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Lings on Kings

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52 King Street, Southport PR8 1JX, England
+44 1704 530169
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:30
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went for an anniversary meal after it was recommended by a friend, the food was outstanding and the service was top notch, we spent the night talking to the owner Ling. My other half ended up booking for her dad's birthday before we left. Try it you won't be disappointed.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with a friend the food was awful and the waitress a nuisance when you want to chat with a friend she kept coming over to table butting in won't go again

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The waitress was very attentive to our needs never failed to deliver 100% service we ordered individual meals I can recommend the ribs and hot and sour soup and mixed curry dishes

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Thank Vic F
Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was the first time that I had visited Lings although my partner had been before. I really enjoyed, not only the food, but the atmosphere, as we were entertained by a tribute group on the spur of the moment who happened to be eating there. We had a banquet and the food was extremely good. I really enjoyed the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a girls work night out at Lings for Chinese New Year. The food was superb, the entertainment and atmosphere amazing and Ling and her lovely staff as kind and efficient as ever, making our evening a very special one! The six course menu, consisting of tasty soup, hot hors d'oeures and our favourite duck and all the trimmings,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered a takeaway to celebrate Chinese new year from Lings absolutely gorgeous salt and pepper mushrooms in a tempora batter delightful when I collected the meal the place was buzzing even treated to a beer when I was collecting my order wish I'd have been able to get a table unfortunately for me the reasturant was totally full upstairs and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful night at Lings on Kings celebrating my birthday and chinese new year. The guitarist/entertainer got us all up singing n dancing and had us competing in a sing off with the nursery nurses. The food was scrummy, hot and tasty. The service attentive n speedy. Loved every moment waddled out so stuffed. I so love this place

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Thank Ian A
Liverpool, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Kings for Chinese New Year. Ling was very accommodating due to my intolerance of gluten (being a Coeliac sufferer). Soup was excellent, but couldn't have the BBQ spare ribs so Ling made lovely salt and pepper ribs. Crispy duck was worth the wait although I couldn't have the pancakes or hoi sin sauce, once again Ling offered me... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for CNY and as always we had the most amazing time! The food was delicious as per usual and I love the decorations and ambience! But as always Ling was a fantastic host and made us feel like family! Best Chinese restaurant in the North West! Cannot praise it more! You must go and try it for yourself!

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a long time customers of Lings on Kings my wife friends and I were again treated to a fabulous Chinese New Years Eve night A five course meal started with my favorite hot and sour soup, followed by pick and mix prawn toast, and chop suey rolls, then came the crispy duck pancakes followed by a selection of four... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 King Street, Southport PR8 1JX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +44 1704 530169

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