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“Extremely disappointing”
Review of Chu Chin Chow

Chu Chin Chow
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Ranked #22 of 51 Restaurants in East Molesey
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 20 March 2014

My wife , her daughter and I ate here last Saturday night. We did not have a reservation but were shown to a table in the back corner.

We ordered crispy duck as a starter and it arrived quite swiftly. That was cleared away and we waited about 40 minutes for our main courses to arrive. We ordered 3 main dishes, egg fried rice and, from, the vegetable section, grilled aubergine. During this very long wait a waiter appeared looking confused and asked if we were waiting for our duck.

Then warm plates and dish warmers were delivered to the table. Another 20 minutes elapsed and our food appeared, by which time of course our plates were stone cold. The aubergines were in a black bean sauce and topped with a pink crust, which turned out to be minced prawn, to which I am extremely allergic. Fortunately the girls tried this first or my evening would have ended disastrously. In fairness, the rest of the food was tasty.

When the table was being cleared I asked why the "grilled aubergine" was so in appropriately described in the menu. Answer came there none but it was deducted from our bill. To make things worse, there was a 10% service charge added to the bill.

During our wait for food we had also been reduced to terrible coughing fits by the noxious fumes emanating from a "sizzling" dish served to a table in the opposite corner of the room. The couple at the table next to us were also coughing.

Dreadful dining experience. Never again. Avoid this place.

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Thank SPaPP
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Reviewed 11 February 2014

We've eaten here a few times in the past year and every time the food is very good. Last time we visited was on 8th February 2014. Excellent choice of dishes, we think; very good, reasonably-priced house white wine (always a good sign I think), and wonderful, tasty food. Efficient service. Nicely spaced tables so you are not squashed too near your neighbours. A good ambience. I can't wait to return!

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Thank Ilovemydog_12
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Reviewed 10 November 2013

the set meal was value for money and the quentity was generous service was also good.it was my first visit.Will definitly go a again.

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Thank herbiefrogg
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Reviewed 5 November 2013

Went on a Sunday evening to this restaurant, taking advantage of the Tastecard 241 offer. The place was almost empty, which was good for us! The staff were very friendly and attentive in an unassuming way. The food was great, one of the better Chinese restaurants I've visited. The traditional Chinese music playing in the background was pleasant and calming and the decor was simple and clean. Will be coming back!

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Thank shevonne t
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Reviewed 20 April 2013

Throughout the years has maintained an excellent standard. Good food, excellent service & fair pricing. We are lucky to have a restaurant of this standard in East Molesey.

Thank John C
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