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East Ocean

25 Fore Street, Ipswich IP4 1JW, England
+44 1473 255545
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
25 Fore Street, Ipswich IP4 1JW, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I visited East Ocean last Thursday. This was our second visit, as we first visited in March and thought it was amazing. My partner loves Chinese and, as his mum his Malaysian, he knows good Chinese food! I am also quite picky...More

Thank Emma V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second review after a 5 star compliment a couple of years ago. The food here is just great and well priced. The service was impeccable and just well worth a visit. Thank you East Ocean.

Thank Duncan C
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Little gem! Best Chinese I have had in a long time. Excellent food, lovely atmosphere and good service from attentive staff. Would highly recommend

Thank Jackie D
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed in Ipswich for the weekend and we ended up finding this place as the first 2 we tried were closed on Sundays. We went for the set menu for 2 and it had a great selection of starters, you then pick 3 of your...More

Thank chriswood30
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Went there this week with 2 friends great food and staff very accommodating Went on a Tuesday so was over crowded so able to talk will definitely go again

Thank Kay F
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Came here after not being here for ages, due to work and other family stuff, but i must say that East Ocean is still the best! The crispy belly pork is to die for!

Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Having eaten here, the food was truely bizarre, as well as being not very good. Especially notable for all the wrong reasons was the "kung po chicken" which was actually heavily battered chicken chunks with a couple of slices of water chestnut, tossed in some...More

Thank Hawthorneuk
Reviewed 22 February 2017

2ND time of going, special occassion Valentines day, did not let us down, lovely atmosphere, was not greedy in taking too many bookings so we were served on time. Ladies had a single rose, glass of prosecco. Food absolutely gorgeous, staff very polite.

Thank sharonhurren123
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Food is normally excellent the sweet and sour source is lovely my only reason for not giving 5 star's is the chicken chow mein isn't great the chicken looks horrible and doesn't taste great but this is just my opinion on this particular dish. Everything...More

Thank boysie26
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Had a lovely meal here on Saturday night, staff were very friendly, had the set menu for 3 people where you could choose four of the main dishes, good varied choice. Excellent service, not rushed at all. Will definitely go back.

Thank jacpay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 32
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Fore Street, Ipswich IP4 1JW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 255545
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Being one of the longest established Chinese restaurant in Ipswich, our mission has never changed:
To provide the best dining experience to our customers.

With the complete redesign of the restaurant layout, brand new kitchen and equipment, we are bringing a modern new fresh look to East Ocean. Over 30 years of dedication to make fine oriental cuisine, and 20 years of experience working in Chinese restaurants in Hong Kong, our head chef will make sure all our customers enjoy the finest Chinese cuisine.
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