The best Chinese restaurants in Dorset according to Tripadvisor

Sometimes there is nothing better than going to a Chinese restaurant and feasting on tasty food.

There are plenty of places in Dorset where you can feast on Chow Mein, enjoy dumplings, or share tasty food with friends and family.

Most of us have a local take out a short walk or drive from our house. But why not push the boat out and try some of Dorset’s best?

Tripadvisor has named the best places to eat Chinese menu in each part of Dorset based on user reviews rating their visit out of five.

Some of these places have been dubbed “truly amazing” with food described as “simply the best”.

These are the top rated Chinese restaurants and takeaways in Dorset according to your Tripadvisor reviews.


Amei, based on Prout Bridge, is the best Chinese restaurant in town according to Tripadvisor.

A recent review reads: “We stayed in an Airbnb down the road and it was the best Chinese we’ve ever had – that’s a bold statement I know, but it was all delicious!

“My partner had the ribs and said they hit, and I especially enjoyed the salt and pepper chicken and the chili chips.

“But to be honest, everything went well. I will definitely be back when I return to the region! ”

Blandford Forum

According to Tripadvisor, China China in West Street, Blandford Forum is the best place for a Chinese meal in the region.

One rave review says, “Really nice to take out from here while staying nearby for the night.”

” I would recommend. Reasonable price. ”


The top rated curry house in Bournemouth according to Tripadvisor is Mandarin Fusion.

Based on Old Christchurch Road, the restaurant received a rating of four based on 768 reviews.

One outstanding reviewer said, “An excellent restaurant, Chinese food at its best. The service was faultless, all the staff were very attentive.

“There is a full menu with a lot of choice. There are fixed meals that we have chosen.

“We definitely didn’t leave hungry.

“The restaurant was spotlessly clean with very good covid security measures in place.

“We will definitely be back next time we are in Bournemouth”


Golden Dragon on West Street has been dubbed the best place for a Chinese meal in Bridport.

One review, titled ‘Absolutely Awesome’ reads: ‘I loved so tasty been here several times and couldn’t fault a thing.

“I only live around the corner, so very handy for a cheeky treat. Chicken balls are the best ”


Based on High East Street in downtown Dorchester, Lee Garden has been rated as the best Chinese restaurant in Dorset County Town.

The restaurant has a rating of four and a half out of 101 reviews and it’s easy to see why.

One notable reviewer said: Stay nearby for vacations. Visited Friday evening.

“The staff were very welcoming and polite. Large menu available and all freshly prepared.

“The food was excellent, tasty and hot. Highly recommended. ”


Chan’s Chinese Takeaway has four ratings out of 40 reviews, with users praising its food and service.

A review of High Street take out reads: “The girl who served me was incredibly polite because she was quite young.

“The food was excellent and they fill the containers very well.

“I would recommend the smoked chicken. I would recommend this take out!

Lyme Regis

Hong Kong Chinese may be the only Lyme Regis takeaway on Tripadvisor, but it has drawn rave reviews.

One reviewer said, “I had a take out last night and it was the best Chinese I’ve had in a long time.

“Not many places deliver to Lyme Regis, so I thought I would give this one a try.

“It didn’t disappoint. Huge and extremely tasty portions.

“The delivery woman was also very friendly and polite. I will definitely order again.


Topping the list in Poole is Alex Wok Chinese Takeaway and Delivery.

The restaurant, based on Ashley Road, has drawn reviews claiming it is among the best take-out in the area with other reviews praising the staff and service.

One user wrote, “We were very fortunate that this amazing family take-out meal provided a staff of 20 and 120 children with the most wonderful feast to celebrate the Chinese New Year.

“The service was exceptional and the food was delicious. The kids and the staff had a big smile and loved all the food.

“We can’t thank you enough. Lots of new customers just got made.

“Simply incredible!”


Chinese 4 U is the highest rated Chinese restaurant in Portland based on 37 reviews.

One reviewer said, “This is a great Chinese / take out restaurant, the food is great and the quantities are great.

“The delivery is great, the staff and owners are great, friendly and helpful!

“Highly recommended!”


China Cottage, based on High Street, is the top-rated Chinese restaurant in Shaftesbury, with praise for its food and value for money.

One reviewer said, “Last month we tried the restaurant again and they must have a new chef or something because it was truly the best Chinese I have had.

“Fresher ingredients, better quality meat, everything tastes more authentic and even as close as possible to a healthy take-out!

“I will be back to try the new menu more.

“The steamed chicken buns are nice and something different to try. I recommend the Wonton soup to accompany your main meal.


Fortune Palace, based on Yeovil Road, currently has a three and a half rating on Tripadvisor based on 102 reviews.

Critics commented on its “delicious food” and praised its extensive menu.

One critic, who was celebrating an anniversary, wrote: “Our first meal since the lockdown has been relaxed. We had dinner at our favorite Chinese restaurant last night for our anniversary.

“What a great meal, the food was well prepared and the service was calm and organized, just like before.

“The sweet and sour chicken was fabulous, the signature dish that I always enjoy when we visit.

“A few tables reserved and the vibe had a good buzz about it.

“Great food and a lovely evening – thank you for making our anniversary special. See you again soon.”

Sturminster Newton

Town House Dragon currently has four ratings on Tripadvisor based on 50 reviews.

One review reads: “This Chinese take out is absolutely brilliant.

“All the food is delicious, reasonably priced and the sweet and sour chicken meatballs are to die for.”


The coastal town has a few takeaways, but Wok Chef has been dubbed the best in town according to Tripadvisor.

The restaurant has a rating of four and a half based on 100 reviews on the site.

One reviewer said: “Ordered over the phone and it was ready to be picked up in 15 minutes. Parking is a bit interesting.

“It is best to have someone to drive and someone to recover.

” The food is good. All the food we ordered was good and tasty. The price is reasonable.

“We had a great take out and will definitely use it again.”


West Street-based Pandada is rated four on Tripadvisor based on nearly 100 reviews.

One review reads, “Honestly, amazing food.

“We go there together for a take-out and we have never had a bad meal. The staff are absolutely lovely, really friendly and we would recommend it to anyone visiting Wareham. ”


According to Tripadvisor, the best place for a Chinese meal in Weymouth is Ming Wahh.

St Thomas Street Restaurant has a rating of four out of five on Tripadvisor based on 614 reviews with a large majority of reviews rating it as “excellent” or “very good”.

One review reads: “What a wonderful meal myself and three friends had last night, we opted for a hot, filling and very enjoyable banquet.

“The staff although extremely busy, we are efficient and friendly.

“I would not hesitate to go there again. Thank you for a wonderful evening. ”

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