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Mayflower Chinese Restaurant

#11,551 of 17,936 Restaurants in London
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88 High Street, London SE25 6EA, England
+44 20 8653 6886
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Cornwall
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been coming to this restaurant for over 30 years and the food has always been reliably good. When ever we visit London we always eat at the Mayflower. I think there may have been a change of management since our last visit but the food was just as good with good sized portions. There are many Chinese restaurants in... More 

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Thank CatkinsCornwall
Milan, Italy
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328 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

went there for a small dinner, just to warm me up after a day visiting the city. the well groomed and well mannered waiters assisted me immediately, the food was served in minutes. tea was pipping hot so i had to wait a bit to drink it.. overall good and fast.

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Thank Cristiano C
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Mayflower is PERFECT for the hungry bellys after a night out as they close at 4:30am After a while of not going there due to busy schedule i requested for a friend to take me there for my birthday. *sigh* i was really not impressed with the food i received. My rice was so tasteless the waiter had to taste... More 

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Thank FromPAmWithLove
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Please make sure you review your take away. We ordered for Beef with Mushroom for £4.20. All we got is mushroom. Even pork is filled with a lot of fillers.

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Thank Omar B
Baku, Azerbaijan
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142 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

This place is great if your in a hurry, food served very quickly, they turn settings around very fast but its great, vert tasty Chinese food, crispy duck is great as is the hot and sour soup, been coming for over 25 years and doesn't disappoint. Note: You can be taken down many flights of stairs and you may wonder... More 

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Thank Ian M
Goole
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was a great find! The staff were super friendly. Crispy duck was very tender. Portions were very large. Chicken with oyster sauce was very tender. I noticed a few people taking portions of food home. Really good value too - £60 for 4 of us in the centre of London - amazing! That was for main meals, starters... More 

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Thank Deboraheck
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

Came here on a recommendation, the food was nice, BUT the waiters were hovering all the time, plates where taken away when the food hadn't been finished, we had to ask them not to do it, and to leave the plates till we had finished !! Not good at all. The wine left a lot to be desired but hey... More 

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Thank Fedupcustomer2015
Cornwall
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Great food however felt rushed as they were so busy no space between courses. Sea bass was excellent as was the crispy chilli beef. Would go again when next in the area

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Thank Pannyann
London, UK
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43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

You can make some Chinese food mistakes in South Norwood... going here isn't one of them. It's a very decent Chinese takeaway, with somewhat spartan seating space if you want to eat in. Service is fine, fast and - most important - the food's good; they'll make things more or less spicy, depending on your taste, which is always a... More 

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Thank Completetosh
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

Typical chinese food. Mostly chinese people eating there. The place is tight not very spacious. It is very popular among local chinese

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 High Street, London SE25 6EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8653 6886

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