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Unit 14/Festival Way/Festival Leisure Pk, Basildon, England
+44 1268 527880
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Basildon, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The restaurant is open between 12 noon and 3 pm weekdays for lunch.As soon as we went into the restaurant at 2 pm we were rushed to our table. By 2.30 pm they were clearing away food containers and many were left empty. There still about 20 people in the restaurant. We paid the full price and we were not... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 13 members visiting the restaurant last night, it was a long queue in the entrance -sounds busy. We had a group booking so there won`t be any delay in getting in. The service was good, food quality was not that much good as we expected . The price is reasonable and affordable. Kids and everyone enjoyed the deserts... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago credit card Amex Cardmember Review

Above-average buffet. They have some tasty food and I appreciated the wide selection of deserts. The drink service could be quicker.

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Thank JackMiarka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Aroma has been around for years and it's pretty consistent For buffet food it's pretty good, not the same standard as you'd get from a restaurant in my opinion but good and freshly prepared. It's always clean and from looking at the open kitchen and how they clean down then the food hygiene is excellent (think they get 5 stars... More 

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Thank HypnoAndy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really varied food choices, well labelled. Not been there for a few years the dessert choice has doubled. Was great we was there for nearly 3 hours chatting and at no point was we rushed

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Thank CLaire H
Romford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely food and choice and just been decorated must visit if u are in the area the decor and seating is great also and always serviced with a smile David

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Kings Lynn
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Go if you are hungry and not expecting fine Chinese food. Limited choice of mains (two meat two veg?) with a focus on starters and "bits" - ribs etc which bolster the menu count. Do not believe the online menu. The teppanyaki grill has a good choice but only chilli sauce? Wide selection of desserts. Drinks are expensive. As another... More 

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Went here for a late lunchtime buffet and as usual it was excellent. Perhaps a slightly limited choice of 'main'dishes but still plenty of food and great value.

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Thank Neal192
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Came here with my partner for a casual evening meal, having never been here before we weren't too sure what to expect. Service was very fast and minutes after entering the door we were usher to a seat and had our drinks with us. The food was great and the selection fantastic! Wide selection of Rice, Noodle, Fish, Chicken, Beef... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Been a while since we were last here but the food was better than I remembered. Enough variety to satisfy a toddler and a vegetarian and all hot and regularly replaced.

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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 14/Festival Way/Festival Leisure Pk, Basildon, 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?