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516 Bolton Road, Swinton, Salford M27 4DL, England
+44 161 793 0606
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If cheap is your bag then fair enough, but for my I don't mind paying for good food, the food here is below average in my opinion. Its just not for me, won't return.

Thank MostHonestMan
Manchester, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Prices are varied for time of day and Friday and Saturdays. But good value for money I have food at most times. Buffet seems to have fresh food, and refreshed often. The restaurant is no means glamours, but it's clean, food prices, good fun and caters well for large parties. Have visited a few times and will will return

Thank Claire A
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A good Chinese buffet restaurant for a vfm price... A good selection of tasty hot Chinese food, well cooked and presented.. If buffet is your choice you cannot go wrong here. We enjoyed our meal, drinks where not overpriced. Family friendly Would we go again - yes Would I recommend -yes

Thank Kevin C
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This isn't a fancy chinese restaurant but it does what it does well which is a budget friendly family buffet. We go as a family once a month for lunch and it's a fiver a head. A FIVER. A portion of chicken wings from my local chinese is more. So you have to bear that in mind. Choice of soups... More 

Thank John T
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

14 of us turned up and we're seated within 10 minutes. Awesome food and good selection. Staff were wonderful and helpful. We all enjoyed and would definitely recommend. Prices are very competitive 🤗🤗🤗🤗

Thank cathj459
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Staff were good. Price was cheap. Food choice was average. Food quality was poor. The meats in the sauces tasted synthetic and not real. Ribs were over cooked and looked like they were aged. The salty chicken wings/legs were a triumph though and the sauces were nice. The venue in general looks like it needed some love and attention. The... More 

Thank Gary Stephen J
Bolton, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Enjoyed our Sunday afternoon meal. Had gone down a little in standard since previous visits but will still return

Thank Sharron T
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We have visited here a number of times and have always found that the food is of takeaway quality , and very good value We came here for a birthday (if you tell them in advance they put a table cloth on the table , a few balloons and give you a cake free of charge) The food we ate... More 

Thank trar2
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

After reading the reviews on here we decided to try this buffet. We have eaten in most Chinese restaurants and buffets in manchester, bristol, cardiff and Swansea and I'm sorry to say this place doesn't get off the starting line. Myself and my partner eat out allot and as one of us is chinese you would expect some to be... More 

1 Thank anthony c
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Arrived just after 12 lunch, nice selection on the buffet of Chinese food also kids friendly food, fish fingers, mini waffles etc, would recommend anyone to try here, excellent price and food quality, my only small criticism was the room felt cold there was three of us and we all felt cold,this is not enough to prevent further visits..

Thank jueandmark68

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 Bolton Road, Swinton, Salford M27 4DL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Salford  >  Swinton
  • Phone Number: +44 161 793 0606

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?