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The Mandarin Chef

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Winchester Road, Romsey SO51 9AL, England
+44 1794 512170
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (9 reviews)
“prawn dishes” (2 reviews)
“spare ribs” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Winchester Road, Romsey SO51 9AL, England
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

Very nice polite waiters but food very very average. We ate from the cooked to order menu £20.00 each on a Friday and astonished there were no prawns or squid on the menu. Just beef or chicken dishes, the duck pancakes were taste less. Just...More

Thank Tobylyndhurst
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Me and my husband went here for a all you can eat meal the food was lovely and unlike other all you can eat you were served so didn't have to keep getting up for food. We went at 6pm when they opened it was...More

Thank Jenna C
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Staff were rude, service was ridiculously bad, waited forever for our food whilst sat under freezing cold air con in the middle of winter, and draft from the wooden Windows, facing the wall! Won't be going back here ever again!

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Reviewed 23 April 2016

I believe this to be a Chinese Style buffet restaurant but I called in one Saturday evening to collect a take away meal and firstly the place was heaving/very busy which is always a good sign. The waiters were running round serving very efficiently and...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Went there recently for my brother's birthday, its always great never had a bad meal there. Friendly, attentive staff and great atmosphere!!

Thank Shadi M
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

The mandarin is by far the best in Romsey and the only one worth visiting great food and service highly recommended a must try is the capital spare ribs and the smoked chicken

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

My wife and I decided to come here for a meal and all I can say is that they service was great they were all very friendly and helpful. The food was great we couldn't fault anything. We will use this again in the future....More

Thank M-Painter73
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Have been here numerous times, our most recent being 2 weeks ago for a family celebration. They fail to disappoint, once again we were served by extremely pleasant and highly efficient staff. The food was absolutely excellent, not only in quality but also value for...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Arrived early for our table, no problem, seated and drinks order taken and delivered. Plenty of time to chat while looking at the buffet menu but not left and forgotten. We were offered a selection of starters which were not disappointing - we ordered more!!...More

Thank Movers2014
Reviewed 6 March 2016

My first trip to Mandarin Chef last night and was very impressed - the food was delicious and service was excellent - we opted for the buffet menu which had a great selection and everything was served piping hot and tasted lovely Definitely recommend it...More

Thank SouthamptonJackie
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17 September 2016|
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Response from M-Painter73 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry without going on website I don't know..
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
Opening Hours Tuesday to Sunday 12 pm to 2 pm then 6 pm to 10:30 pm. Closed Monday's and bank holidays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Winchester Road, Romsey SO51 9AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Romsey
  • Phone Number: +44 1794 512170
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