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The China Boat

Church St, Bowness-on-Windermere, England
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible15%
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
Church St, Bowness-on-Windermere, England
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Food Was Lovely, Big Portions, Cannot fault at all. However Service was not so great, Was quite abrupt, and was whoever served us was quite rude. Maybe was a busy day? but wasn't busy at the time.

Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is a small and quaint restaurant of some 5 or 6 tables so for couples and small party idea. The service was quick enough and courteous. The hot and sour soup was spot on and full of ingredients. The Thai chicken was spicy enough...More

Thank clive b
Reviewed 1 October 2017

6 of us booked a table 2 days in advance, it was a nice place , very friendly staff.They had vegetarian dishes and a "buffet" style menu as well as a la carte.The food was served quickly and the portion size was good.Very nice tasty...More

Thank IanCStockley
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We grabbed takeout so can't comment on the in house experience. Our food was prepared on time and ready to collect. Our order was taken by polite staff. The crispy duck was excellent, but unfortunately the mains were lacking in any real flavour or substance....More

Thank David B
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Enjoyed a very nice meal in this restaurant had been here many times with the previous owner it's changed hands but still just as enjoyable friendly manager & good food tucked away behind the church

Thank Lindsey H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

year on year this restaurant provides all the family with a superb takeaway and in a great location.

Thank 618andy
Reviewed 22 August 2017

The food was quite good but no different from many other High Street Chinese restaurants. The fixed price menu is well worth a try and very good value for money. It is very popular with Chinese and Japanese tourists - a good sign? The restaurant...More

Thank Annette W
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband went here for a nice meal to be told come back in half hr the boss couldnt even look at us while he was telling me. So we went back and we were seated and was expected to order our meal...More

2  Thank Gemma L
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Chinese restaurant which seems mainly to cater for Chinese tourists which I took as a good sign! Good food can't fault it and fair price.

Thank Dioptre1
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Food was good and restaurant seemed clean although a bit dated. Food was served very quickly. A shame that the service did not come with a welcoming smile but very attentive all the same. We had a variety of dishes & all were very tasty.

Thank Carl-Ann Z
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church St, Bowness-on-Windermere, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
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