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The New Water Margin

72-74 Burton Road, Derby DE1 1TG, England
+44 1332 364754
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“dim sum” (25 reviews)
“prawn toast” (5 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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72-74 Burton Road, Derby DE1 1TG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Another great belly full of food at The New Water Margin, all you can eat buffet menu, I can't believe the value for money just £60 for the food plus the bar bill, and the food just kept coming, great selection of starters which were...More

Thank 2063DS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We once again as a family visited The New Water Margin with family. We had excellent veg corn soup and hot and sour soup. We had very good veg yak Shang and spring rolls. V We had various veg curry with rice. We had extremely...More

Thank goodvegifood
Peter C, Manager at The New Water Margin, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry to know that you have got a parking ticket for having lunch in our restaurant. Please DO NOT pay them but instead send me a copy of the "Parking Charge Notice" so that I can have all the details to contact our contractor to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming here for years because the food is a sheer delight . For the first time last week we tried the all you can eat buffet....and what a revelation it was.........it was decidedly choicey and a veritable banquet of epic pro[ortions that...More

Thank Amber L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit here, went well all together. The food and portion size was brilliant (all you can eat. Not a huge variety of food to blend with sauces though, nor drinks variety. The fosters wasn't very nice, seemed to everyone the pipes could do with...More

Thank simojr92
Reviewed 16 August 2017

A very uninviting exterior almost put us off from going in, but I'm so glad we did. Stunning interior, swift attentive service, hot quality food provided quickly and value for money without a doubt. Derby's hidden gem.

Thank Howard B
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Like another reviewer, it's a good 20 years since my last visit. Not much has changed in the way of décor, but that's not a bad thing really. The staff were friendly and helpful and we just went with the all you can eat menu,...More

Thank Timothy H
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Booked in advance for a large family birthday meal. Beautiful meal couldn't ask for me attentive friendly staff who were very accommodating to my son's nut allergy

Thank smt1979
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I love this place so much, the food is amazing, and I can not fault it but I think they need to polish up on there English abit as they don't always understand what your saying to them.

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The decor is the same as when I first visited 15-20 years ago but the food is first class. Service is ok and the staff are very friendly. All you can eat and a few beers £25 per head good value if you have a...More

Thank Dean L
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Visited the new water margin last weekend, having not been for over 20 years. The décor has not really changed that much which some may say is a bad thing, however it reminded me of fond memories. There were 3 of us, my daughter had...More

Thank jazzboy50
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72-74 Burton Road, Derby DE1 1TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 364754
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The Winner of the Oriental restaurant of the year - Derby food & drinks awards 2011. Our restaurant stands closely to Derby City Centre, and is offering authentic Cantonese & Peking Cuisine in luxurious surroundings and a pleasant atmosphere. We serve traditional "Dim Sum" during normal lunch hours. Our function room equipped with Karaoke facilities is free to hire (minimum spending - £200) for your special occasions. Special banquet can be arranged for your special needs. Please ask for details.
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