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Kens Oriental Restaurant

John Broderick Street | Irishtown Central, Athlone N37 RK16, Ireland
+353 90 649 1119
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
3 Apr 2018
“Food was good, but not a whole lot of atmosphere.”
17 Mar 2018
“Tasty food, generous portions”
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Chinese, Asian, Thai, Malaysian
$$ - $$$
John Broderick Street | Irishtown Central, Athlone N37 RK16, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

This place looked like a bit of a miss at first. You have to get a lift upstairs and we couldn't see from the street that it was pretty empty inside. Also they had big blow heaters running. However the food was pretty good and...More

Thank Leonie4040
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Was a bit odd to see industrial gas heater in the restaurant, they piled everyone into one corner. Was a bit strange ordering, waiter seemed very confused. Food actually tasted ok but it wasn't until the next day, my wife, She had the chicken I...More

Thank GerryMcD79
Reviewed 19 March 2018

So disappointed. We went here Saturday night to celebrate my sons birthday, his choice. Having been there before we were really looking forward to it. Well from the moment we entered the whole thing was awful. The sour faces of the staff, no one was...More

1  Thank jamaher2015
Reviewed 17 March 2018

High standard of Chinese food, good choice on the menu, portions are always generous (staff always happy to wrap up leftovers to bring home). Complimentary prawn crackers are served. Usually very quiet though, make sure to visit with somebody chatty as it is a big...More

Thank maryireland27
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Basic food staff ok not overly friendly. restaurant was freezing had to eat my dinner with coat on so did my wife. Heater in the corner looked unsafe like something u would dry paint. Eat and left very quickly would not return

1  Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We visited this Chinese for lunch, the food was brill and service great, really tasty.Atmosphere was calm and present ,reasonable prices

Thank Willie D
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Got a takeaway from this place, chicken satay and it was like rubber. So called restaurant and asked them to redeliver and possibly cook a different way, same result disgusting.... I think takeaway shops around Athlone are getting chicken, but actually it's not chicken.... Real...More

1  Thank Brian C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Pleasantly surprised !! Some of the hottest tea I've ever had, good food and the service was good too. Sat upstairs lots of room, clean restaurant and clean bathrooms. Would love to go back.

1  Thank PaiaDave
Reviewed 11 July 2017

great location for a family dinner or lunch. Good food and good service. Price range reasonable. Buffet available on sunday

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Just went up at the spur of the moment, warm welcome food was plentiful, loads of different varieties, chicken balls were savage, definitely big improvement since the last time I was here

Thank Damien O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: John Broderick Street | Irishtown Central, Athlone N37 RK16, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353 90 649 1119
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