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The Real China

Unit 3 Leviathan Way | Chatham Maritime, Chatham ME4 4LL, England
01634 893888
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Ranked #48 of 82 restaurants in Chatham
Price range: $20 - $41
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
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

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
2 helpful votes 2 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Gillingham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Went there this evening,. Desperate. Staff totally disinterested and not on the ball at all. No plates and when they do appear, theyre cold. Food in short supply and luke warm, chicken nuggets and scraps dressed up in sauces and passed off as chinese food. Closed earlier in 2014 by FCA due to an infestestation of mice. Now even they... More

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Iwade, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Was with a group this time so the option to eat here wasnt totally in my control. Visited at lunch time about 2pm. The place was empty! Only saw one other table come into the Real China whilst we were there. This meant that the food was just sitting there, not getting eaten and going dry and disgusting. There wasn’t... More

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Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This "Chinese" buffet was very poor in comparison to others I have been to. Food included things like onion rings, chips and hash browns. Since when has that been Chinese??? Most of the food was just lukewarm, which surprised me as we were dining at only 7 pm. I was unimpressed by the actual Chinese dishes too. Nothing I could... More

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