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The Real China

Unit 3 Leviathan Way | Chatham Maritime, Chatham ME4 4LL, England
01634 893888
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Ranked #50 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
Gillingham, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 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 reviews 16 reviews
15 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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Hastings, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I have been three times at lunchtimes, in the vain hope that I had just been unlucky before. I agree with other reviewers that the food is just left to get cold when there aren't many people in, but even though it is hotter and not so dried out when they are busy it is just tasteless. It doesn't even... More

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Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

this was extremely good quality food and plenty of it as soon as one tray was emptied it was refilled, its a help yourself buffet 12.99 good service and very clean

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