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East Oriental Restaurant

London Rd | Town Bridge, Peterborough PE1 1FP, England
+44 1733 315702
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Chinese, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
London Rd | Town Bridge, Peterborough PE1 1FP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is basically the Bar Menu served as a Buffet. Choice was somewhat limited and the staff struggled to keep in replenished. However, the food was extremely tasty but my advice would be to stick to the a la carte menu. Great live music outside...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The restaurant is situated on the River Nene surrounded by swans and nesting sand martins opposite. The restaurant is very clean and tidy. We had a family buffet lunch, which was very tasty, the dishes were clearly marked and replenished very quickly. Only thing that...More

Thank Andrew R M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I honestly don't know what to say. A picture speaks a thousand words? Rice pot... more like uncle Ben's transferred into a hot bowl. Unreal. Also over charged for mysterious drinks. Feel sea sick.More

Thank Basurq
OakaGroup, Owner at East Oriental Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We feel that your review is unfair, this particular dish Chicken Pot Rice is an East Restaurant speciality and is a very popular dish. The description on our menu is accurate "finely chopped chicken breast fried with a black bean sauce over a pot of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy booking. Plenty of choice on the menu, good sized portions and very tasty. Staff were good - didn't keep asking if everything was ok every 5 minutes (which I like) but just "popped" by to check we didn't need anything. No real delay between...More

Thank Geffers65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a nice setting on the river, so good view, service was good they were very attentive and ensured we have all we needed. Good place to stop after eating as excellent beer garden and has live music on, which can offer an excellent...More

Thank Beccs07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have dined at East many times and each time it does not disappoint. The food is excellent, the staff are helpful and the ambience and river view is second to none. We will be eating there again.

Thank georgegb1
Reviewed 8 June 2017

It was my husbands birthday and we went along with our son on a Saturday evening, we had pre-booked our table. The food was very good and plenty of it too, we all had starters and a main plus a bottle of wine. We were...More

Thank KTS1216
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Pre birthday Brunch... Superb food.. Lovely ambience... I have been here a few times now and never been disappointed. There is a special lunch menu available...all very reasonable prices.

Thank Lyn R
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I've been a regular user of East since it opened many years ago. The restaurant is above 'Charters' (a real ale (and cider) pub owned by Oakham ales) which is a converted grain barge with large beer garden. The restaurant is smart but relaxed. Food...More

Thank apshep
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal on the East riverboat restaurant. Last visited a few years ago and was just as nice as we remembered. Had to ring up a couple is days before to get a table on a busy Saturday evening. We both had the...More

Thank MrsACM
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20 November 2016|
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Response from Louise J | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry that I didn't see your email until now. They have a Christmas menu which features all their banquets with a Christmas theme. For 2 or 4 or larger parties. Hope this helps. Kind regards, Louise
26 October 2016|
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Response from Ken A | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for such a late reply. There are several car parks close by. The restaurant is a close walk from the town centre and the cathedral.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Rd | Town Bridge, Peterborough PE1 1FP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Peterborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1733 315702
  • E-mail
East Restaurant brings a true taste of the Orient to the Upper Deck at Charters, moored at the Town Bridge on the River Nene in Peterborough.Relax with family and friends over dinner and watch the world go by on the River Nene.Take a shopping break, unwind a little and sample our special lunchtime menu.
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