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The Lantern

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Brassey Avenue, Eastbourne BN22 9NG, England
+44 1323 505861
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We used this take away in November for a family night in. The food was standard and came on time, free prawn crackers!

Thank Cameo-Eastbourne
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Ordered a meal for a friend and i which cost £24.30, chicken balls were under cooked and spring rolls did not taste nice at all. After ringing back to tell them this, the manager told me that there was not much they could do as it was late(it was 7:50pm) so he would give me a free bag of chicken... More 

Thank Chloe F
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely disgusted at the service I have received from this Chinese. Decided to order as I have eaten here plenty of times and always had an amazing quality Chinese. However, having ordered almost half an hour before I received a phone call from them. After lots of confusion as to why they were ringing (assumed it was misunderstood address as... More 

Thank Hayley B
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135 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

I've been going here with my family for over 10 years! It's spot on, food is always good, staff are a good family bunch and the price is reasonable.

1 Thank Cz09090
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Used the lantern for years but recently at least for the last 3 times the food arrives Luke warm :( Why can't the drivers be issued with heated boxes or bags to keep food in on their travels . We appreciate they have two or three delivers per round but we always seem to be at the end so Luke... More 

Thank petersmit
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

These guys produce a great chinese meal!!! Very very very rarely dissatisfied. Good for value and the portions are decent too. They're open to customise certain dishes to your taste which is good :) Their roast duck chow mein is the bomb!! Always order from here!!!

1 Thank Dubsteppa
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

The food from here is extremely greasy and had no flavour. Wasn'tworth the money we spent. We had takeout Yucky, yuck yicky

Thank Smile1987
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Love This Place, Have Tried Most Chinese's In Eastbourne and This For Me Is The Best. Friendly Staff, Quick Delivery and Lovely Food. I Prefer Everything Spicy and He Always Adds Chilli For Me, I Get Hungry Late So It's Great That There Open Till Midnight.!! Also Open at Lunch 12-2 .. Defo Recommend..

Thank Jodie L
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 January 2014

Everything was pretty good, the staff were pretty friendly too us. We ordered our meal by telephone, and it was read in 15 mins! Great service all round, not to shabby, like. Would recomend.

Thank Jade16734

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  • Address: Brassey Avenue, Eastbourne BN22 9NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Eastbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 505861

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