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“More ''Excellent Season'' than Great Season .....”
Review of The Great Season

The Great Season
Ranked #5 of 29 Restaurants in Garstang
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $33
Cuisines: Chinese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: The GREAT SEASON offers a variety of dishes using either our Main Menu or Combination Menu. We have a range of set dinners for 2 to 6 persons or why not try out our Banquet Meal option. To enjoy our delicious meals & homely atmosphere, please book in advance to avoid disappointment. We wish you to enjoy your meal so please advise our staff of any special requirements you may have or if you suffer from allergic reactions to particular foods
Preston
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“More ''Excellent Season'' than Great Season .....”
Reviewed December 2, 2013

Visited again last night with family & friends it was busy - 8 pm... We were without doubt the best meal this year.From the moment we arrived we were made to feel VERY welcome in the restaurant.each member of staff was courteous and knowledgeable.the starters were as good as they looked and the mains ,in particular the duck were as good as we have eaten anywhere ,the quality,the service ,the choice ,the price,we will be returning regularly.

  • Visited November 2013
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“More Average Season than Great Season.”
Reviewed November 3, 2013

Called into Great Season as we were staying at a hotel in the area, this had decent reviews on here so thought we would give it a go. The restaurant from the outside looks nothing special, looks more like a truckers cafe rather than a restaurant. The same could be said inside as well as only one table was taken on a Saturday night. The decor was very 70s and seriously needs modernising. At this point alarm bells were ringing.

However the food and the service were fantastic. Excellent silver service and friendly staff, who catered our every needs. The food was extremely tasty and not greasy like a lot of nog standard Chinese restaurants.

Potential is there to be a fantastic restaurant, just needs a little a bit of love and attention and it could become that.

Visited October 2013
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Thank GWHITE5287
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joannechoo888, Owner at The Great Season, responded to this review, November 4, 2013
Thank you for your review , we are glad you are enjoy it , and to be honost we was very busy on saturday just pass and i guess u was comming early at 5.30pm which is we just open the restaurant and thank you for your feedback , and one again thank for your comming and we hope we can see u again soon
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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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800 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
“Very good food and sweet mannered service”
Reviewed October 31, 2013

First visit to this restaurant. Like other reviewers have said, I probably wouldn't have thought of eating here if the friends we were meeting had not suggested it. The best Chinese food I ever had was in Kashgar when cycling through Western China. After a few disappointing experiences in UK Chinese restaurants I have avoided them for several years. Eating here has converted me back again. Between us we tried quite a number of dishes and they were delicious. It was very quiet the night we visited but as we had a lot to catch up with news from one another it didn't detract from our experience. The sweet and smiling manner of the waitress contributed to a very pleasant evening.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Lavarcham
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Amazing food!! Amazing Service!!”
Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

We visited the Great Season on Saturday evening following a recommendation from Roger at Cleveleymere and we were not disappointed!! It was a family celebration, my Mum's birthday and Mum and Dad's ruby wedding anniversary. Joanne was such a fantastic host, as well as her team. They were attentive, warm and welcoming, nothing was too much for them, including our pick up and drop off!!the food was amazing, by far the best Chinese meal we have had for many years. We could not fault a thing!! My father explained the reason for our visiting the restaurant and Joanne kindly presented my Mum with a cake and candles, a lovely touch which was greatly appreciated. Not only was this a lovely meal, it was also great value for money.
Thank you Joanne and your team for making this a memorable evening. When we visit the area again we will definitely be returning for a meal.

Visited September 2013
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Thank Louise F
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lancashire
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Best Chinese in the area by far......”
Reviewed September 24, 2013

First let me say that the previous review is a complete load of rubbish.. The food is always hot, well cooked & the service is second to none.. Please any one reading this review ignore it & try for yourself, you won't be be disappointed.
Jo & Danny always welcome me back with a smile & there is always a table even when they're extremely busy..
As I am a very fussy eater, I find The Great Season a great place to dine as Danny will cater to my eclectic tastes..

  • Visited September 2013
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