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The Golden House

1 Lyme Street, Axminster EX13 5AU, England
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good21%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible19%
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Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1 Lyme Street, Axminster EX13 5AU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone has different opinions of Chinese Restaurants/Take-aways, and I have always thought highly of The Golden House in Axminster - until yesterday!!! The food, whilst hot, was swimming in grease and tasteless. Compared to previous visits, I can only assume that they have a new...More

Thank AdyAds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this Chinese on google whilst on holiday. Really great food and friendly staff. Would recommend

Thank kathrynchelt
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ordered a takeaway as a last minute decision and I wish we hadn't bothered, this place used to be ok but in our opinion has gone downhill. It didn't taste good and within a couple of hours my stomach was churning which kept me awake...More

Thank Terry G
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

If you look past the slightly tired decor and furnishings, you’ll be well rewarded by the quality of the food that comes out from the kitchen. Plenty of dishes to choose from and we had a fair number, all were very tasty. Definitely recommend and...More

Thank Wildjonno1
Reviewed March 31, 2018

Delightful staff and the food was nicely presented but the portions rather small and not particularly exciting on the flavours. I can’t say that I will be returning any time soon

Thank JTPMum
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Have used Golden House for the last 20+ years. Everything ordered as a takeaway has been delicious, ranging from chinese pancake rolls to duck chinese style, king prawn Szechuan and the wonderful fried soft noodles. The restaurant is, dare I say, even better. Staff are...More

Thank il1kecomfort2
Reviewed January 20, 2018

Benn in Axminster for over 10 years and have only ordered takeaways. Went New Year and very impressed with service & food. Will not bother travelling to city in the future as this food is as good as any

Thank skycharlie
Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

This Chinese needs to have a long over due make over. It’s stuck in the 70’s maybe earlier. The prices are very inflated compared to others so you would expect so good quality and decent portion size but that’s not the case. Their pancake roll...More

1  Thank Somersetgirly
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Ordered some food to take out with my partner. We rocked up, nearly fell down the sudden step through the door ( watch out for that ), and then were served promptly. It looked like a nice place to sit and eat, but all I...More

2  Thank ozzy_ellis
Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

Well despite some bad reviews I found this to be a lovely resteraunt, staff very friendly and helpful , service very fast and always checking everything was OK . Prawn crackers were really nice and fresh to . We were a table of 15 and...More

Thank Mrs M B
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December 21, 2016|
Response from spot24 | Reviewed this property |
Just be at least 25 years ago
August 6, 2016|
Response from Peter A | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know, but judging by the consistency of the sauces I would say little or none, but asking them direct would be best
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Lyme Street, Axminster EX13 5AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Axminster
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