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survey result

Summary

£58
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Not by any stretch of the imagination your average Chinese”, beginning with the odd setting in an unglamorous-looking former pub, right on the A59, and continuing inside, which “comes across as a bit blingy”. “Fortunately the food really is excellent, especially from a Western point of view”“even simple dishes are fresh-tasting and cleanly fried – not at all masked by gloopy sauces”.

Summary

£55
   ££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“This former roadside (right on the busy A59) pub, looks nothing from the outside (a nondescript stone building and a somewhat windswept car park), but the interior is quite glam (like a 1990s nightclub) and it has now been turning out some of the best Chinese-ish cooking in rural Lancashire for over ten years”. It’s a “fun” spot and the cooking is “first rate”: arguably a little “safe” (“rooted in a westernised version of Cantonese food, with no offal and not even a mention of Sichuan”) but “spot-on” and “really marking it out from many Chinatown places, the ingredients are top-notch quality”.

Summary

£54
   ££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“An unremarkable building on the A59 between Preston and Clitheroe houses this remarkable Chinese-inspired restaurant”, where the food – “a westernised style” of Cantonese cuisine “like no other” – is “not heavy or greasy”, with “higher quality ingredients than you’ll find in many Chinatown based operations”. Service is “impeccable” too, and even if “the decor is slightly dated” there’s a “buzzing” atmosphere.

Summary

£50
   ££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Whatever you pick it tastes wonderful every time” at this outstanding (especially for rural Lancashire) Chinese, in the Ribble Valley, whose “very blingy” decor lends a “’70s-takeaway-meets-Hakkasan” effect to “an unprepossessing building by the side of the A59 east of Preston”. “Anyone looking for authenticity and weird bits of animals is going to be disappointed – the menu is fairly standard Cantonese; what marks it out is the high standard of cooking and even higher standard of ingredients”.

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Restaurant details

Yes
Highchair, Portions
80
Yes

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Dinner   £69.00

Starter Main Veggies
£5.50 £21.00 £7.95
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £25.00
Filter Coffee £4.50
Extras  
Service 12.50%
500 Longsight Rd, Copster Green, BB1 9EU
Opening hours
Monday7:30 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday7:30 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday7:30 pm‑11 pm
Thursday7:30 pm‑11 pm
Friday7:30 pm‑11 pm
Saturday7:30 pm‑11 pm
Sunday7:30 pm‑11 pm

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