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The Painted Fan

1-2 Holland Street, Barnstaple EX31 1DP, England
+44 1271 375888
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  • Very good13%
  • Average11%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible20%
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“chicken salad” (2 reviews)
“king prawns” (2 reviews)
“great chinese” (2 reviews)
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1-2 Holland Street, Barnstaple EX31 1DP, England
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

My wife and I ordered a takeaway through just eat and this was the worst Chinese meal ever. 30 minutes after the time stated for delivery I telephoned to see where the meal was they said it was on its way. Another 20 minutes past...More

Thank Ian O
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We live ten mins away from this restaurant by car and had a Takeaway delivered for the first time from this Chinese, first of all it was 30 mins late past the time stated for delivery and the food was stone cold £46 worth of...More

Thank Phil E
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We always use the Painted Fan for our Chinese as they deliver, for a small fee, and it never fails to be a very delicious meal...HOWEVER...the last two takeaways we have had have been the BEST...EVER!! AND...they always say..."it will be about 40 minutes" but...More

Thank GSixT6
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Simply fantastic food, I was not disappointed at all, it has been quite some time since I had such a great Chinese dining experience. Ordered several dishes, nothing was a disappointment, it was exactly like Chinese food should taste like, great staff, great food, great...More

Thank Danny C
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife decided to have our anniversary there and so glad we did, the resturant was super clean and laid out very well, the waitress Was superb in looking after us and the food was to die for, well presented and cooked perfectly,...More

Thank Pete D
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend this place! We had the pork chow mein and it was absolutely amazing! We've been coming here for years! The sweet and sour is amazing too! Don't be put off by the bad reviews this place is the best in Barnstaple !...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I have had both take aways and have eaten in and can say that I have never had a bad experience here. The food is full of flavour, spice, heat and hits the spot! The menu is vast so can please everyone. If I was...More

Thank Alan_Gwilliam
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We have eaten there many times and keep returning for their excellent Chinese cuisine. Good menu choice, they are also willing to amend some dishes to our taste and keep our China tea topped up throughout the meal. Owner and staff very friendly and food...More

Thank Roger G
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

On arrival I was the only person in the restaurant. I was looking forward to the highly recommended eat all you can buffet for £16.99. Sorry sir, we don't do that for one person was the response. The place was freezing, no heating at all....More

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

ordered a takeaway from them through justeat. one of the dishes bangbang chicken was cold so i phoned up to check and they said this was correct. i said its a pity the menu didnt say as i wouldnt have ordered it if knew. i...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-2 Holland Street, Barnstaple EX31 1DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 375888
Telephone number 01271 375 888
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