Takeaway Test: Wok This Way, Walkley

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Takeaways - good ones anyway - pride themselves on speedy service. However, Wok This Way in Walkley has the edge on the competition given its swiftness, hinted at by its menu’s invitation - ‘Come and watch us cook’.

The shop is open plan, so the staff prepare the food in full view. Our decent-sized order was ready in six minutes.

Crispy chilli beef Cantonese style was exactly as it should be - a generous portion of crisply fried meat in a sticky, spicy sauce.

Meanwhile the special chow mein had a little bit of everything: big chunks of chicken and pork with whole prawns amid freshly stir-fried egg noodles.

Prices are reasonable, around £5 per dish. So Wok This Way should be highly recommended. Go and watch them cook!

Details: Wok This Way, 137 Howard Road, Walkley. Tel 0114 251 7888. Open 5pm-11pm Sun, Tues-Thurs; 5pm-11.30pm Fri and Sat, closed on Mondays except Bank Holidays.