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The New Water Margin

72-74 Burton Road, Derby DE1 1TG, England
+44 1332 364754
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“dim sum” (27 reviews)
“prawn toast” (5 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
72-74 Burton Road, Derby DE1 1TG, England
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Me and the girls use this as our hangover cure and its truly is! The food is always fresh and the best all you can eat Chinese buffet by far. The service is friendly and personable and the price is good to. Soft drinks are...More

Thank rebecca s
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Food is always nice but on this occasion they missed bringing a couple of dishes we had ordered out and service was really slow. Bit disappointed on this occasion

1  Thank janet m
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Went here for a birthday meal with my partner after reading some positive reviews. Have to say i wasn't disappointed! Firstly, the decor! Inside it is decorated extravagantly and you really feel the Asian atmosphere! We were greeted on arrival and had a drink at...More

1  Thank Gary L
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Located just on the edge of Derby town centre, with a small car park which can get full at busy times, around 10 minutes walk, or a short taxi ride from the town centre. The dining room is quite large and nicely furnished with a...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Another great meal at the Water Margin Top Chinese food Always well looked after by the staff who never let you leave hungry.... I would always recommend the Water Margin.....

Thank 2063DS
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Been many times over the years and still is one of the best Cantonese Restaurants in the UK - excellent seafood choice and a Top Notch Chef - staff are very friendly and services is very good.

Thank Keith L
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Went with a party of about 20 friends. Very impressed with the service and food was excellent. Limited car parking but adequate. Remember to check your car registration on the laptop in the restaurant.

Thank Chas T
Peter C, Manager at The New Water Margin, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Thanks Chas for reminding our customers to register their car details to obtain a parking permit. Hope to see you again soon. Peter Cheung, Manager

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

All the yrs ive driven past thought hmmm because of the dingy house at the back in carpark. I can surely say i was amazed when i walked in though a little abrupt over car details you have to put in for parking. The food...More

Thank Jj B
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice foods and free car parking .family running business Service is good . Friendly price ^^ Been visited here every month as we are local . Please carry on your business !

Thank juno j
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

The best Chinese restaurant in Derbyshire by a country mile. Fantastic authentic food. Lovely environment. Staff are wonderful and sooooo helpful and welcoming!!!! Love it!!!! We have been going for years and will for years to come "hopefully"

Thank Maria Tereza H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$55
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72-74 Burton Road, Derby DE1 1TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 364754
  • E-mail
The Winner of the Oriental restaurant of the year - Derby food & drinks awards 2011. Our restaurant stands closely to Derby City Centre, and is offering authentic Cantonese & Peking Cuisine in luxurious surroundings and a pleasant atmosphere. We serve traditional "Dim Sum" during normal lunch hours. Our function room equipped with Karaoke facilities is free to hire (minimum spending - £200) for your special occasions. Special banquet meals can be arranged for your special needs. Please ask for details.
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