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The Lotus Lounge - CLOSED


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Chinese, Asian, Thai, Malaysian
Dinner, After-hours
Delivery, Reservations

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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We loved his restaurant, but sadly it’s no longer here as has closed down. A real shame as struggling to find a decent Chinese in the area with the closure too of City Bay views and the quayside Chinese.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JackD998866
Reviewed 17 February 2018

I believe the words Excellent and Top Notch sums everything up. Downstairs Bar and Music a quality factor, very welcoming at all times and not quick to want you to leave.9/10 - Well Done Everyone

Date of visit: January 2018
2  Thank KJL-Flash
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Excellent food - the starters are so good you are too full for the main courses. Fast service, great price, friendly staff - shame it is no longer there

Date of visit: March 2017
5  Thank racylacey1
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Been here many times as a group outing and as as a couple. I've never been disappointed. The only issue I recall was that one time they had run out of my beer of choice.

Date of visit: September 2016
1  Thank Kevin N
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

So, imagine the scene..... it's Monday night and I've just had a call saying that my booking I made over 2 weeks ago for 30 people for 2 days time has to be cancelled because they are "closed for refurbishment". I am fuming and they...More

Date of visit: January 2017
1  Thank Janine Y
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Terrible veggie choice - veggie food on menu not veggie contains fish. Expensive due to lack of choice and same price as meat. No veggie duck option bad service very slow and not understanding. Terrible should not even have 1 star!

Date of visit: December 2016
1  Thank Emma_veggie
Reviewed 15 December 2016

I really don't like walking around with food so buffets are a bit of a no no for me. This is an all you can eat restaurant but brought to the table in Tapas style portions. You can order as many as you like and...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Pauline1987
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Really like the concept, food was good, not exceptional, but excellent value and friendly service. We particularly liked the duck.

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank julesjenpoole
Reviewed 13 November 2016

If you are expecting an all you can eat buffet it kind of is but the waitress decides what you can and can't have - then after she has chosen for you she then allows you to select what you wanted in the first place....More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank JenniePoole
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I've been here 4 times with friends. The food is good, the portions are acceptable. The waitress, we've had the same one every time , is helpful and nice. The only negative is that the door to the restaurant is often open to the street...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Sam G
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