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The New Water Margin

72-74 Burton Road, Derby DE1 1TG, England
+44 1332 364754
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“dim sum” (25 reviews)
“prawn toast” (5 reviews)
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
72-74 Burton Road, Derby DE1 1TG, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place so much, the food is amazing, and I can not fault it but I think they need to polish up on there English abit as they don't always understand what your saying to them.

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The decor is the same as when I first visited 15-20 years ago but the food is first class. Service is ok and the staff are very friendly. All you can eat and a few beers £25 per head good value if you have a...More

Thank Dean L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Visited the new water margin last weekend, having not been for over 20 years. The décor has not really changed that much which some may say is a bad thing, however it reminded me of fond memories. There were 3 of us, my daughter had...More

Thank jazzboy50
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

As always. This place does not disappoint me. Love the food and the service. You really can't fault it. The squid is to die for. Give it a try if you didn't like it in the past.

Thank droy82
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Me and the girls use this as our hangover cure and its truly is! The food is always fresh and the best all you can eat Chinese buffet by far. The service is friendly and personable and the price is good to. Soft drinks are...More

Thank rebecca s
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Food is always nice but on this occasion they missed bringing a couple of dishes we had ordered out and service was really slow. Bit disappointed on this occasion

1  Thank janet m
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Went here for a birthday meal with my partner after reading some positive reviews. Have to say i wasn't disappointed! Firstly, the decor! Inside it is decorated extravagantly and you really feel the Asian atmosphere! We were greeted on arrival and had a drink at...More

1  Thank Gary L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 18 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
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
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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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