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Imperial China

18 High Street, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7BD, England
+44 23 8028 3398
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (19 reviews)
“prawn toast” (20 reviews)
“spring rolls” (16 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 High Street, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7BD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went here for a meal in December, service and food was faultless again, the food is always Good. Advise to book.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SeyseyEngland
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When I heard this was re opened I was excited as it was always the best Chinese for miles around!! Really wasn’t disappointed the food was fresh and as tasty as always will definitely be frequently returning

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank alvinr255
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fabulous food and impeccable service, a must try if you are in the area. The quarter duck was a personal favourite!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 873ellieh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walk in off street and they found us a table even though they were busy. Really friendly staff. Yummy food and reasonable pricing. The spare ribs were amazing! Highly recommend! Certainly worth a visit if you are in the neighbourhood :)

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Becki R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we stepped foot inside the staff were especially attentive because they remembered that we had mentioned one of us had food allergies when we made the booking. They were almost falling over themselves to help us and to make sure that every...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rockworld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The New Forest's Imperial China on Lyndhurst's High Street was, (along with a number of friends & colleagues of my acquaintance), a number one Cantonese & Schezuan restaurant in southern Hampshire, both for the quality of its offerings and its impeccable service..and like those many...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank briantomahawk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely restaurant and attentive staff. From the moment we walked in we had their full attention. The food was good quality and delicious - we decided to order off the menu rather than go for set menu but still ordered one course more than...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank daydream317
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in Brockenhurst for a birthday celebration. Visited Imperial China for a meal in the evening. It was a fantastic meal, my partner thinks the best Chinese he has ever had! Add to that the fact that I was having a blonde moment and forgot...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank grousehunter75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here for the first time on Saturday. When we went in, it was quiet but quickly got busy. Definitely worth booking if you go on a weekend. Food was tasty and delivered to the table both promptly and hot. Service was a little on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AndyF414
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We were staying at a B&B just out side of Lyndhursand and needed to find somewhere to eat that night our host had suggested a few restaurants and as we hadn't been to a Chinese restaurant in a long whole we chose the Imperial China....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank William P
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2 August 2017|
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Response from ClaireBT72 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately not it has two shallow steps to the front so wheelchair user would need to be assisted into the restaurant.
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13 February 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 High Street, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lyndhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8028 3398
  • E-mail
The Imperial China Restaurant offers the most exquisite Chinese and Szechaun food and an extensive menu is offered both in the restaurant and as a take away. New Forest locals have come to accept the friendly, discreet service as the 'norm', but no-one visiting Imperial China fails to comment on the high quality of the food no matter how many times they have eaten there !
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