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Unit 14/FESTIVAL Festival Way Festival Leisure Park, Basildon SS14 3WB, England
+44 1268 527880
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Essex, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Typical Chinese buffet nothing really special worth going of a lunchtime but overpriced for the evening which can be said of so many of these type of restaurants. The food is ok they are sometimes a bit slow at replenishing the food. Staff are polite but do try to push the drinks

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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have visited Aroma many times and it has maintained its high standard. It serves many dishes and variety of lovely desserts. Staff is very welcoming and service is good.

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Thank Geethika B
Essex
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Having found myself with a bit a craving for a selection of Chinese dishes for lunch, I opted to go to Aroma as my usual place is closed for refurbishment. Going solo isn't always a great experience so I was pleasantly surprised to see a sign in the Window for a lunch box to take away. This is not advertised... More 

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Thank BB3LL
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and clean food was very nice. Loved the afters. Only thing had to do wait a while to be seated.

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Thank Leah C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here twice, the food is amazing and can't get enough of it! The only thing I would say is the plates aren't big enough and the seating leaves something to be desired, especially at the back of the restaurant. Absolutely love the food though!

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Thank Tiffany M
Essex, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first time visiting Aroma this evening and it was great. I am a fussy eater so prefer buffets as it's easier for me to pick what I want, and there was a great selection. - good selection of food - all super hot and changed constantly so very fresh - great value even on a Saturday night - staff... More 

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essex
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50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good selection of food for evening buffet. Choices of salmon, mussels, prawns, squid, chicken and beef. Teppanyaki was good. Not a lover of their small dessert cakes as taste very artificial but they have good choice of fruit, hot desserts such as Apple crumble and custard or chocolate fountain with mixed sweets.

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Thank k1mmie
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73 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

1st we get sat down then we ordered 2 drinks then went to look at the food. To find only 1 vegetarian option with any food in (egg fried rice) so we went up and explained that the was nothing vegetarian and we was leaving we got a mouth full of abuse cos they said we had to pay for... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Aroma for dinner, impressed with the service, we were seated really quickly. Loads of buffet food to choose from, staff seemed friendly too. Would definitely come back. Highly recommend.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
London
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a busy restaurant and what a selection! We love the pick-your-own tepanyaki bar where you can literally choose your own meat, seafood, middle and vegetables and get the chef to cook it for you while you wait. You can request for chilli oil, garlic and soy sauce too. It's a place wherr people with different taste in food &... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 14/FESTIVAL Festival Way Festival Leisure Park, Basildon SS14 3WB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Basildon
  • Phone Number: +44 1268 527880

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