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Unit 30B The Gates | Lambton Walk, Durham DH1 4SL, England
+44 191 375 7333
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Durham, United Kingdom
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512 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed my food here today mainly as they've got a new selection of dishes. Christmas dinner was also very nice and excellent value for money. Will definitely be back soon.

Thank durham05
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Was ok. The past twice I have been it seems to have declined a lot in the quality in their food. The service is still great but the food just seems to be quite dry.

Thank Jonathan A
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I come to this restaurant quite often and have never had a bad meal yet. Plenty of choice on a nite. If I had 1 bad thing to say it would be that the larger isn't the best but I come here to eat.

Thank faryncole
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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196 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Durham at the weekend and we said to the children, what do you fancy for lunch, 'Chinese' was the answer. We were met at the door and taken through the restaurant to a table near the deserts. The waitress appeared to struggle with a request for orange squash for the children. A quick discussion that squash meant... More 

Thank Dr_Waugh
Durham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best Chinese all you can eat in the north east, hands down! Staff are always very warm and welcoming. Food is always very very fresh. And for the price, you can't lose!

Thank liam20g
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

eaten here numerous times. food is consistent enough with a wide variety of dishes. its worth waiting till the more expensive menu is on with the addition of shredded duck sliced steak and king prawns. drinks arent overly expensive. it gets really really hot in there, no ties gents! staff can be rude but overall good value for money especially... More 

Thank chris b
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here today, food is average but good for the price, however some of the staff are rude. As we went to pay I explained that I had my student card and was told that his card cant authorise a discount there wasn't a manager that could authorise the discount on shift. My boyfriend said 'so is there no managers... More 

Thank katie d
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This buffet is cheap and it's fantastic! The staff is kind and the food is mouthwatering! Not only this but also after 6pm there is a absolutely vast amount of vast types of food! `in that restaurant there is no limits.

Thank Pikus321 G
Bristol, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with family for a celebration on a Saturday early afternoon. Decor was lovely, food was great - lots of options. If you are looking for a good quality Chinese buffet at a very reasonable price then look no further.

Thank Totterdowner28
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is beautiful, absolutely faultless. It is beautiful in side and perfectly situated near the river. It is very reasonably priced. Only thing that lets it down is how meltingly hot it is inside....especially if you are seated near the food area. People were stripping off and fanning themselves with menus. Apart from the heat it is absolutely faultless....best... More 

Thank gayleannegib

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 30B The Gates | Lambton Walk, Durham DH1 4SL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 375 7333

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