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The Mandarin Chef

Winchester Road, Romsey SO51 9AL, England
+44 1794 512170
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (10 reviews)
“prawn dishes” (2 reviews)
“buffet menu” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Winchester Road, Romsey SO51 9AL, England
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1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

20 of us celebrated my sons 40th birthday last night excellent service excellent food staff very friendly we had 4 young children who they accommodated everyone's tastes have been there quite a few times but not for quite a while but always had a great...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We have used this restaurant for decades, we enjoy the food but were horrified to discover that the food hygiene rating is only a 2. We certainly won’t be returning until that improves.

Thank FlorryB
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Visited here as the reviews seem to be pretty good. There is an all you can eat option where you can pick what you want from a menu. The food was tasteless and boring. The crispy duck was not crispy at all it was soggy....More

1  Thank DevonAngel45
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We visited for a light supper on a Tuesday evening and were given a warm welcome. Our table by the window offered a good view of trees and a nearby church. A bowl of prawn crackers was immediately put on the table and we ordered...More

Thank BroLucius
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

I visited recently with my family. We had two children age four and eight with us. We opted for the buffet menu, the food was brought to the table in plentiful abundance. The food was all very nice and the staff very friendly. I would...More

Thank stupricer
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We had relatives over for the weekend. Wanted to book somewhere quickly. Luckily the Mandarin Chef could fit us in at short notice. Food and service excellent and our guests more than impressed by both. Always worth a visit

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We have been many times before and have always had good food and received a warm welcome from all the staff. We usually have the ala-carte menu food but decided to try the Sunday Evening Buffet, a good variety of food was on offer, the...More

Thank Olive R
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Great place to come for good food with a good atmosphere, good service and good value. We have been many times and have never been disappointed. The buffet menu is particularly good because it allows you to try a variety of different dishes and is...More

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We found the food to be 1st class, we had a table for 14 people for the Friday buffet and even though the restaurant was busy the food arrived hot and in good time. The staff we're very helpful and the manager eager to please....More

Thank kevinterry1961
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Although I couldn't fault the food the inside of this place is very dated and in need of an update. We were placed on a small table for two just outside the kitchen door which was right behind my husband with people rushing in and...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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17 September 2016|
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Response from M-Painter73 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry without going on website I don't know..
19 July 2016|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
Opening Hours Tuesday to Sunday 12 pm to 2 pm then 6 pm to 10:30 pm. Closed Monday's and bank holidays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Winchester Road, Romsey SO51 9AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Romsey
  • Phone Number: +44 1794 512170
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