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The New Water Margin

72-74 Burton Road, Derby DE1 1TG, England
+44 1332 364754
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“dim sum” (26 reviews)
“prawn toast” (5 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
72-74 Burton Road, Derby DE1 1TG, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant had become a regular for us. The food comes quick with the main courses freshly cooked and they have an all you can eat option that satisfies two teenage boys.

Thank sooks5096
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Went out for dinner with my mum & sister , inside looked very oriental it was beautiful so my expectations were high. The waitress was nice slightly shy but she done her job well . We chose all you can eat and all our starters...More

Thank daniielle1992
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Disappointed with quality of dimsum. Turnip cake was deep fried - why? Just made it very greasy. HoFun with beef was fine; siew mai was of a generous size but just a little gristly (pork could perhaps do with being minced finer) but otherwise was...More

Thank ILGF
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Went here on Easter Monday for a meal with my wife and friends. We chose the all you can eat menu. They bring the food out to order and you pay a fixed price. The service was great, friendly waiters and had a laugh. The...More

Thank CHRIS m
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We went for a family meal 3 adults, 1 child on 30/3/2018 Good Friday. The weather was awful dark and bad rain. Our daughter came from another area and got lost. The staff at this restaurant could not have been more helpful, talking her in...More

Thank Burt0n2013
Peter C, Manager at The New Water Margin, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Very thankful for your positive comments. It is our great pleasure to serve every customers whole-heartedly, and very much love to see their happy faces when they leave the restaurant. Kind regards, Peter

Reviewed 18 March 2018

Early visit on a cold, windy, snowy Saturday evening. Lovely welcome and good food at reasonable cost.

Thank Howard B
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We booked here for Mother’s Day , on arrival we were told there would be a bit of a wait. However after an hour nobody had asked us if we would like a drink and we’d only had soup at this point. We did feel...More

Thank madison46
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Food was enjoyable with a good choice, Drinks quite expensive. We were seated in a side room, so no atmosphere, we appeared to be sat in the Kareoke room where the equipment was stacked. Staff were mostly pleasant and helpful.

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great visit service was great really friendly and funny. Food was good and plenty of it. Great price. Would recommend to everyone

Thank Tracy G
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Ive been here loads of times, mainly with varying different sized groups of us on work get togethers as they cater well for large groups on big round tables that have one of those spinning things with the food on in the centre of the...More

Thank tanyaa825
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$54
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72-74 Burton Road, Derby DE1 1TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 364754
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The Winner of the Oriental restaurant of the year - Derby food & drinks awards 2011. Our restaurant stands closely to Derby City Centre, and is offering authentic Cantonese & Peking Cuisine in luxurious surroundings and a pleasant atmosphere. We serve traditional "Dim Sum" during normal lunch hours. Our function room equipped with Karaoke facilities is free to hire (minimum spending - £200) for your special occasions. Special banquet meals can be arranged for your special needs. Please ask for details.
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