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“Great food but very poor service”
Review of Starhouse

Starhouse
Ranked #522 of 1,854 Restaurants in Adelaide
Price range: US$15 - US$21
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Myself and a friend went here for lunch and ordered only 3 steamed dishes to begin. After waiting 40 minutes we got our first dish, then questioned the staff regarding the remaining dishes as we needed to return to work. We were told that they would be another 15 minutes! Unfortunately we could not wait any longer and went away quite hungry.
We would have ordered more food if it had come promptly.
Don't come here if you have limited time.

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Thank F2346UVlisad
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

Great place for Yum Cha - tasty and well priced. The only issue is that it is too popular. On weekend, you have to choose one of the two sessions: 11 or 12:30. Not that I could not finish my lunch within one and half a hour, I just hate to turn an enjoyable meal into a race.

Thank dengmelb
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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

After reading few reviews and recommendation for a friend we gave it a go. We had ordered Cantonese duck roast , crispy chicken skin and special fried rice. The duck was really amazing, it was juicy and crispy on the outside with just enough amount meat fat.... the chicken and fried rice tasteless and flat :( :( . Overall ok food but a good experience....

Thank Avishek P
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Reviewed May 28, 2017

How much can you eat before you explode!
We went for the Yum cha brunch with Chinese friends. The volume of food is huge ( of course you pay for that) and the flavours were genrally very good. I was surprised that so much of the food was deep fried, I would have expected more steamed food. The pork balls and the mango pudding were both excellent. Service was a bit over the top, with new courses arriving faster than one could have reasonably expected. We arrived at 10 am, I suggest waiting until about 11 or a little later, as a wider range of food becomes available as the morning progresses. Sitting inside near the exit from the kitchen would also seem to be useful.
We went away feeling very full.

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Reviewed May 22, 2017

Average yum cha and dinner. But their seafood CNY (Chinese New Year) banquet is very good. Had the similar banquet over the years and I must say it is probably the best in Adelaide.

Thank Hanh N
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