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The Garden Cantonese Restaurant

1 High Street, Bangor LL57 1DQ, Wales
+44 1248 362189
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1 High Street, Bangor LL57 1DQ, Wales
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Freshly prepared meals and you can tell. No gloopy sauces here. Staff are super friendly. Will be heading back here soon.

Thank brindle2b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you’re looking for a place to eat in Bangor, the Garden Hotel Restaurant should not be missed! I have eaten at here many times and I’ve always left feeling amazed and satisfied with both the impeccable food and service. The quality of the food...More

1  Thank Esposito D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some advice to others...make sure you book a table beforehand! This warm, family-run and beautifully decorated restaurant was very busy when my girlfriend and I walked in on this Friday night. However, a friendly waitress welcomed us in and asked us to take a seat...More

3  Thank kingjohn888
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve eaten here years ago, it is still the same amazing restaurant it was 10 years ago. I love how I see the same family I have 10 years ago and I love how all the sauces are homemade, cooked and served by family members....More

3  Thank mother_hen1979
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited here many times and thought it was time to write a review. Very good food and very good service !! Looking forward to visiting again. From Max, Milly & family

3  Thank g-gwna
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Had a birthday meal at the Garden last night with friends/old colleagues. Hadn't been there since my retirement bash about 7 years ago and can't understand why! The food was excellent and the service exceptional. Many many thanks for making it a good night.

3  Thank niag5548
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We visited last night for my birthday and we were all delighted! Sandra, the exceptional front of house was absolutely lovely, able to to serve us all in Welsh and English which is a plus for any Welsh speakers. The staff were incredibly attentive and...More

3  Thank tirionkerr
Reviewed 11 April 2018

My wife has coeliac disease and must have a gluten free diet, so Chinese restaurants are usually 'no go'. The Garden is a wonderful exception, with plenty of choice explained in detail, giving you total confidence. We visited early on a Tuesday evening so the...More

3  Thank Neil M
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

The dining room is so small and quirky, and the staff were on such good terms with their customers, that I felt s bit like I was walking into someone's front room! The staff are exceptionally friendly and helpful. The food was great, with plenty...More

2  Thank Liz B
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Crispy chicken was particularly excellent as was all the food we ordered. Only downside is that there is no menu to gawp at online. Order and grab a hard copy when collecting food. Highly.reccomended.

2  Thank JasonJ88
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Questions & Answers
27 May 2018|
Response from mother_hen1979 | Reviewed this property |
I went last week, they said they were.
13 August 2017|
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Response from GarGAR8 | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. We close on Sundays and Mondays.
Danny R
4 May 2017|
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Response from GarGAR8 | Property representative |
Thank you Peggy Sue, you are right. Takeaway is available tuesdays to Saturday 5-9pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$50
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 High Street, Bangor LL57 1DQ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Bangor
  • Phone Number: +44 1248 362189
  • E-mail
The Garden Hotel & Cantonese Restaurant has been welcoming discerning diners to Bangor for 32 years and remains a heavenly haven of culinary excellence.Proprietor Andrew Lui established the Garden Hotel & Cantonese Restaurant in 1981 following a chemical engineering degree and career, and is now a leading authority on Cantonese cooking. Working together with wife and Head Chef, Alice Lui who trained in Hong Kong and China.The restaurant is open seven days a week with a comprehensive a la carte menu from 2.00pm to 09.30pm. “There are three basic principles that I believe are essential for success,” Andrew adds.“The first is good cuisine; the second is good service and thirdly, a good environment.All our dishes are freshly prepared and cooked with the finest ingredients. The Garden Cantonese Restaurant goes a little step further by offering dishes to suit vegans, lacto vegetarians, ovo-lacto vegetarians and customers with nut, dairy or gluten allergies. We also understand the importance of healthy eating and use only the healthiest of oils and lean produce in our cuisine.
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