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. Calendar Aug-07

Water Sky logo

The Eastgate Oriental City complex is mentioned in an calendar entry for the opening day for Water Sky Chinese Restaurant:

“After the grand opening of the Eastgate Oriental City back on 8th July, the restaurant opens this Saturday. It holds 400 people and will no doubt be used for large functions…”


Bristol Evening Post Letter 13-Jul-07

Wai Yee Hong Lion Dance

“Having attended the opening of the Chinese supermarket in Eastville at the weekend, we found the whole spectacle absolutely fantastic. The entertainment lasted for quite a few hours and was superb… “


Bristol Evening Post – 09-Jul-07

Bristol Evening Post - July 2007

Press cutting press about the opening day from 9 July 2007 Bristol Evening Post.

"Super opening: Dancers and a giant dragon helped mark the opening of a Chinese supermarket in Eastville yesterday…"


St Werburghs News, 9-Jul-07

Wai Yee Hong Grand Opening - Girl in costume

Wai Yee Hong, a family-run Chinese cash & carry and the largest supplier of oriental goods in the south west, celebrated the grand opening of their new centre at Eastgate Oriental Centre, near Eastville Market today.

American Airlines Tourist Information

Aisle in Wai Yee Hong Chinese Supermarket

“There are certain exotic ingredients, generally not to be found on supermarket shelves, that transform an average Chinese meal into the real thing. To find them, head for this fascinating Oriental store… “


Waitrose guide to Bristol

Wai Yee Hong Entrance

“Wai Yee Hong Oriental Supermarket From chinese woks to frozen dim sum, Alan Tan stocks all the Oriental food and equipment you could possibly need. Open seven days a week and bank holidays, 9.30am-6pm. Fresh produce is delivered on Friday, so for the best selection, shop here on Saturdays. ”

Yahoo Review Nov 2005

Wai Yee Hong Chinese Supermarket

“Sunday is the best day to turn up, as they have lots of freshly made stuff on sale. I can’t help but start salivating at all the freshly baked cakes and roast duck! From the moment you enter, the infectious bustle overwhelms you… “


Yahoo Review Apr 2007

Wai Yee Hong, Eastgate Oriental city

“Best oriental food shop in bristol. It stocks a wide range of chinese, thai, malay, japanese, india and vietnamese food… “