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Bird's Nest Tavistock

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4 Barley Market Street, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 0JF, England
+44 1822 610611
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Mon 17:00 - 22:30
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing not to like about this Chinese restaurant. Ordered a takeaway for 3 persons. The meal was ready when promised and the staff were friendly. Always good to be served with a smile. The food was very tasty especially the Szechuan beef steak. Good portions and complimentary prawn crackers. Look forward to sampling the restaurant but the takeaway is to... More 

Thank Peterwba
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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432 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Nice place, the front house staff were very young, but friendly and polite. All the food we had was excellent, well cooked tasty and well presented. When we got there we ordered the starters and then the duck and left ordering our main which with hindsight was a mistake on a busy Saturday night, as we did have to wait... More 

Thank Dale H
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Eat in in December and waited 45mis between courses but decided to give it another try. Asked for a takeaway to be prompt as we were getting food from other places to tie in. The other place was right on time and the birds nest was 35 mins late leaving half our meal cold and they didn't care at all.... More 

Thank tom g
Jerry-lin667, Owner at Bird's Nest Tavistock, responded to this review

Hi Tom,i am really sorry for your disappointment that your take away was half an hour late,we did experience extremely busy evening yesterday and we did try our best to get every meal out of kitchen as quickly as possible,which means we do care about our customers,if you call in sometime,we can offer you some discount for your meal for... More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

I've eaten here a few of times during the week and have never seen more than two tables with occupants! The food is very tasty and always nicely presented. I particularly enjoy the chicken satay starter and kung po chicken as a main. The staff are young and inexperienced but friendly and happy to help. Definitely recommend this restaurant if... More 

Thank Rachael H
Jerry-lin667, Owner at Bird's Nest Tavistock, responded to this review

hi Rachael,thanks for your review,we will keep on improving our service and quality of food to every singe of customer,hope to see you very soon.all the best! More 

Tavistock, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Friendly knowledgeable staff who live locally. The food is great and a very conducive atmosphere is created for a celebratory occasion

Thank I4890SMPeterS
Jerry-lin667, Owner at Bird's Nest Tavistock, responded to this review

hi Peter and thank you for your support! i am so glad that you enjoy our food and see you soon.all the best! More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Me and my other halves mum are cannot tolerate gluten. The birds nest offer lots of gluten free dishes. They are very helpful, we can have almost anything on the menu apart from the prawn toast and chicken balls. We had a takeaway and all the dishes were really tasty. Highly recommend.

Thank Fran D
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

They gave free prawn crackers a half hour after we should have been served. It is now 1 hour 10 mins after I should have have my meal. I was told on arrival that the meal was not quite ready! I am very hungry. If you are do not shop here.

Thank Tony C
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I visit here when staying with friends and the food has never disappointed, our only problem is we order too much so we can never finish it! Prawns and crispy aromatic duck are always a highlight and well worth the trip on their own.

Thank Angela W
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

First visit but we're very impressed. Set in a old building a spiral staircase led up to the restaurant which had a very pleasant ambience. Service was extremely good and a large varied menu. WE were a party of five and nothing was too much trouble. I can recommend the sizzling lamb with ginger, very tasty, also the king scallops,... More 

Thank Mary J
Reading, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I visited on the recommendation of the owners of our B&B and I cannot fault it. The staff were pleasant and the food was full of flavour. Would definitely return


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$64
Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Barley Market Street, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 0JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Tavistock
  • Phone Number: +44 1822 610611
We do NOT use MSG in any of our dishes,we serve Vegetarian dish as well as other delicious CHINESE Thai Malaysian dishes!We only use local meat,vegetables and seafood etc.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?