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183 St. Albans Road, Watford WD24 5BD, England
+44 1923 236002
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Ordered on a Saturday night, spent £60! They told us the wait was one hour and 20 minutes we said ok fine but thought that was quite long. The time past and it still hadn't arrived we rang up after an hour and 30 minutes to be told they hadn't even cooked it yet and will start it now! It... More 

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Thank Jessica Y
Watford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Only ever use this takeaway for Chinese food. Nice selection. It is a good everyday fare. No real surprises but always hot and tasty.

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Thank Steven S
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Have ordered last night the pork balls was discusting over cooked.and the chill beef wasnt crispy.will not be ordering g from here again..

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Thank Charlotte W
Watford, United Kingdom
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140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Had another takeaway from here and it turned out to be very poor indeed. Dishes were very salty and all covered in a sweet gloopy sauce. This included the spare ribs and chinese style chicken. Shrimp rice had 4 prawns in it. Spring roll was all pastry. Most thrown away. Not good, not cheap so will be trying elsewhere from... More 

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2 Thank WileyWatfordWanderer
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Bit disappointed with the food this time, normally very good. Food ordered wasn't what was delivered, rice was a different rice dish. Food was okay but lacked seasoning. Delivery time was okay and cost was pretty standard. Would try again as normally better quality, although I may collect.

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Thank Steve R
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 March 2016

staff are easy to understand, very helpful and friendly.with quick delivery times i spent a long time trying all Chinese around watford to find one that was nice, slowboat are the best by a long way, nothing else even comes close! order elsewhere and you will regret it. best Chinese i have ever had! 10/10

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Thank deanm1992
Watford, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Standard cantonese chinese takeaway - pleasant service Food is nothing special - does a bit of everything with usual chinese favourites

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Thank WileyWatfordWanderer
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

good chinese food, they are very friendly and polite and normally walking in and ordering you only wait around 15 minutes.

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Thank Mellymoo22xo
Watford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Good food at a reasonable price, good and friendly service too - Take away only and they also do deliveries

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1 Thank Whisky718
Watford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 June 2015

Food quality varies depending on the chef. Can be expensive for quality and portion size. There are better takeouts nearby, but it's perfectly fine.

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Thank Joan B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Fast food, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 183 St. Albans Road, Watford WD24 5BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Watford
  • Phone Number: +44 1923 236002

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