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Royal Villa Chinese Restaurant

1st Floor National Aquarium | Salthill, Galway, Ireland
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Ranked #87 of 356 Restaurants in Galway
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $28 - $43
Sun 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
County Galway, Ireland
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Their house special curry is so good. and their noodles are the best I've ever had. Cantonese duck is really good too.

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This family have been the backbone of Chinese food in Galway for thirty years. Had a quick dinner here last week. I had the Ribs to start and the house special curry .. All washed down with a New Zealand beer.. My night cost me less than €30.. Well done . Good Prices and location .. And the location is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

I dined here last nyt with my partner and my parents and oh what a wonderful experience! couldnt fault a single thing the food was fabulous and the staff very efficient and friendly! will definatly be back for more!!

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I ordered takeaway food on Aug 28,2014 whilst I was staying in Galway. I was presented with a 'lumpsum' amount to pay which was far in excess of my mental calculation. When I mentioned this to the waitress, I was told the correct amount (within split second) with a fleeting apology (which didn't sound genuine at all). Had I not... More 

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Galway, Galway, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Royal Villa is by far my favourite Chinese restaurant in Galway and quite possibly EVER!! I LOVE the Sambal dish, it is extremely hot so unless you're a hot-food lover like me stay away from this dish!! I love it every time!! I recently tried the "trio" option for a change and it was delicious!! :) The Royal Villa I... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Got takeaway with 5 different dishes. Blackbean sauce tasted like vinegar, orange sause watery, duck had bits of soggy lettuce in it. Really dissapointing and expensive. Portions small. Won't be going there again.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I've had takeout twice from Royal Villa, and each time they've delivered the food fresh, hot, and perfectly cooked to my door. Rice is included with the meal, meaning you can get away with feeding yourself for under 10 euro every time, if you don't get one of their more expensive dishes. The food is fragrant and delicately flavored. It's... More 

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Usually eat at Royal at least once during our frequent visits to Galway. Food and atmosphere is always very good. On 6 August we visited with relatives one of whom was unable to eat all of the email and asked the remaining portion to be put in container to take away. Unfortunately the waiter forgot the request but the manager... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

If you enjoy Chinese food this is a must visit in Salthill Galway. The restaurant has value Menus during the week and at the weekend. The latter valid even on Bank Holiday weekends. This is very much a family run restaurant. It is run by a lovely couple Yvonne and Jeff. Yvonne's Dad has been involved in the restaurant business... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My boyfriend and I eat here very regularly. The food is always delicious and the service is friendly an efficient. My boyfriend's favourite dish is the Salt & Peppered Ribs starter (he usually doubles it up as a main), and I am slowly making my way through the whole menu! Julia (Ping), Hannah (Yen) and all the staff make every... More 

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JnarF, Manager at Royal Villa Chinese Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Niamh, Thanks for the kind review, the girls Its always nice to have you guys in and I have to say he's right about the Salt And Pepper Ribs, they are hard to beat. See you folks again soon. More 

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Additional Information about Royal Villa Chinese Restaurant

Address: 1st Floor National Aquarium | Salthill, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number: 091580131
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 28 - 43
Cuisine: Chinese

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