In a nutshell: Pricey, yummy Asian food
Opening hours: For Lunch – Monday to Saturday: 12–2:45pm, Sunday: 12–5pm. For Dinner – Monday to Thursday 5pm – Late, Friday to Saturday 5:30pm to Late, Sunday 5pm- 9:30pm
Example price of a meal: (online menus available) For lunch, a main course costs £5.95. For dinner, soups typically cost £3.90, tapas costs £5-£7, main courses costs mainly £11-£14
Dishes to try: The menu lists ‘Hong Kong’, ‘China’, ‘Japan’, ‘Korea’, ‘Thailand’, ‘Malaysian Curry’. In the japan section, the Teriyaki dishes are nice. Under ‘soup’, The Thai Tom Yum Prawn Soup boasts a lot of ingredients, and tastes good. Thai curry dishes are also a safe bet.
Best feature: The food and the environment. The restaurant has a distinct atmosphere because of its décor, and there’s always Oriental music in the background. Potentially good for a date!
Worst feature: The price and the portions. For dinner especially, the food is definitely overpriced. With drinks and dessert, it’s easy to leave the restaurant twenty odd quid lighter. But the only other place to have similar food in Durham is Zen, which is also overpriced. Portions-wise, the main dishes on the dinner menu are a headache, because they require a side dish of rice to accompany it, but the dish itself is already quite big. Those with small appetites are better off sharing a main dish and ordering two bowls of rice.
Relevant offers: There is an early Buddha menu from Sunday to Thursday, 5–6pm: for £15 per person, you get a soup, a main course and a rice.