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“Excellent value and food”
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Candles Restaurant
Ranked #19 of 33 Restaurants in Ararat
Cuisines: Chinese
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Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

Staying at the econo lodge for the second time and after trying one of the local pubs last time, we decided to eat here. At $18 a head for all you can eat buffet we thought that was great value - until we were told that because we were guests our price was $15.50 each! Ok so no soup or desserts but a choice of about 6 mains, fried rice and some nibbly entrées, it was worth every cent! ! The food was freshly cooked, very tasty and the meat dishes (a variety of beef chicken and pork) was so tender you could cut it with a fork! One of the tastiest Chinese meals I've ever had and it is such a shame i live 4 hours drive away! It would certainly become
a regular dining experience if i was closer! The Asian staff who run the hotel and restaurant are friendly, helpful and wonderful to guests. Free wifi and spotlessly clean throughout! Highly recommend!

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Reviewed June 13, 2013

This restaurant is incorporated in the Econo Lodge on the Western Highway in Ararat and we only visited because most other restaurants in Ararat were closed on the Queens Birthday public holiday.

The restaurant interior is a bit dark but it was clean, staff was casual but friendly and very efficient. The food was some of the best asian meals we had in a long time especially for the very reasonable price. The food was fresh, hot, extremely well seasoned and the serves were very well sized.

This restaurant is a hidden gem for anybody looking for a good chinese meal in Ararat.

Thanks for your efforts, we will be back.

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