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36 York Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2BD, England
+44 1702 616688
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“roast duck” (16 reviews)
“soup” (16 reviews)
“rice” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
36 York Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2BD, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went their after lunch period at 15.00 hours . I ordered Roast Duck and noodle soup and tofu hot pot with mixed meat and seafood for chinese person it is very nice and tasty thumbs up. I ask for chilly oil it was given...More

Thank Lean S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visit Southend on sea a couple of times a year and although been passed this restaurant a couple of times always thought it was just a take away. Thankfully notice the tables and people eating and booked a table. What a lovely place. Great tasting...More

Thank Jeanette T
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Reluctant to leave a review as I don’t want this place to go mainstream and get to over busy, but wow!!! This is the most authentic Chinese in town. The front with its hanging display of Peking duck, pork, is a nod to china town...More

Thank ThirstyCat
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Changed hands and since the new owner has come in all of the food has gone downhill, particularly the roast meats. Most of the recipes have now changed and you can definitely tell that cheaper lower quality ingredients are being used. It's gone from being...More

Thank keltoshe
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I've not been here for over 10 years for some reason so decided to give it a long overdue try again. I've only ever got takeaways from here in the past but eat in this time. The food is as good as I remember, full...More

Thank a1vig
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

I was taken here years ago by my kickboxing master because he’s Asian and this is where he takes his family for a special treat and I’ve been coming back ever since. There’s no bells and whistles but it’s where the local Chinese population go...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Met friends for a birthday lunch. very basic but very good food and all freshly cooked for special at £6. Starter soup or orange juice. About 15 main courses and tea or coffee. I ordered 2 Chinese bottled lagers which came to more than the...More

Thank petty12015
Reviewed 7 December 2017

It was definitely worth the wait for a table because the food was cooked fresh and was exceedingly good. Well done

Thank poochiegirl_56
Reviewed 21 November 2017

A family first-time visit on 18/11/17. Quite a simple and basic restaurant but the food was very good with no frills, and the service was attentive and friendly. Warning - cards and cheques not accepted, you have to pay cash, but you won't find the...More

1  Thank PeterHP11
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Wins slowly getting back to the quality of the past. Enjoyed the 3 course lunch today which is £6 per head and by 12.20 there was a queue for table. Duck with chilli and black bean sauce good and the chicken sweetcorn soup hot and...More

1  Thank Ruth W
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1 June 2016|
Response from Steve M | Reviewed this property |
Cash only but well worth it. Ignore the haters there having the cheap lunchtime menu. Treat yourself and I guarantee you'll love it :0)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 York Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 616688
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