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“never had a good buffet”
Review of East

Ranked #137 of 663 Restaurants in Southend-on-Sea
Cuisines: Chinese, Malaysian, Thai
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Good for: Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Buffet, Reservations
2 reviews
“never had a good buffet”
Reviewed 27 July 2009

the food was standard, as its a buffet you loose that freshly cooked taste, but a good selection of dishes and better than your average Sunday Afternoon Chinese eat as much as u can

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Southend on Sea
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Great value, tasty food, fast service”
Reviewed 25 April 2009

East is a modern all you can eat buffet style resturant with a tempenyaki?bar where the chef will cook any of the raw ingreediants offered. It is very clean and the service prompt. I also love the fact that my 3 year old son can have his fill of seaseme prawn toast for half price. There is a reduced but still good selection on offer at lunch times for £7.95

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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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“Great Chinese Buffet”
Reviewed 15 January 2009

Eating at East is simple, you pay (correct at review January 2009), £12.95 for all you can eat buffet.

This means you can get yourself a starter and a main and a desert all for the above reasonable cost, eat as much as fills you up.

As this is chinese I always have to work hard to restrain myself as I love it all! If you have not been to a chinese before going to a buffet is a great way of sampling new dishes without ordering them and then not being able to eat it all cause it's not your cup of tea.

You can sample all the different choices chinese has to offer, there are also some thai dishes included.

You then just pay with drinks which are served to you. The staff are efficient and friendly and the quality of the food is very good with a huge selection and total freedom of choice.

The desert selection could be bigger I guess but for the prices it more than met my expectations, there are some very interesting jelly cubes!

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