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V Buffet

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40 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1EP, England
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We've eaten here a few times and it's the generic sort of Chinese buffet that fills you up with tasty food but what we did last week is to get two take-away boxes at a five each and fill them with chicken, prawns, ribs, vegetables etc to take home where we cooked our own rice. The food was delicious and... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

i came by here when had a few hours to kill before my train back home, such a cold welcoming, no smiles, no warmth, nothing, the food was as cold as the staff! i would never come back here again and i regretted ever going in!! rip off, total rip off

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Greeted with a grunt and a curt, table for one? No welcome,no manners,made to feel like I was in the way. On going up for a second helping I got stared at as if to say don't go to the buffet table again. Please please please avoid, food ok nothing special, go to China town and drink in the atmosphere... More 

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3 Thank marklyminster
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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670 reviews
385 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2015

We're else can four people eat unlimited food for £23 in London !!! We all had two plates each and they stayed open late for us. Result.

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2 Thank Nick N
Kln
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120 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

After trip to British museum, there were some Korean restaurants nearby at small road area but close before 19:30hrs. Walked to 40 Oxford Street, there was a red color BUFFET restaurant with a big promotion signage outside (11:00 - 22:30hrs - ALL YOU CAN EAT at UK Pound 7.93 plus tax per person), it was quiet attractive for price and... More 

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Byron Bay, Australia
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

Don't know what went wrong for previous reviews... Been away for 2 and a half months and am renowned for being very critical of restaurants. I can and do usually cool better than most. The food at buffet v was crunchy fresh salads selection with an influence. The cooked food was typically Chinese but not salty. I am a vegetarian... More 

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Fremantle, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2014

Welcomed in with cold stares, the smell of cats sick & shady looks from the 'chefs' wearing marigolds as they dropped frozen fake chicken legs and spring rolls into a deep fat fryer...this should have been warning enough. Due to hunger pangs that could cripple an oversized ox, I decided to stay. After picking a few items from the buffet... More 

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4 Thank Eloise S
Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2014 via mobile

Ok, so they say in life that you get what you pay for and maybe that's true but lured in by the cheap prices for a quick lunch after a trip to British Museum, we were greeted with the dryest, oldest, most flavourless dust this side of kitty litter. As if that wasn't bad enough, the staff and the manager... More 

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1 Thank TheMasterBlaster
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2013

The food presentation is OK , the food quilty is really bad , most of the food was old , and when I spoke to the manager he said " too bad you don't like the food " what a bad service ! One of the salads looked like it had been served for the past few days ! Dull... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2013

After several complaints of how dry 80% of the food was, clearly been left there for hours and not renewed, we were abruptly told "if you don't like our food then don't come back " I found this extremely unprofessional and upsetting to myself and my family.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1EP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Holborn
  • Neighbourhood: Holborn

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Holborn
Inner London’s busiest streets crisscross quiet cobbled lanes for an effect that can be urbane or quaint – or an intriguing blend of both – depending on the particular corner you turn. Due to its especially convenient location, bustling Holborn hosts an excellent range of hotels, eateries, and shops to suit practically any taste or budget. With major attractions like the British Museum and Somerset House as well as popular areas such as Covent Garden and Soho all just a short walk away, Holborn is a smart base from which to explore London.
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