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“Food is good, service isn't”
Review of Chow Box - CLOSED

Chow Box
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed March 19, 2013

We visited the Chow Box the three of us. The food eas quite nice. Not very authentic Chinese, what is fine for me. The setting reminds me of Chinese restaurants in my home country, the Netherlands. So, food and ambiance are ok for me.

Unfortunately, the service did not match the quality of the food. Unexperienced is the friendliest qualification that comes to my mind.

One other point of criticism: I don't like the children of the owner running through the restaurant.

Maybe I will try again in some time. See if they can upgrade the service a bit.

1  Thank Erik_Pattaya
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Reviewed February 28, 2013 via mobile

Good food, music was good, but not authentic Chinese music if your looking for that.

It's highly priced for what you get and that's the only reason I won't be going back.

I'm a frequent to fine dining and paying high prices, but Chinese food should not be this expensive

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2  Thank Jobby F
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Reviewed January 26, 2013

We went to the Chow Box for the first time a couple of weeks ago. We arrived at 7:00pm and there were only 1 or 2 other tables occupied. Atmosphere and ambiance is very nice and gives something of a feeling of luxury. We were promptly seated and given menus. We ordered drinks right away - my partner ordered Tsing Tao beer but they didn't have any, then changed it to Asahi beer and again they didn't have it. I believe at least one of the beer he ordered was on the menu.

We ordered wonton soup, hot and sour soup, fried rice, stir fry chicken with vegetables, sweet and sour shrimp, and a beef dish.

The menu does mention that it is serving a British style Chinese food - so we were not expecting authentic Chinese food, and that's ok with us.

The soups were delicious and quite generous for a single serving - one bowl is enough for two.

The mains were as expected for a British Chinese style, BUT my one comment is that the serving could have been more generous for a main course. Especially considering the price for most of the main dishes which is the range of 180 baht. The pricing is fine, just the portion. They will have more happy customers with bigger portions and happy customers do come back.

The service still needed some works but this is to be expected with a new restaurant.

We wish them the best of luck, but we are waiting for a bigger portion to be announced before we return

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2  Thank Asianesque
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Reviewed October 2, 2014
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