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The Real China

Unit 12 The Brewery, Cheltenham GL50 4AA, England
01242 250 088
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Ranked #273 of 332 restaurants in Cheltenham
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

Have been coming here on and off since the real china opened have to admit less over the years . We were going to the bar and wok but was not opened 6pm before we went to the cinema . The place is large and you can tell not as busy so less choice , seems in a downward spiral... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

A bit pricey! We get out seats and there is absolutely no food up on the buffet. I ended up eating 1 plate that barely had food on it, and some jell-o for dessert. I was so upset that we got ripped off for one and the food wasn't that good. I will never go back.

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Broadway, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Yet another nice meal there was plenty of choice and it was excellent value for money I would recommend going at lunch time as it is only 5.95 and there is a good choice of mains ans deserts.

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Scot in England
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141 reviews 141 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The Real China looked quite classy from outside, so we thought we'd try their buffet lunch, at £6 per adult, on a Wednesday lunchtime. The restaurant feels very open, with windows all along 2 sides, and the minimalist Chinese decor is tasteful. We had a look at the buffet before deciding to stay, and thought there was enough protein to... More

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Broadway, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

Went for lunch around 13.15 the restaurant wasn't even half full but still had a nice relaxed atmosphere. Shown to your table, drinks order taken and then your left to help yourself to the buffet. Unlimited soft drinks at around £2.60 and all you can eat for £5.95. Excellent tasty food and loads of dishes (the lemon chicken was delicious)... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Me and my friend my kid and her kid went. We all were really tall but they had this height chart saying if your under 140 cm you can have it for half price. My children are about 160cm and it felt as if the service was discriminating. the service was offensive and the food was okay but not what... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The restaurant itself looks beautiful on the outside. I think it is quite important to have this aesthetic feeling of being in a nice, authentic place that reflects the cuisine. I particularly liked the big glass windows and lighting inside, which creates warm, cosy atmosphere. We came on a Sunday evening, which of course explains why the hall was half... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Lovely tasty food and very good service would use again. The prices are affordable and reasonable too

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Broadway, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We use Real China before the cinema for a quick bite to eat, it's really nothing special and getting slightly grubby now, but on the whole we can all find something we want to eat here, not a special visit but ok.

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Milan, Italy
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We did not expect that much for 6,95 pounds. But the food quality was below our expectations. It is an "all you can eat" buffet, but it' sure you will not feel to eat a lot.

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