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5 Savoy Crescent | The Theatre District, Milton Keynes MK9 3PU, England
+44 1908 331883
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had not been to Thai Pan for two years and as it was my wife's birthday, we decided to go up market. We went a la carte I.e not one of the set menu's.Our mixed hors starters were lovely and include outstanding pancake rolls although the seaweed was a little bland.our main courses were belly pork and an excellent... More 

Thank jonathan c
Towcester UK
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After being turned away from Zizzi, we went in to the Taipan. What a difference!!! Warm welcome. Of course we can get you through for the matinee. Special pre-theatre lunch - absolutely lovely. Warm welcome, good service and lovely food.

Thank sunshinegirl50
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for my 50th birthday meal with my wife. Our local Chinese had closed down just 48 hours before my birthday so in panic we took to the internet and came across Taipan. I'm so glad we did. It's not cheap, I'll say that.... But the portions were enormous, the waiting staff were attentive and personable. And as for... More 

2 Thank Rob A
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Before Madam Butterfly, at the Milton Keynes Theatre last Saturday, we dined at Taipan......the perfect choice. The food was well cooked and beautifully presented by the staff. A beautiful start to a perfect evening. One little tip, if you go for the 'set menu's' buy two for three. We had three for three and were 'almost' overwhelmed by the volume... More 

Thank Francophile2630
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love going to Taipan as a family, usually once a month. We often go at lunch time for the Dim Sum menu, which is always excellent. Of course we have our regular favourites but there is also a number of different specials for added choice and variety. The staff are always warm, friendly and welcoming. Judging by the high... More 

Thank Franb041
Frankfurt, Germany
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the chicken noodles which tasted great. The chicken fried rice was appalling and lacked flavour. It wasserved cold so asked them to heat it up. We also ordered the lamb hotpot which looked and tasted likes it was cooked years on advance. Would definitely not recommend. The spinach and garlic dish was brillant. Mega thumbs up for that.... More 

Thank Zanza-Michelle
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

on a trip to the theatre at Milton Keynes was looking for a restaurant and came across the Taipan the staff were very helpful and friendly the was of a good standard and arrived quickly the restaurant was light and airy it an ideal place to use when going to the near by theatre quality and price of meal was... More 

Thank mickandgill37
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had been looking for a Chinese restaurant in Milton Keynes that we could compare with our all time favourite the Xiang Gong in Paphos and the Taipan came very close. I always plump for the crispy beef in chilli sauce the first time that I visit a new Chinese and the Taipan did not disappoint, the best I have... More 

Thank PandJ B
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went here before going to the MK theatre for dinner. When we arrived it was fairly quite but there were two Chinese families there which was a good sign. It filled up later and when we left it was full There is an extensive menu beautifully presented. We settled for the Sea food platter which was superb. Clams ,... More 

Thank tom d
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We've eaten here several times and we've never been disappointed. The menu has a number dishes that you will not see in most Chinese restaurants so if you're an adventurous diner you won't be disappointed. There are always Chinese families eating here too, so, I guess, the food is as authentic as you can get in the UK. The staff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$38
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Savoy Crescent | The Theatre District, Milton Keynes MK9 3PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Milton Keynes
  • Phone Number: +44 1908 331883
Taipan is a Chinese restaurant based in the heart of Milton Keynes' Theatre district. Our food combines high quality and fresh ingredients to create a very modern take on traditional Chinese dishes. And because we are independent, we can craft new dishes and create bespoke meals to cater for individual tastes.Our chefs have worked in some of the most high profile restaurants in East Asia including the 5 star Shanghai Hilton and the Hong Kong Jockey Club (Formally the Royal Jockey Club). Because of their experience, we are able to offer a wide selection of dishes of the highest quality dishes, with Seafood and Dim Sum being some of our most established and popular dishes. At Taipan, we don't do anything by half measures. Our ingredients are hand-picked by our chefs from the highest quality sources - even our seafood menu has more dishes than most specialist seafood restaurants. The quality of our food is supplemented by our drinks menu, which includes a variety of some of the finest wines and champagnes from around the world. We'll help you decide what drinks best complement your food, to ensure that not a single taste is wasted. If you would like to know more about what goes in our food, please get in touch via our contacts page or Twitter feed and we'll be more than happy to chat.

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