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Reviewed 11 February 2020 via mobile

Packed restaurant with several Chinese tour groups in. However our service was fast and efficient. Food quality was excellent and very generous portion sizes. The surroundings are a little tired but the food quality more than compensates. It is also very reasonable in price. All...of our party were highly impressed.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 6 November 2019

The food is genuine Chinese food cooked in the Chinese manner not europeanised, tasty good sized portions and quick service we have been here regularly and never disappointed

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 24 October 2019

Very enjoyable meal Loved the fried rice Good size meals and reasonable prices Staff friendly and helpful

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 24 October 2019

Excellent food, always fresh. many choices. Great value for money. We visited here a few years ago and still the same value at $22 in the evening.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 26 September 2019

Good place for a smorgasbord,if I remember $22.00,busy place long cues for food but worth the wait.dessert is only fruit salad,mostly apple,coffee and tea free.good selection something for all.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 14 April 2019 via mobile

Amazing food and taste so Good.No rush you can take your time and enjoy your meal at your own timing great night out

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 April 2019

The meals were generous size. Fried noodles were excellent. Sweet and sour chicken had too much glutinous batter, and the sauce had no ginger. Beef and black bean was not bad.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 20 March 2019

when in timaru we always stop off here, the lunch menu has a huge selection and they have a good value menu for this..always fresh and tasty, clean restaurant.... and the staff are very nice and friendly.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

Just awesome, although the prices are small the portions are large. One bowl really feeds two people. Came here for my birthday with a friend and was well looked after by the friendly folks here.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

average at best. food was extremely bland compared to otger chinese we have had. scored 3 due to good price

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Love their food as its always very tasteful and the takeaway's are always big portions. And the best is that the meat in the dishes is TENDER unlike a lot of other's we have tried around the South Island. We visit quite often and recommend...to any visitors that want a lovely Chinese meal to go to this restaurant.More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Would have scored higher but they were much too slow in delivering first drinks. My wife's eventually arrived but not mine. Another 5 min I complained. 5min later again I got my drink.Why did they not just bring them out together? Food and venue were...fine.More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Nice friendly place and a good size meal and price. Well used by locals which is always a good sign. Parking is available outside or close to restaurant.

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

There were not much options to go somewhere else.. and visited Royal garden restaurant.. Food was just okay ..and what do you expect expect from 11dallors meal..? Haha.. Just good value. And staff was really friendly!

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

excellent parking, service with a smile, beautiful meal and brilliant price. Size and selection was superb.

Date of visit: June 2017
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Response from daew00 | Reviewed this property |
Hi around $22.00 for their smorgasbord which is what we generally go for.a very wide selection of food.
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ROYAL GARDEN CHINESE RESTAURANT, Timaru - Restaurant Reviews, Phone Number & Photos

Frequently Asked Questions about Royal Garden Chinese Restaurant

Yes, Royal Garden Chinese Restaurant offers takeaway services.

Royal Garden Chinese Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5