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“The food is great, service hit and miss. But you get packed in”
Review of Hons

Hons
Ranked #8 of 33 Restaurants in Rainham
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly
Dining options: Reservations
Marden, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
219 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
“The food is great, service hit and miss. But you get packed in”
Reviewed 15 September 2013

The food here is very good and I've been eating in the place on and off since it first opened, Its a bit crowded as they pack the tables in which is a shame because price wise it should be more formal than it is, but its Rainham high street so volume and turnover prevail over less diners spending more. it's great food though but probably would be np better in a classier area than Rainham, don't get me wrong Rainham is ok, I was born there but Hons seems at times a little out of place. If your in the area and want good quality Chinese food and don't mind sidling sideways past others people's chair backs to go to the toilet give it a go its probably the best Chinese food in Rainham, go mid week and it will be much quieter and thereby more enjoyable.

  • Visited October 2012
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English first
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
238 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
“Very good and the takeaway too!”
Reviewed 16 August 2013 via mobile

I have been here about six times over 20 years, always very good, consistently consistent. They have some original and special dishes. Not your average Chinese offering. Very helpful staff.

Visited August 2013
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Gillingham, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Hons”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

This is a most excellent Chinese Restaurant, in fact the best I have ever been to. People come from far and wide to sample the cuisine and is a busy and well liked place to eat.

Visited July 2013
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Kent
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Needs updating”
Reviewed 28 July 2013

We have been going to this restaurant since 1991 and the food has always been really good and we are normally not disappointed, but we had a meal there the other night and we thought gosh how much it had changed, perhaps not all for the good!! Don't get me wrong we have never been disappointed with the food either sitting down or take away but it is looking tired now. It used to be very plush years ago. Nice table ware, flowers on the table, carrots made out of things on the starters and flower bits on the plate, finger bowls to wash your hands after and a nice chocolate at the end. Don't seem to get that anymore which is such a shame because they are the nice little touches that make your meal special and it used to be a treat to go there. Obviously over the years we have seen the management come and go but so has a little bit of what Hons used to be!! Might leave it for a little while before we go again and try somewhere different. It is always busy even on a quiet night there will always be someone there but it does need a bit of TLC put back into it now. Just our opinion of course!!!

  • Visited July 2013
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Chertsey, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Very average.”
Reviewed 20 July 2013 via mobile

Heard many good things about Hons but left there rather disappointed. My beer glass was filthy but was quickly replaced (no apology offered). Starters arrived very quickly and they were fine. I thought the main courses were pretty poor - very sticky, gooey consistency which made me think there was plenty of MSG in there. We Ordered two glasses of water towards the end of the meal and the glasses were absolutely disgusting with dirt inside the CocaCola writing inside them which had clearly built up over some time. Overall a poor experience with surly, inattentive staff.

Visited July 2013
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