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“wouldnt feed the food to my dog!” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Number 1 Chinese Buffet

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Number 1 Chinese Buffet
Ranked #1,599 of 2,185 Restaurants in Manchester
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Dinner, Buffet, Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Buffet, Seating
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“wouldnt feed the food to my dog!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2013

i went with my friend last week i have ate had before and enjoyed the food there so i recommended it to my friend that we go again and i convinced him saying the food was nice when we entered the restaurant well i told to pay first even tho the people in front of us didn't have to so we felt like criminals then as we sat down we ordered our drinks my friend had a beer and i wanted water the beer came after 10 minsbut however i still didn't receive m water so i asked again then the waiter came back with a coke when i told her i asked for water she accused me of lieing to her then she stormed off when we eventually went for some food it was very salty and dry like it had been sat there all day infact the only thing i could eat was the noodles as i walked back for more they was none left so i decided to wait 15 mins later still no noodles and my friend only had one plate because he said the food was vile so we just walked out and had something to eat somewhere else.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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5 Thank thomas w
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  • English first
  • Russian first
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English first
Pune
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Value for money and surprisingly good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2012

I wasnt really sure of how a buffet would be.. but its awesome! value for money.
Visit for a Sunday dinner and at 7.50 quid, you can eat as much as you want, on all other days dinner is priced at 11 quid.
It has a massive array of chinese, thai food. range of starters, noodles, rice, mains, soups, desserts, fruits. Drinks are not included in the price. Been there twice, and had chicken, prawns, crab, duck, mussels, salmon.. Every variety has a taste of its own and is distinct. Food is always hot and refilled all the time. Busy place but not overcrowded. Some of the waiters dont understand english, but are good to you.

Overall a good experience.. would go againa and again

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Noopur Y
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Manchester
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Good value food , would visit again”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2012

Great service and food is good quality compared to other outlets in the area.
Service was good
Great value at only 6 quid per person for all you can eat, and the selection of food is good.

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Steveecourt
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Decent buffet but no duck or shu mai”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2012

Not the best as it claims but still pretty good. Decent choice of soups, starters, mains and desserts (which were actually pretty good for a Chinese). Drinks leave a bit to be desired, we both had a coke which was poured from plastic bottles into poor quality pub pint pots. Everything was nice and clean though and I've never caught anything nasty or had a poor tum after visiting this place which is always a concern at this kind of place.

Visited October 2012
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Thank Adamjae
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Preston, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Do you want grease with that?”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2012

Food is poor, extremely greasy and little choice. The staff were rude, you don't get what you pay for!!

  • Visited November 2011
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank mymeditativerose
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