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The Swan

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73 High Street, Epping, England
+44 1992 572324
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Went last night with a friend, waited around 45 mins for starters, 45 mins for mains. Staff we not great. It took us 3 attempts to ask for the bill before someone gave it to us. They seem to be more focused on the takeaway business rather than those who are eating in. Food was OK it was hot which... More 

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1 Thank Katie C
uk
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We've eaten many times here and never had any complaints. The food is lovely and servicevery good. Gets busy at the weekends so would need to book.

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Thank brownteam
Fowey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Just had a takeaway tonight, Lovely and tasty meal and we'll cooked, great service. Highly recommend.

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Thank janhoney50
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I had food here on a Monday evening and the waitress who served me was appalling. Very poor attitude and a very unappealing manner. She even tutted when i did not leave a tip - the cheek! The food was overpriced and the curry i was given was terrible. I would strongly recommend NOT eating here.

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Thank b16rml
London, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This place just needs to up its customer service by about ten percent then it will get 5 stars good food reasonably priced and attentive staff but they are a little bit off in there attitude don't know why ?

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Thank Dave A
Epping, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This was always one of our favorite restaurants for Chinese takeaway, however over the past few months it has appeared to go down hill. Our last takeaway we had was terrible all the sauces in which the food was cooked was at best bland the prawn toasts were rock solid and the Ribs in BBQ were put in with the... More 

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1 Thank Dave E
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

If you like over priced, tasteless, cold and small portioned Chinese food then this is the place for you. It's very rare that the entire takeaway is not eaten in this house but on this occasion the foxes can turn their noses up when it's all in the bin. For the price it's a complete waste of money.

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1 Thank Jon L
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Just ordered a take away from The Swan as we have no cash so used them as they take debit card. We will never be ordering from them again, the food is cold, very small portions, overly priced, Chicken Balls you couldn't get your teeth into, Special Fried Rice with nothing special in it and a lack of sauce in... More 

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Thank Elizabeth W
Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

The surprise was how busy the restaurant was at 7 pm on a Saturday Many regulars filled the tables We had not booked which appears essential in this very popular place The service was very good with plenty of staff to look after the busy tables Food is good but not exceptional but the service and atmosphere help Very efficient... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

Thanks to this Chinese after the amount of grease in my food I am now a member of the t-birds, I can certainly say I've blocked my arteries and seriously decreased my life expectancy, should have gone new China I felt like I was at a diging for chicken like panning for gold after ordering the smoked "chicken" WORST CHINESE... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 High Street, Epping, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Epping
  • Phone Number: +44 1992 572324

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