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“Don't worry about the service - the food is great!”
Review of Oriental Express

Oriental Express
Ranked #469 of 1 253 Restaurants in Rotterdam
Cuisines: Chinese
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

We are in Rotterdam several times a year and we always pop into Oriental Express. We are fans of the food and have always had a great meal. We go in for lunch and end up taking enough away to snack on later on.
It is true though - do not expect raving smiles and high fives from the staff. They are not the friendliest but don't be offended, that's just the way it is :) I know our American cousins struggle with this. Remember in Europe - it's food over service. In America it's service over food. No right or wrong, just cultural :)
We recommend this place - great to fill you up for the day or for that hang over cure you need ;)

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2  Thank TimAndMattTravel
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

The nicest part about the restaurant is its environment. They gave very big portions, which I always appreciate. The food was just average, though. Very nice neighborhood, and everyone in Rotterdam is incredibly nice (as were the staff). Not a bad shout to stop at, but if you're craving exceptional food, maybe look elsewhere.

Thank Chris B
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

The Oriental Express is a dim sum restaurant in the city center of Rotterdam, near the train station. They serve Chinese food that was so good, I felt like being in China again for a little while! Dumplins, steamed buns, Peking duck, they have it all, and it's all tasty. It was very busy and the space is a little crammed, but this is made up by the quality and price (!) of the food. I will definitely go here again.

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Thank Suzanne T
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

A group of 6 ate there in the mid afternoon. Place was not crowded. Nice dimsum - though not the best; service was OK. Total bill was 59 Euro for 15 dishes.

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Thank SAHM88
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great little restaurant near Central Station. After reading the reviews on TA we decided to pay this place a visit.

We weren't dissapointed. Quick service and great food in a relaxing atmosphere.

Definitely a place to go if you're looking for Dim Sum in Rotterdam.

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Thank Joostk1
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