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New Oriental

54 Friars Vennel, Dumfries DG1 2RL, Scotland
+44 1327 259515
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
19 Jun 2017
“Tasty Chinese Food”
23 May 2017
“Surprisingly good”
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
54 Friars Vennel, Dumfries DG1 2RL, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visit here regularly for buffet on a Friday or Sunday, the food is delicious! The staff and service are first class - our son is 4 and really only eats soup and noodles and we are never charged for him which you don't get...More

Thank Kelzmac2611
Reviewed 1 week ago

i went to this restaurant for a takeaway and got burnt spare ribs and cold food i wouldn't recommend this place for take aways but the food in the evenings are really good.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Great wee place, food was excellent and the service first class, the decor a bit tired, but you hardly notice as the food was so good. Not many good places to eat in this area so look for this little gem.

1  Thank Lesley D
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Don't be fooled by the photos this is a lovely restaurant. The staff are great, service was speedy and most importantly the food was really good. We came from out of the area and had no clue where to eat following trip advisor advice we...More

1  Thank Phil F
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly helpful staff. Our meals were quickly prepared & delivered to our table. Not in the area that often but would definitely go here again when we are.

Thank EonAlba
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Went with a friend Saturday night. Food excellent as was the service and would definitely recommend.

1  Thank Caroline J
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Have visited this restaurant on several occasions and always been pleased with food. Service excellent.

Thank DeeGar
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We have visited on many occasions for either buffet or from the menu. The buffet is excellent as is the service, I am also very welcome with my Guide Dog Puppy who is in training which is a big plus from myself and family. The...More

Thank katiesgranny1970
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Don't let the dated look of the interior put you off. They also have a take away menu running side by side with the restaurant. We had a warm welcome for my family of 5 with pre teens on board. Very patient with us while...More

Thank foxscottie
Reviewed 10 August 2016

On a recent visit to Dumfries we saw that the New Oriental has a buffet evening. The food was limited and some of the options had been left standing for some time. Not an experience we would wish to repeat.

Thank pmcpmc
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18 April 2017|
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Response from Darren3267 | Property representative |
The restaurant will be open today the 18th of April. The buffet is on every Friday and Sunday.
david o
18 January 2017|
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Response from Darren3267 | Property representative |
On the à la carte menu we do not have chinese dumplings on it unfortunately. If you got in contact with the restaurant in plenty of time, the restaurant would be able to cater and make chinese dumplings as well as other... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Friars Vennel, Dumfries DG1 2RL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Dumfries
  • Phone Number: +44 1327 259515
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