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Flower Drum

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16 Market Street | Watford, Watford WD18 0PD, England
+44 1923 226711
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (14 reviews)
“dumplings” (3 reviews)
“spring rolls” (2 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 23:00All hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
16 Market Street | Watford, Watford WD18 0PD, England
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

We looked at flower drums online menu as we didn't have a paper copy and the pricing was very different to what we was charged when delivery man came. The food was bland, over salted and was a disappointment bearing in mind how expensive it...More

1  Thank han959090
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely quiet restaurant opposite travelodge which is why we popped in. Lovely staff and the food was quick and very tasty. Reasonably priced too although expect to pay for good chinese food. The only thing I would say is that staff were often too...More

Thank Vicky F
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We chose one of the set menus and were not dissapointed. There was so much yummy food that we couldn't eat all of it. They were more than happy to put it in takeaway boxes for us. Staff were very friendly could not fault it.

Thank chrisb1233
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Tried this place and would never go back absolutely disgusting. Their cleanliness rating is a 3 on the gov website but I took a punt. Had 3 starters, fish cakes were like flat piece of rubber that had been left somewhere for a week. Everything...More

2  Thank Completelife
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

First time visit to the Flower Drum this evening and the staff were so friendly and attentive. They couldn't do enough for us and the food was delicious! I will be going back again soon!

Thank amandalp1988
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

All you van eat £16.50 no dessert and drinks not included. Also a 10% surcharge. For the 2 £16.50 meals plus 2 watered down cokes. I paid just over £40. We hadn't youch the duck so my wife asked if she could take it as...More

1  Thank Brian K
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We switched to this Chinese after our previous favourite changed hands, and we were not disappointed. They have a good wide range on their menu, offering all the usual dishes you would expect and a couple of extra too. The prices are very reasonable and...More

Thank Tigsnpoo24
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We went on a Saturday and had the set menu. Wine was cheap but good. Odd to serve prosecco in wine glasses. At first we thought they might not have anything else but then a table ordering next to us two glasses got flutes!! Odd!...More

Thank MrsMcDill
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Have been going to the Flower Drum (& having takeaways) for the best part of 40 years, ever since it opened. It has always been my favourite Chinese restaurant in Watford. The food is always a cut above, the service is impeccable and polite, in...More

Thank maxandminnie
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

We hadn't been to this restaurant in about 20 years. The service was great and the food lovely. We weren't disappointed and would go again.

1  Thank Deni M
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Questions & Answers
Kelly B
13 June 2016|
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Response from chrispeters2016 | Reviewed this property |
I think they do use msg, as most Asian restaurants that don't use msg always seem to make that very clear. The flower drum doesn't, so I would say they use it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Market Street | Watford, Watford WD18 0PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Watford
  • Phone Number: +44 1923 226711
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