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“By far the best Chinese Restaurant in Banbury”
Review of Paw Paw - Banbury

Paw Paw - Banbury
Ranked #49 of 217 Restaurants in Banbury
Price range: USD 1 - USD 41
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Always fresh and delicious food, far out weighs any other Chinese/Thai restaurants in town, we have both visited or had takeaways from. Staff are helpful and friendly and food always fresh and tasty, not stodgy like so many takeaways can be. Highly recommended.

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JamesDuong, Owner at Paw Paw - Banbury, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

thank you, thank you Heidi for your kind words and lovely reviews. this will energise us to do better and help other potential customers to pawpaw...xxx

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Ordered the salt & pepper popcorn chicken along with the hot crispy chilli chicken. The popcorn chicken portion was a little small, the chicken was also very dry and chewy, although the flavour was good. The hot crispy chilli chicken came in a good portion size, but was also very dry and chewy, it was more batter than chicken, in fact the chicken taste was non-existent, the sauce was good, but not enough to help with the dry chicken. I'm sure they just take many months old frozen chicken strips and fry them, as far from fresh as you can imagine.

Have been living in Banbury for around 8 months and have tried 4 of the highest rated Chinese takeaways in an effort to find the best, sadly Paw Paw is the worst so far. If you want some better quality Chinese food i would suggest you go to Tim Tim which is 100m away from Pawpaw.

If a business wants to make money then you need repeat customers, sadly i have no reason to return. It is very frustrating to receive such a low quality meal, i always hope for the best, but sadly have been disappointed in this instance. On a side note, charging people 50p to make a dish spicy is ridiculous, customers pay enough already, 50p for some chilli peppers or powder is just irritating.

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JamesDuong, Owner at Paw Paw - Banbury, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

this review is disproportionate with the true facts, we can only assumed the customer has had a bad day at the lidl supermarket. we have been established since 2004, serving fresh food with excellent service, consistent top 5 star rating for cleanliness & hygiene, highly reccomended by many satisfied customers. our reviewer here clearly was looking for something different!

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

I've never eaten in Paw Paw's restaurant although I have collected my order from there. It is a contemporary-style restaurant.
I normally order by phone and have my food delivered. It's great to have a choice of chinese/cantonese/thai food. My favourites are the Kung Po and Sechuan chicken, salt & pepper chicken, squid and chips, red thai prawn curry - so many to choose from!
What I really appreciate is the consistent quality of the food which is rare when asking for home delivery.

1  Thank Sally B
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JamesDuong, Owner at Paw Paw - Banbury, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

hello sally, thank you for your kind words and review, we are happy you are a pawpaw fan..!! xx

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We had a great takeaway from here. The food was lush and was very well packed. They even delivered in the snow on Thursday.
Excellent it's a 10/10 from me.

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JamesDuong, Owner at Paw Paw - Banbury, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

hi 123taz, thank you for your kind reviews and business support, we hope to cook for you again soon. love you long time xx

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Myself and a colleague went here for a meal I had green curry which was really really nice. My colleague had shredded beef. We both thouroghly enjoyed it. We would eat there again of in the area.
The girl who served us was nice and had a little chat about our food. All in all a good experience

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JamesDuong, Manager at Paw Paw - Banbury, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2018

hello sid, thank you for taking time to post a positive review, we are delighted you enjoyed your diner, hope to see you again soon.

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