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“Authentic Chinese food.”
Review of Wings

Wings
Ranked #150 of 667 Restaurants in Southend-on-Sea
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Basildon, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Authentic Chinese food.”
Reviewed 12 May 2014

I have eaten here many times and love the honey roast pork and duck. Service and prices are good.
Some of the best Chinese food outside of Chinatown.

  • Visited May 2014
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1 Thank Terry H
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
123 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
“Authentic Chinese”
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Wings has been open for many years.
Lunchtimes they do good 1 plate dishes with rice or noodles plus a soup or orange juice followed by tea or coffee for a bargain £5 lunch.
Crispy pork belly and roast Duck hanging in the windows a traditional sign of a decent Chinese Cafe.
There is a big menu in Chinese and English £6-9 plus a dish, local Chinese eat here and so do many non Chinese its very popular.

Service and food excellent - Wings is the best chinese in the area

  • Visited May 2014
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3 Thank keltoshe
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London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Film Festival Find!”
Reviewed 4 May 2014

Having spent a most enjoyable day at the Southend-on-Sea Film Festival, during a drink in the Festival bar one of the Festival presenters recommended Wings for an early (Saturday) evening bite to eat before catching the train back to London. Wings is a small, friendly place close to the centre, serving standard Brit-Chinese fare as found in many Chinese restaurants in the UK. The place was busy but luckily a table emptied just as we arrived. There are two menus in the window, one white-colour (takeaway), the other blue (eat-in). At the table we had to ask to see both - my fellow diner a vegetarian and there were more veggie choices on the takeaway menu - but in the event selecting from either menu was no problem, and the young woman serving us helpfully came up with a number of additional veggie suggestions.

This place is 'no frills' for sure - wipe-down table tops and credit cards not accepted - but the food was tasty, the service was prompt, and the portion sizes were generous (my fellow diner could not finish his meal; full up!). If hearty and tasty, well-priced, no-nonsense Chinese fare is what you're after then this is the place. Fellow diners all seemed 30+ locals, the atmosphere was happy and buzzy with conversation

  • Visited May 2014
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Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“This is a cash only restaurant”
Reviewed 23 April 2014

This Chinese serves good food but is located in a shabby cafe style restaurant. Note that it does not accept any credit or debit cards.

  • Visited April 2014
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1 Thank Englishknight55
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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“It was nice”
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Not 100% sure whether we got a slightly off-experience but although the food was good the overall experience wasn't something I would rate as 'excellent' ... the actual place is not somewhere to go out for a nice dinner - the interior of the place looks along the lines of a run-down cafe.

The portions are fair, the standard of food is pleasant. Worth trying the food but dont expect a nice night out.

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank AWaters575
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