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The Dragon Pearl


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Chinese, Asian
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews mixed starter crispy aromatic duck chow mein spare ribs double cooked pork singapore noodles king prawns special fried rice spring rolls pancakes curry chinese restaurant great chinese hong kong style standard chinese takeaway food light batter
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Myself and partner made our order over the phone. 2 Pork Fried Rice, 2 Chicken satays and some Chips. Upon arrival the lady asked for our name which we gave. We were then told there was no order placed under that name!? Eventually she found...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Iowchap
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had hoped that after the settling in period things would improve..........sorry to report no they have not, in fact they have got worse. Soggy batter and bland tasteless food, I really suggest you do not waste your money. The staff are helpful but the food...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank happynotPlayaBlanca
KennyZ65, Owner at The Dragon Pearl, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks a lot for your second review. Could you please give us when you came our restaurant? What did you order? We can find how we can improve our foods or services. Thanks again for you care our family business. We hope our small restaurant...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Usually brilliant but what happened today with your chow Mein today? The sauce was not up to the usual excellent standard and the meal was incredibly sweet. I mean really sweet. It will not stop me from visiting again but please not so sweet.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank John O
Reviewed 18 February 2019

quick snack of rice and ribs. rice was ok but ribs were fatty and gresy. ordered deep fried roasted dry ribs but they had not been deep fried and were not very plesent to eat. in fact I onlu ate 2 and threw the rest

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank thorblood
Reviewed 17 February 2019

This time we decided on the set dinner for two. It was served very quickly and all the dishes were piping hot. The details of the meal for two are set out below.. Mixed Starter (Sesame Prawn on Toast, Spare Ribs (Dry) Mixed Vegetable Spring...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jannie_X
Reviewed 12 February 2019

Having worked all day no one wanted to cook just grab something nice for tea so with so many choices in Shanklin we opted for a Chinese and were so glad. We picked the meal up twentyfive minutes after phoning through the order and enjoyed...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Trevor H
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is deservedly the top of the list of Chinese restaurants on the Isle of Wight. The standard of cooking is a “notch up” on the usual Chinese restaurants on the Island. We started with the salt and pepper chicken and dry spare ribs....More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

I hope things improve, this truly was the best Chinese on the Island, but sadly no longer, it has changed chefs/hands not very good at all. Used to eat in or have a take away quite a lot. Kung Po and Crispy chilli beef served...More

Date of visit: December 2018
4  Thank happynotPlayaBlanca
Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

As a family we have been coming here for many years and as we had more family down from the mainland we thought it would be a nice treat. I think the restaurant has changed hands recently as I do not recognise many of the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank PerArdua96
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Always a nice welcome when you come here and the food never disappoints. Nice atmosphere when you come for a sit down and quick service for take out.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank tracyh3003
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5 November 2018|
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Response from Paul W | Reviewed this property |
They did have a 5 rating for hygiene but you'll have to ask about allergies otherwise as good as you'd get from Hong Kong it is very good.
18 July 2018|
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Response from j0nfred51 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay in answering, it opened around 40 years ago, same Chinese family. lovely people.
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