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“Avoid!” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Real China

The Real China
Ranked #16,698 of 22,202 Restaurants in London
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating
Neighbourhood: Notting Hill
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Avoid!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2013

We visited last night with a Groupon voucher. The food was cold, staff were unhelpful and unfriendly. The hot plate of supposed chicken balls looked and tasted more like mince meat.

Visited October 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
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English first
Lanjaron La Alpujarra
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Terrible!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2013

Visited here for the first time today.
Never again! As other reviewers have
said you get what you pay for.
Food tasted awful except for the rice
which is hard for anyone to get wrong.
Buffet Lunch menu says wide variety
of desserts and puddings but there were
none at all!! When I queried this with the
waitress she said she would ask but did
nothing. When I asked again she
pretended not to understand me!!
A rip off.Steer well clear.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank underwatertraveller
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Wraxham, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“best chinese buffet”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2013

Great food, excellent service. Very reasonable prices. Nice atmosphere, wouldn't go anywhere else in Wrexham.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Jessicagardener
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Rye, United Kingdom
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280 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“The variety of food is amazing!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2013

We are regulars at the Real China - it is enjoyed by all of the family. It has lots of choice and its buffet style suits us very well. Of course, the cooking is not as fresh as if something was served to the table in a restaurant, but the variety of the food and the "all you can eat" invitation more than overcomes that.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Adam-Rye-UK
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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Awfull bland food”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2013

Everything tasted the same! It beats me how a vast buffet of numerous normally very delicious dishes can all taste as if they were cooked with soaoy dishwater. The ONLY things I loved were the deep fried whole mushrooms. They at least had a distinctive tase. How can Beef in Blackbean sauce taste the same as the stir fried prawns???

Visited February 2013
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Thank Lisam2111
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