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The Real China

Leviathan Way | Unit 3 Dickens World, Chatham ME4 4LL, England
+44 1634 893888
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Overview
  • Excellent11%
  • Very good17%
  • Average15%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible38%
16 Oct 2017
“Lacking something”
13 Oct 2017
“Food warm”
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All hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
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Service
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LOCATION
Leviathan Way | Unit 3 Dickens World, Chatham ME4 4LL, England
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1 - 10 of 417 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Most of the buffet was cold, the Pepsi was completely flat and the deserts were equally bad. A Wagon Wheel & Blue Ribbon cut in half with a dried blob of artificial cream!

Thank Tiiiiim
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waste of 2 hours and £67, while paying the bill was accidentally charged £676 was refunded the amount. Also particularly strange, no Chinese people working in a Chinese restaurant!!! Staff not the most pro active had to go to the bar and ask for drinks....More

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 17 October 2017

As a frequent visitor to various Chinese Buffet I found this one lacking in the choice of dishes. One thing to their credit before actually sitting down they invited me to view the actual buffet area and see the food. Many of the dishes were...More

1  Thank reggaeboys
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We decided an all you can eat Chinese meal when we’re shopping at dockside outlet stores,so got to Real China at 5min to 12 midday it had just opened but when we got our food it was barely warm. The only hot food was chips...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Food was okay, rice was a little dry when I popped in with my parents, other than that the staff were friendly and we enjoyed ourselves

Thank Katie A
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This is most definitely the worst restaurant/food we have ever had the misfortune to eat. There is nothing Chinese about this place which probably explains why there are no Chinese people actually working here just young girls who look like they are going through absolute...More

3  Thank Claire R
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

This place is awful. We came here for a 70th birthday. We phoned in advance to book a table as there were a few of us. When we turned up they didn't have a clue we were coming. We asked who owns the place to...More

2  Thank Tommie1991
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Nice food and friendly service. The buffet was topped up reguarly and resturant kept clean and tidy. Really good price and bottomless sodas to boot. Will come back.

1  Thank Nicola P
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times over the years and slowly gone down hill but must say was lovely about 5-years a go but now a complete mess food dry and tasteless and no choice more like a butlins buffet more chicken nuggets and chips and...More

1  Thank mallardlord
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Clearly there are many dissatisfied customers here but I can only go by my own experiences, and I've had 4 out of 4 good meals! Fresh, tasty, plentiful, good value and friendly service... I've not found anything not to like tbh!

3  Thank Peter_Bradley
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Chris K
19 August 2017|
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Response from lw1ebay | Reviewed this property |
I TOTALLY AGREE with all of the above !! We certainly didn't see any food labelled as Gluten Free when we visited, and the choice of dishes was limited (Sunday Eve Dining).
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uk-connect
30 April 2015|
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Response from uk-connect | Reviewed this property |
Who knows....I wish the team at Medway council actually read the reviews on here and acted on them. This really is a dirty filthy place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 32
Cuisine
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leviathan Way | Unit 3 Dickens World, Chatham ME4 4LL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Chatham
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 893888
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