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136 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford CM2 0JT, England
+44 1245 290099
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
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“duck” (21 reviews)
“hot pot” (5 reviews)
“kung pao” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
136 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford CM2 0JT, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely warm welcome. Good service , Starters were great. The duck with pancakes was very dry and not that nice. Main courses were lovely. Down side was My son was ill thru the night with an upset tum. Other 3 of us were fine though.

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having read good things about San, we've been keen to try it for a while. Especially as people keep saying what good value it is. Easy to find in Chelmsford's Moulsham Street but you may struggle with parking. (Park closer to town and walk down,...More

Thank MisterB65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great idea all you can eat for a fixed price and the food is cooked to order. Our food was well cooked plenty of it staff were good and plentifull so no difficulty in getting served great value and easy way to try diffrent things...More

Thank Steve-Chivers
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

San is the best Chinese buffet you could ever wish for. £15.95 a person and you order off a menu so everything is freshly cooked. Love it here, always guaranteed a top quality meal....love the staff as well, they are always so attentive

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just had my first meal here with friends.....won't be going back. Food was really nice but the staff were rude and very unhelpful. We were a group of 11 adults paying for the buffet and we asked if one member of our group could pay...More

Thank Holidaynessie
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We went on a Sunday for a celebration. The menu was anything you wanted for £15.90 As many dishes as you wanted. The quality of the food was outstanding. Served family style. Very impressed. You did have to buy a drink but it took the...More

Thank Craig D
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Not the usual all you can eat, help yourself buffet. Choose the food from the menu, course by course. The attentive staff can give advice if you are overwhelmed by the choice. Nice touches - finger bowls provided with the messy stuff, hot flannel provided...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Table booked for 4 people but when we arrived was put on a round table for 6 so felt very spaced out in seating and not together. Service was very prompt ushering for your drinks order. Although alcohol was ordered the waiter kept asking if...More

Thank Figgysocks
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Even on a busy evening, the manager sorted us out with a walk-in corner table and the staff were helpful all evening. Recommend the Szechuan King Prawns, awesome! 👍

Thank PNewman001
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Came here for a friends birthday meal. Food was good but I have to say the staff was so rude we arrived and was missing 2 people due to babysitting issues, every parent goes through this and instead of saying "that's ok not a problem"...More

1  Thank Mummyc5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford CM2 0JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 290099
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