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“absolutely marvellous”
Review of Oriental Express

Oriental Express
Ranked #81 of 142 Restaurants in Cleethorpes
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Buffet, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Buffet, Reservations
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
1 review
“absolutely marvellous”
Reviewed August 28, 2013

it was the best meal out we have had in a long time, we had never heard or seen the place before, we fell upon it by chance and was totally amazed by it, we will definitely be going there again and again, the staff were very helpful and pleasant and polite, the food was delicious, we will be gladly recommending it to our friends and family, well worth it

  • Visited August 2013
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic dinner”
Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

It was great value for money and the food tasted amazing . With a selection of different foods. We had great views o the boating lake while eating with a brilliant overall experience

  • Visited August 2013
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Lincolnshire
Level 5 Contributor
42 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Fairly good value, good quality food, some staff for very friendly”
Reviewed August 22, 2013

I visited here with various family members before. The food is fairly good value at £6-7.95 for all you can eat. The food is always good quality, tastes good and seems to be replaced nice and regularly.
The tables are cleared quite well although sometimes you end up with a stack of old plates it being all you can eat and several people at the table going back once or twice. The man you I think owns the restaurant (he's not in uniform the same as everyone else) works very hard cleaning tables and taking payments. It sometimes gets a bit too hot (not sure if there's no air conditioning or if it's just not on) and busy in the summer.
The girl at the bar isn't very friendly didn't smile once when serving us, said we had to pay for food at the till although it says at on the wall pay at the bar!, she doesn't seem to want to be there...
For a treat when visiting Cleethorpes I think it's a good place to go for dinner.

  • Visited July 2013
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“Some staff need to learn how to work”
Reviewed August 19, 2013

Okay, so my family and I regularly visit this restaurant.
The restaurant itself is alright, there is a fantastic variety of food and the restaurant is always been cleaned. However, my main problem within this restaurant is how staff stand around chatting on the bar. Leaving one poor girl to do the work. The girl I usually see on the bar has black hair and I also saw her on her phone. I don't think this is appropriate behaviour and personally think the manager needs to see this type of behaviour and sort it out.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Keira56435
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“FANTASTIC”
Reviewed August 11, 2013

Firstly would like to say to all the haters get a grip its not a 5 star restraunt! But seeing as your so keen on silver service im sure they wont miss your type of custom silver spoon comes to mind. My family have been eating her since it opened we make a 80mile round trip to visit we have never had ANY problems staff are friendly helpfull the manager is fab and very accomodating. The food is good plenty of choice especially sinc they cater for kids which most places dont bother. The place is packed out most of the time so that counts for something. As for the place being filthy i dont think so. On a busy dinner service when it is packed its not going to be spotless with so many people coming and going. Have been in on a quiter times ans staff are cleaning with more ease. the point of paying when you go in so people dont do a runner because its so packed and people can go when they want instead of waiting for bills etc Overall fantastic family place to be x

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank kirbyfamile
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