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“First Class Experience”
Review of House of Delight

House of Delight
Ranked #8 of 118 Restaurants in Maldon
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese
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Description: Fantastic Chinese Restaurant in Maldon
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Six of us went for a meal on a busy Friday night. The food was excellent, best Chinese I have had since Hong Kong in the 1980's. Despite being busy the staff still had time to discuss the menu and make suggestions. We have varying needs and tastes but they still managed to pleases every one. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Having always been a gem of Maldon high streets restaurants The House Of Delight has gone from strength to strength since its expansion and renovation. The food has always been exceptional and this is now combined with a modern back drop.

We visited on Saturday and once again wasn’t left disappointed, the food and service was first class.

This family run business always seems to be busy no matter the day of the week, it’s nice to see a business thriving and they deserve all the success.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Chris P
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

A very happy atmosphere in this Chinese restaurant. Everything seems calm and even the children commented on this. The food portions are excellent and everything tasted gorgeous.
We would definitely recommend this place.

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

Our second visit here. They fitted us in at the last minute and told us the table was on the walkthrough to the washrooms to make sure we didn’t object, which is nice as most places wouldn’t say anything.
Service was quick as we’d only just sat down and 3 different people asked if we wanted to order drinks and 1 asked if we were ready to order and this was all in the space of 2 minutes. However, don’t get me wrong we weren’t being rushed in and out, we were there nearly 3 hours.
Mixed starter to share followed by duck and pancakes all very nice and what you’d expect then prawns in garlic and Kung po chicken with Singapore noodles. I read a previous review saying the food was bland, that’s just not true.
Drinks kept coming even though every table was full and some tables turned twice in the time we were there! They make sure they have plenty of staff so you’re not left waiting. Main course took a little while to arrive but that was quite nice after a hefty starter and they are the busiest restaurant in Maldon on a Saturday night so I expected a little delay. A nice experience and I’m sure we’ll go back.

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Lynn S
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

We took a chance for my husbands birthday and came to the House of Delight instead of our usual Chinese restaurant as it was a Monday and our favourite Chinese was closed. The staff were very friendly on arrival and we were seated and our drinks order taken straight away. From this moment our experience was brilliant. The food was wonderful, very fresh and nicely presented and really delicious. The surroundings were spotlessly clean and the staff were just great. We didn't mention that it was my husbands birthday but after we had finished the lights went down and they arrived at our table with a dessert and a sparkler to wish him happy birthday, when we asked how they knew the waitress said it was 'magic'. Every part of our dining experience was indeed magic, even the toilets were beautiful! We were even pleasantly surprised at the bill, which was incredibly reasonable for so much food! I for one can't wait to go back!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank sammyg269
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