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“Forget the hype ”
Review of China City Chinese Restaurant - CLOSED

China City Chinese Restaurant
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 8 November 2013 via mobile

We tried this place based on reviews as the aesthetics of the place weren't great but generally TA wins through on reviews well it failed here bland food and retro feel of an 80s Chinese would not recommend cheers for the top off on dead lizard drink gave that a swerve
avoid this place for a while but a shame based on the reviews

1  Thank Crb22462
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Reviewed 3 November 2013

Tucked away in the corner of the prom by the harbourside in Playa Blanca. Great food at reasonable prices. Very friendly, helpful staff - nothing too much trouble. Very leisurely and didn't feel at all rushed during our meal. Complimentary drinks at the end of the meal were very interesting.....women were given rum with honey and men were given a drink of some sort of chinese spirit. As both bottles were left on the table for us to help ourselves - we noticed that the chinese spirit had a lizard in it - this caused quite a stir but there was even more laughter when the waiter pointed out to us that we should look into the shot glasses that our drinks were served in before they were empty! I will not spoil the surprise but make sure to look into your shot glass before you finish your drinks - a definite ice breaker! All in all a very good restaurant that I would recommend to anyone.

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1  Thank Sunworshiper204
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

Great food, was slightly put off by the 11.50 euro and a bottle of wine price - thought it would be cheap and nasty. Went off the menu with four of us (all good eaters) drinks and food bill around 90 euro for the first visit (we over ordered) and 80 euro for the second visit (we ordered well).

Was going to go back again for our wedding anniversary but the Rubicon Palace chef poisoned my wife with a dodgy prawn a couple of nights before (avoid Rubicon Palace at all costs).

Don't bother with the drink that comes from the bottle with a LIZARD IN IT - tastes as bad as it looks.

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1  Thank MontysUk
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Reviewed 23 October 2013

We've ate here in previous years and went back again this year. Absolutely lovely food, no grease or stodge at all, all very fresh. The waitress who we remembered from previous years has been there for 9 years and has an excellent way with the customers, very friendly & pleasant & no rushing to get you to leave. I can almost taste the food now..............lovely.

1  Thank dee_reyn0lds
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Reviewed 14 October 2013

Had to have at least one Chinese meal and would recommend this restaurant for the friendliness of the staff. reasonable prices and lots of choices

1  Thank lroseWoking
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