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Moor End Road, Hemel Hempstead HP1 1BT, England
+44 1442 233338
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Ranked #70 of 113 Restaurants in Hemel Hempstead
Price range: $16 - $33
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
Cuisines: Chinese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This place has taken a dive in recent years. The restaurant was empty and cold, the food had been sitting a long time and was cold. When we complained the staff were argumentative and cold. Today will be my last visit here. I cant see them being around much longer with their poor standards.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Most probably one of the best Chinese buffets I have ever had. Everything is hot and the food is regularly replenished. Good choice of dishes, excellent VFM

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Hemel Hempstead, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I recently went to the Aroma and was impressed with the cleanliness of the place but feel disappointed in the fact that there was plenty of food dishes empty and no one seemed to be replenishing them my rating would have been higher if there had been the choices as advertised but not available to eat, this was on a... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

good variety of food and choices, but not always hot. Bit canteeny rather than a nice restaurant and quite large and noisy. Rather on the pricey side for a chinese.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Buffet restaurant on first floor in the riverside shopping area, after reading mixed reviews decided to give it a try, food was nice, not out of this world but cannot complain, good choice in a no fuss setting, restaurant had a modern feel to it and a clean standard, staff varied some very friendly others were a bit 'strange'. Think... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Restaurant is on the 1st floor, and is served by a fairly small lift, or 4 flights of stairs. As has been said before, the food was warm not hot, and as I was the first person that day would have expected it to be hot. The food was very nice and there was quite a variety to choose on... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Family of three ate at the Aroma on a Saturday night, while there was plenty of choice but nothing exceptional that would make it stand out from the others. Decor and lighting was quite good and location is very central. Staff were ok.

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Port Talbot S Wales
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Self service buffet oriental style . Food was warm not hot and everythign tasted bland and forgettable . Don't bother

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I won't take the time to leave comments! this is the worst food I ever had and won't be returning! the worst, employee checking the temperature of the food with their fingers! great

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Aki4277, Owner at Aroma, responded to this review

Hello John, I am terribly disturbed by your review. Please do get in touch with me as I would like to know which date you visited. My direct email is akbar@cilantrocatering.co.uk I look forward to hearing from you. Kind regards, Akbar Lakhani More 

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

After eating here i can positively say never again nasty luke warm food! Terrible service had to wait over 20 mins to order a drink

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Aki4277, Owner at Aroma, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for your feedback - we strive every day to listen to what our customers have to say and try and improve where we can. We've made some changes to the kitchen recently, particularly with a new head chef. I would like to take this opportunity to invite you back and let us have your feedback. If you're... More 

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Additional Information about Aroma

Address: Moor End Road, Hemel Hempstead HP1 1BT, England
Phone Number: +44 1442 233338
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hemel Hempstead
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
Average Prices: USD 16 - 33
Cuisine: Chinese

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