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The Lucky Star

Queens Road, Norwich, England
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
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“pudding” (3 reviews)
“chinese buffet” (16 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian
Queens Road, Norwich, England
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

If you can put up with the strange walk to it from the car park.....this place is fab. Don’t park in the expensive car park, use somewhere else such as Chapelfield. The actual place is great food. Good Chinese food and I think the best...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank NorwichSarah
Reviewed 19 June 2018

If you are looking for atmosphere this is probably not the place but if you are looking for decent food for not a lot of money then you are in the right place. This is a "eat as much as you want restaurant" which offers...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Guylaine R
Reviewed 7 April 2018

This is another regular eatery for us. The staff - especially the boss, who is very freindly and seems to remember most customers - are polite and efficient. The food is average but great value. Our car park ticket is endorsed at the till -...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Charlie_Maine
Reviewed 21 March 2018

The restaurant was a cross between early Butlins and works canteen for decor and ambience. First of all, not one item of food could be described as hot, tepid, warm maybe. Over 50% of all dishes were empty or had less than 1 serving in...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank cestrian12
Reviewed 19 February 2018

I visited this AYCE buffet for dinner a couple of years ago and really enjoyed myself. I visited again recently for lunch and had a very different experience. Half of the food trays were empty and weren't replenished during the 40 minutes or so I...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Ixworth_Couple
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Was coerced into this for lunch as I hate hate buffets especially asian ones but it was business and others wanted to go. It was worse than terrible. I hate buffets as they are mass produced and warmish but this was cold! Would never go...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank cherrypotts
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Terrible ! Currently shut with no notices, still had to pay for parking. Second time this has happened. Used to be lovely place, had birthdays here etc. now run down and cold food. Do not use! Staff are not friendly anymore. It’s just cold fast...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank dannijenkins
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Have to agree with Allan h comments. Exactly same experience last night- Sunday. Restaurant was cold much like the food, what there was of it. Staff eating in restaurant and on mobile phones. This used to be a good buffet style Chinese but we will...More

Date of visit: February 2018
2  Thank samllib
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We have been going here for years. Askef for a table near the window ended up being the opposite end. That's fine but then went to get food from the buffet and there was limited food available but on second helpings more there that time,...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Rooroo1971
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Over the years I have been to the lucky star many times, and every time I have had a very good time. This time was different 😟 the food was still good, plentiful and hot. The issue was the staff, although pleasant seemed not wanting...More

Date of visit: February 2018
3  Thank bilton72
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queens Road, Norwich, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
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