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The Crystal Inn

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$$ - $$$
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5-6 Churchgate, Spalding PE11 2RA, England
+44 1775 710173
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quirky little venue tucked away in a corner of this sleepy village. The family who run the restaurant do it with the upmost attention to customer service almost knowing all of the guests by name, that's right dine once and they remember, that personal touch that truly adds to the fine culinary dishes produced by the kitchen staff. Chinese... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Authentic Chinese meal served in pleasant atmosphere. The restaurant is not disable accessible. The takeaway is good but not to the high standard of the restaurant. Not cheap but good.

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Thank Stevewillia
UK
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We booked this for a special night out for a birthday and wish we hadn't. When we arrived we were treated as if we were an intrusion - the staff were rude and sarcastic purely because one of our party couldn't make it. We still dropped over £200 on the place (despite wanting to walk out we couldn't because we... More 

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Thank PDgooner
Spalding, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This restaurant is a wonderful place. It deals mostly with takeaway food but has a lovely dining space upstairs. It has a homely feel and the friendly staff do their best to make you feel relaxed and at home. The food is always so tasty and reasonably priced. If you get an opportunity this is definitely a place to try.... More 

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1 Thank Vindalou1
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

new to the area and just visiting relatives, thought we would have a nice meal early evening to finish aa very busy day, called early evening, for 3 dishes and a bag of prawn crackers it was a touch pricey just over £26, however good reviews so expected something authentic and fresh and full of flavour. ordering easy, lady was... More 

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Thank nickyandAdy
Lincolnshire
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238 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We ate here tonight for our Daughters Birthday and it was very good. The actual restaurant is upstairs and fills the whole of the top floor with plenty of table room. We had to wait for quite sometime for our drink and each course took along time to arrive but when they did there were excellent. We ordered the Traditional... More 

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Thank jacqui43
Spalding, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My title for this review does the Crystal Inn a disservice because, while i think it is the best Chinese food in Spalding, it is in reality the best for some miles around. The welcome is warm, we were greeted as soon as we walked in and shown upstairs to a table in the first room - they were expecting... More 

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Thank suemissb
Leicester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

My family and I went for a meal just before Xmas, as usual the food was amazing although the visit was let down by the temperature in the restaurant. They did try to warm the place up although it was to little to late.

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Thank JoesBlogg
Suffolk
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Reallly good food but the restaurant itself is a bit dated, staff are really friendly, would certainly recommend this place to others

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Thank ChablisSuffolk
Spalding, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Excellent food, lovely staff,reasonable price if this restaurant find good location and good decorations like some other restaurant it would be my one of the best place to go (just saying😀)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$44
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-6 Churchgate, Spalding PE11 2RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Spalding
  • Phone Number: +44 1775 710173
Description
We specialize in Cantonese cuisine and have been a local favourite for over 25 years. Our vast range of dishes include baked lobster in ginger and spring onion to delicate steamed dim sum. If you are looking for a warm welcome and traditional Cantonese food we are the one for you.

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