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“Two poor experiences in a row. Will not return.”
Review of East Meets West

East Meets West
Ranked #104 of 152 Restaurants in St Austell
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: http://www.chineserestaurantinstaustell.co.uk/By far the best and tastiest Chinese food in the town and should be represented
Reviewed June 27, 2014

This restaurant is going down hill unfortunately. The quality of the food and the quality of the staff. On both of the last 2 visits we have been a large group. The waiter is rude and unwelcoming. At an all you can eat buffet you can only order 2 items at a time. With the portions so small and rice counting as one this is not great especially when it takes so long to get the waiters attention to order more dishes.
My starter of prawn toast consisted of 2 tiny pieces. This really all flies in the face of the " All you can eat buffet"
Sadly we will be taking our custom elsewhere which is sad as we have visited a number of times over the years

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Reviewed May 6, 2014 via mobile

Having been here a few times before, we arrived and was not overly greeted with the warmest welcome, we was guided to a seat immediately behind the opening door (even though there was only 4 people in the restaurant at the time and
Numerous tables fully empty). This got us annoyed immediately with a poor attitude from the ?manager. The food was ok , however my partner said one of the pork dishes was Inedible and sent it back, no apology and the member of staff made us very uncomfortable for the remaining part of the meal, watching our every bite. Will not be visiting again as this really has been the final nail on the coffin for this restaurant.

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Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

Got a takeout with friends, never had one from here before and I wasn't overly impressed. Greasy prawn crackers, congealed rice and borderline ok main. Adding to the fact it was slightly pricier than others more local it's not worth the trip out to Carlyon Bay.

Don't think I'll be returning when there are many better options closer to home.

Thank Kenuf17
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Reviewed March 8, 2014

My wife and I have had three meals here in the last four weeks. The first two were with immediate family and the last with four friends.On all occasions we had really tasty food, served hot and quickly. The service was excellent, friendly, courteous and very good humoured. The seating was comfortable and spacious and the music unobtrusive. Our family thoroughly enjoyed their meals and our friends thought it a fantastic evening and all at a reasonable price! We shall certainly go again, and soon!

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Reviewed February 27, 2014

the service was terrible and the staff were very rude and abrupt. with the buffet if you have any left overs they weigh them and charge you £5 per 500g when the buffet was £15 to start with. the food was nice but that was the only positive

1  Thank morgan s
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