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The Fountain

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182 High Street, Newmarket CB8 9AP, England
+44 1638 666255
Today
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
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Suffolk
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently ate here for the second time. The first time we enjoyed the food but had little more to say. Our most recent visit was for a relative's birthday with a party of twelve. There was only us and another table of three on this occassion which we thought would allow us to appreciate the restaurant more. This was... More 

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Thank TRippingale
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Fountain was excellent, meal excellent, plenty choice.Staff excellent nothing to much trouble.Highly recommend.

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Thank Barry K
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Thought I'd treat myself to a take away knowing it would be expensive but expecting a delicious treat. The dumplings were ok. The soft shell crab was so dry and over done it wasn't edible and the noodles with mixed meat were the worst I've ever had. Mixed meat indeed if you count two pieces of chicken two slabs of... More 

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Thank Rachel H
Poole, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Not the best looking place from the outside which is a shame as it no doubt puts some people off. Inside the decor is ok but it's the food and service that make this place. We visited as a party of ten and had a fantastic time. Not the cheapest but a bill of £350 for ten people including a... More 

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Thank Mark G
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Second visit and a great meal, excellent service, spacious layout so you are not on top of the next table. Staff were friendly and helpful. most enjoyable and will re-visit

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Thank CatherineL6924
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Can hand on heart say this is the best on offer in Newmarket... 10 out of 10 all the way... Can't wait till tomorrow's t.. left overs.. give it a go if you enjoy it half as much as we did, you will never eat anywhere else..

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Thank buckenham1978
Casares, Spain
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Peter and the staff are great and the food and atmosphere is just the same. Very good tasty Chinese food

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Thank ms_arsenal
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Thought I would treat my girlfriend to a lovely meal out. Far from it!!! Found the staff rude, the food quality was very poor ( ordered spring rolls. When they came out they where under cooked and the staff didn't like be told so) and the decor of the place reminded me of a northern working man's club and I've... More 

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

This place is top notch, the service is always brilliant, the food is fantastic, yes the loos could do with updating but they are clean. My favourite place to eat including expensive famous chefs restaurants in London.

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Ely, Cambs., UK
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Our first time at this restaurant, a small party of 4 for a birthday celebration. The food was excellent, the service was just right - on hand when required but not intrusive. Would not hesitate to recommend to anyone. The couple of OTT negative reviews that I have read lead me to believe that they were written either by someone... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 182 High Street, Newmarket CB8 9AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Newmarket
  • Phone Number: +44 1638 666255

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