I ordered pork wonton udon soup and frankly I loved it. The place is a big like a cheap asian greasy spoon, but they aren't hiding that fact. The food was yummy and cheap. What more can you ask for from this place?
I went there twice before but probably no third time.
As what others mentioned in the review, you get a big plate with very low price. However, the quality of food is poor especially vegetables (not fresh or overcooked). The dishes you get can be cold inside, and they were probably prepared long before your order and without enough reheat. Comparing to the other noodle place near the Cutty Sark DLR station (huge portion as well), Noodle Time is definitely worse in food quality.
Large portion of food for just £5. Students get free drinks. We ordered based on waiter's recommendation. Delicious food. Good value.
Great food and you get a ridiculous amount for the price. It's often enough to split into two for those days when chinese food for breakfast is the only thing that'll hit the spot. The Roast Duck with Sauce Based Noodles come with enough sauce to cover the noodles; a rareity in other restaurants and you get plenty of meat too.
The only criticism I would have is that there are only two dessert options on the menu. I have a huge sweet tooth and had to have a bit of bottom-of-the-freezer ice cream when I got home. But apart from that, excellent!
its so delicious! I recommend the grilled chicken and braised beef! The beef is so juicy and noodle is great!
High turnover, menus underneath the glass tables, food arrives super quick, not much love from the staff, but tasty.
Menu is huge. At least 100 dishes to choose from plus side dishes!
The singapore Udon I had was actually very decent! We shared some crispy duck and some seaweed too - £9 each including a tip.
Good food, great value for money (huge portions for soup dishes)..shame there are only 2 dessert options on the menu though!
Good little jaunt for something filling after sightseeing or shopping.
I'd love to have a time machine. A flux capacitor linked to a DeLorean that can hit 88.8 mph and set fire to the Old Kent Road. I could go forward to any future or back in time to any time.
But the one time I wouldn't go back to is Noodle Time.
Sorry, but I don't like bland noodles in gruel no matter how big the bowls are. Don't be so gullible McFly!
I didn't intend to eat at Noodle Time but I was absolutely starving and had 20 minutes before my film started at The Picturehouse, so it was either noodles or a sausage roll from Greggs. I opted for the noodles, as I quite fancied a quick beer as well.
Within 20 minutes I had ordered, eaten a small soup and a plate of chicken noodles and drunk a beer- success! It was quite a struggle to order- there seems to be hundreds of people working there, yet nobody is keen to serve you. There was a group of waitresses huddled around the till chatting and inspecting their phones, so I found myself having to go up to them to give them my order. Not that I cared, my food was brought to me within seconds.
The food here is definitely not great, but it isn't exactly disgusting either. The disgusting thing was the speed in which myself, and other customers, were consuming the food- it has the turnaround rate of a macdonalds. This is not a relaxing place to come and eat, not only do you find yourself inhaling your food, there is also the most annoying music being played in the background. And it isn't from the restaurant, but from the hoards of teenagers that fill the restaurant, playing music from their mobile phones. If you are looking for a cheap meal though and only have a few minutes to spare, then this place is a possibility- without my beer, two courses came under 5 pounds.
I love this place.
If I am in greenwich it is somewhere I have to stop in on. The portions are huge and it is not too expensive. The food is uyumy and I have had 7-8 different dishes from here now on various occasions. It is typicial noodle bar style with benchs and menus on paper which is circled and your bowl/plate sits above it when it arrives. It is open quite late too and is very popular with students, a definate much visit for munch the Centre of the World
I don't want to sound like a snob, but I hate it in here. It is better than Tae Won Mien around the corner. But it's horrible. Noodles thrown into a bowl with the cheapest possible meat they can buy. Nice. This is not chinese food as it's meant to be.
The stuff are rude, the food isn't very good and there's nothing good about being here. It's not fun. Yes it's cheap. But there's a reason for that.
I also went on a date with guy who picked his teeth while I was still eating. Maybe that's put me off the place...
This place has really attracted the full gamut of opinions hasn't it? Well, here's mine. The ultimately correct one.
Noodle Time is a very, very cheap place to buy MSG packed, massive portions of noodles and rice dishes. If you're up for a fancy 'authentic' Chinese meal experience then this probably isn't it. If you want a lot of addictive, tangy food for not much money then this is ideal.
Decor inside is a bit too much like a the set of some terrible I heart the 70s program, so I would suggest a take away.
Prices from about £2.50 - £4 (each dish includes rice/noodles).
Cheap'n nasty; rubbery chicken unlikely to have ever seen the light of day whilst breathing and more syrupy sauce than you can stomach.
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Depending on your mood and culinary tastes this may or may not prove to be a pleasing pit stop for your journey.
Noodletime is placed just off the market square in maritime Greenwich. Inside the place looks nice and clean, cheapness is the order of the day.
The food is usually very promptly served in all it's MSG glory and you can et a very cheap meal given that you are in such a touristic area. Quality wise the food is very bog standard and at times artificial.
You won't be wanting to grab the recipes but if you need a quick cheap sit down meal Noodletime could be a better option than some.
