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China Sea Restaurant

Merchant City
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12 Renfield Street, Glasgow G2 5AL, Scotland
+44 141 221 2719
13:00 - 22:30
Closed now
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Sun 13:00 - 22:30
Mon - Tue 12:00 - 22:30
Wed - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri 12:00 - 23:30
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you want run of the mill, you won't be disappointed. Typical menu, ice cold chinese beer. It was a little bit grubby, but with character.

Thank rezekne
Motherwell, United Kingdom
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209 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

was out for a quick lunch with friend and we always keep coming here the staff are really helpful and friendly and the food is excellent and for the price just a good place

Thank McFarlane1
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a pre-theatre last night. Food used to be terrific in this central city restaurant. But sadly over last couple of visits it has gone downhill. My partner's crispy fried beef Ok but my chow mein dreadful - overcooked,, dry and tasteless. Staff always friendly but I think they need to revamp their kitchen. Other gripe - their ladies' toilets... More 

Thank Phyllis B
New Brighton, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a ball in here, decor very chinesey felt like was in China, staff polite, excellent value for money on the pre theatre menu. Myself and my boyfriend really enjoyed would revisit.

Thank Louise M
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just a Saturday evening visit after drinks in Glasgow, this restaurant never fails to hit the spot.Food good, staff have always been friendly.

Thank Alex J
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Been a customer for 30+ years. In the past the food was never great but the overall experience was. Gradually it has gone downhill with every visit. Yesterday was the worst ever. The quality of the food is cheap; lowest end of the food chain but they charge crazy prices The drinks are extortionate (Princes Square prices) The place is... More 

Thank Denise L
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

I used to pass this twice a day when I was working in Glasgow. It always seemed busy but this was the first visit. We went for the set lunch which is very good value with a wide choice of typical Chinese dishes. There are two entrances, one on Gordon Street, the other on Renfield Street and there are a... More 

Thank E L
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Went for pre theatre meal in china sea. Excellent value. Reasonable potion sizes and the food is always fresh and tasty. Great service and pleasant atmosphere.

Thank E4165LUrobertm
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Rest choice of dishes, really quick service, food was lovely. 2 courses for £7.20 so good value. £1.90 for a can of juice a bit steep but lunch reasonably priced so can't complain! Love the dragon on the ceiling!

Thank cms40
Motherwell, United Kingdom
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209 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

had a nice wee lunch yet again prawn cocktail and beef curry and fried rice was very tasty as always the staff are always so friendly. we were in the back part this time this was the first time being in there don't like it as much as the main sitting but was only a quick wee lunch.,

Thank McFarlane1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 24
Chinese, Asian
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Renfield Street, Glasgow G2 5AL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > Merchant City
  • Neighbourhood: Merchant City
  • Phone Number: +44 141 221 2719

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