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Lucky star Chinese restaurant

101 Trafalgar Street, Brighton BN1 4ER, England
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible22%
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“hotpot” (5 reviews)
“dumplings” (5 reviews)
“hot pot” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
101 Trafalgar Street, Brighton BN1 4ER, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had take away form here - looked promising at collection as restaurant packed out. Took 35 minutes to produce food - again I took this as encouragement that it might be fresh cooked.... The sweet and sour chicken was like boot leather. The curry tasteless....More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 4 November 2017

I came for lunch with a friend and it was all delicious. Green beans with bean curd and chili was a favourite. The people are so friendly and welcoming . The portions were really generous and great value for money. Loads of vegetarian options. I'm...More

Thank Nel J
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We were staying in an apartment nearby and were not disappointed. Ordered crispy duck and pork dish. Delivered on time and food was very tasty. Would try eating in next time visiting Brighton.

Thank oxfordtraveller1
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We went into this place after we went to the excellent Indian opposite.It looks like a typical Chinese but the food is authentic (we spend months of the year in China) and we are dumpling fans, but not the boring dim sum kind, so this...More

Thank Tycho L
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I used to come here a lot, back when they offered both a lunch and an evening buffet set up. Now they do a set menu alongside their regular menu,so I thought I'd revisit. The A board outside advertised an "express menu" of two courses...More

Thank Georgy R
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

What an absolute gem. The lunchtime specials are fantastic. Really authentic and incredible value. Beef brisket with pickled vegetables and chilli was fantastic. Exactly the right balance of heat and sourness and the brisket was perfect with just the right amount of fat. Service is...More

1  Thank BakerWill
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Honestly, this restaurant can be the top 3 tasty Chinese restaurants for Real Chinese food! If you really wanna try some Chinese food in the right way, here might be your good choice. Also recommend their hot pot buffet, delicious homemade sauce, homemade fish ball...More

Thank Yihui C
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

The lunchtime special is always good and the menu is very extensive. This place is always full of Chinese. You can be sure they know where is best to eat. I also love the atmosphere generated by people a long way from home meeting up...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Been to this place number of times and always consistent food. Tastes good but it's very cold in winters as heating is never turned on unless strongly asked. If you really want to enjoy the food in winter I would suggest taking ur thick coat.

Thank Abhi S
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Usually 75% of the customers are Chinese always a good sign. I ususally go for the eat all you want option which is cooked for you. good way of experimenting with things you may not have tried.

Thank Steve B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Trafalgar Street, Brighton BN1 4ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
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