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All 86 Chatham Restaurants

The Real China

Unit 3 Leviathan Way | Chatham Maritime, Chatham ME4 4LL, England
01634 893888
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Ranked #56 of 86 Restaurants in Chatham
Price range: $19 - $38
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
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

A group of us visited the restaurant today, was shown our table and left to it, no one came back to take our drink orders or tell us how the buffet worked. Found the cold wet plates, the food wasn't labelled correctly upon asking a member of staff what the dishes were and were those particular dishes hot in curry... More 

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Medway, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Without a doubt this is one of the worst restaurants I have visited. The food was below average and the service was terrible. Cold food, bad deserts and not a cheap menu. There are many other restaurants which offer Chinese food at a cheaper price and have much better quality. The staff ignore all comments made about the terrible food... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The food here is average at best; it varies considerably depending on how busy they are. Okay if you want to fill yourself up on chinese food but there are other restaurants nearby which offer far better for your money.

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Gillingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

visited this lunch time 5.121 4 for my husbands birthday the restuarant wasnt busy the plates were cold and so was the food i heard other diners say the food and plates were cold the deserts were very bland the jelly had no flavour and there were no bowls or sppons had to take a dish that was the soup... More 

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Gillingham, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Four of us went for dinner last night, 4/12/14, the plates were cold, the food was cold, and no real choice, the waitress was wearing yellow rubber gloves, she was washing tables, then stirring the food, finally putting hot fresh food over cold rice then stirring it all together.all with the same gloves. The desserts were biscuit s from the... More 

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kent
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

If your looking for cheap food then this is ur place! Unfortunately the taste is bland and not a lot of choice. Myself n my other half were not impressed

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gillingham
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60 reviews 60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Despite a lot of bad press I like it here & do does my 5yo son. I visited for lunch yesterday & I was pretty disgusted that there were no dessert bowls & every time I picked up a plate I had to sort thru several dirty or wet plates first. I pointed this out to the guy restocking them,... More 

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

It is seldom that I struggle to find anything good to say about a restaurant, but this is one such time. We popped in tonight for an unplanned meal. There was no greeting at the door and were shown to a table without a word of welcome. In reply to "what do you want to drink" we ordered two Diet... More 

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Have been to this restaruant a number of times but have noticed that there doesnt seem to be as much food out as there used to be and at times feel uncomfortable mentioning it to the staff, the last time we went most of the food trays were vegatables and some of the food was cold.the young staff tried there... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Met by surly lady who offered us drinks then just left us. The buffet was old amd tired - the plates were cold - but when I explained that I have a shellfish allergy there was no attempt to advise which foods I should avoid or consider. Hot plates came but then were taken by the miserable staff who sat... More 

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Additional Information about The Real China

Address: Unit 3 Leviathan Way | Chatham Maritime, Chatham ME4 4LL, England
Phone Number: 01634 893888
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Chatham
Average Prices: USD 19 - 38
Cuisine: Chinese

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