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The New Water Margin

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72-74 Burton Road, Derby DE1 1TG, England
+44 1332 364754
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Today
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 23:30
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United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

First class in all respects. Welcoming staff, efficient and personal service. Food is always good and nothing is too much trouble. The restaurant appears popular with the local Chinese community which is a real positive. We will keep going.

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Thank Andrew M
Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here a few times, the quality of the food is not bad.. i've been to better places. Customer service is poor especially the bald head guy. He always seems to be grumpy and not wanting to help, If you work in a restaurant your first priority is the customers,he didn't seem to be happy with me asking for a... More 

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Thank shanesingh96
Peter C, Owner at The New Water Margin, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment. The staff has been alerted, and hopefully you can notice the improvement for your next visit. More 

Derby
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97 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had heard a lot about this place. Food was good especially hot and sour, dim sum, chief mein - desserts to be avoided am afraid. Decor nice, service so so, reason not being higher on scoring was not as attentive staff and over £20 per head which I'm not sure is was worth. The idea of ordering off set menu... More 

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Thank Rakesh M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok so first off the good, happily it was the food! Hot, tasty, well cooked Cantonese fare and just what you expect. So from the main reason that most people go out for food, it's a real thumbs up. However a couple of issues that stopped the star rating going any higher. First the floor, it needs a professional clean.... More 

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Thank George P
Coalville, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Had a Eat as much as you like meal for two The starter mixed plate was excellent and the main course was just enough to walk out not feeling to full but satisfied

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Thank Midland P
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in for dim sum lunch with my husband. Lovely food quick service. It got busy quickly. Must come again with bigger group so we can taste more variety.

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Thank Mari W
Poole, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

One of the best Chinese / Cantonese Restaurants in the UK, food is top quality and excellent - Peter and Connie the Owners are brilliant and staff are very friendly and efficient - quality is the highest possible - highly recommend everyone to try the Restaurant and say Keith.L sent you Score 10/10

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Thank Keith L
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely fresh food - all you can eat but freshly prepared and brought to your table instead of buffet style restaurant Nice atmosphere Free parking

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Thank Dani S
Derby, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

a non buffet, freshly cooked all you can eat! great price (about £17 per person) great selection to choose from and can order as many times as you like! great and friendly service, always welcoming. family run place. parking can be an issue as its a busy place on a main road.

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Thank shellyb52
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We had a little side room which was fab because the kiddies did.nt have to sit at table. More relaxed . Food was fabulous. Freshly cooked to order

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Thank janet m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 40
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72-74 Burton Road, Derby DE1 1TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 364754
Description
The Winner of the Oriental restaurant of the year - Derby food & drinks awards 2011. Our restaurant stands closely to Derby City Centre, and is offering authentic Cantonese & Peking Cuisine in luxurious surroundings and a pleasant atmosphere. We serve traditional "Dim Sum" during normal lunch hours. Our function room equipped with Karaoke facilities is free to hire (minimum spending - £200) for your special occasions. Special banquet can be arranged for your special needs. Please ask for details.

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