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Mandarin Garden

18 High Street, Grays Thurrock, Thurrock RM17 6LU, England
+44 1375 380936
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good18%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible20%
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“last night” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
18 High Street, Grays Thurrock, Thurrock RM17 6LU, England
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The Mandarin Garden has changed from a Chinese buffet to a sit down waiter service restaurant. The food is freshly cooked, and only slightly more expensive than the old buffet was. We both commented that we would have eaten more with the buffet, not maybe...More

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

was an excellent buffet resturant has changed now to a normal resturant which may take some getting use to

Thank Brenda-Paul-92
Simon W, Public Relations Manager at Mandarin Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you for giving our new menu a try. And i am happy the food made a good impression. The management has every confidence in the new direction of providing quality freshly cooked food. I look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Been going to the Manderin since it was open and Ive always told people who say its rubbish thays its a food chinese but after today i will never use it again!. I went in there lunch time with my 8 yr old daughter who...More

3  Thank Darren R
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We used to come here regularly for an affordable night out. Although the prices have not changed the quality of the food was terrible this evening. None of the dishes were replenished during our visit despite the majority of them being either empty or nearly...More

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Went there with my family. It seems like the food was expensive according to the quality. Cutler was dirty. But we liked the desert. It was yum.

Thank Alinamax23
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The restaurant is not big,but nice and clean, quit confortable! At such cheaper price and providing so many choices including variety of desserts,i could say beyond my expection!it's a buffet restaurant after all, we can not expect a lot services from waiters, but they are...More

Thank 879Smith
Reviewed 23 December 2016

It used to be quite lovely for eating in and take away but over the last few years it's really gone downhill. I'm not sure if anything (Food Supplier?) or anyone (Chef?) in the restaurant has changed or our taste buds have but I won't...More

Thank Earunder
Reviewed 17 December 2016

The buffet is limited and not anything to write home about. There's very little selection and they don't deliver to their own area. Wouldn't use again.

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This establishment serves bulk, luke warm asian style food for the masses. I do not reccomend it to anyone that loves Asian food. The tables are coated with plastic, and the cutlery is dirty.

2  Thank DisgruntledCityBoy
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

21 of us visited the Mandarin Garden last night as a large family group. However, having read a couple of the recent reviews I was a little apprehensive. However, I shouldn't have worried, whilst the range wasn't as extensive as some buffets it was well...More

Thank Mark W
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Sharon J
13 August 2017|
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Response from Brenda-Paul-92 | Reviewed this property |
My answer is the same as Jenny C they no longer offer a buffet. You now choose of the menu and the food is freshly cooked. You get plenty and the food is good.
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 High Street, Grays Thurrock, Thurrock RM17 6LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Thurrock  >  Grays Thurrock
  • Phone Number: +44 1375 380936
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