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Chef Imperial

22 High Street, Woodstock OX20 1TF, England
+44 1993 813593
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible14%
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“duck pancakes” (4 reviews)
“prawns” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
€€ - €€€
22 High Street, Woodstock OX20 1TF, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Don’t visit very often. Takeaway this time and was disappointed, Chinese curry was particularly bad:(

1  Thank evesmithtaylor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked for 1pm today for 6 people. On arrival there were 5 other tables of 4 or less. We sat down at 1pm ordered the starters and were not served until 1.45. Whilst we were waiting , a group of 10 Chinese people arrived and...More

2  Thank classiccar50
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I used to frequent this restaurant once or twice a month up until a couple of years ago when we moved from the area. I was excited to find that I must spend a night in Woodstock and I "bigged up" the...More

2  Thank 117jeremy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a good evening - having booked earlier in the day we could not get the member of staff who greeted us to understand that we had booked a table. The soup starters were borderline average but the meal went rapidly downhill when our main...More

3  Thank Frantony245
Reviewed 25 December 2017

Good selection of Chinese food, with friendly staff. Chinese and UK beers. Warm friendly atmosphere. Parking can be a sparse.

Thank John H
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We used to eat at the Chef Imperial at least once a week. The food is lovely, the staff are very pleasant but you just feel like you are eating in someones brightly lit living room. Please dim the lights, put candles on the tables...More

1  Thank barneycarter1
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We were really looking forward to our date night as have past this restaurant several times, looks very inviting. Firstly it's advertised as eat as much as you like yes, Sunday only ☹️ we ordered a set menu. Possibly the worst Chinese iv eaten! Toilets...More

4  Thank poacherspocket
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We meet friends there once a year. Food is always as expected, but service is poor. Bathrooms need attention. About time they updated.

1  Thank Wherenext222
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We have been here many times on family occasions and always enjoyed our meal. However this time we found it not up to its usual standards. We were disappointed with the food. It was just not what we are used to when coming here. Hope...More

1  Thank Dreamybanana
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Not visited for a very long time. The decor was drab and brown with tired soiled chairs and no cloths on the tables at all...I'm sure there used to be? The dry garlic and chilli ribs were nice and the duck pancakes good if you...More

4  Thank Swansong2013
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$49 - US$49
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 High Street, Woodstock OX20 1TF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Woodstock
  • Phone Number: +44 1993 813593
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