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Royal Villa Chinese Restaurant

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1st Floor National Aquarium | Salthill, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 580 131
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Today
17:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 15:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:30
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great location, friendly staff but that's where the pros end. The cons; food wasn't great, certainly not worth what we paid. Chicken was dry & tough. The place could do with new carpet, you couldn't take one step without sticking to it. Almost like being in a nightclub where carpet is sticky from lots of drink having been spilled.

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Thank specialmumof2
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I like the place. The staff and service are excellent. The food is not of the dynamic fusion type that you get in other Asian places. I wouldn't describe it as exciting but more traditional and good.

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Thank MrGalway
Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulously decorated inside and looks so elegant and sophisticated but we found the place to be very cold and had to leave our jackets on. That wasn't the only thing that was cold, our food was luke-warm and it arrived literally 3 minutes after we ordered it which we found very peculiar.. The food was ok but don't know if... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The owner answered the phone .. She is a bit hard of hearing so took awhile ordering! Repeating everything multiple times! Card machine not working.. Despite waiting 10mins trying to fix "a regular problem" got cash out. Never give me the right change decided to tip her self and this was the owner.( to be honest I think she just... More 

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Thank martingerard90
Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Views of the Sea and walk the prom after and short walk to all other amenities right at the back of Seapoint amusements - if you wish to gamble a bit. lovely restaurant and friendly

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Thank Anna N
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Authentic Chinese restaurant very well presented dish very communicative staff. Very welcoming atmosphere.

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Thank edward831
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I ordered the sweet chilli chicken with chips and chicken satay with rice. I would never order from there again. The chips weren't cooked, and the chicken in both dishes was greasy. The sauces were watery with no real taste. I was very disappointed as I had heard good things about the restaurant. It was a complete waste of money... More 

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1 Thank Carls S
Cork, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We are here one weekend on break to Galway. The staff were very Friendly and it was nice atmosphere. The food was lovely plenty off it. I Would return again when visiting Galway.

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Thank Kate M
County Galway, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Every time we eat here, the staff are always so friendly, the service is 5 star, we are never waiting too long for our meal to be served up on the table, beautiful atmosphere, and views over Galway bay.

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Thank SueDonnellan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We ate here as a family we got a lovely sea view table the food was delicious and the staff were very nice to the children it's really nicely decorated inside! Only down side was staff were very slow to take our order for both food and drinks!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$28 - US$43
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:30
Saturday
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1st Floor National Aquarium | Salthill, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 580 131

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?