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The East - Stanborough

Great North Road, Welwyn Garden City AL8 7TB, England
+44 1707 266288
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Overview
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good33%
  • Average26%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Great North Road, Welwyn Garden City AL8 7TB, England
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1 - 10 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there quite often when it was "The Bull", been once since it became a Chinese restaurant and was not overly impressed. To be fair that was quite a long time ago so could be better now.

Thank wybd60
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having thoroughly enjoyed my first experience I just had to return. I first visited in January and must admit was sceptical considering the presentation of the building. How wrong ! The food tastes fresh and flavoursome. They also do a lunch deal which is not...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Had my 40th birthday meal here. Staff were pleasant. Food was great. I was even allowed to pop in at lunchtime to put up a few decorations in a part of the restaurant see aside just for us. Also did this for my daughter's 21st...More

Thank Rachel G
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Went on a Friday night with another couple. Couldn't fault the food. Lacked atmosphere as huge place with only a few people in. Service wasn't great though down to communication issues rather than lack of willingness. Overall enjoyable. Probably a bit expensive for the quality.

Thank David H
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to this restaurant (a former pub) and we'll be going back again. The staff were friendly and helpful and the food was very good - but the service, especially the first course, could have been quicker.

Thank colin m
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We decided to try the east for dinner instead of ordering a takeaway from elsewhere. The restaurant has a very relaxing ambience. The food was amazing and I don't know why we left it so long to visit this place. The staff were friendly and...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The restaurant was nicely decorated and roomy. We were served a very pleasant young waiter who responded to all our requests. The courses were delivered in a timely manner and all the food was tasty and well presented.

Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Our family (6 adults & 1 child aged 2) went for dinner Saturday night to celebrate Mother's day, the table was booked for 6:30pm so it wasn't busy when we got there. The staff seemed attentive at first, taking our drinks order, we then had...More

Thank Lcg134
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This has become my reliable Chinese take away. Popped in here on the way home from a long weekend away at a conference and ordered a few dishes to take home. Once finished my belly was satisfied.

Thank S K
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We went for Sunday buffet. The opening times says 12pm but we went at 12.45 but still buffet was not ready. They charge £12.50 Per person but no desert, surprised . For desert and drinks you pay extra. I was really disappointed with the items...More

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John L
What time does it open
15 May 2016|
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Response from Wendy B | Reviewed this property |
I think its 12 on a Sunday and they had a special fixed price menu option today too if they are still offering that.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Great North Road, Welwyn Garden City AL8 7TB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Welwyn Garden City
  • Phone Number: +44 1707 266288
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