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2A Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth PO1 2DD, England
+44 23 9229 7777
12:00 - 22:30
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 22:30
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Awful. Half warm half cold chicken satay skewers.The chicken for the main meals (pineapple and curry) well it was wet and rubbery absolutely disgusting.At least the rice was cooked and the beer was cold. Horrible.

1 Thank Kevinhalloran1984
Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We decided to go here to celebrate my husband passing his test. We had been there before but not for at least 10 years. We couldn't remember if we had a bad experience or the prices had been put up so we decided to give it another go. When we used to go it was a set lunch menu, however... More 

Thank Christina C
Clevedon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Where do I start, apart from wishing I looked at Trip Advisor before I walked in! No other diners, Chinese karaoke blasting from big screen tv. Ordered duck with ginger, asked for extra ginger which was served with the skin still on, served on cold plates. The duck had obviously not been cooked with the ginger as very bland. Stella... More 

Thank Wayne S
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Not from around the area, this was the nearest Chinese from our Hotel. Really looked forward to a Chinese as been on a health kick.. The dinner consisted of the smallest portion of rice possible! Chicken ball were not even on the menu , but they did cook to order, which was very kind. Usually you get 10 balls, was... More 

Thank Harvey1985
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We needed an early dinner as attending an art exhibition a little later. The restaurant was empty and service very attentive. Multiple dishes were ordered (lamb, pork, prawns, noodles). Very tasty and quickly delivered to the table. Yes the flavours and textures were not typical uk Chinese food, more reminiscent of London china town - more authentic. The decor is... More 

2 Thank UKDutyPaid
Gosport, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

3 of my friends and I came to eat here on a Tuesday evening. We were the only customers and probably for a good reason. They had the TV on too loud but we tried to ignore it. The food was disgusting, particularly the chicken which seemed to just be balls of fat and I was unable to eat my... More 

Thank Jane B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

The buffet food was terrible ... Requested for extra food on the menu the people replied in a bad manner ... Poor service and cleanliness is poor...

Thank Suren A
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

I was here for a dinner with 20 delegates from China. The food was very chinese food prepared from the menu that is available for chinese people only. I really liked it. The food was tasty and spicy and we were given soup with 6 dishes and rice. Unfortunately i would never be able to order this food for myself.... More 

1 Thank Babette O
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

Decided to try this restaurant due to its location. Three of us had been to a beer festival and wanted a restaurant close to the venue and close to the railway station and this fitted the bill. It's Friday evening, about 9:30 when we arrived but the place was deserted. Strangely decorated with fairy lights at the windows (at the... More 

Thank pjk2005
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2015 via mobile

A great little restaurant for those wanting genuine Chinese food. Not the boring stuff that you get from a takeaway and then consider yourselves an expert on. I have travelled around China many times and lived for a short time and Bills restaurant is one of the few places where I can get the real taste. Like most Chinese restaurants... More 

5 Thank David C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 30
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2A Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth PO1 2DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9229 7777

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