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The Golden House

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1 Lyme Street, Axminster EX13 5AU, England
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A restaurant and takeaway with a couple of colourful characters who work there. We ordered a lot of food (for 9) and to be fair was cooked relatively quickly. The food all hot when we got it back to the lodge (about 5 mins drive away) and portions were very reasonable. On the whole the food was pretty reasonable although... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

quite a varied menu takeaway food hot and very enjoyable and did not take long to receive once ordered

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Thank ian w
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I drove into Axminster late in the evening and we were hangry. >:/ we walked around looking for a restraunt but every place we tried was closed or offered take out only. I was pleasantly suprised when the Golden House was open and able to seat us. We had a wonderful dinner and desert! And, I had... More 

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Thank alyson r
Axminster, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best Chinese take away for miles-staff always friendly service and it is quick and the food is excellent-prices very reasonable.Have dined in the restaurant food again very good but it always lacks atmosphere.

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Thank ANDREW F
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best Chinese I have ever had, nice surroundings, good for a meal with friends who want to talk etc. Polite helpful staff.

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Thank johntaylor30066
Axminster, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Despite only 1 other table occupied it took ages for our order to be taken, after waiting over 30 mins still no starters so paid for drinks & left. Obviously more interested in the take away side of the business. Went up the road to the Lucky House takeaway and had delicious meal within 10 mins.

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Thank keeffer55
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Friendly service - good value - tasty - Chinese food - all the usual suspects - we enjoyed the food.

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Thank sarahnash1234
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Always great tasty food and good service. Lovely to eat in and feels traditional. Good prices. Never let us down!

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Thank Laura12911
Milton Keynes
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Second visit as food is always freshly cooked for you. Nice portion sizes, had beef chow mien and chicken chow mien. Was defiantly well worth the wait. Defiantly recommend it.

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Thank golddigger1957
Worthing, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Had a takeaway from here with my parents. I had the mushroom fried rice and chicken with pickled ginger and pineapple. I loved my meal very much indeed; a heck of a lot better than the Chinese in Beaminster. My mum did comment that her plain rice was a bit overcooked and sticky but still nice nonetheless. The reason I'm... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Lyme Street, Axminster EX13 5AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Axminster

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Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?