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Unit 64 The Galleria Comet Way | Hatfield, Hatfield AL10 0XY, England
+44 1707 259988
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I have visited here in the past and stopped going as the food became sparse and not very good quality. That was 2 years ago so I thought as it appeared to be refurbished and always looks busy we would visit last Friday. Warmly greeted and did not wait long for a table. That is the best... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a party of youngsters here for my daughter's birthday. Really impressed with the variety and quality of the dishes available. Our party included a fussy eater and also a vegetarian - no problem! - everyone was able to find plenty of foods to enjoy. The value was great too - we had refill drinks which is a real saving.... More 

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Thank Ginny E
St Albans, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing could have prepared me for how awful The Real China in the Galleria was going to be. Everything about the experience was bad. The Buffet food was very very low quality indeed. For example It wasn't Chicken and Sweet Corn soup just Sweet Corn Soup. Barely warm and like something that would come out of a toddlers nose. Crispy... More 

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

We visited whilst my daughter was at Hertfordshire university. Great value with reasonable food - especially vegetable dishes.

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Thank Nick F
Luton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went in a couple of weeks ago on a Sunday afternoon with my wife and our daughter just before the Galleria closed, as a completely spare of the moment thing. Food was tasty and fresh despite some of the reviews on the place. They were continually bring out freshly cooked food so it was always hot. Cant complain about the... More 

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Thank Daniel H
Burnham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was hardly any food on the buffet. A lot of the pots were empty, and it took up to 30 minutes to refill. The only meat on the ribs was fat. The beef was from the cheapest cuts, and very rubbery. The samosas and spring rolls were tasteless, with a tiny filling of what seemed like mash potato. Cheap,... More 

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1 Thank 609leeza
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If I could give this restaurant -1 I would. Food is absolutely disgusting. I would not even feed it to my dog. Filthy, frozen processed.

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1 Thank Aylosh1
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A good location and ideal for a quick all you can eat lunch for less than £7. Food tasty and varied and a good selection of beverages at extra cost but reasonable prices.

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Thank Derek W
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 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 7 January 2017 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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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
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?