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Gulf Royal Chinese Restaurant

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Al Rashid Mall, Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
New and Improved

Recently refurbished, well worth a visit. I visited with my family. We had Shrimp wonton soup, fried shrimp wontons, smoked chili chicken, chicken with cashew nuts, shrimp dumplings, garlic rice and vegetable rice. The service is fast and courteous, the food well prepared and tasty. The place... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 8, 2014
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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Visit this place with family n impressed with the decore upscaled by aquariums. Very extended menu. Ordered 5 different dishes whixh are labled as chinese but non od them taste like one. On enquiry it was revealed that ched is philipino ...so that why every dish tasted like adobo. Please do t waste your money n if u really into... More 

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

After calling the restaurant to get a delivery for 6 people and having to wait 20 mins to explain to the driver where I was, I then got disconnected. On calling back I was told as I am 'very far away' (less than 25Km) the minimum order price would be SR500 ($133).

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

Due to a business trip to Dhahran, my wife and I returned to this restaurant after a 16 year break, and we were not disappointed. Located in the Rashid Mall on the 2nd floor, on walking in it was very pleasing to the eye, Clean with excellent decor, we were seated and served by friendly staff. The food was extremely... More 

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Dundee
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6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Recently refurbished, well worth a visit. I visited with my family. We had Shrimp wonton soup, fried shrimp wontons, smoked chili chicken, chicken with cashew nuts, shrimp dumplings, garlic rice and vegetable rice. The service is fast and courteous, the food well prepared and tasty. The place has a very friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Well worth stopping in for a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

First you must get past the smell of garlic. It's pours out of the store into the mall and may make you want to turn around. Give this place a try though! The newly renovated restaurant is a welcome change. The atmosphere is real cool and has a lot more vibe to it. I had the crab Thermidor here...ok. Spicy... More 

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The Gulf Royal Chinese Restaurant situated in the AlRashid Mall, Alkhobar is by far one of the best chinese dining experience one can find in Alkhobar. The ambience with its surrounding fish aqariums, starry roof, ambient lighting and authentic chinese decor makes it a delightful place to visit with family and friends. The food is superb and the portions quite... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

exe.lant place for good chines food good price and nice for families with kidds woth visiting if you are in eastern region.

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Delicious chinese food at good prices. Their menu had a variety of items. We ordered their crab dish and noodles. Both were really good. The only thing I wasnt happy about what the lighting inside. I felt it was a little too dark. Otherwise, everything was fine.

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Dammam, Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

nice atmosphere , delicious food , good service , We enjoyed our dinner in the private room that it gives us more privacy

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Nice design and decorations for the restaurant with plenty of aquariums. We tried the lumbster black soup, it was not a good choice. I recommend to not try it. But the other appetizers and main dishes are tasty such as the teryaki fish .

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Al Rashid Mall, Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
  • Location: Middle East  >  Saudi Arabia  >  Eastern Province  >  Al Khobar

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25

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