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East Ocean

25 Fore Street, Ipswich IP4 1JW, England
+44 1473 255545
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
25 Fore Street, Ipswich IP4 1JW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's been a long time since I last went to East Ocean so thought I'd give it a go based on the fact that there aren't many non-buffet Chinese restaurants in town, and due to the great reviews it's been getting. Well, I have to...More

Thank Keeop
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Simple, brilliant friendly staff, great menu, fantastic food, always piping hot. Never had a bad meal. Recently did a booking on line as to the usual phone call and it was a very simple booking system. Will be visiting again very soon

Thank Cherry W
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant, fabulous food, excellent service. Had the starters and mains...plenty of tasty dishes. Complementary crackers and sweet chilli sauce. You must visit this place, it’s highly recommended by not only me and my wife, but many others too. A gem.

Thank lenkoran
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The food was all freshly cooked to order, portion sizes were really generous. We had the set menu and got a lot of food for our money, the food was delicious and the staff were very friendly and attentive. Really modern decor and impeccably clean...More

1  Thank Ollie J
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Booked East ocean after recommendation we were not disappointed the restaurant is very comfortable the staff are very attentive and the food was wonderful for western Chinese tastes very reasonable prices

Thank Roger F
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Our 2nd choice of which restaurant to visit and I was pleased the other one was fully booked, this will be our first in future, excellent people 1st class food and more than reasonably priced.

Thank 165ray
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We had read the reviews on trip advisor and decided to try, it did not disappoint. The restaurant itself has a great decor, very clean and well laid out. I would like to mention the toilets too which were really clean. We opted for the...More

1  Thank rosie194
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My partner and I visited East Ocean last Thursday. This was our second visit, as we first visited in March and thought it was amazing. My partner loves Chinese and, as his mum his Malaysian, he knows good Chinese food! I am also quite picky...More

Thank Emma V
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This is my second review after a 5 star compliment a couple of years ago. The food here is just great and well priced. The service was impeccable and just well worth a visit. Thank you East Ocean.

Thank Duncan C
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Little gem! Best Chinese I have had in a long time. Excellent food, lovely atmosphere and good service from attentive staff. Would highly recommend

Thank Jackie D
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Katie F
28 June 2017|
Response from Squishy_dive | Reviewed this property |
Hi! It depends... but it seems very reasonable. We ALWAYS have the set meal.. which is about £17 pp - unlike other places you get to pick whatever dishes you like. We drink wine and always have coffee and ice-cream and... More
Allison B
4 February 2017|
Response from Charlie_Crocodile |
Yes, via Deliveroo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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 - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Fore Street, Ipswich IP4 1JW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 255545
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Being one of the longest established Chinese restaurant in Ipswich, our mission has never changed: To provide the best dining experience to our customers. With the complete redesign of the restaurant layout, brand new kitchen and equipment, we are bringing a modern new fresh look to East Ocean. Over 30 years of dedication to make fine oriental cuisine, and 20 years of experience working in Chinese restaurants in Hong Kong, our head chef will make sure all our customers enjoy the finest Chinese cuisine.
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