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East Of The Water

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2 Barnstaple Street, Bideford EX39 4AE, England
+44 1237 425329
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (8 reviews)
“pancakes” (5 reviews)
“spare ribs” (2 reviews)
17:00 - 22:30 Hours
Chinese, Asian
££ - £££
2 Barnstaple Street, Bideford EX39 4AE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've not visited here since it changed hands a while ago so can't compare it to how it was before its recent hiatus but I can't understand the recent negative reviews on here. We booked a table for a party of 8 last night (I...More

Thank jf64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was disappointed went this Chinese was closed for their holidays as we have enjoyed all the takeouts from here. Tonight Chinese that we ordered was disappointing. 1. Portion sizes have change 2 sweet and sour sauce more sweet than sour 3 sauces very stodgy 4...More

Thank Anita T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have to say the Food was not to my taste. Very bland, small portions, price wise over priced for the amount of food in the dishes. Ghastly Music playing from the time we arrived until we left. Will not be returning.

Thank betsyjane12018
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Called in for a sit down meal about 7.15 this evening 9th march we have been regular customers prior their recent prolonged closure,soup course took half an to be served a further half hour went by no sign of our next course all the time...More

Thank johnbtss
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Second time around and lovely takeaway again , my husband had special curry with egg fried rice. He said its the best curry from a Chinese takeaway he has had and there was plenty of it. I had crispy beef with egg fried rice also...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

A small but very nicely presented Chinese restaurant overlooking the river in Bideford. Very nice and friendly welcome and great menu to choose from. Crispy duck was served hot and in plentiful supply and the vegetable spring rolls were homemade and well filled. Main course...More

Thank Hollers73
Reviewed 30 March 2018

The takeaway food is average and portion is a little less generous. I was a bit disappointed with the duck with ginger and spring onions, the duck wasn't roasted. But I guess it's hard to find authentic chinese food in Devon?!

Thank Conniebh81
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Small friendly restaurant set a little back from the river with parking near-by. (Free after 6.00pm) The décor is perhaps a little unusual but has a Chinese feel and is comfortable. The service from the young couple who we believe own the place was friendly,...More

Thank TerryandJane
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Very nice food, staff were incredibly polite. Only downside was that the menu wasn't all that good. It was very limited. But what we did have was very good. I will return.

Thank staceys1986
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

4 of had a takeaway from here each ordered differently. Everyone enjoyed there food, it was a good find as we have just moved from filleigh to westleigh village. Will definitely visit again

Thank Anita T
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25 September 2016|
Response from SeariversandSwim4fun | Reviewed this property |
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9 May 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Barnstaple Street, Bideford EX39 4AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Torridge  >  Bideford
  • Phone Number: +44 1237 425329
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