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Wok Express - new owners?
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CrustyRack


Posts: 53
Joined: Mar 2014
Post: #1
30-05-2014 02:19 PM

We have used Wok Express since it was opened, yet on the last three occasions we have ordered a delivery, we have been so disappointed. Deliveries taking longer than stated, items missing from the order, and the food does not taste good. Very greasy, and the meat of poor quality. We hoped it was a blip, and thus have ordered a couple more times, but it has not improved and the last time, we through the majority of food in the bin.
Is it under new management/ownership?

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digime


Posts: 26
Joined: Sep 2011
Post: #2
30-05-2014 04:03 PM

I've never like their food myself but I walk past there every day and their shop front makes me laugh every time. You can't see in for all the posters advertising chicken, pizza and afternoon tea. They definately have an identity crisis - never a recipe for good food.

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digime


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Joined: Sep 2011
Post: #3
30-05-2014 06:15 PM

I was chuckle-free on the way home tonight. All the rubbish in the window has gone. Maybe they are under new management.

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CrustyRack


Posts: 53
Joined: Mar 2014
Post: #4
31-05-2014 01:50 AM

Oops, looks like they haven't been too hot on the hygiene front either....



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nottinghillbilly


Posts: 458
Joined: Dec 2010
Post: #5
31-05-2014 07:25 PM

heavens! never heard of anyone getting a zero before!
I'm surprised environmental health hasn't closed them down!Sad

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Bt


Posts: 160
Joined: Jul 2003
Post: #6
01-06-2014 07:52 AM

Pity its gone down so much. It used to be a good place when we lived there. Used it from when it opened till we left in 2005, as it was the only place that did deliveries in those days, and the food was always good. The Lemon Chicken was superb.

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rshdunlop


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Joined: Jun 2008
Post: #7
01-06-2014 09:08 AM

We used Wok Express from 1999 when we moved here to about 2007 when it went seriously downhill (although it may have picked up again between times since then). I remember the lemon chicken well!

We've used EXP in Brokley for deliveries since 2007 and they are good (except on Sundays. I assume their main chef has that day off).

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Benderish


Posts: 41
Joined: Jun 2013
Post: #8
01-06-2014 12:54 PM

Perhaps they are closing down. Just passed there this morning and saw them moving a big cooking thing out of the front door. Pure speculation though..

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netty


Posts: 20
Joined: Oct 2007
Post: #9
01-06-2014 06:47 PM

After years of going there I will never go again since my last visit a few weeks ago. The girl 'serving' could not understand that I wanted all my meal together. She brought me boiled rice and said when I had finished she would bring the rest - it was a most uncomfortable experience as she gave the distinct impression that I was being awkward. Such a shame as it was a good place.

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edd


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Joined: Mar 2008
Post: #10
02-06-2014 08:11 PM

It was our favourite for many years - until I opened a box of chow mein and found a small dead cockroach right on top of it. OhmyOhmy

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nottinghillbilly


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Joined: Dec 2010
Post: #11
02-06-2014 10:59 PM

That explains the 0 stars hygiene rating then!
Have you tried the new takeaway on London Rd?
I hear its very good.

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