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Lai Hoo Chinese Restaurant

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) #58 of 60 Restaurants in Swanage ££ - £££ Chinese, Asian
15 High Street, Swanage BH19 2LP, England
+44 1929 424476
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good23%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible32%
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Chinese, Asian
PRICE
££ - £££
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
15 High Street, Swanage BH19 2LP, England
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to swanage for the evening whilst on holiday and last minute decided on a Chinese . A very welcoming manager and staff and was anxious to make sure everything was perfect . Very attentive . Decor traditional ,food was good but not exceptional ....More

Thank graham c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a takeaway from here on Friday night, the Beef curry was far too runny and everything else had hardly any flavour, it was a real shame as all the staff seemed very pleasant, but I would certainly not go back

Thank hardworker80
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided with friends to have chinese food and visited his restaurant on speck. Although we had no reservation and there was seven in the party the manager was able to accommodate all of us on one table....a nice touch I thought....The menu was varied with...More

Thank amartinbrown
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Consistently excellent food with a delightful friendly authentic unpretentious ambience all of its own. The owner is always very friendly and engaging. Nothing is too much trouble for Wah the manager who gives excellent advice on menu choices. I particularly recommend the succulent the roasted...More

Thank TitaniumNomad
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Having read some good and bad reviews on here, I was pleasantly surprised at this Chinese Restaurant. Although the interior decoration is looking a little tired and they made a mistake on our booking, the staff could not do enough for us as a large...More

1  Thank David P
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We made the mistake of going into this place for lunch whilst in Swanage. We love good Chinese food that is usually fresh and tasty but this place failed on both counts. We were the only two in the place (not a good sign), and...More

Thank Stevew07
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Had a takeaway, my wife said it was a 2 or 3, it could be a 4 for the Singapore noodles and fact the chicken looked decent. A bit expensive,if I'm honest and wasn't good enough to be that expensive. Probably relying on tourist trade....More

Thank SaintmarkLondon
Reviewed 24 September 2016

First, the place is Lai Ho, not Lai Hoo! I visited for a takeaway, ordering Hot and Sour soup which was among the best I've tasted. The egg fried rice was generously eggy, again, very good. The king prawn with tomato was also very appetizing,...More

Thank Gregory T
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Had a take away loved it food great. Would recommend the lemon chicken. Also the omelette from the menu was a hit with those that dont like Chinese.

Thank drag0n1971
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

If you really have to eat here, try to get a table near the door or right at the back of the restaurant. If not the manager will be no more than 3 feet away from you. We couldn't have a private conversation and just...More

Thank joanlow
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Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 High Street, Swanage BH19 2LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Swanage
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 424476
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