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125 Sea Lane, Rustington, England
+44 1903 773354
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in the area and had been given race reviews if Dragon. So glad we visited. Fabulous freshly cooked food, all you could eat, without having huge dishes, so you could try different things. Service was very quick and friendly. Highly recommended! As is the walk along the beach at night after our meal!!

Thank Alexfoodie73
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Love this place. Good hot food prepared fresh but you can go on a eat as much as you want basis provided you don't leave what you order. Each dish prepared for you when you order but they are quick, as all Chinese food is. Good atmosphere and service.

Thank chrisenden9
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The title says it all. Ordered 7 main dishes and a few sides all very tasty and freshly prepared. Best Chinese food I have had in a long time.

Thank Adrian W
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I'm not a fan of Chinese food however it was for a friend's birthday. He chose here as if it's your birthday you eat for free! So a lot of people celebrating their birthday's..(good business sense to get a lot of birthday parties!) We all had the set menu apart from two people. They were watched like hawks by the... More 

Thank jbeech1963
Rustington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

What a place. The comedy duo of Mick and Phil is worth the visit alone. Don't go to hard on Phil though as he gets a bit sensitive. Great food, service and sports bar.

Thank wintssmith
Brighton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Great food and service, always a friendly welcoming atmosphere. Buffet is good as well as a good takeaway service.

Thank Paul T
Petworth, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Been here a few times, and to be honest I think this place is going backwards. We are all aware that businesses are trying to save on costs but sometimes it just doesn't work. Gone are the cloth table napkins, replaced by paper ones. Gone are the chopstick holders on the table, unless you ask. Gone are the warm refresher... More 

Thank greygoose20
west sussex
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

First class food served by lovely staff, excellent value for money, Thai and Asian both really really good

Thank melanie h
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The food is great and has lots of flavour to it and we enjoyed our meal. The restaurant is buzzing and full of people which is always a good sign of the popularity of the place..

Thank Clive M
Amberley, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

So I went here last night with a hen party of 13 for the all you can eat buffet. I'd heard good things so was quite excited! First impressions not great. Very odd looking place and equally odd set up, pub on the left and lounge type restaurant on the right. We were initially say on 2 large round tables... More 

Thank Marmanose

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 Sea Lane, Rustington, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Arun District  >  Rustington
  • Phone Number: +44 1903 773354

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