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Dragon's Nest

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41 Market Place, Ashbourne DE6 1EU, England
+44 1335 300546
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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A pretty bland experience. Dim Sung arrived rather quickly dry and probably reheated. Mains very ordinary. Plenty of better alternatives in the town.

Thank Chris H
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten in a LOT of Chinese restaurants and this is in our top five in terms of flavour and also generous servings. Service was also quick as we never waited long for our order to be served. But the greatest asset of this restaurant are its staff - very friendly and attentive and makes you feel like a... More 

Thank wmae6
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Reviews for this restaurant looked good so when staying locally decided to get a takeaway. The online menu is incorrect as charged us more than we expected. Ordered to collect at 8pm and arrived 10 minutes early to find food waiting for us, unsurprisingly food was cold when drove 5 minutes back to accommodation! Food very bland and rice like... More 

Thank Jamie L
Leicester, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Family break to Brassington and a day trip to Matlock Bath left us needing dinner on a Sunday evening. Matlock Bath appeared to only have fish and chips on offered. So a quick look on Trip Advisor found us this place. We wanted to eat back at our rental cottage after a busy day, so take away was wanted and... More 

Thank SuzySue27
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

As far as Chinese goes this was okay. Nothing special but nothing terrible. A good Chinese ambience and decor. Waiting staff a little rushed off their feet with takeaways. The sweet and sour chicken was very tasty but the rice microwaved and sizzling plates all tasted the same -charcoaled.

Thank Alex B
Derby, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Friendly staff ,always polite and prompt, fast efficient service. Good quality ingredients giving very good quality takeaway food.

Thank Ashburnian
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We went here for dinner on our trip to Ashbourne. The food was nice, staff were friendly and the wine generous portions, so no complaints here. I had the wonton soup for starter. I thought this was lovely.My bf had a calamari style starter. This was ok, but not something I would have again. The mains were nice. Not the... More 

Thank samsamj
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I had chicken with lemon sauce fist the look was unappetising alone scrawny scraps in a fluorescent yellow slime. It looked like the contents of highlighter pens had been added to the sauce. Cutting open one of the "chicken pieces" it was all soggy batter with a lot of them you can't even see any meat inside them and and... More 

Thank malachite m
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We were staying in Ashbourne overnight and the only place that was serving food on the evening was the Dragons Nest. We didn`t really want Chinese food but it was our only option. The food has a different twist to the usual chines food anywhere else and it was the best Chinese food I have eaten for a long time... More 

Thank Ray C
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This has been our local Chinese restaurant of choice for many years now and we've never been disappointed. The family running the business are all lovely and greet and serve you with a smile. The restaurant itself is quite traditional and old fashioned, however in my experience this adds to the overall feel! The food is always lovely and very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Market Place, Ashbourne DE6 1EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 300546

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?