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1 St Andrew's Cross, Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 1DN, England
+44 1752 269 888
11:45 - 23:00
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Sun 11:45 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Bideford, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really pleased with the quality and variety of the food on offer at this restaurant, staff were friendly and the prices were reasonable. Would happily go there again.

Thank Katie P
North Dorset
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a Saturday night when the restaurant was quite busy. We had no problems getting a table and were promptly served our drinks. There was a good variety of dishes, all hot and regularly topped up. The food was tasty, the place was clean and the staff kept our table cleared of empty plates without being obtrusive. Total... More 

Thank Stackman
Truro, Cornwall
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here many times over the years and always have a great meal. The actual décor of the place looks a bit like a school canteen but the food is great with something for everybody. The staff are friendly without being pushy. The food itself is lovely with plenty of choice and always replenished quickly. I've only ever visited... More 

Thank Laura15
Totnes, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything is OK . not poor or excellent but very good value for money. It look a bit tired décor wise but even on a rainy Monday night in October every tray was full of warm fresh looking food.. The hygiene rating is only 4 out of five but staff looked clean and tidy. They only catch is you have... More 

Thank Barry H
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is an "all you can eat" style restaurant with an extensive range of Chinese dishes that includes, two soups, appetisers, approx 20 main dishes, 3 rice and 3 noodle dishes, then a good range of desserts plus ice creams and ice cream machine. It also offers a chocolate fountain in the evenings and Sundays I have been 3 times... More 

Thank Jos W
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Visited this restaurant mainly due to the rain coming on and needing some shelter. I am glad we did because it is value for money. Had wide range of food, soup, starter, main course, pudding, prawn crackers etc and the temperature and quality were good. service was also good with dirty plates being moved almost immediately after being put to... More 

Thank dcwight
Chatham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Good service , good choice and mixture of dishes, Prompt staff clearing and keeping dishes well stocked

Thank Robert C
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Buffet City is conveniently situated in the middle of Plymouth city centre with ample parking in the early evening. Plenty of choice and a reasonable meal for a reasonable price

Thank NickJB1234
north somerset
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I was a bit disappointed when I first saw the choice but I can honestly say everything I ate was tasty

Thank loopylisa1701
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

very good. choice of dishes excellent. good service and chocolate cake to die for. ideal stop when shopping in town. very reasonably priced

Thank fionaw126

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:45 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 St Andrew's Cross, Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 1DN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 269 888

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