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Abacus Oriental Restaurant

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11 The Linkway | Middlebrook Retail Park, Horwich, Bolton BL6 6JA, England
+44 1204 698833
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 13:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 13:00 - 23:30
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found Abacus through our Hi-Life Diners card and as we were visiting relatives in Bolton we decided to go there. Of course it is free convenient parking on Middlebrook Retail Park (right next to Bolton Wanderers Stadium) and there is loads to do on there, bowling, cinema and shopping. We were greeted with a very warm welcome and the... More 

Thank Ruth A
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Friday evening for the early bird offer after we ordered and our menus had been taken away the manager asked if we would like some prawn crackers so accepted the offer when we finished our food which was okay if it a little bland nobody asked if we would like a coffee which was included in the... More 

1 Thank Michelle S
Management response:

Hi Thank you for your feedback and would like to point out some facts after reading your review. You said that you ordered some prawn crackers from the manager which in fact is not true as it is one of the waitress that took your order. When the bill arrived at your table, you spoke to me and told me... More 

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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great evening with our family - our son celebrating his birthday plus our young nephew and my son's grandmother. We chose the restaurant as it caters for all ages and tastes. As usual we were not disappointed, great service and food - enjoyed by everyone from the eldest to youngest palettes. My only great was booking the taxi too early... More 

Thank Stuart M
Preston, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Went for the Imperial Banquet. Food was very nice, service was very good and atmosphere fine. No pressure to eat fast, like you'd get in some places, plenty of breaks allowing us to take our time with each dish. (3 hours it took us... Oops!)

Thank YellowSnapper
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Having read the mixed reviews I was a bit apprehensive going to Abacus with colleagues however I was pleasantly surprised so much so that we visited again the following week when up in Horwich for business. The Salt and Pepper squid and prawns were both very good. The Pork in pepper sauce was equally good. Only criticism I thought they... More 

Thank StuartG21
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Well we're do you start tasteless soup for starters un crispy duck deep fried spare ribs full off fat tasteless main meal would not visit again

Thank Tweedy372012
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

This place has been on our doorstep for quite a while now so we finally decided to give it a try. Chinese isn't usually our bag, but the menu looked very promising. The best thing about that is the actual menu in-house is even more varied. I don't know if this restaurant has a lift, but it's accessed via stairs... More 

Thank James H
Bolton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Great food and ambiance the duck is excellent as are ALL on the menu, the staff are very attentive and explain each course in turn. The seating has formal and secluded settings

Thank Gerry M
Chorley, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Took advantage of the early bird offer of 2 courses for £10.95. All had the crispy duck pancakes to start (additional supplement), different choices for the main course but all thoroughly enjoyed. My only criticism would be that the meals only come with boiled rice/egg fried rice - noodles/chips are another additional supplement.

Thank Audra W
Darwen, United Kingdom
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228 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Partner has been many times but me never. Friendly and efficient. Went for the £22 banquet. Just enough in each course. Were able to change one of the soups to hot and sour. Starters unusual and tasty. Duck course very moist. Maia not a massive portion but enough not to waste!! Toilets clean and neat. Definitely recommend!!

2 Thank t2cps

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 The Linkway | Middlebrook Retail Park, Horwich, Bolton BL6 6JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton  >  Horwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1204 698833

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