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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%
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“dim sum” (27 reviews)
“prawn toast” (5 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
72-74 Burton Road, Derby DE1 1TG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Been here for lunch a few times now as it's great for the all you can eat lunch. Food is always served piping hot and in fast time, tastes beautiful and lots of choice on the menu, Drinks are a little pricy but the food...More

Thank Tarnya M
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Would recommend to anyone such nice food staff are so so nice can’t do enough for u! Will deffo be returning

Thank Sophie T
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Really enjoyed a lovely all you can eat family meal here. The restaurant has a nice relaxed atmosphere, the staff are friendly and efficient and most importantly we really enjoyed the food. Not the cheapest meal but the menu was varied and overall worth it.

Thank KarenB45
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Had a meal for two. Love Chinese food but both dishes were disappointing in taste. Prawns did not taste fresh.

Thank Sheree1967
Reviewed 14 December 2017

I have been to this restaurant many times and have always held it in high regard. Unfortunately i visited on 13/12/2017 and was very disappointed in the service and the quality of the food. This surprised me very much and maybe there is a reason...More

Thank 747JohnBoy
Peter C, Manager at The New Water Margin, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2017

Really sorry to hear that you had a bad experience for dining in our restaurant on that day. Could you please identify yourself, or tell us more in details so that we can have a clearer picture of what had gone wrong, and hence enables...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017

The New Water Margin is one of my favourite restaurants in Derby. I order takeaway from this restaurant many times. My husband and I always enjoy the food. Yes, I recommend everyone the restaurant!

Thank Agnezza1
Reviewed 26 November 2017

My partner and I chose this restaurant as it looked the best one(TripAdvisor) that was near to our hotel and served Chinese food(Cantonese & Peking). From the roadside it looked a bit like a supermarket and I was worried I had chosen badly, however once...More

Thank stroler551a
Reviewed 19 November 2017 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
Peter C, Manager at The New Water Margin, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

It is really encouraging to have seen your good comment here. We understand that there is always room to improve, however, we can assure you that we shall strive to keep up the high standards as the reward for our valued customers. Peter and Staff

Reviewed 5 November 2017

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 3 November 2017 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 4 November 2017

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 56
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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, 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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