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“Too long to wait”
Review of The Golden Dragon

The Golden Dragon
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
High Peak, null, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Too long to wait”
Reviewed 3 April 2013

I was part of a party of 13 last Friday night. We all ordered the buffet as we thought that would be the easiest thing to do. The table was booked for 7.30 and we didn't manage to leave until 10.45, before everyone else in our party as we had to catch our lift. No way should this meal have taken so long as we were absolutely starving so each course was gone within minutes. The food was the same as usual - nothing special. I try not to eat here in general.

  • Visited March 2013
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English first
Buxton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“family visit on a busy evening”
Reviewed 23 February 2013

Our favourite local Chinese restaurant didn`t let us down. It was a very busy evening with an extra large party in the upstairs function room. But this didn`t affect the attentive service and great food. We had a lovely relaxed family get together and went home well-fed!

  • Visited February 2013
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Chapel-en-le-Frith, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Poor Service and Rude Staff”
Reviewed 27 January 2013

We have been going to this restaurant for the past 6 years but after last night, never again. Although the food is still good the service has been increasingly bad over our last few visits. After we waited over 15 minutes for drinks my husband went to the bar himself, only to be told by a very grubby looking waitress "we are busy" she then walked off. When we did eventually get the drinks a further 5 minutes later, not even the slightest hint of an apology. The restaurant wasn't busy, 3 other tables in. Not only that, the whole time we were in there the phone rang constantly and remained unanswered. We pointed this out to the staff who said "it was people ringing for takeaways and they didn't have time to cook them so they ignored the phone". Charming! As the restaurant wasn't busy and there was no background music this was very annoying. When the waitress brought the duck starter she bounced the plates on the table and had a face like thunder. We had enough after this, cancelled the rest of the meal, asked for the bill and left. Never to return!

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank JCN_13
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Buxton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
“First class chinese food.”
Reviewed 14 November 2012

We first started going in the DRAGON 3 years ago and during that time ,we have found that the quality of the food and the standerd of srevice has maintained a very,very high level.Carol and Louis work extremely hard in maintaining the high standards they have set.It has got to be amongst the best chinese food we have had. We will be going again this week, so Carol, get our favourite table ready!

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank 397foodlover
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Plenty of choice”
Reviewed 9 October 2012

We sometimes like to take advantage of the popular tea time special offer on eat-in meals, which are really good value for money.
The food here is very good indeed and there is an extensive menu, which also has a Thai section as well as the traditional Chinese. We often get a take-away from here; you get very generous portions, so they are good value.

Visited October 2012
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