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96 Chinese Restaurant

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71 St. Matthews Street, Ipswich IP1 3EW, England
+44 1473 233388
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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived early Friday evening. We were asked if we had booked a table which we hadn't on his occasion but we would still expect to be treated courteously. The lady serving us stuck as on a dusty table next to the front door and slung a menu at us. At which point we realised the buffet menus was £18.50... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner and brother in law and sister in law were here for my birthday the atmosphere was great and the staff are always very welcoming to there customers as for the food always nice and hot and very tasty and a good price to. keep up the good work.

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Thank glynn a
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Adequate atmosphere and the food is of good standard. Not the best Chinese food I have eaten but certainly not the worst. Prices are higher at the weekend, I can understand his from a business perspective but quite frustrating. Saying that, I would be happy to return here perhaps for lunch instead.

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1 Thank James M
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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426 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Came here with a group of friends in early December. The place was busy as you expect before Christmas. Food was nice and reasonably priced. Service was average. Probably would not return. But this is an ok place to visit.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

visiting family in Ipswich and went past here, looked good so gave it a go. One of the best chinese meals i have had. Good choice of food all cooked fresh was very busy but you did not feel rushed at all. The ribs were so nice we had an extra portion, the duck was a very generous amount. Mains... More 

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Thank Anne H
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Have been here a number of times and its ok, not had a bad meal but neither have I been wowed. It is value for money and a comfortable atmosphere.

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Thank sherrie M
Diss Norfolk
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Visited last night - wonderful , friendly service , great choice , hot and lovely food brought to the table. Really was the best Chinese food we had had in a long time. Enjoyed it so much we are returning next Saturday!

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Thank dawniedee
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here on Thursday evening food was lovely & plenty all cooked to order, staff were lovely too. Would definitely go again

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Thank Sam F
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

A group of 5 of us visited 96 for a midday 'all inclusive' buffet meal. I have been to 96 on many occasions and always find the food is good quality and a really good price at £8.50 for the lunchtime buffet. This price includes starters, main and a dessert.. I especially like the way the food is cooked to... More 

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Thank Mike H
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately the title says it all. My wife and I used to go here all the time because to food and service was great. However we have not been out for a while but when we had the opportunity we decided to go to 96. The starter was nice as were the duck rolls. However the main was really disappointing.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 St. Matthews Street, Ipswich IP1 3EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 233388

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