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Buffet City

George St, Exeter EX4 3HX, England
+44 1392 438885
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“noodles” (11 reviews)
“crepes” (6 reviews)
“trifle” (4 reviews)
Closes in 24 min
All hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
George St, Exeter EX4 3HX, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is very good value for what you get but after a wile it's a bit like, same old same old, but still I would definitely recommend this restaurant to people who come to Exeter

Thank James D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beware of eating here, you are forced to pay a 15% "service charge" if you do not all order drinks which is completely compulsory, the prices online are wrong and misleading. The drinks came watered down and flavourless (orange juice and lemonades) and just tasted...More

Thank Izzi B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has to be one of the worst places i have eaten in! The food was cold and tasted stale. I found the staff very unhelpful and quite frankly rude!! i certainly won't be returning

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Not been here for about 10 months and boy has it gone down hill. Food same old same old, no taste, no flavor total tasteless. Beef like old shoe leather and chicken if it was chicken YUK. Sauces were like colored water. Noodles were well...More

Thank iwasthereRedruth
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We came here for a family birthday. We booked a table for 26 people. On arrival we were shown to our table the restaurant is an old market so in a massive room which feels a bit empty with little atmosphere. The waiter was slow...More

Thank Sweething69
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Gave them a 2nd go & wish we hadn't. Had to wait 15 mins for menu items to arrive after they had run out. Poor food all around noodles & rice were cold & most others like warm. Woman in rubber marigolds walking around wiping...More

Thank stelex1
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Please do NOT visit between 12noon and 2pm, its very busy (especially the weekend). Most of the staff are "non" British (stated to be truthful) we were showed to a table after a wait of several minutes, but before we sat down we were asked...More

Thank david221b
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I was invited to a birthday celebration at Buffet City last Saturday. Having read the reviews I was not expecting much for our party of 12. Credit where it's due - I was really impressed and thoroughly enjoyed my meal. Food was hot, fresh and...More

Thank Laur T
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

If you're happy to have hair in your food, be told that it's part of the experience because they can't control the buffet and think that refunding one half coke is acceptable as compensation....crack on I'll be going elsewhere

Thank teamhelmets
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Cheap, tacky atmosphere, and an all youu can eat where you dont want to go up and refill your plate.

Thank lcturner86
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Sue G
Are dogs allowed.
17 April 2017|
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Response from Ed E | Reviewed this property |
No, pets are not allowed.
Is it wheelchair accessible?
8 December 2016|
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Response from kaisersarah30 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as others said there is a lift x
hilda s
Opening time
25 December 2015|
Response from Ferdinand B | Reviewed this property |
Monday to Sunday: 11:45 to 23:00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: George St, Exeter EX4 3HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 438885
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