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Royal Wok

137A High Street, Southampton SO14 2BS, England
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible26%
Travellers talk about
“hot pot” (2 reviews)
“set meal” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Chinese
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
137A High Street, Southampton SO14 2BS, England
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

The chef has changed. We ordered the food but it is not the same as before... three years ago the benchmark was very much higher. Will need to find a new Chinese place in Southampton... any recommendations? We ordered the Pipa Tofu, the Shrimp in...More

Thank leculinaryexplorer
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Got new opener now Terrible service and rude staff Very expensive and they recycle the food DISGUSTING RESTAURANT

Thank Yu Chieh L
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Visited on the evening before joining a cruise ship, and needed somewhere to eat. Found this place and decided to give it a go, first impressions were reasonably good as the majority of the customers were Chinese which is usually a good indicator that the...More

Thank DiscoDon
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Went for a family lunch on Sunday, had been recommended by Chinese friend. We were delighted to find a mainland Chinese place in central Southampton! Try the "dry wok spicy beef" if you like spicy Szechuan food. To address the bad reviews about service and...More

Thank james h
Reviewed 29 February 2016

First of all, let me say that I've lived and worked in China for a number of years. I also speak Mandarin. Secondly, I've been here a number of times under the various guises and let me agree with all of the comments: the oily...More

Thank Pedig_1791
Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

The decor is not good, no two ways about it. Babies and children running around was not something I expected in a restaurant but reading the other reviews, it was not a one off. But the food was tasty, 8 of us and we all...More

Thank nmcclu315
Reviewed 28 October 2015

The moment me and my family walked in, the children almost tripped due to the slippery oily floor. When we got into the restaurant, it felt like we just walked in to someone else's house as you can see the staff playing with what must...More

1  Thank Will C
Reviewed 26 October 2015

My husband and I recently went to the Royal Wok for lunch. First impressions were not very good. There was a baby in a baby walker going around the restaurant, she belonged to one of the waitresses. We ordered some dim sum and some beef...More

1  Thank dottue
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Baby in a walker as we walked in, waitress not the most fluent but better at English than I am at Chinese! 8 of us settled in, chose the banquet for two and tweaked the meals slightly more to our taste. Plus points here for...More

Thank donna p
Reviewed 13 September 2015

***Do not go here*** They cheated us!!! They said we had to buy two set meals but we only got one! Soo mad, disappointed and downhearted. We also got cheated on the beer! They said it was pints but when it arrived it was bottles....More

Thank luke b
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Lunch, Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137A High Street, Southampton SO14 2BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
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Description
A new Chinese restaurant where the City Bejing restaurant used to be.
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