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Mei Lai

50 Exeter Road, Dawlish EX7 0AQ, England
+44 1626 862226
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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Fast food, Asian, Chinese
$$ - $$$
50 Exeter Road, Dawlish EX7 0AQ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very useful as almost next to my home. One complaint, the HUGE pieces of onion in the chicken curry. We once asked for it to be chopped smaller but a once only effort resulted in hardly any difference.

Thank 543Tomel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and me stay at dawlish regularly and have done for some time.This Chinese we cannot fault , good quality food that is so flaversome especially the sweet and sour king prawns. Excellent menu choice at reasonable prices, the welcome is always pleasant I...More

Thank mysticmaggie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time visit here and we wasn’t disappointed with the food. Nice food full of flavour. Would highly recommend this place. Nice and friendly staff. The premises is also very clean

Thank Jenny P
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Delicious food! Very friendly. Definitely our favourite Chinese. Especially recommend the crispy duck pancakes!

Thank 313melissa
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Popped in recently as I’d heard good things about this place from friends - whilst it was nice and tasty I found it a bit pricey and watery in comparison to others in the area - the open kitchen is nice to see and it...More

Thank Amdale
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Visited this Chinese as was close to our holiday park. Staff were very welcoming and efficient are order was cooked within 5 minutes and was delicious. Portions were plenty.

Thank Emma E
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I’ve always gone to Mei lai and never again I’ve had stomach cramps ever since and waited 25 minutes instore as they were ignoring the phone!! Never againMore

Thank Jennie S
MeiLaiTakeaway, General Manager at Mei Lai, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Hi Jennie, we had responded to your review on Facebook a couple of days ago asking you to get in touch, however as we have not heard from you we will repost here: Hi Jennie, we are very sorry to hear that you didn’t enjoy...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

This is our local Chinese takeaway, just up the road so we generally collect Food is consistently good Staff are polite when taking your order ( best to ring ahead with your order and collect at the time offered) Gets busy in the summer so...More

Thank kevmogg
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We have been ordering regularly from this Chinese for about 3 1/2 years. It's always consistently good. Plenty of fresh veg in the dishes and not too salty like some takeaways can be. Our favourites are the salt & pepper chicken and the sweet and...More

Thank chudleigh_cracker
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Dropped into this Chinese Takeaway for a Chicken Fried Rice ... It was a very bland meal with no hint of any high temperature frying ... The better half said it tasted like the "2 minute" microwave egg fried rice ... Unfortunately the meal fed...More

Thank Charles S
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Jane O
30 December 2017|
Response from MeiLaiTakeaway | Property representative |
Hello Jane we have a fixed delivery fee of £2.50 and you can pay by card, cash, contactless or apple pay. You can also order directly through our website meilaitakeaway-com using a P.C, tablet or mobile device... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Exeter Road, Dawlish EX7 0AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dawlish
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 862226
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