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The China Boat

Church St, Bowness-on-Windermere, England
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“crispy beef” (5 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
€€ - €€€
Church St, Bowness-on-Windermere, England
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1 - 10 of 128 reviews

Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Went here last minute. Was almost closing time so we could not have a starter not that it mattered as it was late. Food was really nice I have a lot of Chinese food and this is one of the nicest curries I have tasted....More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We were on our way somewhere else, but it started to snow (yes in April) so we took shelter in the New China Boat. For starters we had Shrimp toast and Chicken skewers satay both excellent, the satay sauce was very good, not the sticky...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Three of us went in for evening meal, nice atmosphere, smiling friendly staff and the service was great. All had different orders of food off a varied menu and we all enjoyed it very much. The staff were kept busy on this evening and people...More

Thank Norman P
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Warm tasty crab sweet corn soup followed by very flavoursome Thai curry which was served very promptly. Staff were courteous and helpful

Thank nidhi35
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Good location with very friendly staff who make you feel comfortable and serve excellent good value for money food.

Thank Steve H A
Reviewed 23 January 2017

A very pleasant oriental experience Chinese food served with a smile pleasant enough and will not break the bank

Thank blackwellmaxprestonb
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food and super friendly And warm staff. Went the extra mile for us and accommodated a large order and our timescale. The food was delicious and enjoyed by all. Great place

Thank time_for_tea_8022
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great food with great taste extremely authentic. Nice environment with helpful staff excellent value

1  Thank helenurry
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Came to the China boat as we noticed the offers which were either a 3 course meal for £10 or a 3 course meal for £13.50 which had a little more choice so we went in and the woman behind the counter who greeted us...More

1  Thank LaurenManchester_13
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Ordered Szechuan mixed meat, salt and pepper crispy beef, salt and pepper king prawns and egg fried rice. Got sweet and sour mixed meat, and beef in sweet chilli sauce.they tasted OK at best, but disappointed as not what I had wanted. Salt and pepper...More

Thank -80-J-
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: Church St, Bowness-on-Windermere, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
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