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The Chinatown Buffet

High Street, Elgin, Scotland
+44 1343 552332
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (3 reviews)
“spring rolls” (2 reviews)
“soups” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
High Street, Elgin, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We normally get delivery it always arrives fast hot and is really good this time we went in to the restaurant for a family meal the service was really good and professional the food was excellent we had buffet that's good value this really is...More

Thank Mouseburger
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The food was beyond disappointing. And so was the restaurant (plastic table cloths?). Where to start? The crispy pancake roll had been defrosted on the wrong temperature in the microwave (burned a hole in it) and was fried in oil that wasn't hot enough and...More

2  Thank irene p
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Lived in Elgin for many years and cannot believe we have never tried this chinese before. Heard great reviews from friends so decided to go on a Friday at 6pm. Very pleasantly surprised. It doesnt look much from the outside but the restaurant at the...More

Thank Tracey W
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Been thinking of trying this place for quite a long time but never got round to it. Well at long last I gave it a try. The buffet option is excellent value. It's not your usual buffet set up but rather a menu of various...More

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 8 June 2017

First visit tonight,but will definitely be back,food was lovely and freshly cooked,we had the buffet menu,we went in hungry and came out stuffed! Very pleasant atmosphere and the staff were attentive and friendly,well worth the money.

Thank Sandra F
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Delivering to the depths of Alves, a great meal, Succulent Lemon Chicken, Delicious spring rolls, Yummy Chicken Soup. thanks. Restored my partners faith in Chinese Food.

Thank pr0metheu5
Reviewed 21 February 2017

went to Chinatown with partner his daughter and her partner on fri 17th feb for the buffet, from the moment we entered we were made to feel welcome by the fab friendly waitress Eleen we all went for the full selection of starter that can...More

Thank 51deb26
Reviewed 22 January 2017

At the table the waitress explained the concept. You can order as many starters as you want two of each will arrive. Then order again if you want. a second course of soup and crispy duck were on this. A long list of main courses...More

1  Thank Ian F
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely family meal at the China Town Buffet. Very good value for money. Staff excellent. Very friendly and efficient. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Hazel B
Reviewed 2 January 2017

So looking forward to eating today as a welcome relief from all the Xmas and New Year cooking I'd done. Friends had warned me that it wasn't good and this worried me but dear husband read the Trip Advisor reviews and said they were favourable....More

2  Thank WeeblondeElgin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Elgin, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Elgin
  • Phone Number: +44 1343 552332
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