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Royal Gardens

The Royal Buuilding | St. Andrews Vorss, Plymouth pl1 1hf, England
0871 5287432
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Ranked #359 of 507 Restaurants in Plymouth
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese
Most recent review
- Apr 15, 2014
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English first
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672 reviews 672 reviews
374 restaurant reviews
2,152 helpful votes 2,152 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Not sure went went wrong here. This was a good place in a pleasant dining room with reasonable food for several years but had begun to struggle after buffet city next door started doing rock bottom prices. I have happy memories of many lunches and a few early suppers here. The present closure which seems to have been in place... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

It was very interested that we were introduced by the head waitress that we have a choice of having our meal from a English menu( traditional Chinese dishes for English people) or a Chinese menu which has all sort of Chinese dishes from North east of China and from Canton/Hong Kong style. You can choose from these menu of anything... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

good choice and food 0 as chinese buffets go, more welcoming than others in plymouth, cheap and cheerfull, plenty of hot and tasty food and resonable drinks prices, only ever been at lunch time when it is excellent

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013 via mobile

We went to royal gardens it used to b lovely now its rubbish wev been goin to sizzall instead much betta

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

Loads of selection even had libster on the all you can eat. Pudding was good too. Only thing i would say to improve is maybe not putting madonna dvd on while we are trying to eat but other wise brilliant

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

weve been to royal gardens 6 times and every time we come away feeling weve had a great time. the drinks are well priced as well as the food & the staff are really helpful. if you need anything or inform the staff the buffet is low, they replenish it very quickly. i highly recommend this buffet, much better than... More

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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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34 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012 via mobile

Have eaten in a few times and enjoyed the meal, although quite slow service. However, have had food Poisoining twice on take away delivery from this restaurant, 'campylobacter' infection which destroyed my gastro system for 18 months. Did the council food hygiene people care? No, they sent me a leaflet how to cook chicken properly!! Do not have takeaway from... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012 via mobile

Would never recommend this place. Food at the buffet was hardly any choice and not that nice. Go down the road to Pan Asia or any other buffet beats this. One word YUCK!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

this chinese restaurant states food replaced regularly and times it is done it is supposed to change all the food at 5pm we arrived at 5.30pm made a big mistake by taking a seat and ordering drinks when we went to the buffett there were a lot of empty trays and little bits of food in the bottom the soups... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

I would never recommend the restaurant to anyone! I had food poisioning!

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