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Empire Chinese Restaurant

51 Junction Road, Kirkwall KW15 1AR, Scotland
+44 (0)1856 872300
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Ranked #20 of 25 restaurants in Kirkwall
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- Jul 22, 2014
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English first
Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

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!

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BUCKIE,MORAY,SCOTLAND
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

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

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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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.

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scotland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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

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Lundin Links, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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.

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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.

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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

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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

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5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Takeaway pudding could do with being a wee but cheaper I think that the price (2.50) is to much money for something so small

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

Like everyone else, I've eaten from many dozens of Chinese takeaways. I ate here a couple of years ago and had some of the best Chinese food I've had anywhere. On the last few visits, however, it's been perfectly good food, but not to the very high standard I experienced previously. Very very quick though.

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