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119 Deansgate, Bolton BL1 1HA, England
+44 1204 393220
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“noodles” (7 reviews)
“cheesecake” (5 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
119 Deansgate, Bolton BL1 1HA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's not the same. The food is the same. It's still brilliant fresh and vibrant. The ambiance is the same it's still 75% tables of Chinese students chattering away loudly. What's changed is now you get a warm welcome, the best table available and friendly...More

Thank Steve_Myers_182
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We eat here at last twice a month, always good food and value for money, called last week with a very hungry tummy, we should have checked first to see if it was open, just our luck they was on there hols, but never mind...More

Thank sylviaFarnworth
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The only problem is that it's getting busier. The special lunch has gone up to £6:75 but still represents excellent value for money. If you love Chinese food you've gotta try here. Clean & comfortable you soon become a friend.

Thank rolyrat123
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Looks like a working men's café from outside, but is a total gem, inside. Warm welcome, great food. Excellent lunch spot. Loved it. Very reasonably priced

Thank ArmenianJames
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The food is as hot & full of flavour as ever. Staff has changed a bit & we are happier for it. If you were put of by the service, you don't have to worry anymore. THE BEST CHINESE IN GREATER MANCHESTER by a long...More

1  Thank rolyrat123
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Managed to get a table - phew- packed as usual. I had the crispy chicken with noodles and my husband had beef curry with rice. The best chinese I have had for ages. Cup of tea and slice of cheesecake all for £6.95. Looking forward...More

2  Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I have been eating in Bambu for 6 years at least. It's fantastic, wholesome, Chinese food. Don't think Chinese takeaway...this is rammed with flavour and love. The soups are incredible. The prawn toast is the best you will have and veggie options are absolutely delicious....More

1  Thank RacheyP87
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is simply the best Chinese food we have ever tasted, including Manchester's Chinatown and other reputable establishments.Outstanding tastes and full plates. Good value too!

1  Thank Steven T
Reviewed 30 November 2016

I had not had dim sum type dumplings for a long time and couldnt resist when i saw on the menu - divine. Had chicken satay which was a bit spicy for me (i expected satay to be peanutty, it wasnt). Vegetables in it were...More

Thank Judith W
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Having read the reviews I had travel to Bolton and try Bambu Chinese Cafe. Note cafe, because this is what it is and does not pretend to be anything but a cafe. Notwithstanding this it has a lovely atmosphere and excellent food. As a cafe...More

1  Thank acarl51841
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Deansgate, Bolton BL1 1HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton
  • Phone Number: +44 1204 393220
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