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The Real China

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Unit 64 The Galleria Comet Way | Hatfield, Hatfield AL10 0XY, England
+44 1707 259988
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lack of food which was actually available was dry and tasteless, the meat was either dry or pure fat and definitely not worth the money paid. New chefs are needed for this restaurant although the waiting service was great.

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Thank tanisha98
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside it looks amazing. I was welcomed in and taken to my table. I went to the buffet area to find some of the dishes that you pay the extra money for empty on the Saturday. The food was not very hot and some of the meat hard and burnt. When I left my empty plate on the... More 

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Thank MarkSGray
Hatfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went in for a meal yesterday lunchtime, the place was nearly full, local chinese people seem to frequent this buffet. 2 beers and two meal for £17.50. The sauces were not as sugary or salty than they were last time I visited. Plenty of vegetable / rice dishes, (I like to balance vegetable with my meat dishes). Service was... More 

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Thank VIBAZ
Hatfield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is beyond awful. The chicken was under cooked staff rude everything about the place is just not nice

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Thank tracyfarrer
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looks very good, tasteless over cooked sickly yuk don't waste your money. Cobwebs hang from geisha face on wall decorations dust thick on wall divider Uncensored music Drake The game

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Thank Grumpybluebell
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Food quality depends on when you visit. In evenings can be pretty awful if not busy (especially after main Galleria has closed). Other times during the day is fairly nice. Daytime price very good, evening price is reasonable if there are a lot of customers and the food is fairly fresh. As said, if quiet - be warned.

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Thank Daniel K
London, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We visited this for our work Christmas lunch with high hopes. However the dishes are flavourless and at best lukewarm. One of the comments I herd was "what's the jelly like or is that terrible to!" Being someone who likes a good Chinese restaurant I was looking forward to our lunch but I was left very disappointed and would definitely... More 

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Thank Adam C
Herts, England
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This really is the case that you get what you pay for and while the restaurant is well decorated and the service is impeccable the food is pretty bleak. Limited choice and VERY cheap tasting. Bland, dull and just not enjoyable. I wish it was.

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Thank Angelawgc
Malaga, Spain
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9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Incredibly disappointing. Looked enticing enough from outside but food was not good. We were 2 people eating at approx. 8.30pm on a Saturday evening. Some courses were no longer available and others looked and tasted like they had been sitting on the counter all day. At best tasteless and dry. Staff were constantly tidying and sweeping and giving impression they... More 

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Thank JackD1966
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Visited this Chinese restaurant before heading for the cinema. On first impressions it looked good, how this was deceiving. On closer inspection many of the trays of food were empty with dregs left in the bottom i.e burnt bits of prawn toast and it was only 7pm! We attempted pancakes and duck. unfortunately after asking for the pancakes to be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 64 The Galleria Comet Way | Hatfield, Hatfield AL10 0XY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hatfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1707 259988

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?