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China Buffet

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16 Nicholas Street, Manchester M1 4EJ, England
+44 161 236 2041
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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just wanted A Chinese Buffet tonight, so we thought we'd try a place we hadn't before. Really pleased, we were smiling about it all the way home. Make sure you try the pork in Cantonese sauce, omg. I came back with that three times. It's not just the sauce either, the meat's cooked unusually well for a buffet, it's... More 

Thank davetreatingmiself
Manchester, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here about 5 times now and will continue to come here. Food is always hot, tasty and quite a good selection for the size of the place. Always clean, and staff friendly and on the ball. If I had to suggest anything it would be to introduce a chilli sauce to help yourself to if you want to... More 

Thank bennyburntballs
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stumbled on this place by accident, it doesn't look much from the outside you go down some steps to get inside, it's not very big and there isn't the choice you would get at larger chains however what was there was well cooked fresh and hot. There were only three staff working and they worked hard!... More 

Thank SRoberts211011
Manchester, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

After enjoying our last recent visit we called in once again on Monday. We asked the only male member of staff if we could change tables as there was a number of other empty tables, we were met with a rude reply. We also noticed that he was rude to two other customers and constantly watched their table and this... More 

Thank BikerSteve1
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic meal with fantastic service!! The favours were absolutely magic! Have wanted to have Teppanyaki again for a long time and was not dissapointed in any way! Could not recommend high enough!!!

Thank Mark S
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Don't bother, spoke to a member of staff and as a result turned round and left, only asked a question and was met with sarcastic comment, did not feel welcome, consequently can't comment on food

2 Thank jo j j
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We've been there for a family lunch. Price is not bad but quality of food and choice is really poor. Desserts are something hilarious. Sushi is made from cheapest crab sticks which was disgusting. Corn soup is horrible. On Chinese buffet we all were expecting duck, prawns, chicken soup, good sushi, variety of beef. There is only one beef dish... More 

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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Been previously a couple of times & this time everything just felt a little 'meh' Same menu. All felt cold despite us getting there at opening time, just overall not as nice as last time. Shame.

Thank Melanie H
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100 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Due to just randomly picking somewhere coz we were hungry and wanted chinese we went here. Food was ok but it just didnt sit right with me. I was not ill and i dont want to say i was. But i was bloated for days. I didnt eat much and wasnt drinking. Sometimes chinese can do this. Anyhow it was... More 

Thank gareth t
Manchester, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

As far as I recall from before 1985 there has always been a Chinese restaurant located here, Kais restaurant, with its late night opening, being the first I have known off. Charlie Chan’s use to be located around the corner. So after a period of some 40 years, to say I am a returning customer may well be a misnomer.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Nicholas Street, Manchester M1 4EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 2041

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?