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1331 Matlock Road | Ambergate, Belper DE56 2JD, England
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Matlock, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Found the food very disappointing and not the flavours that I was expecting. Staff were friendly and the takeaway was ready on time.

Thank Joel1872
Belper, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

A sterile atmosphere, we had to find a waitress to ask if we could have a table on a quiet night. The food was poor, wholesale produced IMHO, and not very nice. I like chinese food, but not here. very poor

1 Thank starmandave1959
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

We only go here for the all you csn eat buffet as it's too overpriced otherwise. The food is great fresh hot and very quick. No complaints we go here often keep it up. Just make it cheaper and go to the casinos less ey!

Thank Mike P
Belper, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2015

This is now the Oriental Palace and what a transformation from the old place. The new management have done wonders and have eradicated the terrible reputation of the previous establishment.

3 Thank brian_elaine_bowman
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

We came here with friends and had the selection menu! The place was DEAD! And the staff quite rude but the food was ok! Probably better when it was a little chef!

Thank Colpol55
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2014

this place has just changed its name and owner its not all u can eat because if you dont eat your food you cant have no more also if you dont like what you order you cant have any more she is verry rude and will arguer with you

4 Thank lawrenceMI
Matlock, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2013

Okish food had better in Belper. Beware you have to have finished your meal to get the discount it states between 5.30 and 7.30. We arrived at 6.40 and when we came to pay no discount you have to have finished by 7.30!!!! The lady not easy to understand and not we found very "user friendly" Dont think we will... More 

3 Thank local10123
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187 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2013 via mobile

No, it isn't Michelin star but it was good food at great value. Truly you could order anything on the menu on a Su day evening for £13.99 each. Four of us had mixed starteres which were delicious then we chose chicken, prawn, duck and beef dishes with rice and chow mein and all were piping hot and delicious. We... More 

Thank LovelyDevon
Derby, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2013

We have been to this restaurant numerous times and have never had a bad meal. All you can eat at a reasonable price. All food freshly cooked as you order and waitress service to your table. Food is always piping hot and delicious. Highly recommended

Thank Gill B
Derby, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2013 via mobile

Memoryofchina is a typical chinese buffet style restaurant and let's be honest for £11.00 a head what do people expect.the drinks were not over priced unlike some places the food wasn't to salty again like some restaurants to make you. Drink more. There were not many people in but it was on a Monday so I didn't expect it to... More 

Thank Desciple0

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
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Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: 1331 Matlock Road | Ambergate, Belper DE56 2JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Belper
Sometimes listed as Belper

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