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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” (22 reviews)
“sushi” (7 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 401 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time at this buffet, all food was hot and good flavours, all family enjoyed it including my 5 year old, will be returning in the future.

Thank Danielle C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went early today paid 13.99 to throw up two hours later, made me ill will not be returning. My friend was the same. ShockingMore

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

Hi There, thank you for your feedback and I'm sorry you have had a period of being unwell. It is extremely unlikely that this would be down to anything relating to THE Chinese Buffet as we have strict guidelines set by the FSA which we...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Been her many times before and the food has always been Okay, on this occasion the food was awful. Everything we tried had no flavour and the starters were greasy and bland

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

Thank you for your feedback and I'm really sorry to hear you didn't have a great experience with us, food quality is a top priority so I will be sure to pass your comments back to the team

Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Food always cooked well always hot always fresh staff are lovely Amazon place to eat with a wide verity of food

Thank Laurenjean1997
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

We're so glad you really enjoy dining with us and are impressed with our food and service! Thank you for your lovely review

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Entered buffet 1hr30 minutes prior to price change (from £8.99 lunch to £15.99 evening price change) had soup and prawn crackers to start. Went to main buffet to be greeted by empty pans, there was no food left. Asked when this would be replenished and...More

1  Thank antHul1976
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Just had lunch here, very disappointing. the food was awful, very little choice and what was there looked and tasted like it had been there for a few days, let alone hours. It was very bland compared to other Chinese buffet we had, at different...More

Thank Elaine H
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thank you for your feedback and I'm sorry to hear you didn't enjoy dining with us for lunch recently, we pride ourselves on offering a great range of dishes to suit all tastes so we're sorry you feel you didn't experience this. I have passed...More

Reviewed 18 January 2018

I felt the establishment was nice and the fact you can go back as many times as you want, but I felt that at times I felt I had to rush as they came back for the plate way to early, the custard was to...More

Thank Maria P
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thank you for your feedback and I'm sorry you felt rushed during your visit, I would like to assure you that we wouldn't have meant to come across as rushing you in any way. I have passed your comments back to our manager to address...More

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to this establishment a few times in the past but I visited recently for my uncles 60th as it’s a place he hadn’t been before. We arrived during the lunch service. We dined during the week so the price was a little cheaper....More

1  Thank rydelrey
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you for your feedback and we're so glad you enjoyed dining with us for your uncles birthday recently and felt there was lots of dishes to choose from. We're so glad you enjoyed the dishes you did try! We hope to welcome you again...More

Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

It woz ish . That's about all, they rush you aswel . You only have an hr to eat your food . Which isn't longMore

Thank Cath B
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you for your feedback and I'm sorry to hear you didn't have a great experience with us. I would like to assure you that we have a policy of 1 hr 30 for dining, however if you visited close to our changeover period from...More

Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Great choice of food very nice staff and great surroundings. Would recommend this place for a great all ya can eat buffet.

Thank Ian B
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments and we're so glad you had a great time with us for a birthday celebration! We hope to welcome you again soon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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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