Press and Media Coverage

Wai Yee Hong is an independent, family-run Chinese supermarket based in Bristol for over 30 years. We’re happy to help with interviews and comment on Chinese culture and food, so please feel free to contact us. For more information and images, please see our Press Resources page.

Qype Review Dec 2007

Aisle in Wai Yee Hong Chinese Supermarket

“They have the biggest selection of soy sauces I’ve ever seen, sesame oils, cooking wine, sauces & marinades, crackers, herbs & spices, flavourings, teas, frozen goods, tinned goods and also a selection of cooking utensils and woks.”

 

Qype Review Nov 2007

Wai Yee Hong, Eastgate Oriental city

“The supermarket itself is far superior to Kin Yip Hon in Broadmead. First of all it’s massive for an oriental supermarket and it has a great selection of stuff. It has utensils, dried food, refrigerated food, frozen food, fresh food, drinks and snacks.”

Bristol Evening Post 21-Sep-07

WaterSky Advert Evening Post

Feature advert for Water Sky Chinese restaurant in Bristol mentioning Eastgate Oriental City and Wai Yee Hong Chinese Supermarket.

 

Water Sky Opening on Youtube Aug-07

Burbidge Family

Youtube video of the opening celebrations for Water Sky Chinese Restaurant sent in by the Burbidge family, who have been shopping at Wai Yee Hong for over 20 years.

copperconcept.org Aug-07

Wai Yee Hong, Eastgate Oriental City

An article about the use of copper in the Eastgate Oriental City complex for the European Copper in Architecture Campaign.

 

Bristol Evening Post 08-Aug-07

Water Sky Chinese Restaurant

A restaurant review in the Bristol Evening Post for Water Sky Chinese Restaurant, mentioning the Eastgate Oriental City complex and Wai Yee Hong Supermarket.

Bristol Evening Post 21-Aug-07

Wai Yee Hong, Eastgate Oriental City

The Eastgate Oriental City complex, Wai Yee Hong and Water Sky are mentioned in an article about the growing Chinese community in Bristol. The piece includes an interview with Allan Tan, who discusses the visibility of Far Eastern people living and working in the south west and how he hopes that Eastgate Oriental City will be able to cater to their needs.

 

Bristol Evening Post 14-Aug-07

Bristol Chinese Community

The Eastgate Oriental City complex and Wai Yee Hong, and the role they play for Bristol’s Chinese community are discussed in an interview with Allan Tan:

“For years, Bristol’s Chinese community has been lacking a hub for business. Despite scores of thriving firms stretching across Bristol, there has not been a focus for the Chinese population. The opening of Eastgate Oriental City last month is expected to change all that.”

baileypartnership.co.uk 20-Jul-07

Wai Yee Hong, Eastgate Oriental City

A news article on the opening of the Eastgate Oriental City complex and Wai Yee Hong Chinese Supermarket by the Bailey Partnership; Construction & Property Consultants.

“A Chinese cash and carry and supermarket has recently relocated to the Eastville area of Bristol. The opening day of the new £3.6 million store on 8th July was attended by over 3,000 people…”

 

Bristol Evening Post 14-Aug-07 (Water Sky)

Water Sky Chinese Restaurant

The Eastgate Oriental City complex and Wai Yee Hong are mentioned in an article about the opening day for Water Sky Chinese Restaurant:

“…The development is the brainchild of brothers-in-law Alan Tan and Raymond Chow, who ran their Wai Yee Hong cash and carry for 20 years in Station Road, Montpelier.”