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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%
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Chinese, Asian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 High Street, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7BD, England
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

The last time I was here I was less than happy with the overall experience" so I was a little reluctant to give it another try" I'm very glad that I did ,,,the service was friendly and informative" the decor is welcoming and pleasant to...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank cathalmacdomhnaill
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Ordered Beef Curry and Chicken Curry as a takeaway. Not impressed. When we arrived home, we had two chicken curries. They weren’t the best either. Looked very nice to eat in though, to be fair and you can alert them to any problems with your...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank CheshireBeachbums
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We ordered spare ribs as a starter to share, portion size was good but flavour was terrible. It sat it what tasted like a cheap honey. The chicken in the 2 mains we had was very tender like it had been boiled cooked, but completely...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Pete8125
Reviewed 15 May 2018

I don't know where to start really. My wife and I have visited here before several years ago and loved it, this time unfortunately it wasn't so pleasant. We booked a table and walked in at 7 to go to our table. It was like...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Rhys J
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Ate in Imperial China on our final evening of our May Day Bank holiday weekend stay and had a very tasty meal. So glad that this restaurant has re-opened after being shut for 14 months, albeit with new management but food just as good. It...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ginnyLondon
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We called into this restaurant on our way to get to a nearby pub to watch a football match. We made it know that we were in a bit of a hurry, and so the service was quick and efficient. The staff were very friendly...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank johnparslow
Reviewed 30 April 2018

After our disappointment in 2017 we took the decision to give Imperial China another chance and were very pleased that we did. There are still a few areas needing improvement, as far as service is required (under staffed) and some of the dishes could be...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Laurence S
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We had a good welcome even though we had little time left before the lunchtime ended. Excellent quality of food. Very clean. Set menu was limited but happy with what we had. Staff very pleasant and friendly. Pleasant decor. Would certainly visit again.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 249AJD
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Decided to try this restaurant as a change from pub food. Nice welcome from Tony and impressed by general feel and ambiance. Soon got very busy (for a Wednesday) very quick service food ok but they are to rushed a few accidents occurred ie knocked...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank graham d
Reviewed 29 April 2018

It was my wife's 21st birthday (again !) and we checked out the Imperial China reviews to check whether it was still as good under new ownership. In general, it appeared that the vast majority of people were happy with their restaurant experience in recent...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank DavidL408
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, 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
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5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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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
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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 !
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