You can’t beat a Chinese takeaway, they’re the perfect solution when you can’t be bothered to cook, or when you’re trying to fix a nasty hangover from too much booze!
If you live in any of our student accommodation in Sheffield you will be no stranger to takeaway food, whether you fancy some juicy duck pancakes, or you’re more of a Chinese curry and fried rice lover, you’re spoilt for choice with some great menu options in this city.
Luckily for you, we’ve compiled a list of the 8 best Chinese takeaways in Sheffield, we hope you’re feeling hungry:
1. TokYou Chinese Restaurant
This simple yet tasty laid-back venue serves heaps of delicious Chinese dishes from soups, to noodles, to classic rice dishes. Based on Castle Square in Sheffield, they offer £1.50 delivery when you spend £15 or more. If you fancy a feast for you and your mates and spend over £33, you get free delivery, which is a nice bonus!
With a 4/5 rating on Trip Advisor, you’re pretty much guaranteed a tasty takeaway from the comfort of your own student accommodation. Menu highlights include the salt & pepper chicken wings and the traditional chicken chow mein.
Set menus are also available if you feel like a big banquet with your pals, and they also have a home alone set menu where you can choose your starter, main, sauce and drink.
2. Golden Taste
Located on London Road, Golden Taste have some sterling Trip Advisor reviews, and it’s no wonder! With their authentic dishes and unique menu, your belly is bound to feel satisfied after your takeaway. They have two menus, one side is British Chinese, with all your standard classic Chinese takeaway dishes, the other is Mandarin with English subtitles. They have a fabulous range of hot and cold dishes and has been labelled a “hidden gem” in Sheffield.
For main courses, you’ve got to try the lamb curry, the lamb is extremely tender and falls apart at the slightest touch! Other highlights include the beef in black bean sauce and the sweet & sour chicken balls.
3. Yo Yo Chinese Takeaway
This takeaway on Winchester Road has some absolutely delicious dishes on offer with friendly and efficient service. The best news is, the portions at Yo Yo Chinese takeaway are huge, so you get your moneys worth that’s for sure. They are known for their top-quality meat and moreish flavours.
If you’re visiting this place for the first time, we’d recommend you try the salt and pepper squid, it seems to be a popular favourite. Yo Yo always seems to have fantastic offers available, so keep your eyes peeled, we know being a student can be expensive sometimes!
4. China Delight
Delicious Chinese food with super-fast delivery, what more could you want? Situated on Meadowhead right next to Sheffield Transport Sports Club, you’re guaranteed consistently good food when ordering your takeaway from here. Some takeaways can be greasy, but China Delight seems to pull it out of the bag and provide good quality, tasty food.
Popular dishes include the noodles and chicken dishes, perfect for a cosy night in with your university pals and Netflix.
5. Noodle Inn
Tucked away on the bustling London Road, Noodle Inn have some great offers available perfect to satisfy your taste buds. From 12-9pm they offer Dim Sum, with a delivery charge of £1 if you live within 3 miles of the venue. This particular Chinese takeaway is always super busy, highlighting its popularity with the locals!
Popular dishes from this takeaway include the crispy shredded chicken, the chicken in sweet and sour sauce, and the quarter crispy aromatic duck. If you’re feeling more peckish than usual, why not try the mixed platter, consisting of sesame prawn toast, crispy seaweed, spring onion, Malaysian skewered satay chicken and Peking ribs…this is a sharing platter, but we won’t tell!
6. The Orient Chinese Takeaway
Quick delivery is a key factor of this Chinese takeaway
based on Barnsley Road, The Orient Chinese Takeaway have some great reviews,
mentioning staff attentiveness numerous times, it’s safe to say the people of
Sheffield love this place. The food is always piping hot and reasonably priced,
which is probably why this takeaway is always nice and busy.
They have a huge range of appetisers available, from ¼ duck with pancakes, won ton soup, and Thai style satay chicken on skewers to name a few! For mains, we highly recommend the salt & pepper chilli battered chicken and the Thai green curry…seriously yummy.
7. Wai Hong Chinese Takeaway
This tasty takeaway on London Road has a minimum order of £10, and plenty of great deals! If you spend over £12 you can get your hands on some free spring rolls, and if you spend over £16 you get free prawn crackers or chicken wings!
Their menu is absolutely bursting with authentic Chinese cuisine, perfect for a treat after a hard day of studying. For appetisers to get your belly rumbling, we’d recommend the chicken curry rolls or the deep-fried king prawn in BBQ curried sauce.
Moving onto mains, popular favourites include the house special in satay sauce and the king prawns with mushroom in oyster sauce and garlic.
8. Red Chinese Takeaway
This tantalizing takeaway is smack bang in the middle of
Sheffield city centre, a perfect excuse to grab some food on your way home
after a spot of shopping. With a great choice of high-quality meat, Red Chinese
Takeaway have some fab reviews. The food is of great value for money, meaning
you can stock up on as much as you want and not feel guilty afterwards.
You’ve got until 10:30pm to make your order, so if you fancy a late-night snack, Red Chinese Takeaway is the place for you. If you’re a fan of spice, we recommend the shredded potato, the sliced belly pork with green peppers also has a bit of a kick too if you’re feeling brave. In classic Chinese takeaway style, the portions are very generous, so we’d advise you wear some trousers with an elastic waist when digging in!