We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Empire Chinese Restaurant

51 Junction Road, Kirkwall KW15 1AR, Scotland
+44 (0)1856 872300
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
Ranked #21 of 25 Restaurants in Kirkwall
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- Jul 28, 2014
Restaurant details
Write a Review

37 reviews from our community

51% Recommend
    9
    10
    8
    5
    5
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I visited this restaurant on 6th July 2014 with my wife and our daughter aged 11 years and 11 months for the buffet meal. The price for under 12 year olds is just £2 less than for adults. After the meal, I asked for the bill and confirmed that it was for 2 adults and 1 child. The manager asked... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dunkeld, Scotland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This really is rock bottom Chinese 'cuisine'. But I was awfully tired and hungry and it appeared before me. At least the service was quick, the girl behind the counter was pleasant and it didn't cost much. It didn't even taste too bad, but it was best to close your eyes while eating . . .

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kirkwall, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I had a meal here with 17 others very recently. This was the first time I'd used the restaurant and I will be back. The service was friendly and efficient. The food was plentiful and tasty - in fact we couldn't finish it all! Will be back for more!

Was this review helpful? Yes
BUCKIE,MORAY,SCOTLAND
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

this is a very good chinese resturant either for sit in ar take away, reasonable prices/good food and vey friendly service nothing too much trouble

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Very clean and tidy restaurant, extensive menu, reasonably priced, excellent service, my second time there.

Was this review helpful? Yes
scotland
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

not the best chineese takeaway ive ever had.we felt the food was very bland and not much taste to it.good size portions all the same

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lundin Links, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Place was very busy but no excuse for the service received and generally very poor quality food. The food was tasteless the rice was really sticky coke was flat sorry Empire a poor show.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Thurso, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

customer service was very bad and the staff was very very cheeky and they charged us an extra £10.00 and i am never going back to the empire chinese again.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Thank you for a fantastic meal plus your staff were top class with our children :) see you very soon :).. Cheers Bobby keep up the good work. Kenneth Gee

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stronsay, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Upon walking into the Empire Me and My family were greeted and quickly shown to our seats. The restaurant is tidy, well organised and has plenty of room to sit down comfortably. The menu is filled with masses of options, be it starter, main, side or dessert. We were issued with menus by the polite and attentive staff and asked... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Empire Chinese Restaurant also viewed

Kirkwall, Mainland
Kirkwall, Mainland
 

Been to Empire Chinese Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Empire Chinese Restaurant, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing