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The Royal Kitchen

Chinese, Asian, Szechuan, Taiwanese, Shanghai
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135/23 Rat-U-Thit 200 Years Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
66 076340666
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Great view, great food, but...

terrible service staff. It needs us 20 minutes to made an order and more than 15 minutes later, the bottle of wine appeared. The shrimps cocktail was good, the duck skin perfect, only the duck meat was not really good

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2013
Moers, Germany
via mobile
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Scenic view
  • Romantic
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Probus, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Asian is one of our favourite. my husband and i ate here for the early dinner enjoy the sunset of patong bay. The restaurant located on the highest floor of the building. The view is nice. I recommend for the couple who want some romance. We try peeking duck here , i was really great. They can make it so... More 

Thank nathalie a
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

When the Peking duck came out they removed the skin from the duck and left us with the wraps so we just wrapped skin for peking duck and they took the duck meat back to the kitchen where they fried it and was a separate dish altogether. Very strange. Food took ages to come out, didn't taste great and was... More 

3 Thank Binh N
Gold Coast
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We have been to this place several times before when in Phuket for the Peking Duck and the sunset views from the 25th floor. We are in Thailand for my wife's birthday and have family and friends along for trip. We decided to take everyone here as a thank you for coming over for our party so booked a table... More 

1 Thank Themacsofoz
Kathu, Thailand
Level Contributor
58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This is simple the best plave to go if you want to have pekin duck. When they serve the skin you are in heaven... they also have piglings but i founded that to be a bit to dry. Overall a good, nice and clean restaurant. 100% go there again and many more times to come. Its also a great place... More 

3 Thank Lars J
Southam, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Having been recommended for its beautiful views, our party of 13 arrived at the restaurant for a special birthday dinner. The menu was very limiting, nothing but rice for vegetarians. The restaurant could cover over 200 , but only 3 tables were occupied, we ordered starters and mains, the food came out bit by bit, some starters came out, people... More 

2 Thank JWard1974
Moers, Germany
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013 via mobile

terrible service staff. It needs us 20 minutes to made an order and more than 15 minutes later, the bottle of wine appeared. The shrimps cocktail was good, the duck skin perfect, only the duck meat was not really good

Thank klaus_kraft1952
Level Contributor
83 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

We took our granddaughter for her 10th birthday. I ordered a number of special dishes in celebration. The suckling pig was the smallest one I have ever seen. I didn't think we were getting a whole one. What a delight, beautiful crispy skin full of flavour - wow. The Peking style duck was also great. They served a delightful birthday... More 

1 Thank poppyboss
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

although a good looking place has very bad services with no . We received the wrong order and then waited 30 minutes for the right order. What's worse was the lack of Care. If you like nice atmosphere with BD service go to this place.

Thank Poorui B
Level Contributor
14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012 via mobile

Had seen signs for the royal kitchen everywhere on billboards and in magazines. Feeling curious my friend and I convinced a couple of friends to come along with us to try out this gem tucked up on the top of a very tired looking Royal Paradise hotel. Only 2 of the 4 elevators actually ascend to the 25th floor so... More 

1 Thank Up2Them
Cartagena, Colombia
Level Contributor
73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

Hotel very tired, large panoramic restaurant with private lounges. The Peking duck is just acceptable, but it's still not a great memory, the staff is mechanical and unsmiling, the atmosphere is sinister in this big empty restaurant.

Thank gcbond

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 135/23 Rat-U-Thit 200 Years Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Kathu  >  Patong
  • Phone Number: 66 076340666

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 200
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian, Szechuan, Taiwanese, Shanghai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Romantic


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