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101 Trafalgar Street, Brighton BN1 4ER, England
Today
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lunchtime special is always good and the menu is very extensive. This place is always full of Chinese. You can be sure they know where is best to eat. I also love the atmosphere generated by people a long way from home meeting up to eat and catch up. This place is simple - and excellent.

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Thank Peter P
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been to this place number of times and always consistent food. Tastes good but it's very cold in winters as heating is never turned on unless strongly asked. If you really want to enjoy the food in winter I would suggest taking ur thick coat.

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Thank Abhi S
Seaford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Usually 75% of the customers are Chinese always a good sign. I ususally go for the eat all you want option which is cooked for you. good way of experimenting with things you may not have tried.

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Thank Steve B
Brighton, United Kingdom
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Wow, what a lovely place. Simple, basic and great value for money. We opted for the buffet (mega hangovers were calling out for this) fast service and the most amazing tofu satay portions plentiful and we were surrounded by Asian students who were all tucking into what looked like a broth bow cooking all different items in their own spice... More 

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Thank Russy1915
Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately this has to be the worst Chinese I have eaten! I have thrown it away! The ribs clearly had been reheated more than once and what meat that was on them (more fat and skin) tasted off made me feel sick. Will not be returning! Honestly tuff as an old boot!

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Thank kayneinbrighton
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Three of us decided to call in after a couple of beers on Sunday evening. The windows were steamed up and, on entering, found the place to be pretty crowded, mostly with what appeared to be Chinese clientele. The decor is nothing to write home about but the food was fine. The menu is sectioned in to what could be... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We are usually the only white couple in, so you know it's proper. Sweet and sour pork is off the chain

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1 Thank Stewart M
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

The food and sauces all tasted off or stale, the chicken wasn't cooked through and prawn crackers were stale. To top it all off found live insects crawling about in my food. Will never go here again it was an absolutely harrowing experience and nobody should ever have to eat this awful food and hazardous food again, and they should... More 

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Lancing, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I see this as more of a canteen than a restaurant. It is 100% Chinese and usually I am the only non Chinese customer when I go. There are over 90 items on the menu! But have found service is remarkably fast. There are vegetarian choices as well although only a few compared to the size of the menu. Duck,... More 

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Thank OneSteve
Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We go to this restaurant quite often but were let down this time. We went on Tuesday 2nd August. They were very polite to us and sat down and ordered. Some prawn crackers were served but were a bit stale and chewy rather than crispy. When our order came they had substituted aubergine for tofu but had said we could... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Trafalgar Street, Brighton BN1 4ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton

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