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Emperor Court

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Portland Street | Clifton, Bristol BS8 4JB, England
+44 117 923 8661
17:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

A real find. Friendly service. Chinese food to rival Aussie Chinese food which in my opinion is one of the best 'not in China' culinary experiences. Highly recommended. Often it's quite quiet so please help them to create a bit more atmosphere by heading there to eat mid week. Very likely I'll be there getting the excellent beef in pepper... More 

1 Thank Extropunk
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We had a takeaway menu from here and found the food very tasty, if a little pricey. Order was taken efficiently over the phone and collected 30 minutes later, without a hitch.

1 Thank Vardar
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Really impressed, the food was lovely and the portions so big you have to have a doggy bag! The staff are very friendly and the restaurant has a good vibe. Far too busy at weeks for takeaways and the menu is different to the one when you dine in. I highly recommend and will be visiting often!! Jayne (Bristol)

1 Thank JayneBenden
Bristol, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This restaurant has always been my special go to place for celebrations. I returned this week and it was disappointing. Despite book a table on line I arrived and was told that facility was not available now. The could of course have told me this when several telephone calls to confirm went unanswered. It is clear that the place is... More 

1 Thank JOHN I
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Go there now and again and rate it as the nicest Chinese in Bristol. The basement ads a bit of a difference and there is always one of the girls (owners) to give a great welcome as you arrive. Been there for many years and never fails to impress. Prove the point that if it ain`t broke ,don`t fix it!

1 Thank globaluser
Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

The "New Emperor Court" was a Clifton Favourite. Under new management and with a slight change of name the "Emperor Court" has raised the bar considerably. To understand why you have to have their Sweet and Sour Pork or Crispy Beef or Duck in Black Bean Sauce. The pork for example, isn't a tiny hard cube of pork surrounded by... More 

2 Thank DaveonTAdvisor
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Absolute superb quisine excellent service The best Chinese meal ever 10 out of 10 Every course faultless

1 Thank Carol H
Bristol, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is the very best that I have been too for food. Just the thought of it makes my mouth water! The scallops and the salt and chilli prawns are amazing. The lady who is the owner/manager is very friendly and so are the other staff that work there. Yummy big menu with lots and lots on offer and... More 

Thank naomi c
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The best Chinese food in Bristol by far. The staff are so helpful and lovely and the food is consistently good. Recommended.

1 Thank Salzam
Somerset, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

If you like Chinese food, this place is perfect. It offers a wide range of delicious Chinese food, which all taste amazing, and are reasonably priced. The staff are also very nice and helpful.

1 Thank Anna M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portland Street | Clifton, Bristol BS8 4JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 923 8661

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