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The Downs, Altrincham, Trafford, England
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having been to the Gombay a handful of times and living within the area all my life this restaurant is ideal. The food here for my money is the best Chinese food for miles around with only the Choy Hing in Sale on a par with it. The staff here are very courteous and friendly. “BUT” herewith my big major... More 

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282 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate there with friends on a Monday night and it was quiet (which was a very pleasant change from the usual din of most restaurants nowadays). Large tables with lovely linen. The food was delicious and the service excellent. I chose from the "early" menu which was very reasonably priced. But even the standard menu was not very expensive.... More 

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76 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Gonbay regularly and are never disappointed. The food is fantastic and the service is always brilliant. Really cannot fault Gonbay at all, great experience!!

Thank KenMeaney1
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great food, lovely ambience and attentive but discreet staff. Recommend the Honey and Lemon chicken dish and steak Cantonese style sizzler, nice balanced flavours.

Thank LadyJaneMS
Altrincham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Once again I have visited The Gonbay and once again it continues to exceed. The food is lovely. The service is excellent. The ambience is outstanding. Value for money also. If you haven't been yet then you really must. You won't regret it. In fact it would be something to regret if you didn't go.

1 Thank WeLoveGreece2
Manchester, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Another delicious meal here,dim sum platter,perfect ribs,seaweed,prawns and chicken skewers all lovely.Mains so tender beef,prawn dish so flavoursome and lots of vegetables just perfectly cooked.We are so lucky to have this restaurant in Altrincham and so,so lucky Ming is still front of house with his great smile and welcome it wouldn't be the same without him.Adequate wine list and beers.A... More 

4 Thank Ronnie C
Manchester, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

So, it happened like this. We ordered our food but no-one had taken our drinks orders. We therefore ordered our drinks at the same time. When our starters arrived, the drinks hadn't. The drinks did arrive shortly afterwards, but by then one of our starters had gone back - they had got confused with the soup orders, and they brought... More 

Thank jeff1894
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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Amazing food every time I have been. Staff are lovely and helpful, very clean, can't fault it. Defiantly recommend

1 Thank lisaH8105ZZ
Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Yet another fantastic visit to Gonbay. Had the early bird menu at 13.95 pp and chose aromatic duck at £3 extra and chicken lettuce wraps at £2 extra supplement. Well worth the extra fiver. Beautiful starters. Excellent choice of starters and main courses for 13.95. There is a second menu at 16.95 but we always go for the cheaper as... More 

3 Thank John KE K
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Our Starters were over cooked and our order delivered incorrect. Spoilt our whole meal. We've consistently used Gonbay as our perfect takeaway but our last experience with the food delivery and the management's attitude was totally disappointing.

Thank Michelle W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Downs, Altrincham, Trafford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Trafford  >  Altrincham

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Conwy, United Kingdom
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?