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East Ocean

25 Fore Street, Ipswich IP4 1JW, England
+44 1473 255545
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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25 Fore Street, Ipswich IP4 1JW, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have bought take-away meals from this small restaurant several times in the past 2 years with no complaint. However, I must say something has gone terribly wrong with this restaurant when it comes to the take-away I purchased last week for 3 people. Unfortunately for...More

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

The meal was really tasty an is exactly what they show on the photos on the Web site the staff are very friendly service is also very good work highly recommend a visit

Thank steven t
Reviewed 27 January 2018

lovely place, excellent food, nice staff, just lamb dish was rather fatty for sizzling dish, but lamb can be like that I suppose.

Thank 641royc
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Had a birthday meal here from the set menu. It was a great choice, very good quality with nice, welcoming service. Very impressed and will visit again in the future.

Thank NorwichTraveller1
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Great restaurant friendly staff great food always first class service, well worth a visit you will not be disappointed.

Thank westham16
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Food is very good quality and prices are reasonable. Options for vegetarians are limited as they don't offer tofu. Lovely staff. We always look forward to a visit there.

Thank pb2018
Reviewed 3 December 2017

It's been a long time since I last went to East Ocean so thought I'd give it a go based on the fact that there aren't many non-buffet Chinese restaurants in town, and due to the great reviews it's been getting. Well, I have to...More

1  Thank Keeop
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Simple, brilliant friendly staff, great menu, fantastic food, always piping hot. Never had a bad meal. Recently did a booking on line as to the usual phone call and it was a very simple booking system. Will be visiting again very soon

Thank Cherry W
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant, fabulous food, excellent service. Had the starters and mains...plenty of tasty dishes. Complementary crackers and sweet chilli sauce. You must visit this place, it’s highly recommended by not only me and my wife, but many others too. A gem.

Thank lenkoran
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The food was all freshly cooked to order, portion sizes were really generous. We had the set menu and got a lot of food for our money, the food was delicious and the staff were very friendly and attentive. Really modern decor and impeccably clean...More

1  Thank Ollie J
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Katie F
28 June 2017|
Response from Squishy_dive | Reviewed this property |
Hi! It depends... but it seems very reasonable. We ALWAYS have the set meal.. which is about £17 pp - unlike other places you get to pick whatever dishes you like. We drink wine and always have coffee and ice-cream and... More
Allison B
4 February 2017|
Response from Charlie_Crocodile |
Yes, via Deliveroo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Fore Street, Ipswich IP4 1JW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 255545
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Being one of the longest established Chinese restaurant in Ipswich, our mission has never changed: To provide the best dining experience to our customers. With the complete redesign of the restaurant layout, brand new kitchen and equipment, we are bringing a modern new fresh look to East Ocean. Over 30 years of dedication to make fine oriental cuisine, and 20 years of experience working in Chinese restaurants in Hong Kong, our head chef will make sure all our customers enjoy the finest Chinese cuisine.
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