Royal Garden opened its doors on 13th November 1990 with a huge party, including a 30ft Chinese fire cracker and a lion dance; it certainly entered with a big bang! It has remained under the same management since the opening and converted what was originally an Italian Trattoria into a truly successful Chinese restaurant.
This success is owed to the Cheung family; from beginning and still to the present day it is run by a husband and wife team, Lin and Lawrence. They have built up a loyal clientele and the restaurant has earned itself the reputation of being ‘the meeting place for friends’.
Royal Garden have even had the pleasure to serve a number of celebrities in the past and present, some of which include: Ian Wright, Dougie Freedman, Rugby 7’s All Blacks, Ken Doherty, John Parrot, Ronnie Corbett, Boney M, Frank Bruno, the ‘Incredible Hulk’ Lou Ferrigno, Star War’s R2D2 and 3CPO.
We boast a truly unique and special location in the middle of Addington Hills; therefore it is the perfect and idyllic setting for a celebration; in particular, weddings. With the advantage of no surrounding properties, we do not have to worry about anyone else and can party away! There is free ample parking immediately outside our restaurant in the public car park. Being set in the park, diners quite often take a stroll in the hills before or after their meal, enjoying the view point with panoramic views of London.
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The air conditioned and fully licensed restaurant caters for up to 120 seats spaciously in the main dining and conservatory areas. We specialise in Cantonese and Szechuan cuisine but our chefs are highly experienced and are more than happy to cook most requested dishes not offered in the menu.
Fresh meat and vegetables supplies are delivered four days a week ensuring the best quality and freshly prepared food. The chefs spend every morning preparing food such as spring rolls, marinating the aromatic ducks and creating sauces. Unlike many others, our food is prepared by our chefs in our restaurant and not brought pre-packed or pre-made. We believe that this is essential if we are to offer our customers truly authentic Chinese food.
To compliment the meal, we offer an extensive range of wines from the new and old world. This menu is updated seasonally and revised with expert advice from our wine merchant so that we can offer the best service to our clients.
We also offer a good selection of Champagnes as we know many of our clients dine at our restaurant for a special celebration. Champagne toasts or drinks can even be enjoyed in our front patio during the Summer season before a meal. And if weather does not permit, drinks can be enjoyed in our bar reception or at the bar; in fact it is typical of a diner to have a night cap at the bar to end the evening.
Our aim is to provide a high quality dining experience with excellent food and drink; our front of house staff are polite and discreet, they are the backdrop to the meal. From experience, our diners at the Royal Garden like to talk and laugh amongst themselves; preferring a professional service with a smile and that is what we offer!
So if you have not already visited us, why not reserve a table and join us for a meal?
We look forward to welcoming you at the Royal Garden.