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Reviewed 27 November 2020

Been coming to this restaurant for over 25 years and it’s still absolutely fabulous. Sadly during this pandemic, they are only allowed to do takeaways but they don’t disappoint. Greeted by the lovely staff , COVID safety measures work well and the quality of food...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 25 October 2020 via mobile

Very nice place to come if your going out for a family occasion or a family meal Very very nice food it is not disappointing in the slightest Great service and great Chinese culture and overall great atmosphere in the restaurant

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 17 October 2020

We have been eating at the Imperial for years, and I've posted at least one very positive review here in the past. Unfortunately, we had our first disappointment there yesterday. We went for lunch, arriving just after 1pm. Last orders is 1.45pm, so I didn't...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 19 September 2020

With all Covid and hygiene regulations at present and social distancing I was alarmed when I was enquiring about a table and was told we could have one next to the toilet 🤮 no thank you!!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 1 September 2020

Family friendly yet smart dining. Food is fantastic - and banquets offer great value. Take away is available, but I prefer to eat in because I like a draught beer with my meal. Working my way slowly through the menu, and I have yet to...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 18 August 2020

Booked a table for 4 people. Safety measure in place due to Covid19.. Hand sanitiser on arrival at the bottom and the top of the stairs. Friendly staff and a great selection of lunch time meals.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 22 July 2020 via mobile

First visit after lockdown and the food and service were as good as ever. The duck and sizzling beef were especially good. The precautions for social distancing were very good and we all felt safe and we’ll carer for. Good to back.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 9 March 2020

Big shout out for a lovely afternoon celebrating grandads birthday Party age ranged from 3 years to 69 years and we all had a lovely time. Food was delicious and lovely staff a friendly and helpful lovely with my 3 year old granddaughter Been coming...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 20 February 2020 via mobile

We hadn't had chinnese for a while so support your local.We hadn't booked but no prob decided as always to have the Banquet the food was excellent as was the service the quality is as good if not better than China town plus no taxi...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 2 February 2020

I visited this restaurant for a family meal for my mam for her birthday and the service was excellent! We got the lunch special which is so reasonable and great value for money. The staff go above and beyond and I was really impressed with...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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3 September 2020|
Response from djne11026 | Reviewed this property |
There is a steep flight of stairs to get up to the restaurant. I’m not sure if there’s a lift somewhere but I haven’t seen one.
Donna A
14 May 2019|
Response from imperialrestaurant8 | Property representative |
Hi Donna We do have MSG in some dishes but if you let us know when you order, we can make sure that it is not used in yours. Regards Sindy
14 February 2019|
Response from imperialrestaurant8 | Property representative |
Hi Ladytina42 Yes we do have lots of gluten free options. We are on the process of updating our website to include this information, but in the meantime, you can ask any member of staff and they will be able to inform... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Imperial Restaurant
    Does The Imperial Restaurant offer takeaway?
    Yes, The Imperial Restaurant offers takeaway services.
    Does The Imperial Restaurant offer delivery?
    Yes, The Imperial Restaurant offers delivery services.
    How is The Imperial Restaurant rated?
    The Imperial Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5