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Mei Lai

50 Exeter Road, Dawlish EX7 0AQ, England
+44 1626 862226
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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Fast food, Asian, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
50 Exeter Road, Dawlish EX7 0AQ, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Has a takeaway on 16th June I have to say it was flaunt less Very good value Yummy food Booked online to pick up

Thank nickyhine
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Still very popular and excellent. Ordered over the phone. Take away opens at 1730, 7 days a week. Initially the phone was busy, but got through after 3 attempts. Good phone manner. Costs £20.80 for 2 mains and special fried rice. Delivery costs an extra...More

Thank 732MichaelW732
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered a takeaway from here and when the food eventually turned up it was just average!! We were told it shouldn’t be longer than 30 mins for delivery!! We called them @ 60 mins to be told it should be with you! It turned...More

Thank buff310
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very average, had a take away here whilst on holiday in Dawlish Warren. Spare Ribs were o.k. My Thai Sweet Chilli Crispy Chicken was fine, but dish filled with a lot of veg. My wife had Sweet and Sour Chicken Cantonese Style. She found it...More

Thank Hhm18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a nice takeaway, not too salty and decent sized portions. Not the absolute best Chinese takeaway I’ve ever had, but it was very nice all the same. The staff were polite and the food was ready quite quickly as well.

Thank Nicola M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely disappointed and disgusted to find animal products in my vegan order. When I ordered I told the staff I was vegan and asked if they could make the dishes I wanted vegan, they said yes and everything was fine. When it arrived my rice...More

Thank Laurendudleyclarke
MeiLaiTakeaway, General Manager at Mei Lai, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Lauren, We are very sorry to hear that this happened. If you could send an email to info@meilaitakeaway.com we would like to investigate this further. We take a great deal of pride in being able to cater for many different dietary requirements and can...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered this meal online coming back from a long day at the Zoo. Arrived back at our cottage and meal delivered on time and exactly as requested. Food pretty good too!

Thank Colliers_Glos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our second visit whilst holidaying nearby. I again had chilli garlic chicken. It was even better than the year before, big pieces of chicken and whole chillies, it was absolutely delicious. My husband had chow mein and said it was scrumptious. Really recommend this place..

Thank 974gilligan
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Very useful as almost next to my home. One complaint, the HUGE pieces of onion in the chicken curry. We once asked for it to be chopped smaller but a once only effort resulted in hardly any difference.

Thank 543Tomel
Reviewed 2 May 2018

My husband and me stay at dawlish regularly and have done for some time.This Chinese we cannot fault , good quality food that is so flaversome especially the sweet and sour king prawns. Excellent menu choice at reasonable prices, the welcome is always pleasant I...More

Thank mysticmaggie
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Jane O
30 December 2017|
Response from MeiLaiTakeaway | Property representative |
Hello Jane we have a fixed delivery fee of £2.50 and you can pay by card, cash, contactless or apple pay. You can also order directly through our website meilaitakeaway-com using a P.C, tablet or mobile device... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Exeter Road, Dawlish EX7 0AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dawlish
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 862226
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