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The New Water Margin

72-74 Burton Road, Derby DE1 1TG, England
+44 1332 364754
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (26 reviews)
“prawn toast” (4 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 pm - 11:30 pmAll hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
72-74 Burton Road, Derby DE1 1TG, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This has always been a favourite place to eat, but having moved away a few years ago had forgotten just how good it is. 9 of us went which meant we could try lots of different dishes all of which were wonderful. The seafood was...More

Thank MrSimonDale
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a birthday treat with the intentions of specifically ordering only dim sum which we adore and usually drive to Birmingham for. We will not need to drive all the way to Birmingham anymore now we have sampled the dim sum here ........More

1  Thank joy l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most recent visit, and most of my visits, to The New Water Margin are to have lunch there with my parents. There is always a warm homely welcome and I have noticed that the staff always remember their regulars and greet them like old...More

Thank KLeeFoodie
Peter C, Manager at The New Water Margin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear customer, greatly appreciated for your detailed explanation on some of the meal options, and we are really happy to know that you and your guests are so pleased for enjoying the dining experience in our restaurant. Please be assured that I myself and our...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Another great belly full of food at The New Water Margin, all you can eat buffet menu, I can't believe the value for money just £60 for the food plus the bar bill, and the food just kept coming, great selection of starters which were...More

Thank 2063DS
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We once again as a family visited The New Water Margin with family. We had excellent veg corn soup and hot and sour soup. We had very good veg yak Shang and spring rolls. V We had various veg curry with rice. We had extremely...More

1  Thank goodvegifood
Peter C, Manager at The New Water Margin, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Sorry to know that you have got a parking ticket for having lunch in our restaurant. Please DO NOT pay them but instead send me a copy of the "Parking Charge Notice" so that I can have all the details to contact our contractor to...More

Reviewed 8 September 2017

We have been coming here for years because the food is a sheer delight . For the first time last week we tried the all you can eat buffet....and what a revelation it was.........it was decidedly choicey and a veritable banquet of epic pro[ortions that...More

Thank Amber L
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

First visit here, went well all together. The food and portion size was brilliant (all you can eat. Not a huge variety of food to blend with sauces though, nor drinks variety. The fosters wasn't very nice, seemed to everyone the pipes could do with...More

Thank simojr92
Reviewed 17 August 2017

A very uninviting exterior almost put us off from going in, but I'm so glad we did. Stunning interior, swift attentive service, hot quality food provided quickly and value for money without a doubt. Derby's hidden gem.

Thank Howard B
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Like another reviewer, it's a good 20 years since my last visit. Not much has changed in the way of décor, but that's not a bad thing really. The staff were friendly and helpful and we just went with the all you can eat menu,...More

Thank Timothy H
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Booked in advance for a large family birthday meal. Beautiful meal couldn't ask for me attentive friendly staff who were very accommodating to my son's nut allergy

Thank smt1979
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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
  • E-mail
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 meals can be arranged for your special needs. Please ask for details.
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