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Empire Chinese Restaurant

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) #22 of 28 Restaurants in Kirkwall ££ - £££ Chinese, Asian
51 Junction Road, Kirkwall KW15 1AR, Scotland
+44 1856 872300
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good22%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“fried rice” (2 reviews)
“bean sprouts” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
££ - £££
51 Junction Road, Kirkwall KW15 1AR, Scotland
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Reviews (85)
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

Just had a take away this time , the service was quick and the food was very tasty, portion size for the money was very good

Thank roadsideshop
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Brilliant staff and even better food. Was 5 minutes from closing for the afternoon but the food was still fresh and delicious.

Thank macca2346
Reviewed 18 February 2017

very tasty food and quick service. Clean and tidy and friendly staff. Food can be either eaten in the resturant or taken away

Thank Shirley B
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The past couple of years have been fairly mediocre at this Junction Road Chinese. However, rumours have been flying that the kitchen has upped its game in recent months. Ordered take out Friday night and even that sugary standby Sweet and Sour Pork was edible....More

Thank SartreLives
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Lovely Chinese meal, good service, good food, good value, everything clean and wholesome and will visit again

Thank philipofwindsor
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Sat down, was shocked by the prices on the menu, nearly double the price of back home (Surrey) read some reviews whilst reading the menu and decided to leave Charged £4.60 for 2 warm cans of coke. Can't comment on the food as we didn't...More

4  Thank James H
Reviewed 1 November 2016

good food and service staff friendly and attentive would recommend this restaurant anytime. whether it be for a lunch or an evening meal.

Thank broch68
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Nothing special, very geared to local bland tastebuds. they pretty much have a captive audience so can get away with it. A little competition would probably see them either out of business or having to try a great deal harder!

2  Thank RoseHighleyAndrews
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Chicken fried rice turned out to be dry tasteless rice, with tiniest amount of chicken.. I think they are taking advantage of being the only Chinese around with their overpriced awful food. Worst Chinese meal ever...

1  Thank AngeMc65
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Before the crazy night out at Fusion, The Kwokcrew ventures out for food. We thought we had to try out the only Chinese that Kirkwall could offer. I expected great things from this restaurant however we found that the service did not match how semi-good...More

Thank Dominic K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Junction Road, Kirkwall KW15 1AR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Orkney Islands  >  Mainland  >  Kirkwall
  • Phone Number: +44 1856 872300
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