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45A Chapel Road | Worthing, West Sussex, Worthing BN11 1EG, England
+44 1903 218182
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:30
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had been here a few years ago before and it's very similar to what it used to be like. The restaurant is HUGE there must be 50+ tables. My friend and I came on a Sunday and had the buffet for £18.80. There's a lot of options to choose from, soups, appetisers, main courses and duck with pancakes. We... More 

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Lancing, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a party of 15. 14 of whom ordered a full meal. One (heavily) pregnant lady want only plain rice. she was made to eat it first before the other meals were brought to the table because, you know, in case she helped herself to our food. She was made to feel uncomfortable for asking for plain rice. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We were pleased to find a place serving dim sum in Worthing, and it seemed like a bit of a hidden gem when we went upstairs and emerged into a large open space, furnished with classical Chinese items. The staff were attentive, but the menu had a number of items taped over and unavailable and what we ordered took a... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I've always liked the decor and size of this restaurant. Ten years ago the food was amazing but in recent years the food is minimal and lacking substance. We could barely find the prawns in the deep fried prawn dumplings and no vegetables in the spring rolls. The plum sauce for the duck with pancakes was off and the pineapple... More 

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4 Thank worthingrogers
Worthing, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Went here with work colleagues. Place was very busy. I can understand the hit or miss reviews. Some dishes like the sweet and sour ribs were lovely, but the pork with bean sprouts not so good as small portion and tepid, needed longer in the microwave...! The staff were rushed but a lot of them still smiled and joked with... More 

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Thank tracey t
Worthing
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162 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We are regular visitors to China Palace and the food can be a bit hit and miss at times. Last night the chicken was slimy and the beef completely inedible it was like shoe leather. I don't think we will be going there again soon. At £18.80 per person it was simply not good enough.

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5 Thank Denise W
Sussex UK
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Picked up a takeaway for large family gathering. Ordered set menus that provided several popular dishes . Pleasantly surprised, it was all really good although way too much food, could have done with half of it.

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Thank HandJMcG
Worthing, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Upon entering I was astounded by the amount of tables it now has! I presume the demand must be high as as the evening went on it was extremely busy! A good sign! Now for my "issues". There was difficulty with locating our booking. Food menu on table but no drinks menu. Took the waiter 10/15 minutes to provide the... More 

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7 Thank juliageorge70
Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We called up in advance as someone in the party had an allergy, the man on the phone said that it would be no problem and that she would be able to eat 98% of what was on the menu, however when we arrived the very rude waiter suggested that she just eat chips. It appeared that the 'allergy' was... More 

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8 Thank 248dee
Hong Kong, null, Hong Kong
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Called in to this Restaurant by chance on Chinese new year eve. Fully booked but table found. Very acceptable meal from the main ala carte menu. Interesting conversation in Cantonese. Good fast service and wide range of dishes. Most certain to go there again and very soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45A Chapel Road | Worthing, West Sussex, Worthing BN11 1EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Worthing
  • Phone Number: +44 1903 218182

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