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The Chinatown Buffet

High Street, Elgin, Scotland
+44 1343 552332
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (3 reviews)
“ribs” (2 reviews)
“pudding” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
High Street, Elgin, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a couple of tasty starters, spring rolls and the like. Paid more than I expected... ok perhaps this will be good. ... No. Not a single Asian staff member in this Asian restaurant including the kitchen. Spring rolls had ham inside, no...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Thought we’d found a Chinese to sit in.... however it was all underwhelming and an over priced buffet even though it’s all freshly cooked. You couldn’t fault the waitress and the cleanliness of the plastic tables. It was however cold inside the restaurant and the...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

This is a Buffet with a difference, all food is cooked to order and is therefore served hot and fresh. Service wás delivered by a very cheerful waitress and very attentive. It was still eat as much as you want, simply excellent

Thank crustycurlew
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We normally get delivery it always arrives fast hot and is really good this time we went in to the restaurant for a family meal the service was really good and professional the food was excellent we had buffet that's good value this really is...More

Thank Mouseburger
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The food was beyond disappointing. And so was the restaurant (plastic table cloths?). Where to start? The crispy pancake roll had been defrosted on the wrong temperature in the microwave (burned a hole in it) and was fried in oil that wasn't hot enough and...More

3  Thank irene p
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Lived in Elgin for many years and cannot believe we have never tried this chinese before. Heard great reviews from friends so decided to go on a Friday at 6pm. Very pleasantly surprised. It doesnt look much from the outside but the restaurant at the...More

Thank Tracey W
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Been thinking of trying this place for quite a long time but never got round to it. Well at long last I gave it a try. The buffet option is excellent value. It's not your usual buffet set up but rather a menu of various...More

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

First visit tonight,but will definitely be back,food was lovely and freshly cooked,we had the buffet menu,we went in hungry and came out stuffed! Very pleasant atmosphere and the staff were attentive and friendly,well worth the money.

Thank Sandra F
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Delivering to the depths of Alves, a great meal, Succulent Lemon Chicken, Delicious spring rolls, Yummy Chicken Soup. thanks. Restored my partners faith in Chinese Food.

Thank pr0metheu5
Reviewed 21 February 2017

went to Chinatown with partner his daughter and her partner on fri 17th feb for the buffet, from the moment we entered we were made to feel welcome by the fab friendly waitress Eleen we all went for the full selection of starter that can...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Elgin, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Elgin
  • Phone Number: +44 1343 552332
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