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The Chinatown Buffet

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) #22 of 58 Restaurants in Elgin ££ - £££ Chinese, Asian
High Street, Elgin, Scotland
+44 1343 552332
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (3 reviews)
“spring rolls” (2 reviews)
“soups” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
££ - £££
High Street, Elgin, Scotland
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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...More

Thank Claire A
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...More

Thank Londonloon103
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Picked up a takeaway here, of special fried rice and curry sauce. Sauce wasn't as tasty as from other places, but was ok. Big portion, which did me 2 meals. Tasty, but rice a little poached, rather than crispy fried. Having said that, it was...More

Thank Maria W
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Hi all! Love the restaurant and often get takeaway. Very good place to go and would certainly recommend, but today I got a takeaway vegetable Singapore noodles and was very disappointed when it was too spicy to eat, and when I say this I mean...More

Thank Eleanor C
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Called in on spec to try the buffet advertised outside the restaurant. Cosy place - more like a café than restaurant - but clean and comfortable. Friendly waitress attended to our needs cheerfully, and willingly, even encouraging us to eat more!! The menu offered a...More

Thank lyndacoolcook
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Food is really good, and good portion size. Never been to buffet part but always takeaway! Don't use any other apart from this one, often they do get my order wrong of phoning in tho!

Thank Natalieandcraig
Reviewed 13 March 2016

My wife and I finally managed to get to China Town's buffet after several months of trying to find the time and opportunity. When we did get there we got fast service, friendly atmosphere, a wide range of food, all of which was freshly prepared...More

Thank Derek S
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Had a curry but found it very bland with not much curry taste. The food looked good but the taste wasn't there.

Thank Tina B
Reviewed 13 November 2015

A surprisingly good meal, walked in and tried the buffet. No problem with a non-standard order, menu was adjusted to fit what we wanted, quick (but not suspiciously quick) service and helpful (but not annoying) waiter. Ignore the dangling ceiling lights and poor decor, chef...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Pancake roll starter awful, 2 small stodgy pancake rolls. Mixed starter poor value... 2 pieces prawn toast, 2 chicken wings, 2 mini spring rolls and 2 ribs, £8!!!!!!!!! Mains better but nothing to get excited about, chips looked and tasted as if reheated several times....More

Thank 57lynf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
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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