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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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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good20%
  • Average14%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible35%
1 week ago
“Buffet: good value for money.”
3 weeks ago
“Cheap and cheerful”
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Chinese, Asian
The Lowry Designer Outlet | G39, The Quarys, Salford M50 3AH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a high end dining experience. However, the buffet has loads of selections and the food is tasty. Very good for families with varied food demands.

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well.... that's got to be the worst chinese I've ever tasted, I would not recommend this to anybody very poor quality ,

Thank daveoreynolds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well... let's be fair, it wasn't very nice at all! Food was full of gristle, very little taste and it was clear that they wanted us out of there ASAP! Walked in at 8:30, before we even sat down we were told we must leave...More

Thank Sir-Ben-Mbe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to go for a meal before watching a show at the Lowry, assumed that all the restaurants would be pretty decent as they were on the Lowry complex, wrong! Poor quality food which included crushed up jammy dodger with cream on top and a...More

Thank Gemma B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I know only £7.95, however surely you can expect descent hot food from a buffet style establishment. Most of the dishes were either empty or nearly empty. It was all tepid and of poor quality. Everything was tasteless and shabby. The desserts were all bought...More

Thank bigladrob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simple food which I'm sure isn't good for you. However. A family of 4 eating till they are stuffed (that takes a lot!) Include 2 glasses if (diet 😁 ) coke and the total comes to £8:50 per head. Don't go expecting amazing scrumptious food...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Sorry for the following review but I have to tell the truth. Went today with my son for lunch. Starters were dry bland and only just warm so I left them. Mains OMG I've had better food at the greasy cafe! Crispy chicken could break...More

1  Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Happily affordable place with average food. Recently visited and the food has definitely changed for the worse. Everything was mushy and not much choice at all. More starters than mains but it just wasn't very nice. Won't be going again which is a shame because...More

Thank Sally R
Reviewed 8 July 2017

There is very little positive to write about this place. The restaurant itself looks ok from the outside. Thats about all there is going for it. Its a buffet, so service = someone bringing you your overpriced drinks. Everything else is pretty much dire. Food...More

1  Thank vfrequent_traveller
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

I do not like giving such negative reviews but I feel I should warn people of spending their hard earned money for food that I would literally not eat even if it was free! THE STARTERS Most of the starters were luke warm and of...More

1  Thank Jevy1962
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13 October 2016|
Response from seanrobbo75 | Reviewed this property |
Whatever it is - it's too much! Genuinely the worst food I've eaten in any restaurant, ever! PLEASE DO NOT GO HERE, it's awful!!!!!
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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