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The Chinese Buffet

63 Standishgate, Wigan WN1 1UP, England
+44 1942 820277
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“pancakes” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
63 Standishgate, Wigan WN1 1UP, England
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1 - 10 of 387 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited here with my partner and 7 year old for my birthday as its the only time of year I can drag my partner along on account of him not being a Chinese fan. It was definitely worth the wait, all the food was piping...More

Thank Rachel G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To anyone wishing to visit: beware! The food is so good and the choice so great, that you'll be struggling to walk out! I'm not a greedy person, and I prefer buffets because I can choose and then reject various foods, as opposed to only...More

Thank MarySTudor
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review and we're so glad you enjoy all the dishes you try, we know what it's like to overeat! I will pass all of your comments back and we look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent location in Wigan town centre. Plenty of choice foodwise with professional presentation, lovely decor inside the building and welcoming and very friendly staff. A great atmosphere and good for milestone birthday parties (i.e. 18th, 21st etc)! All-you-can-eat buffet is great value for money. Highly...More

Thank Josh L
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your lovely comments and we're so glad you enjoy dining with us and feel there's plenty of dishes to choose from! We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is the second time we have been to this restaurant. The customer service is second to none and the food is excellent especially the teppanyaki noodle bar where you can construct your own dishes and have them cooked there and then by the chef....More

Thank TheFoldGuestHouse
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so glad you really enjoyed your second visit with us recently and found the dishes to be of excellent quality, food quality is a top priority for us. Thank you so much for your lovely comments and we hope to welcome you again soon

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I love the 1 in st Helens so as this is nearer to me I wanted to go but it wasn't any were near as good. So would not be returning. It tasted good but the variety was not as good and a lot of...More

Thank Lynsey W
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback and I'm sorry you didn't feel you enjoyed this visit as much as our St Helen's branch, we're glad you enjoyed the dishes you tried

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

It smelt delicious.. It all looked very inviting, hot and fresh, but even the veg had Gluten in it in the sauce they put on it. I was really looking forward to the meal with my mum and sister, so this was very frustrating!

1  Thank Carla H
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback and I'm sorry you didn't find any dishes suitable, the best thing would be to speak to the team before your visit as our menu changes quite regularly due to local availability.

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Little bit on the expensive side however foods always hot fresh and tastes amazing cocktails are good and the place is always clean.

Thank Laurenjean1997
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback and we're glad you enjoyed dining with us ! We hope to welcome you again soon

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

First time to Chinese buffet wigan. We was greated by Jenny and shown to our seats anf had a chat she was lovely . Food was beautiful the trays was being filled up regular so nothing was run down. We asked for more drinks and...More

Thank Nicola W
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback and we're so glad you enjoyed your first visit with us and enjoyed all of the dishes you tried. We hope to welcome you again!

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I would like to take a second to share my absolute anger at the Wigan chain of your restaurant's, my mum came to dine there on Sunday 2nd of July, on arrival she told the staff that she had just undergone major gastric surgery and...More

3  Thank Beki E
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Very good selection of food, staff were very helpful. Lovely deserts including ice cream and chocolate fountain. Only downside was some of the meat was a bit dry but I don't think you can avoid this with a buffet.

Thank BarbaraSWigan
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you very much for your comments and we're glad you enjoyed dining with us, we will pass your comments back to the team but we do hope you will join us again

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I've never booked a table. They normally fit you in
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Hi there we are really child friendly and welcome children of all ages
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Standishgate, Wigan WN1 1UP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Wigan
  • Phone Number: +44 1942 820277
Description
The Chinese Buffet is a dynamic and exciting, modern Chinese restaurant. Launched initially as a single restaurant in Bolton the concept has grown in size and stature into an emerging brand with nationwide aspirations. Peter Wu, Paolo Hu and David Hu created The Chinese Buffet with the clear aim of providing a new style of buffet restaurant, high quality food at low cost to customers. They created an eclectic blend of Chinese food using only the finest and freshest ingredients, prepared and presented to the highest of standards. THE Chinese Buffet believes all their customers should receive the care, attention and quality they would expect from the finest of a la carte restaurant. THE Chinese Buffet has exciting and ambitious expansion plans with more than 18 new restaurants planned to open across the North West within the next five years with a national franchise in place by 2016.
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