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“A Fantastic Chinese”
Review of Royal Inn

Royal Inn
Ranked #67 of 377 Restaurants in Canterbury
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $38
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: This super-chic Chinese in Canterbury is popular with a trendy Kentish crowd, and is located in Longport. Perfect for posh dinner parties, stylish dates and events, the Royal Inn Contemporary Chinese is decorated with designer wallpaper, blonde wooden floors and suede seating, and the restaurant is popular for its authentic cuisine and Chinese tea. The Royal Inn has a cosmopolitan, energetic vibe, and there is a private dining room for exclusive soirees. Favourites from the menu include the lobster served with crispy noodles and a ginger and spring onion sauce; the crispy aromatic duck pancakes with cucumber and Hoi Sin sauce; and the tofu stir-fry with macadamia nuts. We also love the special artistic tea.
Reviewed April 30, 2014

My wife and I visited the Royal Inn tonight (30 April 14). We hadn't been before but the restaurant had been recommended. Polite , friendly and professional service. The Hot Sour Soup, Kong Po Chicken and Szechuan Chicken with Singapore Fried rice was fantastic. Perfectly cooked and as you can imagine very spicey. The house white (Chardonnay) and house red (Merlot) were also excellent choices. A great meal with surperb service for 36 pounds (including 4 glasses of wine). I unreservedly recommend the Royal Inn , you will not be disappointed.

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1  Thank Mike G
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Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

Booked the Royal Inn as a last min change of restaurant as it was closer to home. It was clean with a nice atmosphere, change of plates and cutlery between each course. Food was excellent and nothing seemed to be too much trouble . Very attentive. Will be going again .

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1  Thank Riot14
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Reviewed April 5, 2014

Pay no attention to the negative reviews about this restaurant, the food and service has been excellent every time I have visited - you cannot fault it. The owner and staff are very friendly and the food is superb. Without a doubt, the best Chinese restaurant in the area.

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1  Thank Joshua J
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Reviewed March 22, 2014

WOW!!! Absolutely superb food!

Arrived HOT, the food was spot on and VERY fast delivery for a Saturday!

Two things i could grumble on....

I felt rushed on taking my order over the phone but i can also understand as it was a Saturday.

The delivery guy...He wasn't very tentative on the fact i has a newborn child.

I did ask the restaurant if they could NOT 'buzz' as my son was asleep, the delivery guy did this but only for directions. He then buzzed but thankfully did not wake my son.

Highly recommend this restaurant.

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1  Thank Danielle B B
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Reviewed March 2, 2014

Great to find a decent Chinese sit down resteraunt in Canterbury.
Really nice people, great service, superb menu and all in all a very good experience.. I will be going back again!!

2  Thank Mike H
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