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The Crystal Inn

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5-6 Churchgate, Spalding PE11 2RA, England
+44 1775 710173
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked this for a special night out for a birthday and wish we hadn't. When we arrived we were treated as if we were an intrusion - the staff were rude and sarcastic purely because one of our party couldn't make it. We still dropped over £200 on the place (despite wanting to walk out we couldn't because we... More 

Thank PDgooner
Spalding, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant is a wonderful place. It deals mostly with takeaway food but has a lovely dining space upstairs. It has a homely feel and the friendly staff do their best to make you feel relaxed and at home. The food is always so tasty and reasonably priced. If you get an opportunity this is definitely a place to try.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

new to the area and just visiting relatives, thought we would have a nice meal early evening to finish aa very busy day, called early evening, for 3 dishes and a bag of prawn crackers it was a touch pricey just over £26, however good reviews so expected something authentic and fresh and full of flavour. ordering easy, lady was... More 

Thank nickyandAdy
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236 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We ate here tonight for our Daughters Birthday and it was very good. The actual restaurant is upstairs and fills the whole of the top floor with plenty of table room. We had to wait for quite sometime for our drink and each course took along time to arrive but when they did there were excellent. We ordered the Traditional... More 

Thank jacqui43
Spalding, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

My title for this review does the Crystal Inn a disservice because, while i think it is the best Chinese food in Spalding, it is in reality the best for some miles around. The welcome is warm, we were greeted as soon as we walked in and shown upstairs to a table in the first room - they were expecting... More 

Thank suemissb
Leicester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

My family and I went for a meal just before Xmas, as usual the food was amazing although the visit was let down by the temperature in the restaurant. They did try to warm the place up although it was to little to late.

Thank JoesBlogg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Reallly good food but the restaurant itself is a bit dated, staff are really friendly, would certainly recommend this place to others

Thank ChablisSuffolk
Spalding, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Excellent food, lovely staff,reasonable price if this restaurant find good location and good decorations like some other restaurant it would be my one of the best place to go (just saying😀)

1 Thank richarddavid19781
Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely freshly cooked Food. But book early because it's highly popular. Prawn frackers are to die for.

1 Thank chappers1919
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Many thanks Andrew, Karen, Alison and the team for looking after us so well as always on our last visit and many others over the years. The food at Crystal Inn never fails to deliver and is always consistent and delicious. Well done and keep up the good work!

1 Thank Chrisandmel2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 44
Chinese, Asian
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-6 Churchgate, Spalding PE11 2RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Spalding
  • Phone Number: +44 1775 710173
We specialize in Cantonese cuisine and have been a local favourite for over 25 years. Our vast range of dishes include baked lobster in ginger and spring onion to delicate steamed dim sum. If you are looking for a warm welcome and traditional Cantonese food we are the one for you.

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