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Sofitel London Gatwick Hotel | North Terminal, Crawley RH6 0PJ, England
+44 1293 579400
Today
11:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Luton, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were stating in the Sofitel Hotel for the Night before early flight to Cancun. The Vanda was chosen for evening meal, and was thoroughly impressed. Being in an Airport Hotel, did not expect too much. However we were really impressed by the Staff & Food, would reccomend to anybody.

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Thank Alanbullafc
Monmouth, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

26th January 2017-Dinner. We had to book - it gets busy. Prompt and professional service. Food mainly really good. Starters: crispy squid with chilli and mayo, and butterfly prawns with sweet chilli sauce - both delicious. Mains: Lemon chicken - ok, chicken rather dry; and XO Prawn - delicious. Egg rice decent, as were the extra veg we ordered. With... More 

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Thank John M
St Albans, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant gets very busy in the early evening so it is worth booking. There is an extensive oriental menu. We had one of the taster menus, very pleasing to the taste buds and enough food without being too much. Worth visiting the airport for even if you are not flying

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Thank Bobbio
Warminster, United Kingdom
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180 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not just Chinese but also Malaysian, Indonesian etc. Food all cooked to order in a timely manner and served with a smile. Excellent quality.

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Thank Ian L
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love staying at the sofitel before a flight and treating myself to this excellent chinese food. The standard is excellent with a lovely sharing starter platter. Staff are very attentive and service is really efficient .

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Thank 195meldav
Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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177 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,034 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a table for 6:30 but went in at 6 because we wanted an early night prior to early departure. Good welcome, nice table pretty good service and excellent food. Not cheap but a memorable meal. I happily recommend this restaurant which is branded Vanda's. Well almost certainly return. Recommended

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St Peter Port, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to this restaurant many times over the years and seen a few changes since the days of Ken Hom. The new refurbishment of Vanda gives a more sophisticated ambiance and the food was very good and far less bland than it has been on some previous occasions. We ordered the Tasting Board which allows three main choices... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here, we were one of the two occupied tables and to start off the waiter was pretty unkeen on us disturbing his quiet service but seemed to perk up once he realised we don't do rude. Quite a good selection on offer with with a small taster menu and à la carte. There is also a set menu... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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497 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Another great meal here. We booked a table for 7.30 pm because it can get quite busy. Service is efficient. Lots of options to choose from on the menu. Good quality tasty oriental dishes. Good wine list at reasonable prices. Will always eat here when we stay at the Sofitel.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Thought the menu looked good but was disappointed with the food. Sent the first dish back as was inedible. Very average spring rolls and could cook noodles better myself.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 51 - USD 51
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sofitel London Gatwick Hotel | North Terminal, Crawley RH6 0PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Crawley
  • Phone Number: +44 1293 579400
Description
Gatwick Oriental is a stylish, elegant eatery at the foyer level of the Sofitel London Gatwick Hotel offering a smart menu of pan-Asian cooking. Food ranges across Thai, Chinese Malaysian, Japanese, Indonesian, Singaporean and Hong Kong cultures, and is served in a bright dining space filled with potted plants, crisp white tablecloths and wicker and ironwork chairs that exude a contemporary yet colonial feel.

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