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Royal Inn

1-2 Longport | 1-2 Longport, CT1 1PE, Canterbury CT1 1PE, England
+44 1227 453063
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
1-2 Longport | 1-2 Longport, CT1 1PE, Canterbury CT1 1PE, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Drove down to canterbury fir a holiday with my mom. We decided to go and get a takeaway but when we get there we devided to stay. Glad we did. Food was lovely. The prawn satay starter was amazing with the prawns bring really well...More

Thank Salina S
Kah Ying C, General Manager at Royal Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Salina, Thank you your recommendation and feedback , we are try to do our best, and have a nice trip in Canterbury. Nice to Meet you. Thank you Cris

Reviewed 29 April 2017

Very quick, healthier than a regular Chinese takeout have some really authentic menu items cooked in a traditional way.

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

m wife and I arrived at 12 o clock, taere were no other customers,so service was very quick.the waitress was very chatty almost to the point of getting on our nerves,the food arrived and was pretty mediocre,then the owner arrived and talked to us until...More

1  Thank Robin P
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I usually go here for birthdays and today was my mothers birthday and was such a let down. The rice was very over cooked and the chicken balls was very over fried. The main dishes tasted poor if the chef continues to cook his food...More

2  Thank ViccaDoughnut
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

A small setting. Pleasant staff. Excellent food. I would especially recommend set meal B for two. Suggest booking in advance.

Thank mark b
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely chinese food cooked to perfection. Front of house very good with helpful and for a nice change chearful staff. Small restaurant but very extensive menu. Portion size good and average price for Chinese restaurant.

Thank 3PINT
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Ive eaten in lots of chinese retaurants in london and internationaly. We ordered the lettuce wrap with the seafood, similar to mushi chibken i cook myself but a lovely flavoursone combination we even asked for additional lettuce to finish it, it was so nice. The...More

Thank gary1992
Reviewed 13 March 2017

So far we have only experienced home delivery that was excellent. Good advice when ordering; delivery on time and free; and quality plus quantity of the food was first class. There was enough left from supper for a light Chinese lunch the next day. Highly...More

2  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Went here on Saturday evening for the first time. Chose this restaurant to celebrate my sons 21st birthday with family and friends. He wanted Chinese food and I must say this place lived up to expectations and reviews on trip advisor. Food is fresh and...More

2  Thank Darren/Amanda E
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Food cooked to a very high standard staff very friendly and it was well worth leaving the high street to find this restaurant. We ate here at lunch time after reading the reviews and were really pleased that we did. TOP CLASS!

1  Thank loobyBucks
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are you open on january 1st
30 December 2016|
Response from Kah Ying C | Property representative |
Yes we have open
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:59 - 14:00
11:59 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:59 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:59 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:59 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:59 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-2 Longport | 1-2 Longport, CT1 1PE, Canterbury CT1 1PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 453063
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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.
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