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The Fat Dumpling

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Welcome, The Fat Dumpling specializes in East Asian cuisine, our main focus is our home made, to order yummy fresh Dumplings,(mandu, gyoza, Dimsum, pirogi in other words) aiming for the best in Sussex, and soon to be the UK, we have a great selection of Sushi rolls, Grill favorites and yummy noodle dishes. Our bar is well stocked and you are invited to enjoy and relax in our lovely family ran eatery sampling all we have to offer. #thefatdumplingeastbourne @fatdumplingEB
US$13 - US$39
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Asian, Japanese, Korean, Grill
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews dumplings sushi avocado roll chicken beans prawns salad delicious food asahi beer mouth watering nice restaurant relaxed atmosphere friendly service waiter
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Rang to place a take away order, told it would be ready to pick up in 20 minutes and it was! I had gangnam chicken - perfectly packed, first time a take away has taken the time and trouble to cut out part of the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank whomewhy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very proud of such a place existing in Eastbourne. This is what can be called a family restaurant, that creates a lovely atmosphere where you will always be in comfort. Staff is very nice in this place, always ready to give you help with choosing...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 773petrv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived in Eastbourne yesterday, checked trip advisor and picked the fa5 dumpling based on their simple and unusual menu, and the reviews. We certainly weren’t disappointed! The menu was simple and relatively sparse, which told us everything would be freshly prepared, which of course it...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best dumplings are as good as you can get in Beijing. If you like traditional Asian food then a must go

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank g6hie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Adam catered for a group of 13, not his usual, but we had a great evening and excellent food. Would fully recommend to anyone.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank thomasburleigh
fatdumpling, Owner at The Fat Dumpling, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon Tom, Thank you for the opportunity, as you mentioned we do generally prefer small numbers, however you gents were great patrons to host for, and we are thoroughly glad you enjoyed it, and we pulled it off with good grace. Thank you

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3 of us who definitely over-ordered but we wanted to try everything and we liked all that we tried! Fried dumplings: mash potato, king prawn. Sushi: avocado roll and soft shell crab roll. Classic noodle: Mix Vegetable noodle, King prawn noodle. Juicy Chicken Terryaki. One...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lizs830
fatdumpling, Owner at The Fat Dumpling, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank You Liz, Super happy you loved it, and glad to see you again today, now we are starting to learn your favourite on the noodle front :) Yes the peach Tok-Tok is growing in popularity too :) We will be seeing you, i am...More

Reviewed 9 January 2019

Fairly quiet night with a fairly young crowd. Tried a selection of things- fried pork dumplings, steamed prawn dumplings, all fresh and well filled. I would like to have seen the contents of the dumplings with less veg and more meat / prawn (even if...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank BackPacker803059
fatdumpling, Owner at The Fat Dumpling, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi BackPacker! Thank you very much for taking the time to write some very welcomed comments, Its all in the think tank, certainly we will take these into consideration for the near future, and claim that 5 stars you held back on ;) As such...More

Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Very Friendly and Welcoming, delicious food, Great service. look after us really well. enjoyed our meals. Will definitely come back again very soon. its definitely Eastbournes best kept secret.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Akash P
Adam G, Owner at The Fat Dumpling, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2019

Mr P, Thrilled you enjoyed your meals, and engaging staff, we have a few trainees coming in soon, so will need to be quizzed :D We look forward to seeing you in the New Year, Thank you very much, we will keep it up !

Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

Wonderful food and very accommodating and friendly staff. Reasonably priced and I will definitely be returning

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Chante L
Adam G, Owner at The Fat Dumpling, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2018

Thanks a million Chante, we will see you in the new year, have a banger ;)

Reviewed 18 December 2018

Unusual restaurant with good and friendly service from Adam in a relaxed atmosphere. Yummy Asian food reasonably priced. Been there twice now. It's good that we have this restaurant in Eastbourne which is just a little bit different. Recommended.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FrankieBrighton
Adam G, Owner at The Fat Dumpling, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2018

Frankie, thank you, Always a blessing, glad you enjoyed your times here, and it was consistent, Do have yourself a wonderful new year, see you on the other side :)

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