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53 Reading Road, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1AB, England
+44 1491 410001
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Rocklin, California
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of us ate here late one evening. The service was quick and efficient. The food was pretty standard Chinese. Nothing remarkable, but still very pleasant.

1 Thank spellbinderguy
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently visited Royal China for the first time. I think we have decided not to go back but may get a takeaway. When we eat out we like to feel as though it is a special occasion. Obviously some places are more special than others but this restaurant has 0 specialness! We started with salt & pepper squid which... More 

Thank Pubnfoodfan
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

This is a very pleasant Chinese restaurant (and they are becoming a rarity these days) with good Cantonese food and charming waitresses, but the atmosphere was spoiled by the fact that they obviously get most of their business from take-away. This was the reason the phone kept ringing very loudly ever ten minutes, which rather ruined the ambience for us... More 

1 Thank CarolKnowledge
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

When Henley's main sit-down Chinese, the Beijing Diner in Market Place, closed, Royal China seemed to step into the breach. Under new management, the food was good, and the lovely Angela did whatever she could to ensure the best possible experience, whether you were eating in or getting a Take Away. The food was well cooked basic small town Chinese... More 

1 Thank JonLake1961
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129 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

I discovered this restaurant when visiting Henley and was incredibly impressed by the entire experience. The food was fresh and very well presented and the portion sizes were incredible. The quality is very high and is similar to what you would experience in a restaurant in Hong Kong. The service is good and the prices are reasonable. I recommend this... More 

1 Thank LondonTravelbug1977
Henley on Thames
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Awesome Chinese ... Don't miss it!! Pass by the Indian restaurants and come here for really good wholesome Chinese food and great service! No horrible nightmares or MSG!! Just delicious!

2 Thank Joancollins29
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Moved to Henley 3 months ago and trying new restaurants can be difficult to the ones we left behind until we tried Royal China we got a takeaway so we can eat at home even tho the restaurant looked very welcoming and clean and the lady who served us was very polite. The food was very good and I can... More 

2 Thank Gary M
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

We saw reviews on here and decided we would try it, The staff were very polite and helpful however, on a Friday night, there were only two of them. This meant that to begin with service was very slow, i had to get up after about 20 minutes to order drinks. The gentlemen was very apologetic and took one round... More 

4 Thank Georgia0694
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

This restaurant was recommended to us - and although the seating area of the restaurant itself is pretty basic - the service and food were both above average and certainly good value.

2 Thank Stephen S
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Looked at reviews and decided to try it. The staff were very pleasent and rushing around but as there were only two of them service suffered badly. It took a while for the menus to appear and even longer for the drinks order to be taken. However we were lucky as another couple waited over 30 minutes for the menu... More 

2 Thank Alan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Reading Road, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Henley-on-Thames
  • Phone Number: +44 1491 410001

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?