but for me this place deserves more credit given its longevity. Whilst rumour has it that well-known celebrities have openly (and secretly) ordered takeaways from this place, Mr Hau's has evidence framed on its walls of others who have dined at his place throughout the years! I heard it has been running for almost 20 years now.

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Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

The best chinese in Eastbourne. Food always so tasy, always hot, the dumplings here are amazing! Def worth the wait.

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Reviewed March 21, 2017

Supurb restaurant - I have worked in China for some years and this is the best family style restaurant that I have found in the UK. I visited twice this trip and had their pork dumplings - took me back to Beijing.

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2  Thank Tony R
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Reviewed March 14, 2017

Been going here on and off for years, all a bit tired now and needs something to bring up to modern day, food ok typical Chinese nothing special, much better places in Eastbourne, not meaning to be negative but no wow factor, also this place closes pretty quickly on Sundays and if you are the last there you are made to feel that its time to go.

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