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157-159 High Street, Berkhamsted, England
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The telephone number is 01442-865-940 or 01442-865-902

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Visitor rating
  • 39
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good authentic food

Very good from the minute we walked in. We were offered menu's and asked for our drinks order which appeared quickly. Then, from the Crispy Duck to the spicy chilli chicken and numerous other dishes, the food was virtually perfect. Well done!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Stunning food and brilliant service. Could not recommend more highly thank you The Regal! Crispy duck is my favourite and I was not disappointed. Be guided by the staff when you order - they really know their stuff. We always choose the set menus because they deliver great value for money.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Very good from the minute we walked in. We were offered menu's and asked for our drinks order which appeared quickly. Then, from the Crispy Duck to the spicy chilli chicken and numerous other dishes, the food was virtually perfect. Well done!

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Birthday Celebrations were at had & had booked a table for 7 to be seated @ 8...all ticking the boxes so far...arrived on time & was seated as planned....drinks ordered & brought out....tick tick...food ordered from a varst menu of which went down well,mixed starter for all, Crispy duck & all the trimmings & cut/served @ the table, different main's... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Traditional Chinese food that wins over China Town London any day. The old school menu and decor are genuine and spotlessly clean. We love this place. Staff really great and long serving. Excellent meal every time.

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Tring, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Very uninspiring menu - standard fayre, could have been a 1970s Chinese Take Away menu. The food was no better than OK Soup a bit gluggy, sizzling dish loud but no flavour. And not particularly good value - 2 of us had a starter and mains each, a few sides and 1 beer each and the bill came to over... More 

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Our booked party of six arrived at 7.00 p.m. to an almost full restaurant and we were quickly seated. After perusing the extensive menu which contained so many dishes that we all wanted to try, we opted for the set menu at £22.50 a head. A splendid choice! Outstanding crispy duck and lamb, succulent chilli prawns, and tender beef in... More 

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hemel
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208 reviews 208 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A mediocre Chinese restaurant Its popularity owes much to the complete lack of competition in this form of cuisine locally The food is your standard Chinese fayre For me the menu is tried ,tested and boring You are unlikely to have a shocker of a meal but neither will you have a culinary delight

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I have been meaning to review the Regal for sometime - my family & I have been visiting this restaurant for what must be 20 years now. It is without a doubt one of my favourite restaurants to visit whenever I am home. The staff are wonderful - I am particularly fond of Jackie who owns the restaurant, and Alan... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I had a table booked at ‘The Regal’ for 20:00, myself and my partner arrived at 19:55. When we arrived we were told that there would be a wait of around 5 – 10 minutes for our table. This didn’t bother us too much as we could see it was busy. It got to 20:10 and we still had not... More 

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Jackiewai, Manager at The Regal, responded to this review

I can only apologise for the unacceptable wait for Tom H, however, unfortunately on the day in question I had taken an extended New Year’s holiday and was not present in the restaurant to arrange seating, which materialised in this wait. However, it is my understanding that we did try to compensate our customer with a free bottle of wine... More 

Tring, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Even though the restaurant was full plus the bar area full of people collecting take seats the food was just amazing! Without doubt the best tastiest Chinese food we've had. The staff were all so friendly, helpful and just made the dinner a very memorable experience. Already looking forward to going back!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 157-159 High Street, Berkhamsted, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Berkhamsted

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Description

The telephone number is 01442-865-940 or 01442-865-902

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