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“Freshly cooked, tasty Chinese food”
Review of Golden Star

Golden Star
Ranked #151 of 261 Restaurants in Telford
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Reviewed 26 February 2016

We visited this restaurant on a Friday evening at around 7.30pm and we were surprised to find the restaurant empty which is such a shame as it has a lot going for it. It's the only eat in Chinese Restaurant in Oakengates and the food is really good. Every dish was freshly cooked and really tasty, nothing was 'gloopy'. The duck starter was excellent, very flavoursome instead of being cremated to a total crisp and the main sizzler dishes were delicious. The prices are very reasonable for a sit down meal and the service was excellent although as there was only one other couple that arrived, it's hard to say how they would cope with a full house. It's definitely worth a visit.

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Thank Lisa O
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Reviewed 25 February 2016

I went here with my partner and our friends for a joint birthday bash at Chinese New Year; we'd booked a table thinking it was going to be busy, but were a little concerned to arrive at 7.30 pm to find only one other couple in there. And only one other couple turned up whilst we were there - 8 customers in total!

Perhaps a Monday night in Oakengates was a much greater influence than the fact it was Chinese New Year, because the great food at a really keen price should have seen this place full.

Having looked at the menu, we all selected the 'As much as you can eat' buffet at only £11.95 each. Between the 4 of us, we selected 8 different starters and each portion came with enough for each of us to try, including the crispy duck. Everything was well cooked, tasty and clearly not just smothered with MSG.

All you can eat? OK, lets have another round of starters - different ones, but again all really tasty. After this, we moved onto the mains. I had ribs and they were great - meaty and tasty once more. Stir fried veg was crisp and dry whilst the noodles was just right.

We also had a selection of beers and a couple of bottles of wine - it was joint birthdays. Total price was around £22 each and we were all full.

The Golden Star hasn't been opened long, but should be doing really well on our experience. If anyone fancies a sit-down Chinese in the Oakengates area, perhaps before or after a trip to @The Place or a pub crawl, then I'd heartily recommend that you try here.

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Thank Dave F
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Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Service really slow, waited over an hour for my food, after a long wait wasn't that nice anyway.
Definitely won't be returning.

Thank Chrissy R
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

This was our third visit to this restaurant.
They have now started a new menu with a great variety.
Food is excellent and so is the service.
Good value for money.
The only negative is that it is never busy, with many empty tables.
Hopefully with more reviews they will get more deserved custom in the restaurant.

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Thank Andrew K
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Reviewed 10 August 2015

This is the only sit down Chinese restaurant in Oakengates although they also do takeaways. This was our second visit following an excellent meal two weeks prior. We had a starter which was like a full course in itself, and asked if we could share a main course. This was no problem. On the first visit had duck with plum sauce and on this visit had Cantonese beef. On each occasion the food was very tasty and beautifully cooked, perhaps though the duck was a little salty. Restaurant is spotless as were the toilets. We found the price of the meals and drinks very reasonable. Also on this occasion there were no female waitresses, as were on the first visit. The female waitresses were dressed in full Chinese costumes which added to the occasion so a shame was not the case on the second visit. I have to say that they were far more attentive than the male waiters.
Also if you have any food left, they are more than happy to let you take it away with you and we left with chips nicely parcelled up in a heat save container! We will definately be visiting again

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Thank gazman69
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