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Reviewed 7 May 2021

Fabulous finally found a great place Fabulous food fresh cooked Will definitely be returning So happy to have a nice Chinese Duck amazing Chicken balls Beef curry fabulous Spicy beef will be returning Empty plates all around

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 2 July 2020 via mobile

Our go to place of choice, yes it is out of town, yes it a beautiful restaurant, yes we love the food, no we wouldn’t go anywhere else. Food is fresh, hot and tasty, staff are wonderful, Cathy and her team are fantastic .

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 29 May 2020

A Lockdown takeaway treat. Never left a review in my life but this deserved one. We even rang up afterwards to complement the chef! Arrived to the minute at requested delivery time. Hands down the BEST Chinese takeaway we’ve had from Congleton! Fresh and didn’t...feel ‘heavy’ afterwards as often with cheap takeaways. We had the fillet steak szechuan and chicken curry. All refreshingly unique compared to the usual takeaway fodder, and no more expensive than every other ! Won’t eat anywhere else after this! 5*.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed 17 February 2020

We had a wonderful meal here recently to celebrate a family birthday. The owners were so accommodating and did not mind my stream of emails to ask questions or amend our booking. The food was brilliant and we received service with a smile throughout. We...always have our take away from here and are never disappointed but we will be visiting the restaurant more often now.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 26 January 2020 via mobile

Ordered a sweet /sour chicken plus butterfly king prawn starter It was like something from the old days 🤐 thick batter tiny bite size pieces of chicken and the prawns were tastless also in the horrible thick batter. s/s sauce really disappointed. Not cheap either.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 30 December 2019

Okay so I know we Brits love Cantonese (from Hong Kong) food not 'Chinese' food, and having lived there the food served in China is COMPLETELY different and fit only for a lunchbox on a building site. Go to a restaurant in China and order...duck and you will be served the head, neck, feet and tongue only , no breast!! The forum has some great tasting dishes (I have not tried one yet that isn't rich in flavour and of decent size. My only complaint would be that the ribs were too watery once, probably because they are boiled first to make them extra tender. Maybe I just had them on a bad night because as mentioned I have never come away from there unsatisfied and neither have friends who dined with us. Nothing bad all all to say and highly recommended. As for the poster moaning about them employing young/student Brits instead more Chinese staff, get a life you moron, what's wrong with offering local kids decent employment. If you want to be swarmed by Chinese staff and stared at while you eat your food, sod off to China, there's miliions of them there. Andy CMore

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 9 October 2019

Went there last night early doors,we had the early bird menu and enjoyed it very much. Food was good and value for money,restaurant very clean staff very good and will certainly visit again at some point.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 September 2019

Went here last night,I was really dissapointed with my starter. Ordered butterfly king prawns and when they came they were not as I had expected. They werent butterflyed and were deep fried in batter served with a sweet and sour sauce,so basically prawn balls.I did...query them but the young staff had no idea and were not particularly interested. Because of my dietry requirements I had to remove the batter and leave the sauce,£6.50 for 4 prawns,disgusted to say the least. They should state on the menu that they are deep fried in batter as they do with the squid,Had I have known I wouldnt have orederd them,and I loathe sweet and sour. The rest of the meal was tasteless. Wont be going again,thats for certain.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 29 August 2019

I had my 40th Birthday here last year with 22 guests, food was lovely and booking was as simple as calling to reserve, HOWEVER I called last night to reserve for 25 guests for my daughters 18th family meal and was asked for a £250...deposit!! As everyone pays for their own meals it wasn’t possible for me to do that!!! We are now going to the happy gardens instead......a lot of money lost there FORUM!!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 17 August 2019

We have visited before and always enjoyed a high quality meal but the takeaway we were sold was absolutely tasteless and very poor indeed. You will see from their fb that they have had issues with staff illness and this has affected the quality of...food. As I write I have a stomach ache from horrible sweet and sour. Very very disappointed...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Yes, The Forum Chinese Restaurant offers takeaway services.

Yes, The Forum Chinese Restaurant offers delivery services.

The Forum Chinese Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4