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Memory of China

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3 Dee Street, Banchory AB31 5ST, Scotland
+44 1330 820022
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Aboyne, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Please don't bother; just nowhere near as good as it used to be. The decor is so dated. The food seemed to have changed; so salty. Not tasty. Yuck.

Thank JSDeeside
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

better last time I went!! have the recipes changed? my daughter didn't enjoy her sweet chilli chicken and it didn't taste the same....

Thank Sasha R
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Phoned in order - had to spend 10 minutes explaining our order due to difficulty in understanding - and drove the six miles to pick it up. Despite saying they accepted credit cards, they announced when we arrived that it was cash only. We then had to go to the cashpoint to get them cash whilst our order got cold.... More 

4 Thank Scruntfuttock
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

After arriving later than expected my husband went out to find a Chinese takeaway, the Memory of China was the first one he liked the look of, we shared pancake rolls and spare ribs delicious my husband likes a mixed meat curry and I had chicken in green peppers and black bean sauce this was seriously nicer than my local... More 

Thank 469belindak
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Just home after visiting memory of china & it wasnt pleasant. No atmosphere n very cold. The decor is tired n dated, chairs all stained n plastic table covers all ripped. Used to love going here as a treat on a saturday night , but will not be back. Portions much smaller & prices way too high. The cutlery &... More 

Thank magsamo
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2015

Had been to this place when my family lived in Banchory a few years ago and always remember how good the food was. It doesn't look anything special from the outside and like many Chinese restaurants is a tad dated with the decor but see past this as the food is top quality and everything we had was delicious. I... More 

2 Thank SammyWaite1
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2015

Quality food & very attentive staff, only down sides are that the restaurant can be uncomfortably cold in the winter time & take-away meals are often delivered by an expensive taxi...

Thank abz201
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2015

My husband and I just had a take away from this restaurant. The chicken with mushrooms and bamboo shoots was terribly bland, the chicken was clearly reformed and the bamboo shoots woody. My husband's beef was so inedible, he ended up giving it to our dog (he liked it). We have both eaten in the restaurant and ordered take aways... More 

Thank SNeill2014
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2014 via mobile

Doesn't look appealing from the outside and the interior leaves a lot to be desired. However, we ordered a platter to share as a starter which was excellent. The main courses were also good. Service attentive but not engaging. Only one white and red wine available by the glass yet there were loads available to buy by the bottle. Would... More 

Thank Fivetabby
Aboyne, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 September 2014

eating here for the first time. I was very impressed with the service right from the start and the restaurant itself very tastefully decorated. But the food was simply amazing with elegant and awesome presentation. they even have a couple of Asian beers on the menu an all round good experience.

1 Thank shygirljess

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Dee Street, Banchory AB31 5ST, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Banchory
  • Phone Number: +44 1330 820022

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?