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Chef da China

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Ferndown Forest Golf Club Forest Links Road | Forest Links Road, Ferndown BH22 9PH, England
+44 1202 862880
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12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a Thursday evening so we qualified for the £16 per head eat all you want, each dish cooked freshly and you can order as many dishes as you want. very nice meal and very good value.

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Thank bobduc
New Forest, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Early booking so the place was quite chilly.Very accomadating staff,food good but we were very close to the entrance with people coming in for takeaways who would invaribly look at what we were eating.Not ideal.

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Thank Carolyn B
Dorset, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

unhelpful staff, restaurant cold, warm dish's served so far ahead of getting food they were then cold. would not go again or recommend.

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Thank married19742016
Dorset
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Excellent Chinese! We have been looking for another special one, ever since our favourite Chinese closed down a few years ago, called The Fountain in Lansdown, Bournemouth. Very impressed. Delicious, fresh, hot food. Good valve and wonderful, happy, helpful staff. Love it! Thanks for a wonderful few meals there, we will be returning with more friends x

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Thank Malta2malta
DORSET
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35 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The whole family (6 adults & 3 children) had a Sunday buffet lunch. The choices were adequate with 3 courses available to us, although dessert was beyond me. The service was OK but at times they disappeared and hard to trace for assistance. The food was prepared and cooked just right but later on, and probably because we were the... More 

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Thank FRANK E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Was on holiday and had a meal here one evening, was the nicest Chinese meal we've ever had! Was amazing! Staff were very helpful and friendly too!

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Thank Julie N
UK
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I went to the buffet evening with a large group for a special occasion, we were advised to order one starter each which we did, we were told each starter would be enough for six people which in itself was silly really as not everyone wanted the same starter, two people were vegetarian too so they would not eat the... More 

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Thank newport21
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We have had many good Sechuan Chinese meals here. Excellent service and very friendly and helpful staff. The Peking Duck is a great favourite with the whole family.

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South Coast
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Extremely rude manageress who does not care whether you enjoy your meal or not. All she is interested in us taking your money. As a large party we did expect to be treated well and not spoken to as if we were a party of school children. If you decide to visit this restaurant and have the buffet - make... More 

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Thank Hotelinspector1958
Poole, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

17 of us went on a weekday for the £16 a head buffet. It was a happy occasion and a joy to see my colleagues however the restaurant was a rip off and the customer service was poor. We each paid £16 for starters alone. After the starter course it was deemed that we had left too much (being a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ferndown Forest Golf Club Forest Links Road | Forest Links Road, Ferndown BH22 9PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Ferndown
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 862880

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