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The Real China

The Lowry Designer Outlet | G39, The Quarys, Salford M50 3AH, England
+44 161 872 9988
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good20%
  • Average14%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible34%
5 days ago
“2nd visit”
1 week ago
“Visited today.”
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The Lowry Designer Outlet | G39, The Quarys, Salford M50 3AH, England
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Reviews (395)
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Reviewed yesterday

Called in after a visit to the Lowrey Museum. No booking necessary. Attentive staff. Nice decor. Food was excellent. Wide choice and piping hot. Pay for one soft drink then top up fee from the pumps (nice touch!)

Thank alanbuck
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our 2nd visit to this buffet resturant. The food quality was not as good as our first visit. The meat was poor quality but lots to choose from and as much as you want to eat.

Thank StuartRon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much real about this Chinese Restaurant. The food was of a poor quality. Lots of choice and looked okay but the proof was in the tasting. Nothing tasted of very much at all. The rice and noodles were awful. They are the basics I...More

Thank davidheaton66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were going the theatre and made the unfortunate choice of this restaurant. Firstly it was so hot in there, I mean REALLY hot. The carpet was filthy and very sticky to walk on. The staff didn't speak except to ask what drink we wanted...More

Thank June H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Before our Theatre visit we decided to eat at the Buffet Restaurant , The Real China at the Lowry. There was very little real about it ! We were all very disappointed. Granted they were busy but there was no excuse for the food to...More

Thank jane52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Made the mistake of just heading in to a chinese buffet before checking the hygiene rating or trip advisor reviews. The food was rancid, the duck was just like tuna consistency. The toilets were clean but very dated and stank of moth balls. AVOID THIS...More

Thank Marcus W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was terrible. Tasteless, and clearly the cheapest ingredients used- the meats were fatty, the shredded duck nights as well have been duck paste. I finished with a desert, thinking it wouldn't be possible to get that wrong surely? I was cleared underestimating the...More

2  Thank Pjhw1987
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ideally located if you're shopping at the Lowry or staying on Salford Quays. For what you get the buffet is pretty good value. A great selection of dishes available. Drawback was the quality of meat- cheap cuts and poorly cooked, the exception being the Malaysian...More

Thank AlexJ262
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called just to check it out and was reasonably pleased with what we had to eat It wasn't the best Chinese buffet I've had but it wasn't the worst and it was good value for money And I souls go back

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I had a fantastic evening here and the food was wonderful. Will recommend to friends and definitely go back again very soon. Thanks!

Thank Baloo2021
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
16:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:00
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Lowry Designer Outlet | G39, The Quarys, Salford M50 3AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Salford
  • Phone Number: +44 161 872 9988
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