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Imperial China

Elton Way, Watford, WD25 8HH

(((() Chinese
  •  - Hertfordshire
  •  - Hertfordshire
  •  - Hertfordshire
  •  - Hertfordshire
  •  - Hertfordshire
  •  - Hertfordshire
  •  - Hertfordshire
  •  - Hertfordshire
Opening hours
Monday - Thursday: 12:00 - 15:30 & 17:30 - 23:00
Friday - Saturday: 12:00 - 23:30
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:00

Excellent fresh and very well presented tasty food, served by professional and courteous staff. Consistently pleasant dining experience.

Howard 24 December 2018
from Pinner

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Filled with intimate Oriental décor like red hanging lamps and a stylish koi pond, Imperial China is a sultry space to enjoy traditional Cantonese delicacies. Colourful recipes are made using time-honoured cooking techniques, with a huge selection of wines and spirits available from the bar.

The Imperial China menu covers a vast selection of traditional Cantonese recipes to suit any appetite. Start off with flavoursome sharers like salt and chilli spare ribs, seafood mango crispy rolls, or try a vegetarian dim sum platter. Hearty favourites include Szechuan chicken, and the roast suckling pig, while other dishes are brought to the table still sizzling, and include beef with ginger and spring onion, and mixed vegetables in satay sauce.

A huge selection of premium spirits are served at Imperial China in Watford, including vintage cognacs, while the wine list features bottles from all over the globe, and traditional rice wines. For pudding, treat yourself to fresh fruit platters, or classic ice cream.

An intimate venue to enjoy traditional Chinese dishes, Imperial China is just a 5-minute drive from Watford North Rail Station.

Imperial China

Elton Way, Watford, WD25 8HH

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Customer reviews for Imperial China

4.3 (((() (based on 107 reviews)
90% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (74)
  • lunch (52)
  • large parties (44)
  • child friendly (26)
  • value (25)
  • business (23)
  • private dining (22)
  • romantic (14)
  • luxury (7)
  • entertainment (3)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • al fresco (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • views (1)
  • ((((( 8 February 2019 by Warren from Stevenage

    Went there with my family for Chinese New Year. Despite being busy even at lunch service was very friendly. We didn’t feel like we were being rushed out. Staff even stopped to talk to us and wish us a happy new year. Food was amazing and so authentic! And the little one loved seeing the fishies outside. All in all we had a great time there. Atmosphere was brilliant. The value for the food is absolutely brilliant! We always go back!

  • (((** 2 January 2019 by Wing from Watford

    Book a table for 4 online the night before we went to the restaurant and received confirmation email. On arrival, the staff said that we were not on the booking list. He advised us to call them instead of booking via the website because they didn't have time to check the online booking. Luckily there were still a few tables available.
    We definitely won't book the table online next time.

  • ((((( 24 December 2018 by Howard from Pinner

    Excellent fresh and very well presented tasty food, served by professional and courteous staff. Consistently pleasant dining experience.

  • ((((( 20 December 2018 by Tiago from Watford

    Imperial China provides a very good environment and great food.

  • ((((( 18 December 2018 by Payal from London

    Dim sum was amazing so was the service. Can’t fault it. Good prices too.

  • ((((( 17 December 2018 by Millie from London

    Authentic and delicious. Impeccable service.

  • ((((( 11 December 2018 by Elizabeth from Croxley Green

    Friendly efficient staff, food served quickly and all delicious and good quality. We all felt very comfortable and relaxed. Staff even took photos for us by the lovely snowman. A very enjoyable evening thanks.

  • ((((( 20 November 2018 by Anton from Hertfordshire

    Good food, great service, very reasonable prices

  • ((((( 10 November 2018 by Arthur from Watford

    Was really nice, food was great and the restaurant looks really amazing.

  • (((** 22 October 2018 by Mrs from Watford

    Food was great but they denied we had ever booked a table then did us a favour by accommodating us at such short notice. Staff were really rude and service wasn't great. They forgot two lots of rice then simply add on 12.5%service charge and don't really give you the option to challenge it. Like I said though the food was great just the staff that let it down.

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