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Chef da China

Ferndown Forest Golf Club Forest Links Road | Forest Links Road, Ferndown BH22 9PH, England
+44 1202 862880
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“sizzling beef” (2 reviews)
“pineapple” (2 reviews)
Closes in 3 min
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Ferndown Forest Golf Club Forest Links Road | Forest Links Road, Ferndown BH22 9PH, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With a recommendation from a friendly neighbour, we thought of trying this eatery. Having had Chinese food in HongKong, China Town and other authentic establishments, we knew the Chef Da China had a lot to live up to. Entered the restaurant, it was very cold...More

Thank Chichi199
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We have used this restaurant for years was always good food and good service however it brings me deep regret to have to post the following From our recent three occasions of ordering the meal has been far from previous standards with the ribs baring...More

Thank benjamin171dia
Reviewed 1 April 2018

A short notice visit to the Chef da China. We chose from the business lunch which we have enjoyed before. Everything 100% as usual. Fresh, hot and tasty.

Thank Johnnyfastgun
Reviewed 22 March 2018

The starters and second course were good but then down hill as someone else suggested. The mains were tepid and the extras never arrived. When the bill came we had been charged for the extras, when queried it was diluted that we hadn't had them...More

Thank ColinRS0346
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Fab food - and plenty of it! Great service and great value. Will definitely recommend and will return at some point!

Thank Margaret L
Reviewed 12 March 2018

The table was booked for 6-30 for four people The starters were served without any problems,but from there on it was downhill.The main course arrived at 8-0 clock after complaining about the time we had been waiting.There was no problem food wise,but the service was...More

Thank barno115
Reviewed 6 March 2018

had a beautiful takeaway meal from here on Sunday evening through the snow. Everything was delicious, hot plenty of meat etc. Very nice indeed.

Thank flyholt
Reviewed 5 March 2018

My husband and I have been going to this restaurant for many years and as far as we are concerned, it is one of the best Chinese restaurants that we have experienced. The choice of food from the buffet menu is superb. Over the years...More

Thank Diane d
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Came for the buffet. Felt forced to have the same dishes for all the party. The server, a surly English woman did nothing to improve our impression. The food was nothing special ( we all had gippy stomachs the following day). Won't be recommending or...More

Thank Sleepingtigress
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

We went there last night for my daughters birthday and there was 12 of us , the food was not particularly good the chicken was like plastic and the beef wasn’t great and for what we paid the portions weren’t very big , the final...More

Thank mantisbournemouth
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29 January 2018|
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Response from louthsonia | Reviewed this property |
Probably not a Saturday night too busy
25 March 2017|
Response from reh135uk | Reviewed this property |
I have never been to this restaurant on a Sunday, but basing it on the other days of the week and Saturday I would expect it to be the same number of clientele except for special days like Mothering Sunday of Chinese... More
25 March 2017|
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Response from pammango | Reviewed this property |
Best to phone and book
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ferndown Forest Golf Club Forest Links Road | Forest Links Road, Ferndown BH22 9PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Ferndown
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 862880
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