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Moonflower Restaurant

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Church View, Porthleven, Helston, England
+44 1326 562973
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't go there 27quid wasted just to throw it all out .poor quaility meat and chicken greasy over cooked was like eating a pound of lard worst I've ever tasted and that's no joke try at ur pearl but have sick bag ready

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1 Thank Alexander W
Barton-le-Clay, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

As a regular visitor to Porthleven I think I have a good idea of where to eat & where not to. I have read reports regarding Moonflower & working on the theory that every one is entitled to their own opinion, fine. I must have had at least 6 take aways from here in the past 4 years & have... More 

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Thank Barry R
Troon, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We went for a celebration meal. Starter crispy duck was like nothing I had tasted before. Do better myself at home. Main dishes tasted mostly of salt. Would never think of going back. I feel sick when I now pass the restaurant. No sign of anything Chinese about this place. A bit of a joke really.

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1 Thank Martina N
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Our family have Chinese once or twice aweek so we are very critical when it comes to this type of takeout. They deliver which is really good but that is really all I can say it was not the best very dry and below standard im sorry to say.

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1 Thank Sarah74Jane
Truro, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Came into the restaurant and had one of the best meals ever. Surprised why there are any bad reviews. Food was cheap for the portion size and tasted great. Would highly recommend anyone to go there. I personally loved the garlic chips and also the black bean sauce. Staff were friendly and attentive.

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Thank foodlover883
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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363 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We come here every time we visit Porthleven. This time we had the king prawn curry, chicken chow mein, and the crispy shredded beef. All cooked well and tasted great. The only downside was the girls on the counter were more interested in checking their Facebook profiles than serving, and there was a lot of shouting coming from the back... More 

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Thank Chris T
Banbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Spent nearly £100 on food for a takeaway for a group of us and it was very late, then dreadful food. Terrible attitude of the staff and very very disappointing. Plenty of lovely places to eat in the area, go to one of those instead.

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3 Thank emmaup123
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Had a takeaway last night for 8 people. Food was bland and disappointing. Unfortunately they have a monopoly because not many Chinese or Indian takeaways in porthleven but we won't be going again

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1 Thank mark68east
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Tasty good value Chinese food. Good fast service and decent portions. Recommend the Kung Bo chicken.

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Thank Mark J
Kent
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Another trip to Moonflower after visiting several times over the last few years during holidays to Porthleven. We talk at home about Moonflowers salt and chilli ribs so were really looking forward to them. Sadly they aren't quite what they used to be, in that you can eat them without them melting the insides of your mouth - which sadly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Fast food
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church View, Porthleven, Helston, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  Porthleven
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 562973
Description
Wanted to make a review as this really was a bad restaurant and their food was unedible.

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