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Moor End Road, Hemel Hempstead HP1 1BT, England
+44 1442 233338
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Buffet, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 20
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  • 54
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 25
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  • 50
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Standards gone down

I usually like a cheap meal but here things have gone down slightly, the fresh food they used to serve has gone and a lot of it ordered from Iceland. The choices are now limited

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Dangarwe
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  • Families with children
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English first
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

So my best friend and I went here because our usual was closed. It appeared to look nice but the good was awful. I am a fan of duck pancakes - they had shredded pork as a cheaper alternative. All food was bland and mushy, no real taste. The restaurant had no Chinese workers like a normal Chinese would. They... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I usually like a cheap meal but here things have gone down slightly, the fresh food they used to serve has gone and a lot of it ordered from Iceland. The choices are now limited

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I have not visited Aroma for about 5 years as the food and service had always been shoddy. After noting there was a new Chef and new menu we went this week.The staff were helpful and offered to cook fresh food of our choice using ingredients to suit dietary requirements. The salt n pepper prawns were the best i have... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Having eaten in aroma before was expecting good food with loads of choice. what a mistake hardley any choice,salt and pepper prawns still han their shell on only thing that was hot was the beanshoots, NO teppanyake bar and the duck for the pancackes looked and tasted like sawdust, I WILL NEVER EAT HERE AGAIN, i dread to think of... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

like the title says, the food is very good, the service, overall its an amazing place. The staff will even go out their way to give you what you want which is pretty cool and surprising. i went there yesterday and i was happier since they've included more variety of foods! i was the last customer to leave.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Extremely poor food, and severely poor service. A friend was sick in the toilet from the pieces of shell in the battered prawn. The food was out for so long, they covered it which made it go all mulchy from all the condensation. If you want edible chinese food, dont go here. We would have been better off cooking at... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

The atmosphere for starters was so dead there is hardly anyone in there. Despite the prices per individual rocketing £15 each, the food was pretty average. Some warmed up left over food. The staff were rude and boring. At best a waste of my time.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This restaurant used to be good and we were regulars however over time the quality and choices of food went down hill so we stopped going. Tonight we decided to give it another chance and was shocked to see how much the quality had deteriorated. Even though the prices were the same (£34 for two) the food seemed to be... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

If Iceland did buffet! Rather of not eaten and went to bed hungry. Feel like I have a fever coming on. Best thing about the night was...the tap water. Recommend to my family only.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Firstly i have never been to a Chinese restaurant that uses pork instead of duck for the 'crispy duck pancakes'! Also everything tasted the same. very bland and left a nasty after taste. 99% of the dishes were chicken not many variations really. WILL NOT BE RETURNING and will not recommend! it is a shame as has a lot of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Moor End Road, Hemel Hempstead HP1 1BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hemel Hempstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1442 233338

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 33
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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