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“Takeaways”

Lai Hoo Chinese Restaurant
Ranked #73 of 82 Restaurants in Swanage
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
Dining options: Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Takeaways”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2013

Good and polite service. Decent enough takeaway meal but a bit lacking in the amount of meat! Recommend though if you miss the restaurants or they're busy.

Visited August 2013
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English first
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Friendly service & good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2013 via mobile

We visited this place for a family meal during our stay in Swanage. The service was efficient (starters arrived together, main course arrived together). Ok the tables are cleared quickly but to make room for next course. Kids got a lollipop each at the end, and we had a good chat with the friendly owner.

I think sometimes we as a nation don't like attentive service - I agree, but take a moment to chat to the staff and you may find they
are just perhaps ignored by many one off customers on their hols!

  • Visited July 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Chinese near the Quay”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2013

Went early to this restaurant on the way back from the Quay.

Restaurant was very quiet - only 1 other diner.

We had a set meal which was good, and the service efficient and quick.

  • Visited June 2013
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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305 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“Give us some space!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2013

I have no complaints about the food in the restaurant but the service is another matter.
The night we visited there was only one other couple in so you would expect good service but the service we got was over the top!
My husband did not enjoy his meal as he felt every mouth-full was being watched and the moment you put your cutlery down the plate was whisked away.
Less would definitely have been more in this case, we will not return!

  • Visited July 2013
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London, England, United Kingdom
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“Nhung.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2013

We were asking for crispy king prawn in batter with ginger and honey sauce, but the manager didn't please us, he said that we couldn't have, he stick to the menu and when he bring the food to us, he keep come round to rushing us to finish the diner so he can clear the table quick. We didn't like that kind of service...He need to let people relax to eat their meat in peace...

  • Visited June 2013
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