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The Chinatown Buffet

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High Street, Elgin, Scotland
+44 1343 552332
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Moray, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

went to Chinatown with partner his daughter and her partner on fri 17th feb for the buffet, from the moment we entered we were made to feel welcome by the fab friendly waitress Eleen we all went for the full selection of starter that can piping hot in batches of 5 and everyone was delicious to the extent we just... More 

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N Ireland
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234 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At the table the waitress explained the concept. You can order as many starters as you want two of each will arrive. Then order again if you want. a second course of soup and crispy duck were on this. A long list of main courses was next and pudding could be had. The food is cooked to order and quickly.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely family meal at the China Town Buffet. Very good value for money. Staff excellent. Very friendly and efficient. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank Hazel B
Elgin
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74 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

So looking forward to eating today as a welcome relief from all the Xmas and New Year cooking I'd done. Friends had warned me that it wasn't good and this worried me but dear husband read the Trip Advisor reviews and said they were favourable. We entered restaurant for a 6pm booking for 5 adults and the place was empty... More 

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1 Thank WeeblondeElgin
Moray, United Kingdom
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240 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

We tried a variety of dishes for takeaway. It was a very long wait for the food (more than 40 minutes wait for takeaway) the evening we were there. (We'd recommend ringing ahead for your order.) All of the dishes themselves were good, except for one: a hong-kong style sweet and sour chicken. I've ordered this dish from numerous Chinese... More 

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Thank fiona07
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Went to this restaurant with my family on friday night , and very valuable price for the food, nice and fresh food , kindly staff , the crispy duck was really really tasty , the honey chilli chickeb was fantastic, quite busy for the take away when we were there , £16.99 is very good price for the buffet ,... More 

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Boston, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Very good value buffet - plenty of choice that comes in large portions. You will not leave here hungry......The waitresses were superb, polite, chatty and great at their job. Top marks for customer service.

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Thank 37saxons
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Really good buffet, cooked to order and fresh to your table. Good choice and very good quality and price. Ribs are mouth watering.

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1 Thank Ange R
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Have been here numerous times before I just love coming back to this place! The buffet is all freshly cooked as you order and you can order as much as you like. You start with starters then duck then mains and then pudding if you want any! The service is always good and you don't feel rushed in between courses... More 

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Thank Claire A
Lossiemouth
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

We visited the restaurant were the staff were extremely welcoming, the buffet menu provided a wide selection of Chinese food including starters, soups, duck and a wide variety of mains. They are all cooked on the spot and delivered to the table in a most efficient manner. The time taken to provide the next course was slower than normal due... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Elgin, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Elgin
  • Phone Number: +44 1343 552332

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