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Emperor Court

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Portland Street | Clifton, Bristol BS8 4JB, England
+44 117 923 8661
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Today
17:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun 18:00 - 23:00
Tue - Sun 17:00 - 23:00
Tue - Thu 18:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 23:30
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A real find. Friendly service. Chinese food to rival Aussie Chinese food which in my opinion is one of the best 'not in China' culinary experiences. Highly recommended. Often it's quite quiet so please help them to create a bit more atmosphere by heading there to eat mid week. Very likely I'll be there getting the excellent beef in pepper... More 

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Thank Extropunk
South
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a takeaway menu from here and found the food very tasty, if a little pricey. Order was taken efficiently over the phone and collected 30 minutes later, without a hitch.

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Thank Vardar
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really impressed, the food was lovely and the portions so big you have to have a doggy bag! The staff are very friendly and the restaurant has a good vibe. Far too busy at weeks for takeaways and the menu is different to the one when you dine in. I highly recommend and will be visiting often!! Jayne (Bristol)

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Thank JayneBenden
Bristol, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

This restaurant has always been my special go to place for celebrations. I returned this week and it was disappointing. Despite book a table on line I arrived and was told that facility was not available now. The could of course have told me this when several telephone calls to confirm went unanswered. It is clear that the place is... More 

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Thank JOHN I
uk
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Go there now and again and rate it as the nicest Chinese in Bristol. The basement ads a bit of a difference and there is always one of the girls (owners) to give a great welcome as you arrive. Been there for many years and never fails to impress. Prove the point that if it ain`t broke ,don`t fix it!

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Thank globaluser
Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

The "New Emperor Court" was a Clifton Favourite. Under new management and with a slight change of name the "Emperor Court" has raised the bar considerably. To understand why you have to have their Sweet and Sour Pork or Crispy Beef or Duck in Black Bean Sauce. The pork for example, isn't a tiny hard cube of pork surrounded by... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Absolute superb quisine excellent service The best Chinese meal ever 10 out of 10 Every course faultless

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1 Thank Carol H
Bristol, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is the very best that I have been too for food. Just the thought of it makes my mouth water! The scallops and the salt and chilli prawns are amazing. The lady who is the owner/manager is very friendly and so are the other staff that work there. Yummy big menu with lots and lots on offer and... More 

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Thank naomi c
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The best Chinese food in Bristol by far. The staff are so helpful and lovely and the food is consistently good. Recommended.

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

If you like Chinese food, this place is perfect. It offers a wide range of delicious Chinese food, which all taste amazing, and are reasonably priced. The staff are also very nice and helpful.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portland Street | Clifton, Bristol BS8 4JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 923 8661

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?