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The Chinese Buffet - St Helens

Savoy Buildings Bridge Street | Savoy Buildings, St Helens WA10 1NU, England
+44 1744 610002
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (24 reviews)
“pancakes” (31 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Savoy Buildings Bridge Street | Savoy Buildings, St Helens WA10 1NU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited last week with three friends , one of whom is in a wheelchair and one who uses a stick. They were aware of a lift there as we had visited here before. I walked up the stairs and waited for the lift to...More

Thank bbrereton1610
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Used to go when first opened and the food was okay for a buffet style restaurant but unfortunately this has become poor quality and not worth the price anymore.

Thank 105scottj
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet - St Helens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your feedback and I'm sorry to hear you didn't have a great experience with us. Food quality is a priority for us and we pride ourselves on the dishes that we serve. I will pass your comments back to the team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large selection of food all served hot. Well presented and very clean inside. Lots of tables but I do think they are placed close together for such a big room felt like I was gegging in on the next tables conversations

Thank sarah14preston
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet - St Helens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We're so glad you felt we had a large selection of dishes to choose from and enjoyed the dishes you tried, thank you for your feedback and I will pass your comments back to the team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here for the first time for my son's 13th birthday (His choise) and was pleasantly surprised by the food. The restaurant was nice and clean, just a little tired. They had Christmas decorations up and my 6 year old was very pleased to...More

Thank Denise G
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet - St Helens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We're really glad you enjoyed dining with us for your sons birthday recently and found the restaurant to be clean. We're really glad you were impressed with the selection of dishes and we hope to welcome you again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Monday night, it was great not too busy. A large choice. We all throughly enjoyed. The Staff were helpful and the live chiefs were brilliant. Strongly recommend them. We will certainly be back

Thank Kingfisher98
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet - St Helens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review, we're so glad you had a great time with us and found a large selection of dishes to choose from. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant for the first time on Nov 7th for my wifes birthday following a recommendation from my daughter who had been the week before. It was great, with so much choice of great food, you can get noodles fried up fresh for...More

Thank talepine
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet - St Helens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your comments and we're really glad you enjoyed your first visit with us recently and enjoyed the dishes you tried! We hope to welcome you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked for a birthday for about 16 people. Very busy still at 8pm with lots of children running around the place and I really don't like children on their own near a buffet, little fingers get everywhere. Not the restaurant's fault, parents need to keep...More

Thank oldbat56
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet - St Helens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your feedback, we do have a policy of children under a certain age need to be supervised by parents at the buffet area and always strive to adhere to this. I'm sorry to hear you didn't really enjoy the dishes, food quality...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited tonight 17th November staff were wonderful couldn’t do enough to help ... there was a lady chaff on the grill tonight which made the experience even better can’t wait to visited the Speke one when it opens as it’s close to us but Expressly...More

Thank Zoe M
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet - St Helens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your lovely comments and we're so glad you had a great experience with us! We're so glad you really enjoyed our teppanyaki station and we will pass your comments back to the team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here as a last minute thing with a group of friends. The place was busy, however it was also very dirty. There was still bits of food on the floor that hadn't been cleaned up yet, plates where dirty and the tables where also...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

As a lover of Chinese food I found the food in this restaurant to be poor. The soup was salty, the mains bland and over cooked!! Best bit was the ice cream which they had not prepared!! Can't even say that I went in the...More

Thank Monica P
Gaynor R, Guest Relations Manager at The Chinese Buffet - St Helens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi There, thank you for your feedback and I'm sorry to hear you didn't have a great experience with us. We pride ourselves on the quality of our dishes and I will pass your comments back to the team.

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Luke H
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I have seen 2 groups about that age having a meal, behaving impeccably and enjoying the Together experience.
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Didn't see a menu
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Response from 790kevin1974 | Reviewed this property |
The general Sea food and they have set lunch time deals
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Savoy Buildings Bridge Street | Savoy Buildings, St Helens WA10 1NU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  St Helens
  • Phone Number: +44 1744 610002
Description
The Chinese Buffet is a dynamic and exciting, modern Chinese restaurant. Launched initially as a single restaurant in Bolton the concept has grown in size and stature into an emerging brand with nationwide aspirations. Peter Wu, Paolo Hu and David Hu created The Chinese Buffet with the clear aim of providing a new style of buffet restaurant, high quality food at low cost to customers. They created an eclectic blend of Chinese food using only the finest and freshest ingredients, prepared and presented to the highest of standards. THE Chinese Buffet believes all their customers should receive the care, attention and quality they would expect from the finest of a la carte restaurant.
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