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Friends Chinese Cafe


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Chinese, Asian
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

I came across this place by accident really. It is close to Glasgow Royal Hospital where I have spent a few weeks visiting a sick relative. A wee walk meant we stumbled across this place. It looks like a bit of a cheap cafe, the...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

People will pass this place without a second glance - big mistake ! The Chinese food menu is delicious , varied , authentic and excellent value for money. The staff are always friendly and helpful - they always try hard to remember what you had...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Gards1962
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Student discount and table service is available only for Chinese guests. This customer treatment is unacceptable in modern day Britain.

Date of visit: April 2017
3  Thank 24rafael
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is always busy and fast. A very cheep lunch that is provided quickly and cooked to order. You could not ask for better Chinese food at this price.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank jmacarchitect
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Good food with a large selection. Service was good and prompt. However it was definitely the most expensive Chinese meal we've had. But you get what you pay for.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Jizmapotamous
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Food are wonderful and staff are extremely friendly. Very clean wee place and seating are very comfortable. Very good price and worth your money for the two course meal. Highly recommend for a visit. Good *****

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Dana H
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This restaurant offers good quality Chinese food; providing both a westernised and a Chinese menu. (I think there is a price difference based on your chosen menu - westernised is £5.50; Chinese is £8 - which is fantastic value). Probably the best thing you could...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank cf20160619
Reviewed 3 June 2016

always very busy, food made from scratch to order and always super tasty. Makes for a great lunch back at the office.

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Stacy S
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Best authentic Chinese food. Service is fast and the food is super tasty. Can't commend enough. Go you won't be disappointed

Date of visit: February 2016
1  Thank QueenieJo
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

Place looks like my old high school canteen. Obviously not from Glasgow. Food tastes excellent. Prices are just right for the amount of food portions in servings. Cutleries does not look very clean. Some staff have difficulty speaking English. Not surprised. I had to ask...More

Date of visit: October 2015
1  Thank archong007
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