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“Our choice when at Gatwick”
Review of Blue Lake

Blue Lake
Ranked #19 of 122 Restaurants in Horley
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 25 May 2014

A £6 taxi ride from the Sofitel with Road Runners we always return to this restaurant.
Do not be deceived or put off by the exterior of the Blue Lake the food is really good.
We were served quickly and each dish was delicious.
Whilst dining we observed a very brisk Take Away trade so the locals in Horley like Blue Lake too.
We recommend to all and will return.

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Thank MaryBentley
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Reviewed 24 May 2014

We visited the Blue Lake yesterday evening on the recommendation and in the company of 2 friends; we were certainly not disappointed. Admittedly, the decor could do with a face-lift as it's looking a little tired, but who worries about the paintwork when the food is so good? The restaurant runs an outstandingly comprehensive buffet every evening for £17 per head. There is genuinely no limit to what you eat and everything seems to be freshly cooked for each table, which is pretty unusual for a one price, all-you-can-eat meal. Danny, or any of the other friendly staff, was extremely helpful in suggesting items we might like to try and seemed really keen to ensure that we ate our fill. I can only assume that the person responsible for the surly service reported by a couple of the more historical reviews has left the establishment, for we found nothing but friendliness and good service. We didn't have to wait long for our food and it was some of the best Chinese that I've eaten. Five stars for quality and service, with the overall mark only being brought down slightly by the tired decor.

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1  Thank WIWOL92
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Reviewed 15 May 2014 via mobile

On booking a table for 4 adults on a Saturday night, it was my first time here and we were very impressed, greeted by friendly staff, throughout meal there was a prompt service with an excellent selection of choice on the buffet menu all was very good. The only improvement I could say was the deco needs updating but apart from this everything was really good.

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Thank Surrey_couple24
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

We went on a Saturday night without a booking - they were very busy but found us a table. Service was a little slow because they were so busy BUT they apologised for being slow, were courteous to a tee and the food was A M A Z I N G. The best Chinese food I have ever tasted!

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Thank VikiVet
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Reviewed 14 February 2014

My husband booked for valentines night. We arrived at 7.50 - by 9.30 we had been given our 1st course and been told 3 times our mains was on its way. They brought out the hot plate and our bowls (which were extremely hot) but we had still not received our food by the time the bowls were stone cold. By then we had drunk the bottle of wine we had ordered and asked once again where our food was to be told there was a problem in the kitchen! The problem seemed to be that all the takeaway orders were coming out on time but not the customers in the restaurant. We gave up by then and paid for the wine and first course and went home. So much for a romantic evening.

2  Thank Julie J
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