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The Old Cathay

€€ - €€€Chinese, Asian
London Road, Harlow, England
+44 1279 626106
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good20%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible36%
1 Jan 2018
“Nothing special”
12 May 2018
“Nice noodles”
Closed Now
Chinese, Asian
€€ - €€€
London Road, Harlow, England
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

I went their at 9.15pm it was late i was told the buffet is finished i have to have a- larte only. I decieded to go for Ho fen that is chinese noodles with sea-food and it was nice . i would recommend that.My friend...More

Thank Lean S
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

very strange experience. Walked in at 15mins after opening for buffet which I was excited to try all day in fact since 2 days ago as was in hotel nearby. Wasn’t sure if it was open as some lights on and off and some chairs...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

I ordered a delivery on New Years Eve. It arrived just about on time. The delivery driver couldn't find my home and appeared to have trouble following my simple directions. I didn't really mind that too much as I have eaten in before and it...More

Thank CosmicStargirl
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Everything tasted like it had been there for a week. Rock hard stale chicken balls under cooked. Avoid at all costs. They said they would refund us straight away and nearly 2 hrs later they came (10pm) and gave us not even half back.

Thank Lauren P
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We visited this evening and despite it only being the two of us in the restaurant (takeaway was very busy!) the kitchen team were very attentive in ensuring there was a wide variety of food for buffet. This was our first visit and we were...More

Thank maynardc
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I have never eaten here in the restaurant but always get my take away from here. Never disappointed !

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Went on a Saturday evening and was surprised how empty it was, only 1 other person. Seated q hi ckly,buffet explained, Guy was attentive ad made sure we were catered for. Good selection

Thank damo175
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The food is great! The "as much as you want" buffet is great value and delicious. The staff are very friendly and welcoming and the atmosphere is relaxed and informal. My wife and I eat here regularly.

Thank John_Lickman
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

On approach it looked reasonably nice apart from the two blokes that were drunk and deliberately jumping in front of the car and being abusive. It was quiet with only one other family inside, we were seen to quickly and taken to a table but...More

Thank Carl M
Reviewed 21 February 2016

The food is of amazing quality and it taste great. Nice wide selection of dishes and they're always replenishing them up so there's never a dish empty. Only reason it's not 5/5 is because it is a little expensive but if u eat enough then...More

Thank Nathan H
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road, Harlow, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Harlow
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 626106
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