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Bird's Nest Tavistock

4 Barley Market Street, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 0JF, England
+44 1822 610611
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“prawn toast” (4 reviews)
“tofu” (3 reviews)
“duck” (5 reviews)
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All hours
Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Barley Market Street, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 0JF, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This lovely little restaurant is just down the road from where my Dad lives, and tonight was the first time we have visited (but it won't be the last). What a delight. From a limited wine list, there were a couple of reds by the...More

Thank Julia H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We often visit Birds Nest and find it the best Chinese around. They have a brilliant menu and I always struggle to decide what to have as I want to try it all! I would absolutely recommend the chicken satay skewers as a starter, they...More

Thank Katie J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this resturant recently. Very helpful waiter who accommodated my husbands diet with the chef. All staff were very welcoming. Food was really nice well presented and reasonably priced. My only negative comment a couple came into the resturant for a meal and they had...More

Thank talbotnicola
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a really tasty meal here recently. Very varied menu and the portions were generous. The starter of mixed hors d'heuvres was well worthwhile and the mains chosen by each of us very satisfying. The staff were very efficient and capable. We were the...More

Thank Peterwba
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good welcome, very good service food very good but a little overpriced in my opinion I had 2 children with me and I didn't feel they were catered for. However I would return but without the children!

Thank OscarVictor69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place was empty on arrival(5:30pm on a Wednesday in half term week, so not a suprise) friendly and relaxing environment with hot, fresh and delicious food. My Dad and I had the mixed starters to share and the shredded chilli beef, Singapore noodles and...More

Thank BigPhatTom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on Saturday night 4 adults. Haven't eaten here for a while and have to say it has greatly improved. We chose the set menu and changed an item which was not a problem and we all really enjoyed everything we had. Good...More

Thank SandyB1722
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Eat in and take away, quality probably best in area. Large choice always hot and very well cooked. Service and ambience are excellent, as is speed of service.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We thought we we would give the takeaway a second chance,mwah we hadn't. Food is ok, but service is awful. Last time we ordered we were told 20 minutes (they always say that), went to collect the order (just for 3 persons), and had to...More

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely disgusted with the chips as they were obviously warmed up from the previous day. The food was also Luke warm. Would not rate them.

Thank Michelle T
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JJ'S review is from one of the other Chinese Restaurants in Tavistock?
7 April 2015|
Response from DiDeDi59 | Reviewed this property |
We have eaten here a couple of times and found it disappointing, friend's love to eat here, maybe we were unlucky on the occasions we ate there, "twice bitten" we haven't gone back
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$65
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Barley Market Street, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 0JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Tavistock
  • Phone Number: +44 1822 610611
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We do NOT use MSG in any of our dishes,we serve Vegetarian dish as well as other delicious CHINESE Thai Malaysian dishes!We only use local meat,vegetables and seafood etc.
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