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The Real China

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Unit 3 Leviathan Way | Chatham Maritime, Chatham ME4 4LL, England
01634 893888
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Buffet, Seating

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  • 36
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  • 54
    Very good
  • 44
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  • 45
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  • 104
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Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Not as good as it used to be!

This Chinese is nice, there is plenty of variety but there used to be a lot more. There was more fish dishes to choose before. It used to be a lot busier and we had to wait for a table but now it's quite empty. Its not the cheapest restaurant but the food is nice. The staff are all very... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
sharon b
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Dartford, United Kingdom
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Kent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The family Sunday Meal we chose this as we had been before around a year or so ago so it was never a first choice but rather than waiting an hour for a table at Spoons we thought we would try this again...... BIG MISTAKE .....Not much variety , beef & chicken is what I call plastic meat (like processed... More 

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1 Thank Alison B
Dartford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This Chinese is nice, there is plenty of variety but there used to be a lot more. There was more fish dishes to choose before. It used to be a lot busier and we had to wait for a table but now it's quite empty. Its not the cheapest restaurant but the food is nice. The staff are all very... More 

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Thank sharon b
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good Food, polite staff - eat as much as you can! Delicious food. Easy Access, plenty of party. Go and enjoy the surroundings, and of course the food.

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Thank Rob T
Rochester, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went here for the evening buffet. The food was average, not very hot but a good selection of food. However, the floors was slippery and dirty and the ladies toilets were not clean, very messy and not great overall. I picked up two dirty plates from the supposedly clean plate section before getting my food. The waiting staff were... More 

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Thank Celtic Q
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service , 1 point, someone bought us an empty glass so we could get our own coke. Cleanliness, 1 point, the skirting was filffy but I didn't go into the toilets. Food, bland and tasteless in fact I've had tastier chinese from a frozen packet.

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1 Thank Maureen P
Swanscombe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We have been to this chinese so many times as the food is so nice but after the other day I don't think I'll be going back. The food was lovely but when I went to toilet I noticed how dirty looking it was. On my way back to the table from toilet the floor was very slippery and I... More 

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Thank Beverley S
kent
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Went for a meal today, worst food ever, please avoid, will be notifying local authority, should be shut down! Food cold chicken fatty and greasy, not fit for animals to eat! Toilets crap no paper towels and still used teabags on floor in hallway from previous posts?

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2 Thank tonyrleach
Rainham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Bad food, bad staff and terrible toilets! Avoid at all costs this place should have stayed shut! I definitely will not be coming back here .... Ever !

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4 Thank Jason C
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I have been to a lot of chinese restaurants, and I have to say this one was by far the worst. The chicken was undercooked, the rice and noodles were hard and seemed like they had been sat there for days. There was not a single bit of food I would say I enjoyed. I definitely would not recommend this... More 

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2 Thank Emily2309
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

No Dim Sum despite being listed as available. Overall quality of the food was pretty average - not very fresh and lacking taste. Nothing real about The Real China except for one girl who was from Guangzhou

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Unit 3 Leviathan Way | Chatham Maritime, Chatham ME4 4LL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Chatham
  • Phone Number: 01634 893888

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 35
  • Cuisine: Chinese

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