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33 Swinegate, York, England
+44 1904 633668
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York, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Eaten here for lunch a few times now. Small lunchtime special menu, incredibly good value for money and really good food. Highly recommend the chicken satay skewers and the beef in black bean sauce.

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Thank Jason S
york
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Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Lovely tasty food great price £ 5.99 early bird service was a bit poor but she was on her own I can't fault the food at all though thanks

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Thank j1jua
North Yorks
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2014

The website shows £24.00 for a meal for 4 people having called and spoke to a member of staff Nancy whom was most unhelpful. it transpires that in fact the information is incorrect and they would not honour the price which they quite cleary state..Very sad as i have eaten quite a few times here.Reporting the matter to trading standards.

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Thank smiler9999
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

I have ordered from here for myself and thought the food was ok. This time around me and the family decided to give this place another go and i tried something different. Our order was special fried rice, chicken fried rice, crispy chilli beef, crab claws, soft noodles and chips. Firstlly they sent us chicken chow mein instead of chicken... More 

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Thank jmooloonlex
1 review
Reviewed 13 September 2013

Ordered takeaway from here two weeks running, gave them benefit of doubt the first time when food arrived cold after over an hour's wait! Rang and cancelled order second time after waiting almost an hour and a half without delivery! Food we had was ok but service on takeaway is amongst the worst I've experienced.

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Thank Roger M
1 review
Reviewed 1 June 2013

Iam one again very pleased and happy with our set meals for 4 people takeaway last night. just may could do with abut more rice as it seems 2 not enough, to go round,it something you should think of in the future, but food was excellent. thanks you one again Margarette

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Thank mrakpoguma
York, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 September 2010

Having read the previous review I expected to have at least an average meal delivered. I ordered the shredded beef with chilli, onion and basil. It tasted very odd and was swimming in a murky brown sauce with veg that looked overcooked / past their best - sufficed to say I didn't eat more than a spoonful. The sesame prawn... More 

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1 Thank Ellepasso
UK
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132 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 December 2009

Been here three times now. The place is really a takeaway with a bit of a restaurant out front. Place looks a little grubby from the outside and fairly grubby inside but don't be put off by it. Several groups walked in had a look and walked out again but they all missed a bit of a gem. this place... More 

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1 Thank paperboy911
York, North Yorkshire
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118 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2009

I ordered some home delivery from the Chinese King. I had crispy spring rolls, wanton soup, shredded beef with fresh chilli, onion and basil leaf, sweet and sour bean curd, and some boiled rice. The food arrived on time. It was still hot, and my order came with some complimentary mini spring rolls (I think because I ordered around £15... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Swinegate, York, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 633668

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