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Crystal Dragon

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South Side Street, Plymouth, England
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

4 adults,4 different starters and 4 different mains. Hot and really tasty.Sizziling plate meals are boiling 🔥, duck and mushroom deserves a mention.

Thank peteRN1975
Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I eat chinese all the time, and have tried chineses all over Plymouth and this one tops them all whether you sit in or takeaway! Go there all the time after work and the owner is a lovely woman as well always chatting and hurrying up our food if we're in a hurry :) Can't wait to go again!

Thank sam76198
Crown Hill, Plymouth
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

With family visiting from 300 miles away we booke here 4 days before we wanted to eat. Turned up to find a waitress gas accidentally sat another group in a small ante room set aside for our party of 9. This party refused to move. An older Asian waitress just constantly repeated they booked before you buy would not or... More 

Thank Tron476
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Opposite Plymouth Gin on Southside Street, on the Barbican, is an entrance with a twisty metal staircase. Follow this staircase...and like Jack & the beanstalk, you will find, not a golden goose but A CRYSTAL DRAGON and have a wonderful, authentic Chinese meal. We have visited several times now, and despite season changes, the standard of cooking is superb. Tastebuds... More 

Thank Karen R
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely appalling. ordered a takeaway that never arrived despite ringing 3 times to find out where it was it was prepaid so then after 2 hours of being fobbed off we had to go and get a refund would never ever use them again buyer beware

1 Thank clare b
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Poor service from the start.was there Monday the 16th of may,salt n pepper wings with hardly no seasoning just tasted of hard flour. I was in a group of 4 and starters all came out at different times maybe 10 minutes between first person and last.Same happened with the main only worse!, some had a curry with no rice some... More 

1 Thank Kevinhalloran1984
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Visited this restaurant this evening - have previously eaten here as well as ordered take aways. Service has always left much to be desired but this evening took the biscuit. One table occupied and the waiter was still so overwhelmed and unable to seat us - we were left stood at the door for over 5 minutes before we left.... More 

Thank Kirshten
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

It is with real regret that I find myself having to write this poor review after our recent experience with this restaurant's poor customer service. We used to use this restaurant for Chinese takeaway on a very regular basis as we want to support businesses in our locality. However, we will never use this restaurant ever again. My wife was... More 

Thank TheBoxer31
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Whilst visiting for a weekend my wife & I decided we wanted a Chinese meal . Having walked around the harbour we came across this restaurant . On walking in it was like taking a step back in time . Dated decor , uninspiring food , problems with the heating . The flies hanging from the cobwebs didn't really add... More 

Thank timbowyc
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Our Valentines Evening plans changed due to the last minute cancelation of at another venue which was down to the entertainers wife having a heart attack (Rod Stewart Impersonator at the Mount Pleasant) - our party decided to head to the Barbican and go and check out Michael Campari at The Queens Inn instead but we needed to eat first.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$41
Chinese, Asian
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Side Street, Plymouth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth

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