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Beijing Red Lantern Chinese Resturant

Plot 5659, Legolo Rd, Broadhurst Ind Es, Gaborone, Botswana
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good52%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
11 Apr 2017
“A bottom entry china food outlet, where the food is great but lacking service”
22 Jun 2016
“GREAT FOOD”
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Plot 5659, Legolo Rd, Broadhurst Ind Es, Gaborone, Botswana
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

If good Chinese food is what you want, but don't care about service or location, then this is the place. Definitely value for money, but is compromised by untrained staff, and very basic facilities.

Thank Luis S
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This past Sunday was my first time there. I absolutely loved the duck with seaweed and duck eggs!I had noodles as well...There was so much food I had to carry some home! Cant wait to try their frog dish soon

Thank Goitseone T
Reviewed 17 February 2016

After some renovations the restaurant feels fresh again and the WC is a great improvement! The restaurant can be very warm ** hot tip ** reserve a private dining room with airccon! Excellent duck and pancakes ( indeed they had hoisin!) fried dumplings , oyster...More

Thank Gotz-on-the-go
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Looks shabby from outside, but I was told the food is nice so wanted to try. Ordered my favourite Peking duck with pancakes: a generous portion came but what a disappointment - they didn't have Hoisin sauce! And that's a must with the dish. I...More

1  Thank thinkingkind
Reviewed 24 December 2014

So, the outside staircase and entryway is…sketch, and the atmosphere is a bit outdated and hodgepodge, but that all kind of adds to the charm and authenticity. The food is delicious- lots of choices at a great price. I recommend starting with the "ants in...More

Thank Becky C
Reviewed 21 October 2014

The food here is excellent, authentic Chinese food. Look past the drab walls. Also, this appears to be a little known fact, but there is a karaoke room that you can book! It is a large room with two large tables and a karaoke machine/projector....More

1  Thank lesmiserables9
Reviewed 22 September 2013

Red Lantern in the 2004s and 2005s was the top CHINESE restaurant in Gaborone and always filled with people during dinner time. I visited it recently with my cousins on Friday 20th Sep and we were the only ones there. But we saw a lot...More

Thank Arun Prasanna G
Reviewed 5 June 2013

Very good and authentic but the ambience leaves something to be desired. Lots of Chinese always eating here.

Thank Femmevazaha
Reviewed 21 February 2013

The food is good but the surroundings and the service let it down badly. The owners start making it very obious at 2pm that you are no longer welcome and please leave. Definitely does not match the food.

Thank Keith R
Reviewed 2 January 2013

The Red Lantern is something of a legend in Gaborone. It has been around for probably close to 2 decades and boy does this show.It is like going to the Amazon, an experience you will always remember yet possibly not for the right reasons ;)...More

Thank MikeBlue42
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  • Address: Plot 5659, Legolo Rd, Broadhurst Ind Es, Gaborone, Botswana
  • Location: Africa  >  Botswana  >  South-East District  >  Gaborone