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48 Victoria Road, Farnborough, England
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Buffet, Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good Honest Food!

This was our very first visit to a Real China Express restaurant and it did not disappoint! Definitely the place to go when you're hungry but cannot make up your mind as what to eat. How can you go wrong with Chinese Buffet when you are hungry. This is a relaxed, informal setting to go and enjoy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
TheJacksini
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Addlestone, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
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Addlestone, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This was our very first visit to a Real China Express restaurant and it did not disappoint! Definitely the place to go when you're hungry but cannot make up your mind as what to eat. How can you go wrong with Chinese Buffet when you are hungry. This is a relaxed, informal setting to go and enjoy yourself without worry.... More 

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Brilliant fresh food buffet style. Super value and tasty. This restaurant became Mimosa and now no longer there. Such a shame.

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Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We went with our friends to this restaurant, if you like chinese food and a really good choice this is the place to go. The selection of food is really good and you can even pick uncooked food and hand it over to the chiefs to cook while you wait. There are desserts as well, a good choice from eton... More 

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UK
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97 reviews 97 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

This place was shut down some years ago and replaced with Mimosa. Mimosa has now shut down. Farnborough has basically nowhere to eat unless you go to North Camp or Frimley. In the centre you basically have a Weatherspoons.

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Farnborough, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

The food here is very tasty and is regularly refreshed in order to keep a warm selection of food. The service has always been brilliant and is in a very handy location if you are planning on visiting the Vue Cinema next door. It is a little pricey for what you are getting - but I maybe did not make... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Two of us had one lemonade, we paid £33 , the food was old and does not worth the money we are paying, we can have a chinese take away or anothe buffeet for much less, it was terrible terrible food, no wonder on Saturday night it was so quiet there, I will not go there any more!!! TERRIBLE, TERRIBLE... More 

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

Cheap, expect to get what you pay for - won't go back to be honest, prefer a proper restaurant but each to their own

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Guildford, Surrey
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87 reviews 87 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

Been several times. Clean, staff friendly and efficient. Food hot and regularly refilled. Good selection of Chinese and Thai food. Never had a bad meal, ever so reasonably priced.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2011

Going there once is ok. I went there a second time, buffet hadn't changed at all. People are friendly even though a bit impersonal. The atmosphere is ok, on the first view, don't look closer. If you look for GF (gluten free) food this is the wrong place to go. Althought it's all you can eat, I found the price... More 

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Aldershot
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71 reviews 71 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

As with most "serve yourself buffets" the food is a wide range of dishes. There has been a change of ownership to "Mimosa Restaurants" and this has resulted in a broader range of Asian dishes including more Indian based ones. The food is generally hot but what is most impressive is the cleanliness of the whole restaurant and especially of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 48 Victoria Road, Farnborough, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Farnborough

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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