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Golden Dragon

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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London Road, Shardlow DE72 2HN, England
+44 1332 799158
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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224 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Family who live in area recommended this place - and we weren't disappointed . Crispy duck starter very good with exceptional hoi sin sauce ! Crispy chilli beef faultless as was the kung po prawn . Will return !

Thank BigRoyston
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Superb food, good service...probably the best Chinese food I have ate outside of Hong Kong....a must visit!

Thank kim w
Derby, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We went for a family Sunday lunch buffet, it's a comfortable atmosphere, until you join the queue for the food which is laid out on a six foot table, the plates on our table were what we would use as a side plate which are used to collect your own food, the queue is like a conga dance line, on... More 

Thank givealittle
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

First time I have eaten here. Met with family to celebrate a birthday and was well pleased with it. It is Cantonese & Peking food and we chose set meal 2 for our party of three. It consisted of several courses, all well presented and cooked. The staff were pleasant and attentive and looked after us very well indeed. From... More 

Thank Joan R
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

It's been 10 years since we last visited, and it hasn't changed a bit. The staff were wonderful and the food was excellent with a good variety of choice on the menu. The decor hasn't changed either but don't let this put you off; it is clean, fresh and in keeping with a Chinese style restaurant.

Thank Julie S
Long Eaton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

3rd or 4th visit here. Always good. Typical U.K. Chinese food - but better quality that a take away. Worth a visit. My daughter loves it.

Thank sgc77
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We have been here many times over a number of years and have yet to be disappointed. Food is superb, plenty of it, piping hot and it always looks appealing. Price is reasonable for the quality and quantity of food. Owner and staff could not be more helpful, pleasant and very welcoming.

Thank Rushwell
A TripAdvisor Member
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We have visited the Dragon a couple of times now. This time it was very busy. The tables very close together, a party sat at my right side and had no way to get out other than the person on the end moving which resulted in having people up and down all evening and standing right next to where I... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Lovely meal in clean and comfortable surroundings. Service very good even though very busy. Slight problem with 2 soups however staff very quick to correct problem. Waitress and owner both came and apologised.. not a problem with us just one of those things that can happen. There were 7 of us and a 6 month old baby who was well... More 

Thank holidayqueenDerby
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We have visited this restaurant a number of times & return so often for a few reasons. The first being the quality & flavour of the food - absolutely beautiful. The second is the staff - they are so friendly & helpful. Alan the owner is so lovely, he remembers us each time and always treats us well. Personal favourites... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road, Shardlow DE72 2HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Shardlow
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 799158

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