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“The best Chinese Restaurant in the area”
Review of Trongs

Trongs
Ranked #8 of 469 Restaurants in Ipswich
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 12 June 2014

A group of seven of us visited Trongs yesterday and we all thoroughly enjoyed the meal, and as with previous visits the meal was excellent from start to finish. We had four courses, every dish was excellent and full of flavour, the special fried rice was fluffy and light, and the service was very attentive and polite. Where Trongs beat other restaurants is in the details, the duck was well chopped and didn't have hard, crunchy bits as cheaper duck often does, the hoi sin was thick and not watered down, we had a set meal and they added two additional dishes to the menu list giving us more choice, we had the table for as long as we wanted it and were not rushed out to make way for another sitting, there was plenty of food for seven on every dish, and although the desert was the obligatory banana and apple fritters with ice cream it had 5-star presentation. The restaurant was full, even on a Wednesday, and there were no leftovers to any dish. Highly recommended.

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Thank Martin B
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Reviewed 9 June 2014

By far the nicest Chinese meal I have ever had! The service, food and atmosphere is perfect and I would recommend this restaurant to anybody.

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Thank JessAliceG
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

We travelled quite a way to Ipswich to go out for a staff meal after a very busy bank holiday. We arrived at Aqua Eight at quarter to 9 and the chef couldn't be bothered to cook for us, even though we arrived well before closing. So we went to Trongs, and we were so glad we did! Two of us had the chefs special set menu and two had menu F. There was so much good, quality food. Staff were very attentive, kept topping up our wine for us, checking everything was ok for us. We were at the restaurant until about quarter to 11 but didn't feel rushed at all and was still offered deserts (which really tasty). The only Criticism I have is that I was quite cold where i sat- I was sat right next to the window and the draft was so cold that I had to put my jacket on. But overall, 5 out of 5. Great restaurant, lovely food, attentive staff, good value for money. In the end we were glad Aqua Eight were so rude to us! We will definitely come back.

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2  Thank Cbanne
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Reviewed 24 May 2014

The restaurant atmosphere and staff were perfect; although, unfortunately, my food was a disappointment, my dining partner really enjoyed his lamb dish.
Disappointment because the spring rolls (my addiction) were well filled - unlike some flimsy ones I'm often presented with - but packed with just carrot and cabbage - not a mushroom or other tasty ingredient in sight. And the plain noodles were just that - at the most, three lone bean sprouts were lurking in the pile of noodles. And the flavour was, to be generous with an adjective, plain. And, to labour the 'in additions', the soy sauce I requested to up-the-taste ante, was the nastiest I have ever dipped into; it was so bitter that I asked the waiter if he had brought me dark soy by mistake. I've given it a 3 star as my dining partner really enjoyed his meal; had I been dining alone, this would have been a 1 'terrible' - but as the wine was decent too, the 3 rating remains!! Pity, as I was really looking forward to that particular meal.

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Thank ihavetastebuds
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Reviewed 21 May 2014

We dined on a Thursday lunchtime. The service was efficient, very polite and attentive - absolutely perfect.The meal was served in a timely manner and was hot, delicious and definitely quality. Trongs is by far the best Chinese restaurant in the Ipswich area. High quality food, high quality service. What more could you ask for. Highly recommended.

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Thank 2mullion
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