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China Palace

43-45 Oxford Road, Reading RG1 7QG, England
+44 118 957 2323
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (8 reviews)
“all you can eat” (35 reviews)
“chinese food” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
43-45 Oxford Road, Reading RG1 7QG, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I paid a visit to this place on Sunday evening with 3 of my work colleagues despite some derogatory reviews, We had not booked but where shown quickly to a table where we all opted for the all you can eat menu. This includes starters...More

Thank GeordieRed
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Made a booking via telephone - should have told us when making the reservation they did not have a Alcohol licence rather than let us turn up to be told this necessitation us to go to Tesco across the road to buy our drink only...More

Thank Keith L
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

The food was really bad quality, I didn’t expect it to be great anyway due to location and the way it looked, however I can honestly say it was the worse Chinese meal ever had. Avoid, especially if it’s a family meal

1  Thank Nina K
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Went for brunch here with a friend as we love dim sum. We enjoyed the food a great deal, although the service wasn't brilliant. The waiting staff were not overly friendly - and there was an unfortunate confusion amongst the difference staff, which meant we...More

Thank HJS S
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Disappointed by last visit staff shortages left the waiters run off their feet despite apologies very long wait for food and non alcoholic drinks. Food very mediocre overcooked and salty. It’s appearance was unattractive and lacking appeal. Might as well have had a take away....More

Thank CruisinSusan2014
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Sadly no longer worth a visit. Service was awful and we had to ask numerous times for the buffet menu. The starters were substandard and we waited ages and had to request a glass of water 3 times. Main meals better than starters but given...More

Thank primr0se24
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We went once again to our favourite restaurant in Reading and it did not let us down.The food was excellent we enjoyed it very much though we were a little sad to hear it no longer was able to sell alcohol, but it still did...More

Thank martine h
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has now lost its alcohol license but they don’t tell you when booking. On arrival we were told to go to the store opposite to purchase drinks . To add insult to injury they then announced they would charge us for drinking the...More

Thank anglerod
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Lunchtime venue to meet friends for Dim Sum. Not brilliant as there was a not much veggie option and a few rough ends. Loo not brilliant either. A bit disappointing.

Thank ijmark
Reviewed 2 December 2017

My partner and I decided to pop into China Palace as it is very local to us and we didn't fancy travelling far in the cold. The restaurant itself is a little dated and the tables are laid out in a rather chaotic manner. There...More

Thank Karen B
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27 November 2016|
Response from Dave W | Reviewed this property |
Don't know for sure, vegetarian yes, but vegan unlikely from my memory. Suggest you try to locate the menu on line or phone the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43-45 Oxford Road, Reading RG1 7QG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 957 2323
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