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The Downs, Altrincham, England
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (8 reviews)
“crispy duck” (6 reviews)
“ribs” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Downs, Altrincham, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We regularly order from here and previously have had good experiences. However, ordered from Just Eat and the food was 15 minutes late and arrived cold. I called Gonbay and the lady was completely uninterested and blamed Just Eat for the delivery time and timing...More

1  Thank Emma J
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my wife and family here (Gonbay Altrincham) for her birthday meal. This was the first time that we have visited this restaurant, its a little on the expensive side but portions are good and all food was hot and fresh. The staff are...More

Thank RickJ2903
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

- the food was not hot - the food was rubbery - it was inedible - over cooked - tasteless The WORST Chinese ever! I was revolted and very disappointing, I will most certainly NEVER order here again ! Not worth the money and you...More

Thank anyaaaxoxo
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Sio Mai was absolutely delicious to start, then the crispy chilli shredded beef was even better! Friendly staff, nice mood and atmosphere. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Radiolizard64
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Order from here every week. The food is always perfect!!! My favourite is their crispy duck. Staff friendly and attentive. Make you feel like they actually want you there unlike some restaurants I’ve been to.

1  Thank RoxRit
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The food and service are impeccable. Only downside was the cost: 3 of us ordered the starter platter for 2 which had 4 spring rolls, 4 ribs, 2 Chicken satay, 4 beef rolls and a little seaweed. Cost £38! (£42 with surcharge! We ordered 2...More

Thank TheCRSPitCrew
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Spent a night on with friends in Gonbay on Friday, it was amazing. Food was absolutely good, especially the crispy chilli shredded beef which I loved the most, and the dim sum was also fantastic. The staffs and owner were friendly too. Will definitely recommend...More

Thank Derek81294
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We visited as a party of seven for my Mum's birthday. The food, drink and service were all excellent. Definitely recommended.

Thank Gill C
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This is the second time myself and my partner have visited this restaurant. The food is superb. We had the mixed starter of ribs, prawn toast, chicken satay, crispy seaweed, pickled vegetables, ect. A main meal almost. Very tasty. Then I had lemon chicken and...More

Thank caroline3262
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This used to be a great place until maybe 2 or 3 years ago, biut is now overpriced and very average. So, much so that I don't feel we will go there again. The service was slow, the food, well, not up to standard to...More

Thank Charles807
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25 October 2017|
Response from Richard C | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry for delay! Yes I believe they do.
28 January 2017|
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Response from mitchian | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes the Gonbay has a very good early bird menu that is very reasonably priced. It is great food and service. Enjoy your meal. Ian
Ann W
26 February 2016|
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Response from Alison P | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so but not many do at a weekend it's usually just in the week .Google them to see.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Downs, Altrincham, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Trafford  >  Altrincham
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