10 Restaurants in Portsmouth: Chinese

Chinese restaurants in historic Portsmouth

Birthplace of the literary legend Charles Dickens and famed for its maritime heritage, historic Portsmouth is also renowned for its outstanding Chinese restaurants. This stunning coastal region welcomes visitors from around the world and the area's restaurateurs have developed to reflect the needs of their potential diners and Portsmouth's excellent Chinese restaurants are no exception. From small family-run, restaurants to large establishments that cater to parties of diners, the Chinese restaurants in Portsmouth are as diverse as the region itself, offering menus to suit every budget and preference.

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Noble House

Southsea
Chinese££££
5.3/611
Noble House

China Brasserie

Town Centre
Chinese££££
5.4/6212
China Brasserie

Maxim Chinese Restaurant

Ealing
Chinese££££
4.9/6131
Maxim Chinese Restaurant
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The Mandarin Fusion

Town Centre
Chinese££££
5.3/6138
The Mandarin Fusion

Mimosa - Aldershot

Aldershot
Asian££££
5.3/6104
Mimosa - Aldershot

Mimosa - Camberley

Town Centre
Asian££££
5.2/668
Mimosa - Camberley

Thai Orchid - Swindon

Old Town
Thai££££
5.5/681
Thai Orchid - Swindon

Mandarin Restaurant

Northwood
Chinese££££
4.6/645
Mandarin Restaurant

Ming Wah - Weymouth

Town Centre
Asian££££
5.5/647
Ming Wah - Weymouth

New Forum

Town Centre
Chinese££££
5.2/622
New Forum
  1. 1.

    Takes on famous Portsmouth Dishes

    While the region itself is home to some excellent eateries serving dishes from around the world, a number of classic dishes originated in the seaside resort. Mince on toast, for example, was a cheap yet filling meal eaten by the dockers of the area at the turn of last century. The dish is prepared by spreading beef dripping on thick slices of toasted bread and covering with fried beef mince which has been simmered in onion gravy. This primitive dish is now served in some of the finer restaurants, albeit it has been adapted and the bread is fried in beef dripping.
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    Cuisine served at Chinese restaurants in Portsmouth

    Chinese cuisine is a generic term but the various dishes from China's many regions are quite distinct. In eastern China, for example, the flavours are far more subtle and often have a sweeter taste than dishes from the other regions. In eastern Chinese restaurants in Portsmouth, expect to be served dishes such as sweet and sour spare ribs, with its sauce of sweet ingredients. Sweet somandarin fish is also a typical example when it comes to eastern cuisine.
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    Chinese restaurants in Portsmouth cater to all groups

    The selection of Chinese restaurants in Portsmouth is impressive, to say the least. Whether you choose to dine at an establishment situated along the stunning coastline or further inland, you'll find that each Chinese restaurant has its own very distinct character and menu. Families are also catered for, so even those diners whose parties include very young children will find that the majority of restaurants offer high-chairs and facilities for baby changing. In addition, large groups may want to take advantage of the Chinese buffet menus, where a selection of dishes are served on large circular, revolving mini table and diners are free to serve themselves.