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The Dragon Pearl Chinese Restaurant - Frome

18 Palmer Street, Frome BA11 1DS, England
+44 1373 455787
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“prawn toast” (4 reviews)
“crispy duck” (3 reviews)
“buffet menu” (13 reviews)
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Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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18 Palmer Street, Frome BA11 1DS, England
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Superb Chinese, lovely atmosphere. Really yummy food and didn’t make you feel really tired and heavy like some Chinese does. I would highly recommend the hot and sour soup. Was delish!

Thank Britgirl90
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Brilliant... this place and the staff are absolutely brilliant, whether you have a takeaway or attend the restaurant this place has it all. Consistency of good food, including when it is delivered as well (most places the temperature drops off quickly). I haven't found a...More

Thank j0njames1
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Came here not that long ago for dinner, first time visit and it was amazing. Food was amazing and the staff were polite and had a great conversation. I shall be returning soon.

Thank chaoxsy
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere of a restaurant made me feel nice and special, We have been served by lovely people, And the food, food was delicious ;)

Thank Kadilardo
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Eat as much as you like off the menu Absolutely lovely- as cooked to order so you know it’s not been under a heater for hours Slightly priced higher than what you would normally pay at a buffet at £18.99 per head Believe a slight...More

Thank Hezera
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

A average take away- some of the dishes are quite watery. Crispy chilli beef had a lot of watery sauce. Have to say once the vegetables had been taken out of the meal there was not much beef! Love a plain chow mein but would...More

Thank Jameset
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

For Frome, this place used to be acceptable-OK’ish. The ‘a la carte buffet’ now costs a whopping £21.95 per person, a hike of around 15% on the cost last time we went (3 months ago). The quality of the offerings has reduced considerably - the...More

1  Thank Zantino
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Having decided to relocate our home from Devon to Frome, on a visit to tie up the house purchase, we thought it a good idea to try one of the restaurant offerings. Attempting to book the preferred Thai restaurant on Saturday morning failed to find...More

Thank PCMor
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

On a Short stay in Frome we went to this resturant as a walk in. Very polite staff found us a table straight away. Excellent menu, our order was processed very quickly and food was of a very good standard hot and delicious. If we...More

Thank Devonsparky
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

I’ve visited Dragon Pearl many times over the years and must say the food has always been fantastic and very authentic! The buffet is also a great way to do things as you can try loads of new dishes and flavours. The waiters/waitresses are also...More

Thank Jake B
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Questions & Answers
26 August 2018|
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Response from mary455787 | Property representative |
Hi, yes you order from the Buffet order sheet and then the foods will be freshly cook in a smaller portions so you can try different dishes . Please can you give me your email address so I can forward the Buffet menu to you... More
Ashley S
6 January 2018|
Response from mary455787 | Property representative |
Hi, our buffet run from Sunday-Thursday. We are closed on Monday. Many thanks
Nikki W
17 September 2017|
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Response from mary455787 | Property representative |
Hi. Our buffet is freshly cooked to order so you don't have food that have been sitting around since opening time. You just choose from an ordering sheet and the food will be brought to your table. Although it is a eat as... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Palmer Street, Frome BA11 1DS, England (Formerly Dragon Pearl)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Frome
  • Phone Number: +44 1373 455787
We offer to our dining guests an opportunity to experience the finest cuisine from the provinces of Canton,Szechuan and Beijing. And we offer A La Carte Buffet on the weekdays from Sunday-Thursday (sorry closed on Monday ). Also we do a Take Away and Delivery service too.
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