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£10 - £40
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Chinese, Cafe, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So after 5 years… This place def still gets 5/5. The food quality - amazing, the value for money - amazing, the hostess n family — amazing. Every time we go, we feel like we are @ second home, with jo remembering our very different...spice preferences, meat n semi vegetarian options and wine requirements. We have moved 20 mins drive away but still go once a month! Can’t wait for the new restaurant to open..More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our first visit to this place. We went with friends who had been there before We had a wonderful experience. The food and service were excellent and we will definitely return. Thank you Jo and Steven.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

That was the first visited. I would give 6 starts if tripadvisor provides this selection! 1. Beautiful food—- yummy. 2. Absolutely friend service—-like at home. 3. Nice customers —- sense of humor and politeness. 4. Overall —- I love this restaurant. Will visit soon. 👍🏽

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 31 March 2024 via mobile

We had our family dinner here just after Xmas. It's a family run business and the owner was very friendly. The dishes were delicious! Prices were reasonable. Highly recommend this place!

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 5 March 2024

This is absolutely the best Chinese restaurant in the Reading area. I've been to quite a lot of Chinese restaurants. This one compares well with the best in London where I went to quite a few with Chinese friends, who would order off the special...menu written in Chinese. I've also frequently travelled to Hong Kong and other cities in China. The food here is authentic, just look at the menu. Jellyfish, pig intestines, pig ears. You may be too intimidated to try these, but you won't find these on most menus tailored to western sensibilities. The food was fabulous, the portions large, and the staff were delightful. Came for a birthday dinner, our first time here but will now be the only Chinese restaurant we go to in this area. A final tell: the evening we went, about 70% of the guests were Chinese (my party making up most of the other 30%).More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 4 March 2024 via mobile

Joanna's welcome and hospitality is wonderful! Traditional Chinese food which is tasty, fresh and plentiful. We will be back! Thanks for making us so welcome.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 8 February 2024

As vegetarians we have always struggled to find Chinese restaurants which cater for our needs. This restaurant has a long list of veggie choices. We were given good advice as what we might like to order to have a balanced meal. It was just delicious....The restaurant was busy but not overcrowded. The majority of the clientele were Chinese which suggests that food is authentic in flavour. We will definitely go back.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 20 December 2023 via mobile

My first visit with friends for a Christmas get together. Wow what a Fantastic experience it was . The owners and staff warn and welcoming and knowledgeable of each dish on the menu. The portions are very generous so lots of sharing. This is without...a doubt the best Chinese restaurant Reading has to offer.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 21 November 2023

After reading the reviews of this lovely place I decided to take the plunge and visit for myself am so glad I did . The food , people , atmosphere and the service is second to none , I will be back soon

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 27 September 2023

Service was all over the place. All dishes arrived at the same time, starter and mains, rice 15 minutes after. Drinks did not arrive. Food was average, not any better than any other chinese restaurant. It was expensive. The food was served on stained plastic...plates. Not a great experience. Wont be going back. Where all the rave reviews cane from is beyond me.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 2 September 2023 via mobile

Having lived in China (great Chinese food everywhere) and London (can find it if you look hard enough ) was absolutely overjoyed to finally find genuine Chinese food in Reading. Having sampled other "Chinese" restaurants in the area, tried Kung Fu kitchen and got the...real deal. Freshly prepared dishes with authentic ingredients. My wife and I had the pork in sweet bean sauce with pancakes and two spicy beef dishes. Each was delicious. Service was excellent and rapid. Top notch.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 28 August 2023 via mobile

Second visit and superb Chinese would never be my pick of restaurant, but I’m wrong superb food lots of it and great hosts in Joanne and Steve and of course the main man Richard who holds it all together. One not to be missed and...be now one off my go to stops.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 17 August 2023

Another super awesome meal and fabulous service. Love this place and the team. The food is outstanding and authentic.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 8 July 2023 via mobile

This was the second time I visited but the last time I left without any food and was during lunch service. The restaurant is always so chaotic, the lady owner told me blank that she was too busy to talk to me. They all ran...around like a headless chicken. We set there for 35 mins and no one took order even for a drink or offer us a glass of water. We asked twice if someone can take our order, it was always a promise of will be back in a minute. At 25mins a chap took half of our order then walked off. We could hear lady owner shouting at everyone in the kitchen in Gordon Ramsey style. So we left after wasting 35mins as had to go back to work and school pick up. No one even apologised to us. Similar experience on my first time visit but at least we got some food. The twice cooked pork and the shredded beef was both overcooked and dried. Sorry I had to say I won’t recommend despite all other reviews. They need more staff and less stressy environment.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 8 July 2023

Best Asian food in Berkshire. The chefs are fantastic and Jo and Steve the owners do an amazing job making everyone feel welcome. Portion size is massive and the food is so authentic Don’t change a thing!!

Date of visit: June 2023
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Hi dear, when we are not busy, yes. We deliver ourselves more or less is my husband, and also we have many students orders. So if would be quick to pick up. Thanks for asking us.
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KUNGFU KITCHEN, Reading - Updated 2024 Restaurant Reviews, Menu & Prices - Tripadvisor

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Kungfu Kitchen is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5