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Happy Dragon Inn

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4 North Road | Pevensey, Eastbourne BN24 6AY, England
+44 1323 469222
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have had takeaway delivery for over 10 years. Last 3 deliveries late and rude. Tonight's half hour early, cold, soggy and again rude on the phone. Order £6 more expensive than the website. Goodbye.

Thank toadie67
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The food was very fresh. We didn't have to wait at all to be served. Sadly one the waiters was exceptionally miserable but he was working working hard so we'll let him off!

Thank Lorrie75
Esher, Surrey
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134 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The worst "Chinese" food I have ever eaten and nothing like food in China or Hong Kong. The waiter said that the added sugar was for local tastes! The shredded smoked chicken arrived coated in sugar crystals like mini Yule logs in a Xmas decoration. The chicken in black bean and cashew was in a sugary syrup and when we... More 

Thank IsofEsher
Pevensey Bay, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

This is a fixed price, "eat what you like" establishment, some slightly unusual dishes but mostly familiar, Cantonese cooking.

Thank twale2016
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We had read the reviews prior to ordering a takeaway and were a little concerned... but we shouldn't have been. The food was good and all freshly cooked with nice big chunks of chicken in the chow mein. Service was 40 minutes after ordering, which is exactly how long they had said it would be. Would happily order takeaway again... More 

Thank 225bennyj2015
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112 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Last minute decision to have a Chinese take away after getting home late. This was our first visit to this restaurant and I must say we are going back. A simple take away tonight but our next visit will take advantage of their single price, eat all you like menu. I use chopsticks which help you pace yourself and you... More 

Thank VirginAgent
London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

There is a large menu and you can pick what you like and can always order more. Most courses come up for sharing so you can choose lots of items to sample.

Thank chigago
Hailsham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Superb meal as usual, birthday surprise for my friend. You cannot beat there food anywhere and the staff are always bright and friendly and nothing is to much trouble for them. Cant wait for my next visit. Would definately recommend to everyone, great for a special occasion.

Thank Linda V
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

As my title says this has to be the worst Chinese I have ever had. Szechuan chicken that tasted like sweet and sour, spicy smoked chicken that tasted like someone had dropped a bag of sugar in it and beef in black bean sauce that again tasted way too sweet! They couldn't even get the prawn crackers right, stale and... More 

1 Thank MrLeighBee
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

We have eaten here several times. The service is great and the food is well cooked, and families are welcome. This is not an all you can eat buffet. They bring small plates of food to the table as you order them. Once you have finished those you can order more. The staff are always on hand to help. Sadly... More 

Thank Ruthie C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 North Road | Pevensey, Eastbourne BN24 6AY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Eastbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 469222

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