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The Mandarin Chef

Winchester Road, Romsey SO51 9AL, England
+44 1794 512170
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (7 reviews)
“prawn dishes” (2 reviews)
“spare ribs” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Winchester Road, Romsey SO51 9AL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the all you can eat buffet. The format is great as you can order what you like and try lots of different things, plus order more if there is something you particularly like. We had two rounds of starters. The smoked chicken was...More

Thank ems_erh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off with the downsides, yes the building and décor are dated but the food and service are what you pay for and over the past 12 months we have eaten here regularly and travel some distance to do so and we have never been...More

1  Thank SeychellsSensation
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've noticed that the ingredients were quite good, and the food was delicious. Unfortunately I once again realized I don't like it. I love many Asian kitchens but the Chinese just... Hmm. I don't know. Maybe it's the greasiness :/ I would still recommend everyone...More

Thank mmar1a
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Went on a Sunday with 7 family members and enjoyed the buffet. Rather than traditional buffets, you can pick dishes from a set menu (plenty of choices, including Peking duck as a second course, before your mains) and they bring the food to your table....More

Thank Pdriver4
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Seeing the great reviews we decided to have a family night out here. The decor is dirty with food splashed up the walls next to the table. A hole in ceiling patched with a sheet of paper and cello tape! The table food warmers have...More

1  Thank Mikea55
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We had a retirement party for 25 people in a separate room which we were able to decorate & it was a great success. The staff were very efficient yet discreet & the food was well presented & hot & everyone enjoyed it. It's not...More

Thank Pearl65
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We were a group of 7 family going to the Mandarin Chef to celebrate our 40th Wedding Anniversary and my wife's Birthday on Sunday 12th March. As always, the staff are fantastic and nothing is too much trouble for them. The food is excellent and...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Definitely recommend the lunchtime buffet. No complaints whatsoever. Extremely friendly and helpful staff.

Thank Ross A
Reviewed 6 March 2017

What can I say? every take out we have ever had has been Resturant quality, the only reason I have only I have given 4 stars is that the portions are not that large!

Thank Nicr0n
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We booked a table for early evening just in case it was busy. It was busy but what a fabulous place. The service and attention were first rate without being pushy. The waiter suggested a set "eat as much as you like" buffet, which at...More

Thank Mike R
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Seema13
Opening hours please
17 September 2016|
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Response from M-Painter73 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry without going on website I don't know..
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Bear642
What time do you serve till?
19 July 2016|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
Opening Hours Tuesday to Sunday 12 pm to 2 pm then 6 pm to 10:30 pm. Closed Monday's and bank holidays.
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BW N
Do you have gluten free options?
26 January 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Winchester Road, Romsey SO51 9AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Romsey
  • Phone Number: +44 1794 512170
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