We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Royal China

53 Reading Road, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1AB, England
+44 1491 410001
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
Travelers talk about
“crispy duck” (9 reviews)
“satay” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
53 Reading Road, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1AB, England
Write a Review
Reviews (105)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

21 - 30 of 105 reviews

Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

Thank you for a wonderful evening. Food and service were amazing. We will be back again really soon.

Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

Ventured in on a quiet monday evening just after 7pm as the last party of around 6 appeared to be leaving... then minutes later the restaurant was packed as a private party arrived (a charity group). Lucky for me as they don't normally open on...More

4  Thank BeenB4
Reviewed November 11, 2015

We are fairly frequent visitors to nearby Henley yet we were unaware of a current Chinese restaurant in the town. Google revealed the Royal China along the Reading Road, and we duly gave it a try. Our rating of 5 stars summarises our experience. The...More

4  Thank GRAHAM B
Reviewed November 5, 2015

We return to Henley a couple of times a year and in the last 12 months have had four takeaways when we are back visiting family. The food has without exception been lovely. The crispy duck and pancakes was generous and very well cooked and...More

3  Thank O3597LBsarah
Reviewed October 27, 2015

We visited on a quiet Wednesday night with our 2 children. We got a very friendly welcome from the chatty lady in charge. Our starter of crispy duck was delicious and a generous helping. For mains we had crispy chilli beef, prawns with cashew nuts,...More

5  Thank Julia B
Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

We live in Henley so walk here. It's nice reliable food. They keep the menu small so what you get is very popular and very good quality. After all what's the point of 1001 different options when typically 30 are the most popular. Angela who...More

5  Thank Nemesis101
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Have been eating here for over 5 years and would say the last year has seen some changes, hopefully it'll get the boost in customers it needs...goo dish food though but the wine choice leaves a bit to be desired.

3  Thank Nigel F
Reviewed October 17, 2015

An old favourite but under new management. The food was very good and we had exceptional service. It also provided good value for money.

3  Thank Aroha13
Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Just had an excellent meal at the ROYAL CHINA in Henly. Food was hot , plenty of it and Angela, May and their brother Michael were very friendly and the service effucient. Well worth a visit.

4  Thank Lobsterpot471
Reviewed August 31, 2015

Very good enjoy it under new management Food fresh and well cooked, friendly staff attentive but not overly like some Chinese restaurants

5  Thank Wendy p
Nearby Restaurants
Shaun Dickens at The Boathouse
666 reviews
.13 miles away
Villa Marina
554 reviews
.18 miles away
272 reviews
.11 miles away
CAU Henley on Thames
597 reviews
.18 miles away
Nearby Attractions
River & Rowing Museum
248 reviews
.19 miles away
Henley Royal Regatta
28 reviews
.25 miles away
Lovibonds Brewery
33 reviews
.19 miles away
Bohun Gallery
9 reviews
.07 miles away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
When did new management take over?
February 18, 2016|
Response from Nemesis101 | Reviewed this property |
End of 2014
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
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
  • E-mail