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The Chinese Buffet - St Helens

Savoy Buildings Bridge Street, St Helens WA10 1NU, England
+44 1744 610002
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (22 reviews)
“noodles” (13 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Savoy Buildings Bridge Street, St Helens WA10 1NU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely food . Made fresh soup with whatever you want in it. Fresh food coming out all the time you would not in hungry here

Thank danny406
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always visit here every year for my little brothers birthday he loves it and we love it best Chinese around. Only fault is after 5pm the waiting time is ridiculous even when tables have been booked!!

Thank kelsxo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is laid out well with a big selection of starters, mains and desserts. The husband was impressed with the meat/ribs saying they weren't fatty or greasy which is something most buffets fall foul of according to him. I've never been to a Chinese...More

Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Good selection of food, spent a while browsing and eating small amounts just to taste as much as possible. Staff very helpful and friendly. Will revisit

Thank Frankenstein3726
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hospitality was indeed exceptional, however the food was underwhelming overpriced and I was lied to......the duck was in fact turkey but it was listed as 'aromatic duck' for £8.99 I expect REAL DUCK!!!!!! In addition the blackbean and peppercorn sauce was over peppered and...More

Thank Madeline L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was ok, good selection food, Tapanyaki bar is recommended. Well done to the chef working on that section. I think cleanliness let it down. The floor near the food was really slippy with the grease off the food and I was scared of slipping....More

Thank JSL81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here many times all for chow mein cooked by Dee. It's the best chow mein I've had. She also has great customer service love having a laugh and joke with her whilst waiting. I have steak every time as they give u a proper...More

Thank Louise_ryder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing hospitality from the chow mein chef Dee. Her food is gorgeous, the best I have ever tasted. The best thing is that you can personalise your meal to your preferences and favourite flavours. Been here a few times now and the times I have...More

Thank Laurabain11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here many times and it never disappoints. From the moment I walked through the door I knew my tastebuds were in for a treat. I prepared my mouth for an amazing explosion of food with a wide variety from chicken and noodles to chocolate...More

1  Thank bigmandan69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went around 9pm on a Saturday night. Was very expensive to eat and the drinks where very highly priced. Hardly any dessert left. Food was nice

Thank MerseysideSam
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet - St Helens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback, we're glad you enjoyed dining with us and we will pass your comments back to the team

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
ron f
what seafood is available. what don't they put on the lunch menu that is on the nigh time menu
26 May 2017|
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Response from susan w | Reviewed this property |
Salmon & large prawns sushi. Fish curry. Night time much better as fresh food cooked in front of you. Pick your own what you want. Chocolate fountain is great of a night. Ice cream machine. Lots to choose from. You will be... More
Jan F
How much for 2 adults and 2 kids age 11?
12 March 2017|
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Response from Joymc1985 | Reviewed this property |
It is £15.00 per adult and a couple quid cheaper for kids at dinner time and it's a bit cheaper at lunch time for adults and kids and this doesn't include drinks. The menu and prices are on their website.
Steve J
What time does the menu change from lunch to dinner?
21 January 2017|
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Response from Rowloefc | Reviewed this property |
5pm - they make you wait if you arrive just before!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Savoy Buildings Bridge Street, St Helens WA10 1NU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  St Helens
  • Phone Number: +44 1744 610002
  • E-mail
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.
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