The Water Margin

The Water Margin

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Hours
Sun
17:00 - 22:00
Tue
17:00 - 22:00
Wed
17:00 - 22:00
Thu
17:00 - 22:00
Fri
17:00 - 22:00
Sat
17:00 - 22:00
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Ratings and reviews
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
4.7 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.6 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.3 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
4.1 of 5 bubbles
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CUISINES
Chinese, Cantonese, Hong Kong
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Drinks
features
Is this a Chinese restaurant?
CUISINES
Chinese, Cantonese, Hong Kong
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Drinks
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles203 reviews
Excellent
129
Very good
38
Average
14
Poor
6
Terrible
16
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

Loz Cooper
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 none
Excellent service from the moment we booked, from patiently handling our pre-order which changed multiple times and didn't always include items on the menu to the service on the night. We ate there on a Saturday night from 20:30. The food and drinks arrived promptly and 22 people were able to receive their starter & main or set meals in good time without any delays. We were finished soon after 22:00 and I can definitely recommend the set meals. We hope to return again in the future.
Written 11 February 2020
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Sharps Travels
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 none
This place is amazing the best Chinese I have had in a very long time it was all just so tasty. The service was excellent and very friendly. Me and my wife went for the buffet and had 2 rounds of 3 different starters, this was followed by the duck and pancakes and then our choices of mains, we were even offered the option of having more starters
Written 13 February 2020
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alishakatemartin
Daventry23 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 none
A large group of us and two children ate here to celebrate a birthday. We had the all you can eat weekday menu. They sat us on a lovely table towards the back of the restaurant and had set out places for the children The food is beautiful! The whole group cannot wait to return! Amazing quality, all hot and great service! Starters were our favourite part, so many lovely dishes. The capital spare ribs are to die for! Prawn toasts are lovely and spring rolls crisp and tasty. So much duck, great portion sizes. The mains are all delicious, beef in black bean was a favourite and the curry is lovely! Try king prawns in lemon sauce , match made in heaven! You can keep ordering more from the menu until you are full. Staff are lovely and top you up with water before you even need to ask. They also do not charge children under 4 which is great. Please never stop this menu - one of the best things about Daventry! Cannot wait to come again!
Written 3 March 2020
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Kerry B
Daventry4 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 family
This is the best out of a bad bunch in daventry. There are Very friendly, food can be hit or miss . Noodles very wet/ soggy. Duck very dry. ( won't get it again) Rice and chips are good. The ribs are lovely. The reson we use water margin is the satay chicken is perfect and fast delivery. They are offering a loyalty scheme. But it doesn't state on the menu its on-line only ( bad advertising) They informed me on the phone after we ordered.
Written 12 June 2021
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Dean A
2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021 solo
Never eat there again Friendly and helpful fast service . However the Singapore fried rice had no flavour or seasoning the rice was boiled . not fried rice very pool the chips well hard and dried stunk of oil . curry sauce was Runny didn’t taste like curry sauce more like a pot noodle The menu went in the bin along with most of the food bit pricey at £15 for a below average meal
Written 7 October 2021
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jadestravel
Rochester26 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 none
One of the best restaurants me and my husband have ever been too, the staff were very friendly and the food was just amazing, so much flavour it was unreal. We had the eat as much as you like and the quality of the food was excellent, you can pick up to 3 dishes at a time (this not only avoids waste but ensures the food is hot and doesn’t go cold) for the starters and then the duck and then your main. Honestly one of the best restaurants I have had the pleasure of eating at and I will be going back.
Written 15 February 2020
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Chip M
Northampton52 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 family
Takeaway service. Took ages for the phone to answer. Was told 45 minutes for delivery which was ok but when it got to an hour I tried calling. It was either engaged or just rung out which I suspect was because they save your number so knew who I was when I called. Eventually just under 2 hours after ordering it arrived. The driver couldn’t get back in his car fast enough. Food was hot so it was an issue in the restaurant, not the delivery. Bad service and not answering is not good enough. If ur busy employ more staff or turn down orders. I won’t be ordering from here again any time soon.
Written 25 June 2021
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Julia A
11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 couples
We had a takeaway from here for the first time last night. We had the chicken chowmein dry( which comes up as noodles on list) chicken balls with sweet and sour sauce, some duck pancake rolls and nut and pineapple rice. It was absolutely delicious. We collected and it was super hot when we got home. Very good customer service ( my husband has shellfish allergy and the restaurant rang to do final order checks with us ) overall I was very impressed thankyou
Written 31 March 2023
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ken_matthews10
12 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 friends
Searched online for a Chines Restaurant, all were take away only. This venue listed as a restaurant and Take Away. Drove 10 miles. Went in and asked for table to be told that they only do Take Away! I said why did they advertise as a restaurant? The guy just laughed.
Written 25 April 2024
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jay d
2 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 family
Have always used the Water Margin, but tonight will not be using again. 1. Ordered meal online, said my mob ph was incorrect, after 5 attempts their IT system excepted. 2. Went to pay, told out of area, I live in Braunston and have used W/M for the last 9 years and they always delivered. 3. Phoned explained my problem, chap seemed lost kept saying they might have changed area or is it that Braunston had moved further to Rugby. 4. Asked to speak to Manager not in, I asked who was looking after Restaurant, he was not sure, but if I phoned in a couple of days someone might be around. (I would like to eat tonight). Also, if you phone for order it is cheaper to order online. Even after all my problems he could not help me, the first management decision he made, it was so good he has lost a long-standing customer, plus the owners lost my money.
Written 27 January 2024
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Vivian P
Northampton31 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 family
ordered a take away new years eve at five o clock it arrived prompty delivered by a very nice man , the food was hot and tasty , i especialy enjoyed the satay chicken
Written 16 January 2024
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Judgedr
99 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 family
High hopes for a decent Chinese takeaway in the area. Unfortunately disappointing. Sauces watery and lacking flavour. Fillet steak dish meat tough and very chewey. Sorry but won’t be using this one again.
Written 5 January 2024
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Anthony G
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 couples
Ordered a takeaway this evening over 2 hours ago! Foods only just been delivered, stone cold and by the rudest delivery driver I've ever met. Had been trying to call through to find out how long it was going to take, ended up phoning 43 times in total non stop for over an hour with no answer! Will not be wasting my money on this place again! Terrible cold food, terrible delivery and terrible service! Definitely gone down hill this place!! Go somewhere else!!!
Written 19 June 2021
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Clark
6 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2021 couples
Got order wrong 3 times. When I did come an hour and half later. I was cold and I was so disappointed
Written 3 March 2021
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alacatigrilldaventry
Daventry11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021 solo
It was the very first time that I ordered. Had the crispy duck and pancakes! Was awesome! Duck done just rite! Thank you. Happy Chinese New Year! ❤️
Written 12 February 2021
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