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119 Deansgate, Bolton BL1 1HA, England
+44 1204 393220
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“noodles” (7 reviews)
“cheesecake” (5 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
119 Deansgate, Bolton BL1 1HA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Looks like a working men's café from outside, but is a total gem, inside. Warm welcome, great food. Excellent lunch spot. Loved it. Very reasonably priced

Thank ArmenianJames
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The food is as hot & full of flavour as ever. Staff has changed a bit & we are happier for it. If you were put of by the service, you don't have to worry anymore. THE BEST CHINESE IN GREATER MANCHESTER by a long...More

1  Thank rolyrat123
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Managed to get a table - phew- packed as usual. I had the crispy chicken with noodles and my husband had beef curry with rice. The best chinese I have had for ages. Cup of tea and slice of cheesecake all for £6.95. Looking forward...More

2  Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I have been eating in Bambu for 6 years at least. It's fantastic, wholesome, Chinese food. Don't think Chinese takeaway...this is rammed with flavour and love. The soups are incredible. The prawn toast is the best you will have and veggie options are absolutely delicious....More

1  Thank RacheyP87
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is simply the best Chinese food we have ever tasted, including Manchester's Chinatown and other reputable establishments.Outstanding tastes and full plates. Good value too!

1  Thank Steven T
Reviewed 30 November 2016

I had not had dim sum type dumplings for a long time and couldnt resist when i saw on the menu - divine. Had chicken satay which was a bit spicy for me (i expected satay to be peanutty, it wasnt). Vegetables in it were...More

Thank Judith W
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Having read the reviews I had travel to Bolton and try Bambu Chinese Cafe. Note cafe, because this is what it is and does not pretend to be anything but a cafe. Notwithstanding this it has a lovely atmosphere and excellent food. As a cafe...More

1  Thank acarl51841
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

By far and away our favourite Chinese. Food tastes so fresh. Only disappointment is that it's not open at night so I can't get there as often as I would like!

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

No cloths, tight for space, simple menu, good prices. Cooked to order Chinese food. Great caff. just the place to drop in to for great value lunch. Usually Chinese students eating there.

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Love this place. You can tell it's good as alot of Chinese eat here. The menu has lots of choice. They have a special on which usually has three different choices for a good price. I love the king prawn curry.

1  Thank julieband
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Deansgate, Bolton BL1 1HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton
  • Phone Number: +44 1204 393220
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