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Royal China

16 High Street, Sandown PO36 8DE, England
+44 1983 401128
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (12 reviews)
“spring rolls” (9 reviews)
“rice” (25 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
16 High Street, Sandown PO36 8DE, England
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1 - 10 of 513 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit my father, who lives in Sandown, a few times a year and we often eat out or get a takeaway, sometimes from here. However, after this last visit we shall never return. In my opinion, this place is expensive especially when compared to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Purdz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good quality Takeaway. Free Prawn Crackers with our collection. Delicious Butterfly Prawns. Excellent Beef in Chilli and Black Bean Sauce. We also had the Chicken in Ginger and Spring Onion and tasty Noodles. Hot, freshly cooked and good portions, plenty for two. Recommended.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jennybN7387RO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was my dads birthday and it was made all the special with the atmosphere and setting of the restaurant. The food was all lovely and the staff very attentive. Will definitely be returning.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Alison W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent, service was excellent. Not able to fault at all. They do wonderful crispy seaweed, and the Chinese tea is very good. You must go in if you haven't, otherwise you won't know what your missing.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lesley016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Weekend on the Isle of Wight for my birthday, and wanted to visit the Royal China again as part of the celebration. I booked a couple of weeks in advance, even in November this place can be busy. When we got there, the staff had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Peter C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The evening started well, starters came and were tasty, that's when it all started going a bit wrong. Something happened in the kitchen, you could hear an almighty crash and shouting. However, nobody mentioned anything and well over an hour later our mains came. With...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 895beckyt
Reviewed 2 November 2018

The food hear is amazing! The staff made us feel very welcome and although it was quiet when we arrived the restaurant filled up quickly with people also popping in for a take away. We would recommend you stopping at the Royal China as the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Wanderer23832635269
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Average food but terrible service poor attitude and lauague used would never visit again got the wrong food 3 times and changing it was a challenge

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mike12124
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely restaurant very welcoming warm greeting very helpful staff. A large menu with a wide variety of Chinese meals. Mam is allergic to garlic so they pointed out what had garlic in or not. The food was served hot and well presented. We actually visited...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dawnbX1775BO
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We had a quarter of crispy duck pancake for starters. My hubby had beef in ginger and spring onion and plain rice. I ordered vegetables fried noodles and sizzling king prawn with ginger & spring onion. We were very impressed with the food as it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Violeta R
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Response from Magwriter69 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah sure. Enjoy. 12–2:30pm 5:30–11:30pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 High Street, Sandown PO36 8DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Sandown
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 401128
Description
Royal China, a beautiful high class restaurant situated in sunny Sandown and a minutes walk away from the beach, only a short distance from the pier.We are open all-year-round with 25 years of experience in fine cuisine, we invite you to our restaurant for a divine meal with a calm, relaxing atmosphere.
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