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Royal Villa Chinese Restaurant

1st Floor National Aquarium | Salthill, Galway, Ireland
091580131
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Ranked #35 of 343 restaurants in Galway
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $28 - $43
Cuisines: Chinese
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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5 restaurant reviews
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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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cork ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

On our recent trip to Galway our b and b hostess Edwina recommended this Chinese to us. Are we glad we took her advice, our meal was absolutely gorgeous. Staff extremely friendly and we will definitely be returning again.

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Western Ireland, Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Having eaten in many of the restaurants in Galway city over the years I can say without hesitation that the Royal Villa in Salthill is one of the best in quality. The service is second to none and the atmosphere is warm and relaxed without the pretentiousness which has crept into many of the local eateries. Will definitely be making... More

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Offaly
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Myself and my boyfriend dined in the royal villa tonight and i could not fault the place. The food was excellent with generous portions and the staff were lovely ..the decor and lighting was fab, will definetly be back :-)

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

Hi shelo92, Thanks so much for your wonderful review and kind words. We hope to see you again soon. More

Roscommon, Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Happened to be passing and as I hadn't had Chinese in a while, decided to give Royal Villa a whirl! Boy, I wasn't left disappointed! Wonderfully fresh food packed full of flavour. Efficient service. Great choice. Good value. Nice ambiance; it was buzzing!

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

Hi Brid392, Thanks for your review. We're delighted to hear when people enjoy not just their meal but the whole experience as well! It makes the night just as much fun for us as for our guests! See you again soon. More

Galway, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We went for a family meal in Royal Villa. I had been there before so I was looking forward to it. We went early so it was quiet. We ordered a platter - the skewers were supposed to be satay skewers so I was expecting a peanut satay sauce. Instead, we got a bland type of curry sauce. The ribs... More

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

Hi MrsMSmurf, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant and for providing us with feedback on your experience. We're sorry to hear that your meal wasn't as good as it could have been and I would like to assure you that this isn't the normal standard for us. Please feel free to contact me so that we... More

Galway, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

Me and my partner ate here for "our valentines day". The food was amazing, the staff were very friendly and helpful. Service was great. We definitely will be eating here again.

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

Hi ginadixon, Thanks for the great review, we're glad to hear you enjoyed your Valentines meal. Hope to see you again soon. More

Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Had Spring Rolls to start with, really nice. I had the Sweet and Sour Chicken, could have done with a bit more sauce. My boyfriend had Chicken Satay it was delicious :) Staff are so friendly, Restaurant is very clean, really enjoy eating here when we visit Salthill

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