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“Really nice food, and efficient service”
Review of The Oriental - CLOSED

The Oriental
Price range: US$25 - US$25
Cuisines: Chinese, Malaysian, Thai
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighbourhood: Ladywood
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Really nice food, and efficient service, didn't cost a fortune and place was clean. People were knowledgeable about what was in each of the dishes

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Thank Phil J
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Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

3rd visit to this restaurant now. The menu has masses of choice on it. We opted for the set menu for 2. The food is cooked just right and had no complaints, there was more than enough to eat and neither of us could eat it all! Service was OK however mid week and very few staff on can't really complain. The prices were fair for the quality and quantity. 3rd time and still no real complaints so will return again. No other Chinese restaurant I've visited can really beat this one.

Thank jimyg
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Reviewed 2 March 2015

Have dined here twice for the set lunch, which has always been enjoyable and good value for money. However, both times we have dined, the staff members on duty are just so miserable! There is no aplomb at all with regards to the service, which is a terrible shame as the restaurant ambience is good, and the food is superb. I can only really mark The Oriental as average, but I would go back, if I chose to ignore the sourly waiting staff.

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3  Thank Simon S
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Reviewed 14 February 2015 via mobile

Just popped in here for lunch.

Chose to have to the set menu for lunch (2 courses) and was pleasantly surprised!

The starters were not massive (but hey, it's a lunch deal!), but we're very nice.

Mains came quickly afterwards and were delicious ! Salmon teriyaki was perfectly cooked and the Pork Sambal was very tasty. Each came with sticky rice.

All in all, a good two course lunch for less than a tenner each.

Thank Joshua B
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Reviewed 12 February 2015

Went on a Friday night last winter with the missus, hadn't booked prior to visiting as didn't know which restaurant to go to. The staff were very friendly and fit us in no problem even though they were starting to get busy (the restaurant was full by the time we left, if you are visiting on a weekend I'd advise to book beforehand)

The restaurant is nicely laid out, clean and enough space for your own privacy. The food came swiftly, and was beautifully presented & tasted delicious. The cocktails were also brilliant, with a wide selection of colourful Asian themed drinks on offer.

The Oriental is in the Mailbox, at a trendy, canalside area called Brindley Place, so price wise it was quite reasonable that the bill came at around £70 for starters, mains, dessert and drinks.

We will be visiting again soon!

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1  Thank lulzmaker
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