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The Crystal Inn

5-6 Churchgate, Spalding PE11 2RA, England
+44 1775 710173
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good12%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5-6 Churchgate, Spalding PE11 2RA, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have not visited the Crystal Inn for at least 10 years. It is still run by the same family, who are fantastic very efficient and friendly. The food was also very good, the sea bass in particular was amazing. The Crystal Inn offers a...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time I’ve Been here. Food was fantastic and delicious. Owner I believe to be called Karen, was fantastic and very accommodating lovely lady. Will definitely return

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had been here a few years ago and really keen to go back , being in the area on my own for business I checked which days they were open on the train up and keenly booked for Monday evening , I was greeted...More

Thank cbear1105
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Always good food and superb service, a regular for us, family or just as a couple, friendly waitresses, never disappointed here.

Thank paulwortley
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Just wanted to say what a fantastic meal me, my husband and friends had tonight, was made to feel really welcome again by Karen, Andrew and all the staff, the BEST chinese around first class no complaints whtsoever Thank You x

1  Thank debbiesatch502017
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Best Chinese in Spalding whether it’s take out or sit down. The staff are always friendly, address you by name and letting you sort your own menu is no problem either as we like to share our choices.

Thank E2490KVericb
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Arrived 6:30, almost empty restaurant it all looked promising but quickly turned. The food was ok but very very slow. The owner said after the meal ‘everywhere in Spalding is like this on a Saturday’ which isn’t an excuse you wish to hear after waiting...More

Thank benspalding
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Ordered takeaway at 6pm, told it would be ready for 7.15pm arrived to collect it at 7.15, was not ready until 7.50. When arrived home 2 dishes were missing called to advise and was informed they were going to deliver urgently, I was informed I...More

Thank louise272016
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Yet again another amazing meal at The Crystal Inn, ate in for a meal this time but just as good food whether you take away or eat in the upstairs restaurant. Traditional Family run business - The owner remembers the regulars and makes you feel...More

Thank Sophia K
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Went to this restaurant for the first time on Saturday night. The food was great with fantastic flavour. The only issue we had was the service was extremely slow, need more staff on a Saturday night I think. Overall food was great and will go...More

Thank steven f
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Peter T
27 October 2016|
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Response from TeacherE | Reviewed this property |
They open quite early (5pm). The menu's on their website; we had the Seafood Deluxe menu with a prebooked party and it was very good indeed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 44
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, 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
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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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