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Great WALL

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72 Main Street, Alford AB33 8AA, Scotland
+44 1975 562288
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First ever visit to this restaurant & we were the only patrons in the place on a Tuesday early evening not long after Xmas holidays so didn't expect it to be packed. The food was okay but the service and atmosphere are severely lacking. Wife had the duck and enjoyed it; I had the Szechuan 3-delights but the squid was... More 

Thank Paul N
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We live very close to the Great Wall so have tried the takeaway numerous times as it smells delicious from the outside. The staff can be quite rude, I once had a member of staff hang up on me when I phoned to order. I then went across and the girl on the desk didn't smile once and seemed irritated... More 

Thank Naomi Jade R
Prestwick, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Very good village takeaway, stopped in after finishing late and found the staff member pleasant, the surrounds clean and tidy and the food was very good and reasonably priced. Service was fairly quick.

Thank potteringaround2015
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

The worst meal I think I have ever had - without exaggeration! The restaurant itself is very dated and not the cleanest - the staff were pleasant on arrival however their clothes were covered in food stains.... Table dirty when we sat down! There was 3 of us dining, one of which had the set menu (starter/main/side for £9.99) the... More 

1 Thank soozer1982
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The food was inedible. The staff were hopeless. We were overcharged by £16, and when we complained, it was reduced to a £14 overcharge. Drinks were multipack. Not to be sold separately. £2 a tin. Don't eat here. Promise me you won't eat here...PROMISE ME!

Thank Robert T
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We went as a family (2 children, 2 adults). The restaurant is very nice and tables beautiful. The food was really nice. Hot and large portions. Our waiter was a little confused when we asked for coffee and ketchup but we understand he speaks little English. Staff friendly. We ordered the special menu (starter & main for £9.99 each) and... More 

Thank rufusredcoat
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

Husband and I took our son for a birthday lunch here today, felt a little uncomfortable from the moment we arrived, pushy waitress and staff shouting at each other, we heard good things about here, so decided to give it a chance. Stail prawn crackers arrive while we're looking at menu, we ordered roast duck in Orange sauce and green... More 

Thank Olivebeen
Durham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015

One of the nicest Chinese meals we have had, staff were very polite and helpful, excellent value for money

Thank cheryl d
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

The Great Wall is a little disappointing to be honest. At times, the food is just what you would expect from your average run of the mill Chinese take away, but it is not... It is a restaurant, and for that reason, it fails to deliver. Meats are often poor cuts , being stringy and very fatty. Stick to the... More 

Thank alanmurdoch
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2014

Had a take-away and found the food to be cold and the ribs were just full of fat with no taste. Thats the 2nd time I have tried it since it opened and been disappointed both times.

Thank Deborah C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Main Street, Alford AB33 8AA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Alford
  • Phone Number: +44 1975 562288

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?