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Lau's Buffet King Restaurant

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Stowell st, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4XQ, England
+44 191 261 8868
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11:45 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:45 - 22:30
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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you enjoy flys sitting on your black bean noodles and dirty nappies smothered across the floor this is the place for you! The walk upstairs was an adventurous journey with many trials included such as managing to get through the swarm of chairs stacking up. We then proceeded into the room, where we sat on seats which were a... More 

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Thank mol1998
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Felt really dirty, cheap tables, pushing to get to to the food, I'd save your money and go to a nice waiter service restaurant. Won't be back

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Thank Tommyjoker
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Good choice for cheapish eats. Usual selection of Chinese dishes with the addition of Japanese dishes and sushi. Very much what most of these serve yourself buffet places offer. Good choice for a well priced meal provided you're not expecting anything gourmet.

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Thank PhilGB
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

the food was disgusting and moldy, i got kicked out for nothing as well, never go there again, it is the worst

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1 Thank Aaron3107
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I have had many positive experiences dining at Lau's. Unfortunately our last visit on 21st December at lunchtime was rather disappointing. We were seated on the upper level and our table seemed fine at first. We ordered our drinks and decided to go down to enjoy the sushi section first. Lovely first start but on returning found... More 

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2 Thank Wibeka C
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015

A regular visitor to laus food is always changed regularly so that it is always fresh and hot a large variety on offer and staff are always friendly

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Thank bigt69296
Harbottle, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

Went here for a lunch treat whilst on a shopping trip with my daughter. What a great choice. Lovely fresh buffet. Eat as much as you want. Such tempting choices. Great friendly service and tremendous value for money.

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Thank JayGee91048
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Not great, sums up my whole experience: Food, not great. Service, not great. Atmosphere, not great. I had fairly low expectations, but still... Not great.

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1 Thank OldNewcastle
Northumberland, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

We decided as a spur of the moment to vist Lau's, looking through the window everything looked nice so went in. Wish we read trip advisor before going in, as we would of not bothered with it As it was lunch time we expected everything to be hot, unfortunately not the case most things were lukewarm warm and the chicken... More 

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1 Thank GazST220
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

After bad publicity I decided to give this restaurant a chance. As a family we had eaten there for a number of years, firstly the choice of food was very limited which wasn't the best. Secondly my brother was eating a chicken wing, when he bit into it, it was undercooked and raw. The manager took the food off the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 16
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 - 22:30
Monday
11:45 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:45 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:45 - 22:30
Thursday
11:45 - 22:30
Friday
11:45 - 22:30
Saturday
11:45 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stowell st, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4XQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 261 8868

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?