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The Chinese Buffet - Wigan

63 Standishgate, Wigan WN1 1UP, England
+44 1942 820277
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
63 Standishgate, Wigan WN1 1UP, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Situated at the bottom of Standish Gate, parking is relatively easy. The restaurant itself is located on the basement floor, so it is easily mistaken for un-open for business, if you are not from Wigan. The menu is varied, offering a wide variety of Chinese...More

Thank Anthony M
Lisa H, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet - Wigan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your comments. Food quality is important to us so I have passed your comments over to the management team.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good hot food, reasonably priced. The staff are friendly and helpful with food and nut allergies. As long as you are not expecting a gastronomic flight for £13 you won't be disappointed. There is something for everyone here.

Thank isparr
Lisa H, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet - Wigan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review and we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed didning with us. We hope to welcome you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well decorated this is a pleasant restaurant with delicious food, cooked fresh and kept well stocked. There is a good variety of dishes served piping hot and you can go back as many times as you want. The desserts aren't that great but there is...More

Thank N H
Lisa H, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet - Wigan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your comments - glad you enjoyed your meal with us

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

£46 2 adults, 2 large cokes, 1 amaretto & coke, 1 JD and coke. Im sure it was £15.99 per person, so £14 for those 4 drinks, the amaretto wasnt even branded and was awful, both shorts served with a ‘dash’ of coke too so...More

Thank S86j
Lisa H, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet - Wigan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback and I'm sorry to hear you didn't feel you enjoyed dining with us. We pride ourselves on the quality of our dishes so we're sorry that you didn't feel this was the case during your visit. I will pass your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought we would try here again after eating at the Bolton branch and loving the experience there. Unfortunately not the same at all very disappointing. 1. Staff very rude, not at all welcoming 2 . Not a lot of choice 3. Food very bland...More

Thank Andrew T
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet - Wigan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback and I'm sorry you didn't feel you had a great experience with us. We pride ourselves in the quality of our dishes, however I would like to assure you that all of our dishes are within the FSA guidelines and...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Went here 12th August 2018 for my nephews 18th birthday the food was terriable extreamly dry had no taste what so ever and very bland extreamly disappointed as it’s gone really down hill since the last time I went thereMore

Thank rigger23
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet - Wigan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback and I'm sorry to hear you didn't feel you had a great experience with us recently. Food quality is a top priority for us so we're sorry you didn't feel you experienced this during your visit. I will pass all...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Had a 3 day break to Wigan love Chinese food for last 45+ years food was fresh and excellent choice and staff very courteous and efficient ate here 2 nights will visit Wigan again just to eat here again

Thank T j V
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet - Wigan, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed dining with us recently and felt there was an excellent choice of dishes! Thank you very much for your lovely comments and we hope to welcome you again soon

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Only ever been off peak I think there is more options at peak times but the staff are always nice to the children and the food is nice

Thank Hannah S
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet - Wigan, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you so much for your review and we're so glad you enjoy dining with us, our evening buffet offers a larger selection of dishes, as well as our teppanyaki section and chocolate fountain! We hope to welcome you again soon

Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Been to the blackpool branch many times. Thought we would try this and was not dissapointed ..helpful staff .big choice of food well cooked and spotless on hygiene. .well done management and staff.

Thank Stuart B
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet - Wigan, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely comments and we're so glad you enjoyed dining with us in Wigan and found the food and service to be great! We hope to welcome you again soon

Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

I visited here a few years ago now, with some friends and the journey was well worth it, the food was delicious and the restaurant was open and welcoming!

1  Thank Marishious
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet - Wigan, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

We're so glad you and your friends enjoyed dining with us recently and enjoyed all of the dishes you tried! Thank you for your lovely comments

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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 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 4:45 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 4:45 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 4:45 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 4:45 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 4:45 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:45 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 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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