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Unit 14/FESTIVAL Festival Way Festival Leisure Park, Basildon SS14 3WB, England
+44 1268 527880
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Always happy to come back to this place. Food is amazing every time we been there. Big choice off different dish you can have prepared in different way. Noodles is my favorite and chicken.

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london/essex
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with my boyfriend on Friday felt bit let down on choice of options for veggies even the rice had prawns or egg in noddles were very greasy, potato salad had weird taste , the fruit was the best part nice and fresh no one check the food was ok only coming to take your plates even with you... More 

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Witham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go here once a month with team from work and gorge for an hour on all you can eat buffet, only problem is staying awake all afternoon.

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Thank Unforgiven67
Basildon, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here after leaving spoons because the food at spoons was awful.Have to say the food at Aroma was far better quality and no where as greasy as spoons.Staff were effiecent with clearing plates , keeping the food bits freshly topped up and clean.Deffiently be coming back in future.All in all good food for a good price.Lots of food to... More 

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Thank jess T
Stanford-Le-Hope, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived for evening dinner at 19;30 knowing our table was booked for 8 persons for 20:00. Very busy. large queue outside to get in. Food great. and as it says, as much as you can eat. Tables cleared very quickly. pleasant staff. WARNING... If eating on a Saturday evening . BOOK UP FIRST!

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Thank davidY4495BQ
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Two of us went for a mid week dinner. The place was really busy. We were seated quickly and had our drinks order taken immediately. The buffet was regularly topped up and had a large variety of good quality food. The pork dumplings were good but needed some vinegar in the side. The seafood was really good (king prawns, mussels,... More 

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2 Thank Catherine W
Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a bad place to eat good choices of food. lots more desserts to choose from now . not bad value for money.

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1 Thank miak196900
Colchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The food is hot and tastes great. The best Chinese buffet I have been too. The place is clean and today. We visited on a week night so it wasn't busy at all, we arrived just before opening times so it wasn't at all busy. Lovely place and could do with one of these elsewhere in Essex.

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1 Thank MattOsborne94
Essex, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I have been here many times but feel the quality of the food is slipping. That said the place is always busy and the staff are efficient at clearing the tables and replenishing the buffet. It is a shame that the food is not as good as it used to be. That said there is a big choice and they... More 

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Thank JYar-1
Basildon, United Kingdom
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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We went on a busy Friday evening and were shown directly to our table with a cheery greeting from several members of staff . Tge buffet was varied and excellent ,we have never had a bad meal here ,thoroughly enjoyable

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 14/FESTIVAL Festival Way Festival Leisure Park, Basildon SS14 3WB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Basildon
  • Phone Number: +44 1268 527880

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?