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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: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Buffet, Reservations

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  • 32
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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
Plentiful Food

Most of the food was luke warm! plates were not the cleanest, would not go back! Had visited this restaurant some years ago it was ok then!

2 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
raychambers2015
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Chatham, United Kingdom
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Chatham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Most of the food was luke warm! plates were not the cleanest, would not go back! Had visited this restaurant some years ago it was ok then!

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Sheerness, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This place has gone downhill, the fried starters were all greasy and overcooked The pork dishes dry overcooked and fatty The chicken dishes were like eating mush Overall bad and poor quality Wont be going back in a hurry

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Very nice atmosphere good food buffet chinese meals just help yourself to what ever you like as many times as you like

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Went Friday night was relatively quiet food was pretty good, not the widest selection, staff was nice and £30 for both of us including drinks so not too expensive.

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Stock chinese buffet, once seated pretty much left to your own devices, ordered refillable soft drink, had to remind waiter twice, buffet okay, some dishes were dry, some out of place, cocktail sausages? Overall reasonable choice, very few floor staff thinl only saw 2, so were really rushed. reasonably priced plenty of parking other retaurants on same site

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

They were closed for a rat infestation recently, not very hygienic. Food all very greasy and salty and must have been in the heated buffet for a long time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The price is very reasonable. We enjoyed our meal, plenty of choice. We would go back again. The price at lunch time is different to the evening but is still cheap. You can eat as much as you want.

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chatham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

A quick lunch buffet style plenty of choice and variety. Starters main and dessert good price and good value for money go try it out.

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Rainham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Well sorry but the place is dirty . The knives and forks are dirty. I even went up to get my plate the first one had sharp edges the next one had dried food on it. The next one was dirty underneath so obviously the next plate was dirty .the food was cold and when they had run out I... More 

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Went there for a buffet with my boyfriend.. It was terrible. Not only were the seats uncomfortable but also too low for the tables so we were eating with the plates up to our chins. .and im 5ft10 ! The food was really terrible.. you are better off just buying microwave meals from asda to eat at home.. The staff... More 

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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 18 - 37
  • Cuisine: Chinese

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