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“The Worst Chinese In London ? Probably !”
Review of The Real China

The Real China
Ranked #17,457 of 23,854 Restaurants in London
Cuisines: Asian
Neighbourhood: Notting Hill
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Neighbourhood: Notting Hill
Reviewed 26 July 2012

With food, you generally get what you pay for. At £5.95 for eat-as-much-as-you-like lunch, it sounds too good to be true and it is. This is your typical bottom-end chinese where the food is either heavily coated in MSG or deep fried in thick batter. Think pile it up high, sell it cheap. The best dish here was the fresh melon, which I could not fault - it was ripe and tasty and not particularly chinese. The rest was not fit to feed to a dog.

The food, however bad it was, was not the worst of our experience. On ending our meal, our 3 year old son had left half of his food, even at his tender age, he is able to discern between poor food and downright awful. We were told (quite rudely) by the waitress that we shouldn't pick up food if weren't going to eat it. It didn't stop there, she then said she would charge us next time if we left food on the plate. We told her there was no chance of us returning. Maybe its me, but the concept of eat-as-much-as-you like means you do do exactly that or not, as you choose.

Whitely's needs to dump this restaurant double-fast !

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Reviewed 8 July 2012

This Chinese buffet restaurant in the Whiteleys shopping centre food court, is a real find. They serve a wide range of dishes including sushi, great seafood, meat, fresh vegetable and tofu dishes and desserts. The buffet dishes were quickly replaced. There was also a chef preparing fish and seafood on a hotplate The staff were very helpful, regularly replacing used plates and serving drinks. Fantastic value for money at £12.50 per head on a Saturday evening. The location in a shopping centre food court is convenient. Can't recommend it highly enough.

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