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The Golden Well Oriental Restaurant

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Golden Mile Brocastle, Cardiff CF35 5AU, Wales
+44 1656 649988
Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Tue - Sat 13:00 - 23:00
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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited around 7.30 pm on Sunday 19th March 2017. The restaurant was not what we expected having visited similar establishments abroad, this was very down market in comparison. The whole place WAS immaculately clean the toilets among the cleanest we have seen anywhere. The place had reminded me of a transport café without the dirty spoon. Not a somewhere... More 

Thank Mordwywr
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

As a family we have visited this establishment several times. The staff greet you at the door and are always friendly and welcoming. The food and service is excellent with a great selection. The duck in pancakes are delicious!!! If it's a member of your party's birthday, let the staff know and they will bring out a small cake on... More 

1 Thank David B
Milford Haven, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped on our way home last night. We received a cheery welcome and were immediately given a table and drinks. The buffet was varied and tasty, but lukewarm. I can appreciate that it is difficult to keep so many dishes warm, without allowing the food to dry out. I recommend the lemon chicken and sweet chicken curry, both very... More 

Thank Sara H
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Booked here for a valentines evening meal for myself and my fiancé , when I phoned to book a table for two they charged me £10 deposit ,, the restaurant is nice and clean but the food was average . When leaving a payed the bill which was £54 .. It was not until I thought about it the next... More 

2 Thank 319andrewf
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

If I ever want a take away I always go here! Fantastic food and amazing service - never a disappointment. Have never eaten in the restaurant but it always looks clean and tidy! Definitely recommend!

Thank RE282
Cowbridge, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived when the place was busy bites seated within 5 mins. Fast and friendly drink order. Place was clean. Good choice for courses .... everything clearly labelled. Go up as often as you want. Plates etc cleared quickly. Good dessert selection. Was a bit noisy but it was busy. Definitely will return.

Thank Rugbysw11
Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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315 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This is a brilliant chinese restaurant. This is an all you can eat restaurant. The food is really tasty and there is plenty of choice. The staff are really friendly and helpful. The prices are reasonable. I will be returning and would highly recommend.

Thank williamskdn
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

the food is quite nice but its the staff who make this place. for a buffet there is quite a lot of selection and the food is hot and fresh and the duck pancakes are very good. i had an issue with leaving a laptop at a hotel and the staff went over and above to help me get it... More 

Thank Gemma W
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Have been here time and again and always get great service and enjoy the food. The duck pancakes are particularly nice and the children always love the puddings! Great value for a lovely meal.

Thank SiandEm89
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Took my best friend from England on her last night in Wales ( 8th April ). Thoroughly enjoyed our first experience here. Offered A La Carte and Buffet. Opted for the buffet as a vast variety on display. Great food, lovely setting, excellent service and at £14.99 each, good value for money. Highly recommended, worth a visit.

Thank star_170708

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Golden Mile Brocastle, Cardiff CF35 5AU, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff>  > Cathays
  • Neighbourhood: Cathays
  • Phone Number: +44 1656 649988

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