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The East Garden

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7 London Street, Swaffham PE37 7DD, England
+44 1760 725722
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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Because we have been without a kitchen for a couple of weeks we have been doing the rounds of places to eat in Swaffham. We have been here on two consecutive Thursday evenings and on both occasions received a very friendly welcome and prompt service and the meals were also very good and enjoyable.

1 Thank WilliamCharleson
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

you don't have plenty of options in swaffham for chinese takeaway the east garden is a good restaurant for family to enjoy dinner or order takeaway average price compare to other chinese in the town centre good hot and sour soup(my favourite)

Thank antoine a
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89 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The food her is really lovely. It is cooked to perfection and there was nothing to complain about. Staff were friendly. Not cheap.

Thank Adrian S
Norwich, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I had a really good Chinese meal in this restaurant with a friend. The portions are very generous and the service was very good. There is a very lovely atmosphere in this characterful building.

Thank 503dawnf
Newport, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I had the eat all you can meal for £17 , the service was friendly and prompt. The food was good , not the best Chinese cuisine I've ever had but certainly not the worst. I'd visit again without any qualms.

Thank daiwilliams2016
Chester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We recently viisted this place on a Saturday night and should immediately have had warning bells when there was only one other couple in the very shabby, dank room. We decided to give it a try and both ordered chicken curry and rice. Along came a tiny baby bowl each ready for the food. This eventually arrived and we were... More 

Thank Jenny L
United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

We used to always order take out from East Garden as their service was quick, portions good and the food was always fresh. The last two occasions the food looked like it had been reheated from the night before, and was not at all up to their usual high standard. They have lost our custom for sure.

1 Thank Susan D
London, England, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

I visit here fairly often and have a lovely time. The owner is always very friendly and polite Food is always served well and quickly. Nice atmosphere. Clean restaurant and toilets. I would certainly recommend it. I suppose if I had to find a complaint it would be that despite buying a lot of alcohol we hit charged for glasses... More 

Thank Sue B
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Telephone ordering for takeaways. Around a 20/30 minute waiting period. Well packaged up and discount offered. Free prawn crackers if you spend over a certain amount. No delivery

Thank Sarah D
Swaffham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

We ate here again today for lunch. Eat as much as you like for £11.95 each. A lovely authentic meal in a real Chinese atmosphere. Family run, they could not be more welcoming and friendly. We had a lovely meal, 3 courses, all absolutely delicious. If you want a Chinese meal that hasn't been westernised, The East Garden is highly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 London Street, Swaffham PE37 7DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Swaffham
  • Phone Number: +44 1760 725722

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