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Beijing Red Lantern Chinese Resturant

Plot 5659, Legolo Rd, Broadhurst Ind Es, Gaborone, Botswana
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good45%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
4 Oct 2017
“Reasonably good food at fair prices, let down by owners' shrieking children”
2 Apr 2018
“High expectations end badly”
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Chinese, Asian
Plot 5659, Legolo Rd, Broadhurst Ind Es, Gaborone, Botswana
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I was very excited to try the place since I’ve heard a lot about. Too bad it was really disappointing from all aspects as service & food were below par.

Thank AskTheRazz
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The food at Red Lantern is relatively tasty (albeit not memorable) and it's quite cheap. What damaged my experience were the owners' two young children who were allowed to run around playing, shrieking and shouting and generally ruining the ambience. This is not acceptable in...More

Thank Jethro S
Reviewed 17 July 2017

i called the restaurant to order a takeaway meal for myself and my family of four, the lady that picked up the call was very unprofessional and hung-up the initial call, after i called back we agreed on the order and she gave me a...More

Thank Sebastian S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If good Chinese food is what you want, but don't care about service or location, then this is the place. Definitely value for money, but is compromised by untrained staff, and very basic facilities.

Thank Luis S
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This past Sunday was my first time there. I absolutely loved the duck with seaweed and duck eggs!I had noodles as well...There was so much food I had to carry some home! Cant wait to try their frog dish soon

Thank Goitseone T
Reviewed 18 February 2016

After some renovations the restaurant feels fresh again and the WC is a great improvement! The restaurant can be very warm ** hot tip ** reserve a private dining room with airccon! Excellent duck and pancakes ( indeed they had hoisin!) fried dumplings , oyster...More

Thank Gotz-on-the-go
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Looks shabby from outside, but I was told the food is nice so wanted to try. Ordered my favourite Peking duck with pancakes: a generous portion came but what a disappointment - they didn't have Hoisin sauce! And that's a must with the dish. I...More

1  Thank thinkingkind
Reviewed 24 December 2014

So, the outside staircase and entryway is…sketch, and the atmosphere is a bit outdated and hodgepodge, but that all kind of adds to the charm and authenticity. The food is delicious- lots of choices at a great price. I recommend starting with the "ants in...More

Thank Becky C
Reviewed 21 October 2014

The food here is excellent, authentic Chinese food. Look past the drab walls. Also, this appears to be a little known fact, but there is a karaoke room that you can book! It is a large room with two large tables and a karaoke machine/projector....More

1  Thank lesmiserables9
Reviewed 23 September 2013

Red Lantern in the 2004s and 2005s was the top CHINESE restaurant in Gaborone and always filled with people during dinner time. I visited it recently with my cousins on Friday 20th Sep and we were the only ones there. But we saw a lot...More

Thank Arun Prasanna G
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Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: Plot 5659, Legolo Rd, Broadhurst Ind Es, Gaborone, Botswana
  • Location: Africa  >  Botswana  >  South-East District  >  Gaborone
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