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Imperial China

Elton Way, Watford WD25 8HH, England
+44 1923 238888
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible18%
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“dim sum” (67 reviews)
“duck” (16 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Elton Way, Watford WD25 8HH, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A busy Friday evening. We were seated but it took forever to be served. I would have liked to be asked what I wanted to drink while I perused the menu. No chance of that. You get one chance, and one chance only at a...More

Thank Mel K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and service was very good , it was very busy but service was very quick . Food arrived hot and was well presented and was cooked just right . Surroundings were pleasant , looks like building may have been a pub at some time...More

Thank paul h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good but Service was poor. Staff vey surly and we had to keep asking for things and staff kept away from us on other side of the restaurant. It was very quiet with few people eating so no excuse for poor level of...More

Thank 55mail
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we celebrated a birthday and the service was fast and attentive and the restaurant was 75% full, the food was hot and large dishes, we over ordered & they did take away dishes for us.

Thank davesavs6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting menu in an impressively decorated room. Speedy and friendly staff. Flexible choice of food. Crispy beef with fried noodles & asparagus, bean & Japanese vegetable side dish well & not over cooked. Nice experience. Would go again when in the area.

Thank Claudia Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our favourite Chinese restaurant in The UK. The sizzling dishes are our favourites. The service is swift but pricey. In my opinion the food is worth the price. They do add the service charge to the bill FYI.

Thank Raveendran R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This review is for dim-sum only, which we have had here many, many times. We found this place a long time after the win yip plaza in Edward London closed down years ago. We never found anything good enough to compete until we found this...More

Thank Terrie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The site is quite impressive with ample and easy car parking and an authentic Chinese style exterior. On this score alone this establishment would deserve a 4/5* rating. The welcome was ok and the restaurant layout was spacious and comfortable. However the carpets definitely need...More

Thank Bashir S
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Quite unhygienic all round which is such a shame as the food was actually acceptable but will not go back. Overall tired and dowdy sadly.

Thank Linzi T
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The restaurant is spacious and very nice and the staff are attentive but the food just isn't great. Many of the dishes are over salty and the sauces are very gluey plus they have added MSG which isn't necessary. Last night we ordered a take...More

Thank CaliLondonFoodie
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23 January 2016|
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Response from stephenmanuel | Reviewed this property |
No idea why you are asking me about this, but my advice is to visit the restaurant before your meal and talk to the staff. Being nice is much better than threats in my opinion.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elton Way, Watford WD25 8HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Watford
  • Phone Number: +44 1923 238888
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