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14 Beach Road | Carlyon Bay, St Austell PL25 3PH, England
01726-81-41-11
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South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the price of £15 for all you can eat buffet menu but don't expect fine Chinese food for that price,garlic king prawns in butter wasn't what it was meant to be ! Unless you are expecting the same prawns as the salt and pepper ones ( deep fried in bread crumbs ) or what ever it's coated in but... More 

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was great the service was great we ordered it and in ten minutes it had arrived. Great mixed starter.

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United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here on a Wednesday evening. Pleasantly surprised to see that the restaurant was busy. Was attended by a couple of lovely waiters, food was fresh and plentiful, would definitely return. Excellent value for money.

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I have visited the restaurant a number of times and always felt it was pretty good! I would recommend the aromatic ducks

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Truro, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We live locally to this Chinese restaurant so visit fairly regularly. With the exception of Saturday night which is a la carte, all other nights offer a fresh order buffet, currently £15.95 for adults. There is a wide choice from the buffet menu which you can order from as many times as you like and it's cooked and presented freshly... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We had Chinese last night for our New Year's Eve celebrations, and we're very disappointed! We ordered 2 kitchen specials which had next to no meat in and no sauce. The chips were extremely dry, you could hardly swallow. Thank goodness for the cans of cola, which were about the only decent thing about the meal. After phoning to make... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We went on a sunday eat all you like. The food was nice and hot, tasty . But almost felt as if we were putting the waiters out by asking for more food and drinks. People coming in and out the restaurant for takeway wasnt ideal but overall seems ok . Look after the customers and they will return its... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

having eaten Chinese takeaway food for the past 30 years from all over the UK on my travels having some good some bad the food I was served here was by far and wide the worst I have ever encountered and not even fit to eat. Suffice to say My king prawn balls were so small and rock hard I... More 

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CORNWALL
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

chiller full of wine next to our table but served warm white then had to ask for ice bucket food acceptable but i am being harsh as i was brought up on indian and chinese food long before these celebrity chefs thought about fusion

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Liskeard, United Kingdom
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172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Came here last night for a friend's birthday meal and as it was the first time of visiting here, I was pleasantly surprised as I had read some of the reviews which were negative. The food was very good and tasty and plenty of it. Also the service was excellent and very attentative. Will return when in the area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Beach Road | Carlyon Bay, St Austell PL25 3PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell
  • Phone Number: 01726-81-41-11
Description
http://www.chineserestaurantinstaustell.co.uk/By far the best and tastiest Chinese food in the town and should be represented

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?