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Laughing Buddha

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3 Woodgate, Loughborough LE11 2TY, England
+44 1509 236868
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I decided, (last minute), to go with a friend to this restaurant. They did accommodate us and when we arrived the waitress was very pleasant and helpful. It was obviously a very busy evening and the staff were a little stretched at times. I had two starters. The rice paper wrapped prawn meat was really nice, very light and very... More 

Thank SeanBean1
Wigan, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good choice of dishes on the menu which were reasonably priced. The food was really tasty and courses served at a decent pace, didn't have to wait long but didn't feel rushed either. Staff were attentive but not overbearing. Overall a very enjoyable experience and one we will repeat next time we are in the area.

Thank Beverley H
Leicester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

My family and of course myself went here for a meal, the owner and his wife were fantastic hosts, good customer service very pleased with all the service... we were attended to and kept well with drink offers sauces and so on... This was for the A la carte menu and not the buffet service. The dishes were authentic all... More 

Thank miricle_foodie
Leicester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We have eaten in this restaurant quite a few times & the food is always excellent. The staff are really friendly & helpful & nothing is too much trouble. There is plenty of choice on the menu, i am vegetarian & have a good choice of dishes. The food is plentiful & very reasonably priced. We used to visit various... More 

Thank Karen R
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We went as a party of 8 on Saturday night, about 7.30pm, the place was empty. The prices on the menu seemed very highly priced, but we ordered as we were there for a birthday treat, the food came. About 7/8 different dishes with rice and noodles and most of them looked the same and more disappointing was that they... More 

1 Thank Noss1s
Newport, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

we stayed in Loughborough for just 1 night and decided to go chinese and found this place. i am glad we did. the food was very good as was the service. the owner even showed me how to use chopsticks. if i pass this way again i will definitely eat here

Thank localboy63
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The restaurant was not overly full which afforded us the full attention of the waiters. Our meal came in a timely manner and was genuinely delicious especially the bean curd with chilli and a black bean sauce.

Thank lumumba w
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Dined there last week with 6 colleagues and we were very well looked after. A broad menu, good food and attentive service. Well priced. Worth a visit.

Thank ScouseGraham
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

The food is quite nice and very different to the food that is traditionally served. However, some of the food wasn't very nice, but overall the food is good.

Thank Dot D
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Struck immediately by attentive service upon arrival and then throughout our meal. No problems with special diet requests. Beautifully presented meal, cooked very well and tasted wonderful. Will go again when in Loughborough.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$29
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Woodgate, Loughborough LE11 2TY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Loughborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1509 236868

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