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Imperial China


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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 Winner

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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 !
US$20 - US$100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Chinese, Asian, Healthy
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Great meal last night, good and cheerful service and good value. Loved the sweet and sour fish, squid, fried noodles, well everything really.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here as had seen excellent reviews on TA. Highly recommend the set meal for 2 - wonderful mixed starter followed by aromatic duck then another 3 dishes ! Beautifully cooked and wonderful friendly service. If you are staying in the new forest this...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KatiebrightonSussex
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We have recently moved to the area and ordered a takeaway to pick up. It was ready 15 mins later and was literally the best Chinese takeaway we have ever eaten - and we've sampled a few in our time! The welcome was warm and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BobnCaro
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Having been here a few times both for takeaways and sitting in I have to say it’s my favorite Chinese! Food is always delicious and never had too wait too long. Service is very good!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 714Lauren
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We visited the Imperial China on Saturday 6th October as a last minute thing after driving though Lyndhurst. We didn’t make a reservation but we were there just after they opened so had no issue being seated. The staff were attentive and took our orders...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Button1321
Reviewed 7 October 2018

I can honestly say that we had a lovely evening. We choose a fixed menu and were impressed by the quality and quantity of the food. Everything was hot and presented well. We asked for some extra pancakes for the duck which were provided without...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely meal with family. staff couldn't be nicer, very friendly nothing was too much trouble.. we had a set menu between 7 people.. lots of food, great variety and good quality . Thought the cost was reasonable and restaurant was clean and busy.....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sophie T
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Got ourselves a takeaway whilst staying at a campsite nearby, and I have to say it was probably one of, if not the best Chinese meals I've had. It's not the cheapest but you get what you pay for. We come every year to the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Richard G
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised to find a very good quality Chinese in the New Forest of all places. The decor was just right, with lacquered walls on one side and plain faces on the other interspersed with framed paintings. The background music was Chinese Pop....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank clivep699
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

One of the best meals ever both had lunchtime meal 2 corse for £9.50 Staff really very good and friendly.

Date of visit: September 2018
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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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