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China Essence

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2 Scotland Road, Carnforth, England
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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at Pinelakes just outside Carnforth and phoned in for a rather large takeaway as there were 10 off us. The takeaway was ready when we called to pick up, well priced and was plenty warm when we got back to resort. Could not fault the quality of the food which were good size portions and everyone was... More 

Thank Brian R
Warton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Under new management the food is ace, and can rival some other more expensive places in the area, well worth the take away,

Thank Tracy B
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It seems if you order by phone or n person the wait time is "40 minutes" which amused us whilst we waited for our food. We wasn't disappointed though it was really lovely.

Thank Samantha F
Carnforth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We regularly visit China Essence for a take out, the food is consistently good and the owners are very friendly and efficient.

Thank Simon K
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

About once every two weeks I order from here and I've never had an issue with the food. We always get fantastic service and the food is excellent. I normally get lemon chicken and some kind of rice or noodle dish. The food always tastes fresh and is full of flavour. They have a restaurant on site which I keep... More 

Thank Robyn P
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Really enjoyed the take away tonight hot and sour soup excellent followed by beef and mushroom . Nice welcome will use again thanks

Thank clivewmorgan
Kendal, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We get a takeaway here every week and have never been disappointed. Very friendly and the food is good.. on the main A6 road parking nearby at Booths or Aldi

Thank janeC346
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Good food at this busy takeaway/restaurant. Ordered a takeaway on a Saturday night and it was majorly busy which is usually a good indication as to whether it is good or not. Can recommend the salt and pepper king prawns which were excellent as was the Szechuan. Rice was a wee bit dry otherwise would have given 5 stars. Wait... More 

Thank Graeme S
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Just visiting carnforth so was unsure about where to go for a decent chinese meal. Ordered a chicken satay and it was really nice had a bit of a kick to it. The spring rolls were ok and the chilli sauce you get with it was hardly worth it there was so little of it, that would be my only... More 

Thank Pamela K
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We were welcomed to our table by a lovely friendly lady . We had the special for two. The chicken and sweetcorn soup was delicious and plentifull. The Oriental starters fab and the sweet and sour chicken and prawn curry lovely.. A truly enjoyable meal and excellent service . We would highly recommend this restaurant. Phil and Lesley

Thank Lesley-Phil

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Scotland Road, Carnforth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Carnforth
Amazing chinese take away, I'd love to add a review.

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