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Royal Villa Chinese Restaurant

1st Floor National Aquarium | Salthill, Galway, Ireland
091580131
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Ranked #75 of 345 Restaurants in Galway
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $28 - $43
Hours:
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
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
Galway, Galway, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

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 NEW 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
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
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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
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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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
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3 reviews 3 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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

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