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Royal China

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16 High Street, Sandown PO36 8DE, England
+44 1983 401128
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been for dinner once last year and thought went back again as a treat but went in the afternoon instead. Ordered the same dishes- £22.50 per head set manu, It was a huge disappointment! Dishes were way too salty and not appealing. Found the previous pictures we took of the dishes it was nothing close to what we had, as... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Restaurant was very colourfully decorated, it was very clean and the food was very good. The Staff were very attentive. I would recommend a meal here or a take away.

Thank Mickntwink
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Back again for a pre-Christmas day Chinese meal with my Christmas guests. As ever the food was excellent. It was a fairly quiet evening by Royal China standards - most people must have been in Kings Bar which we had just left and was absolutely bustling. One surprise was the absolutely charming service and engagement from the more older waitress... More 

Thank Mark M
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

fairly priced buffet, best for the quick lunch and dinner, visited for the lunch though, friendly staff.

Thank sharmaane
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

The lady is plain rude. The manager (man) is a bit better, but overall we had a horrible experience over there. The restaurant is not child-friendly at all, so if you have a baby or a toddler go somewhere else. They don't even try to be friendly with the little ones. We had a soda and left. Cannot comment on... More 

Thank Aline S
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Food was actually quite nice, but oh so slow...duck and pancakes to start...waitress was lovely in fact and said mains (2 dishes) with boiled rice and noodles would be 10 mins...we waited 30 mins for these to come out....there were just 6 of us eating in...they seemed much more focused on dealing with the takeaways....the owner gentlemen in this restaurant... More 

Thank nicola_l1970
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

This place is constantly busy mid to late evening with a large and loyal local following and visitors alike. The food is as good, if not better, than most places in China Town, London. The menu is varied and the crispy duck pancake rolls are a must as is the chicken satay skewers. The service is fast and efficient, if... More 

1 Thank Mark M
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Been to this restaurant twice in the last year and have to say one of the best Chinese places I have visited. The food is absolutely fantastic and so much of it. I would recommend the set meal for two or three as you get a taste of everything. Very reasonably priced and a good place to go with friends... More 

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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

My wife and I had lunch here recently. It was an on-the-spot decision on a Sunday, when we found it difficult to find anywhere decent open elsewhere. Very nicely decorated inside, with colourful lanterns and Chinese paintings. We did not want a heavy meal, so plumped for sizzling Tao-Pan king prawns and the house special fried noodles. Both dishes were... More 

Thank AndrewHT
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Visited for 2 nights running and tried a range of dishes all of which were ok. Thought it was a little expensive but the quality was good. All facilities were clean and tidy.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 High Street, Sandown PO36 8DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Sandown
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 401128
Royal China, a beautiful high class restaurant situated in sunny Sandown and a minutes walk away from the beach, only a short distance from the pier.We are open all-year-round with 25 years of experience in fine cuisine, we invite you to our restaurant for a divine meal with a calm, relaxing atmosphere.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?