A regular haunt when we lived near Greenwich, this noodle bar is a great place to get good food at reasonable prices (under £7 per head, depending on what you choose to drink).
Service is invariably fast and you often grab a table, sharing with strangers if its too busy - which it usually is! Because of its popularity with students, it always has a wonderful buzz to it - and I've lost count of how many celebs I've seen in there too.
Paying for the meal is always a bit chaotic but if you want fast food which will leave you full, you can't fault this place.
This place is great if you want a lot of oriental-style food for not a lot of money! (~£5/6pp) There are a variety of dishes on offer and although the staff are not particularly friendly, the taste and price of the food has made it a firm favourite of mine.
Students can also get a free drink on Mon-Fri if they have a valid student card.
While I have had better noodles and this place isn't amazing, it's good for a quick, cheap bite. I went there once when I had a cold and got soup takeaway. I have a couple chinese places nearer to me, but they are disgusting and I wake up with an MSG hangover the next day. I'd say Noodle Time is good for a decent, cheap bite that's not gross.
I feel that previous reviews of this Bar have been a little unrealistic, inasmuch as that the bar IS what it says it is. A Noodle Bar!! It is not an upmarket restaurant where you would expect to pay upmarket prices. I have used this place for ages and not yet been disappointed at what I got, for what I paid. Cheap and cheerful but always tasty, ( I nearly wrote "tatty " then).
I like the portions and how cheap it was. You get the bang for your buck.
There are many a noodle bars popping up all over London, but my favourite chain has got to be Noodle Time. I initially started frequenting Noodle Time as a student at Greenwich university. Noodle Time is seconds away from my Greenwich University and doesn't charge students for their drinks before four o clock as long as you can prove you're a student. The food is incredibly cheap, at three pounds fifty a dish, maybe a little more for a sea food dish and the portions are absolutely huge. However, by the time I had graduated I had stretched my stomach enough to finish a whole serving of Sweet and Sour Chicken and egg fried rice. I now try to stay away from Noodle Time, as I'm on a severe calorie counting diet, but if you ever fancy some speedy tasty Chinese I really would recommend this place. The service can be pretty bad, it's no Michelin restaurant, infact au contraire, but when money is tight and you fancy meeting up with some friends for something to eat then Noodle Time in Greenwich is the place. And because it is surrounded by all of Greenwich's bars, you can even afford to go for a glass of wine somewhere after.
This place saw my best years as a student and no matter where I eat or how many calories I count now, I will always hold this place close to my heart!
If you want a cheap bite to eat, then this is the place to go.
If you're looking for gourmet food, you're not going to find it here! It's great if you're a student or a bit broke and feeling a bit hungry after a night out in Greenwich, but the restaurant itself (if you can call it that,) is cold feeling and has no atmosphere, you have to sit on plastic benches with plasticky tables but there is a good selection of food and you get a reasonably sized portion to boot.
I'm not sure it's all that healthy though, probably packed full of MSG but tasty and cheap!!
Noodle Time is a cheaper and less tasty version on Thai Won Mein that is just around the corner. The staff don't seem too interested in you unless they are taking your money and the food is like something I would whip up. Dry noodles and tacky plastic seats with holes in - not somewhere I would reccommend.
I love this place. The food are fresh and tasty. The staff are very friendly and helpful. We had a very good time there!
My kids got a 'kids meal' that was supposed to be chicken bites, yet no chicken could be found. Sweet and sour pork was hard and the vermicelli won ton had no flavor. Stay away.
i actually find noodlt time very good for value, albeit the decor leaves something to be desired, you can't really complain, its a chinese variant of macdonalds (think about it!)
If it is cheap and cheerful you are looking for then Noodle Time is the place to go in Greenwich. The service is unfriendly but fast. The food is ok and plentiful. You sit squashed on benches with other people but hey it's cheap. There are lots of students that eat here and families. It is true that it is like a Chinese Mc Donald's but slightly healthier. We last went there in the spring time. It was freezing cold outside and a welcome escape from the cold. The windows were all steamed up and I felt like I was in a trucker's cafe. Our meal was ok, nothing more, but the staff are so disinterested. It is a shame as it could be a very nice place.
Excellent value for money! Even when you factor in the 50p charge for a takeaway box, you can still get a good three meals out of the portion they serve you. The service isn't particularly friendly but you're not there for the service, more for the convenience.
a more cheap and cheerful place could surely not be found anywhere else. the decor is bright,very bright! but clean and fresh. the food is simple, quick and delicious. mainly Cantonese in style it caters for the unqualified palette, the customer who needs instant satisfaction and is not interested too much in style. perfect for students as it offers free drinks for them on weekdays and as it generally very cheap anyway it is great value for a quick hearty lunch.
Disgusting. Sweet and Sour chicken has so much MSG you can almost see your own reflection in it. Go to Thai Won Mein round the corner. More expensive it may be, but you get what you pay for.
Guaranteed good value for money! The food is excellent and the staff very friendly.
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