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The Real China

Unit 3 Leviathan Way | Chatham Maritime, Chatham ME4 4LL, England
01634 893888
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Ranked #51 of 82 Restaurants in Chatham
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Arrived at 5:45pm on a Tuesday having read some of the reviews, so not entirely sure what to expect. The fact that there was only two other diners did put us off a little - but it was a random Tuesday. We ordered our drinks (bottomless soft drinks are extra but being bottomless we could go back and top up... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

The food was greasy and tasteless, the staff all looked misserable, our table was cleared before we had finished and our drinks thrown away, they did this to another customer while we was there and replaced their table with other customers, there was hardly any food and they were very slow at replacing what had been eaten, will never go... More

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Gillingham, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

only refilable soft drink available was pepsi very poor wanted shandy but no lemonade lunch time vist food was cold very poor choice and desserts on offer was flavourless jelly melon orange slices frozen gateau and vanilla ice cream and cornets have decided wont be going back

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Kent, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is the worst Chinese restaurant ever. The food is nasty, greasy, bland. I did not witness any good being replaced/ replenished during my visit. The desserts on offer was cubed jelly or pre bought gateaux ( the type you buy frozen) Never before have I witnessed onion rings , chips, chicken nuggets as part of the buffet offering. Drinks... More

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I admit that I am not the greatest fan of buffets but fixed price deals are attractive in a number of ways especially for families/groups. However, the food is not great for example - battered prawns still in their shells! Read the reviews, ask around and then make a decision with your eyes wide open.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Slightly scruffy, but great array of food, pleasant staff. Pretty full for very early evening !! Disabled Toilet filthy and almost unusable. Why do people not realise how dangerous a moving toilet seat is to a disabled person !!!!

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I wish. I had read the trip advisor reviews before booking this restaurant..went with family on Saturday 19th July 14..Buffet style chinese eat as much as you like for a set price The food was cold, plates cold & some were dirty..I love the way chinese cook a curry but there was not a curry in sight, Thai food but... More

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I decided to attend here with a small group of friends, also I attended here a few days back with a friend. I decided to come here due to the fact the price is great for an all you can eat restaurant, that and the fact the drinks are unlimited ( coke, lemonade, etc). The restaurant is located in a... More

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Chatham
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

It was quiet disappointing to eat there. The food was luke warm and a lot of the dishes where greasy. And when a dish ran out, it took a long time to refill. Also the tables are so close together that I hardly had room to eat in peace. I will not eat there again. There are much better Restaurants... More

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16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I've always had a good meal here It has had a few bad reviews in the past but I've not had any problems here

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