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Eastern Bamboo

194 Northgate | Teesside, Darlington DL1 1QU, England
+44 1325 461607
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“soups” (2 reviews)
“pancakes” (2 reviews)
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194 Northgate | Teesside, Darlington DL1 1QU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten in restaurant here on several occasions - never disappointed with the food quality or quantity . Authentic Cantonese food with a warm welcome and a large smile from the owner , family business for over 40 years .

1  Thank Stuart A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thought we would give this restaurant a midweek visit in the quiet month of January Warm welcome good service, but distinctly average quality, flavour and portion size Nice enough but for forty quid for 2 people in what is takeaway row (Northgate) in darlo on...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We haven’t eaten Chinese in Darlington before (even though we live only a few miles away). We decided to get takeaway and researched restaurants on Trip Advisor. Reviews suggested Eastern Bamboo was a good one. Unfortunately we were very disappointed. We chose chicken with ginger...More

Thank Kathryn S
Reviewed 10 December 2017

What a great lunchtime bargain! A choice of 4 delicious starters, chicken & sweet corn soup, 4 main courses to choose from with fried rice, & if you have room there is dessert & coffee or rea to finish. All this for the unbelievable price...More

1  Thank 726BobG726
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal to take away, food here is always perfectly done - the sauces are never too sugary and nothing is packed with onions like so many asian restaurants around. Lovely friendly staff, we'll be back to eat in next time.

Thank Becca A
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was very clean and welcoming. The menu is very extensive. We chose to have duck pancakes while we chose our main meals. Loads of pancakes, so much we were given another plate of veg/salad. The staff gave outstanding customer service throughout our visit....More

Thank Katherine C
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Booked a table and we ordered a 8 course banquet. Staff were very helpful and friendly . Food was yummy all of the different flavours were greatly enjoyed by all.

Thank cj13n
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Once again trip advisor came through. The food was really good, the sweet and sour sauce excellent and the staff were extremely friendly. Well worth a visit.

Thank Kenneth_Smith
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I'll start by saying if you're looking for boring English style Chinese Takeaway food this is not the place you'll find it. What you will find is fragrant fresh and truly delicious Cantonese and Sichuanese cuisine. We ordered the six course banquet for two people....More

1  Thank Lovesgoodeat
Reviewed 28 March 2017

as always good food great service, We had a set meal for two all served well asked if wwe wanted a gap between courses. Beautifully cooked and plenty of it Even took a 'doggy bag' home. Once again agreat night--thanks

Thank Gordon A
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28 January 2018|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
Yes right outside but it's on restricted waiting during daytime we went after 6 pm when the restrictions are off
12 August 2017|
Response from robjohnston2 |
Do they deliver
25 April 2017|
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Response from Tommo48 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jules86 Durham and so sorry I haven't replied any sooner ! Super family run Chinese restaurant. There are quite a few set menus / banquets to choose from, Probably a decent average would be £20 a head with room for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 42
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Northgate | Teesside, Darlington DL1 1QU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Darlington
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 461607
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Long established small family run restaurant, attentive friendly service, dishes are prepare and cook from fresh ingredients. Selected regional Chinese dishes with lightly to hot spicy in taste.
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