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Royal Villa Chinese Restaurant

1st Floor National Aquarium | Salthill, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 580 131
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1st Floor National Aquarium | Salthill, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I ordered the chicken curry with rice and chips my girlfriend got shredded chicken with rice, we also got a glass of wine each came to nearly 60 euro which I thought was overpriced the food and wine was good but wasn't the most luxurious...More

Thank stephend0391
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are lucky enough to get a window table the views of Galway Bay over the Salthill Promenade are spectacular. Food was ok, although the stir-fry chicken was a little tough and seemed pre-cooked. Set menu available at certain times.

Thank VimesFan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my family have been going to this restaurant for years , love the ambiance, decor and the view is gorgeous ! We always have the aromatic Duck with pancakes and plum sauce ( it costs around €23 but is worth it ) for...More

Thank mirandafitz085
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I had a dish here which was supposed to be rib eye beef. It was not nice. Will not be back. Staff were not very nice to us when I expressed my disappointment.

1  Thank Brianwilliam105
Reviewed 9 March 2017

While staying in Salthill we went for dinner on 1 evening to the Royal Villa Restaurant which is a 5 minute walk from our hotel. The food is so fresh and a lovely range of dishes are on the menu. I had the chicken and...More

1  Thank anno3202017
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Visited this restaurant after reading multiple reviews. Unfortunately, we were severely disappointed. I love Thai Curry and I love spicy food. Therefore, it only made sense to order the Thai Curry. When I received it, it had very little taste, flavor, or spice. Additionally, the...More

2  Thank mcoyle0925
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The ambience of this restaurant was perfect. Lighting and decor created the perfect mood. The food was lovely - not michelin class but a good chinese restaurant. The waitress was very helpful and made sure our special requests could be accommodated. I had a lovely...More

1  Thank Theresa072
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Dined here a good few times. When lead to our table it wasn't even set. Ordered our food and drink. Food was out in 3 minutes so I'm guess it was preheated chicken itself was quite cooled for mains wasn't very impressed. Had to ask...More

1  Thank Steven G
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Good food...very comfortable. I've been eating here for many years and it is consistently excellent.

Thank Colm1966
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Went here to eat last Friday night and it was yummy. It was not busy but it was 9:30pm when we went in to eat. There was plenty of friendly staff and the food was quick coming out the kitchen. The wine was a little...More

Thank LouiseDug
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Is there a home delivery service?
23 November 2015|
Response from newkie5000 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we regularly order takeaways from their own website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$33
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:30
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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