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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

Good food, great service, very reasonable prices

Anton 20 November 2018
from Hertfordshire

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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

Contact +44 1923238888

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Customer reviews for Imperial China

4.3 (((() (based on 101 reviews)
90% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (71)
  • lunch (48)
  • large parties (42)
  • child friendly (25)
  • business (23)
  • value (23)
  • private dining (21)
  • romantic (13)
  • luxury (6)
  • entertainment (3)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • al fresco (1)
  • views (1)
  • ((((( 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.

  • ((((* 17 September 2018 by Reshma from London

    Friendly and welcoming service. Orders taken efficiently and arrived at the table in good time. Relaxed atmosphere.

  • ((((( 6 September 2018 by Venu from Bushey

    Liked it. Bit expensive but overall it was a good restaurant.

  • ((((* 24 August 2018 by David from Watford

    Good standard

  • ((((( 23 August 2018 by Pamela from Stanmore

    Excellent food and staff

  • (((** 19 August 2018 by Paul from Watfirs

    Imperial China is a large place, plenty of seating.
    Food was good but could have done with being spicier. The Singapore dishes in particular were bland to say the least.

  • ((((( 12 July 2018 by Seng from Harrow

    A fast and efficient service. Waiters were very helpful and efficient.

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