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Royal Mandarin

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Emmastraat 9, Hilversum, The Netherlands
+31 35 640 0801
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13:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 13:30 - 23:00
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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very atypical Chinese restaurant. Amuse at the beginning of the dinner. Matching wine arrangement and a very nice menu make it a complete experience. Even though prices are fairly steep it is well worth it.

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Thank majordbud
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the tasting menu and while relatively expensive the food was incredible. Very unusual combinations which were really enjoyable. Service was excellent - very attentive staff who genuinely wanted to ensure a memorable meal.

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Thank Graeme W
Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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124 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Mr. Man stole my heart by graciously smiling when I asked him for any vegan choices and produced, off be heart, a very interesting set of vegan options. He made sure I had plenty of cassave krupuk before I started relishing on the best Asian vegan food I ever tasted in the Netherlands. What can I say; simply the best.... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I really don't like going to a Dutch Chinese restaurant. When I want to eat Chinese food I go to the Chinese restaurant at the Zeedijk in Amsterdam. Real Chinese food without the 'Dutch flavour' served in a place that looks like a bathroom. But I was recommended this restaurant because it's serves Chinese food haute cuisine style. We had... More 

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Thank Edgar V
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Royal Mandarin is the best Chinese restaurant I have ever been to. Wonderful food, creative and tasteful and at Michelin star level. But also the service is at a very high level.

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Thank CoCo01Co
Den Bosch, NL
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58 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Having lunch there with 6 people we had a beautifull time. We gave the excellent waiters the choice for the various dishes and every dish was a positive surprice. Fish, meat, duck..... everything was very tastefull and of a very high standard. Bravo.

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Thank Erik48NL
The Netherlands
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6 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Been there a few times the food is more like average the price too high, the staff are not really hmm not lazy but seemed they wanted to be somewhere else instead, which is not nice when you are going there with a family..

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Thank J M
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is one of the best Cantonese restaurants in the Netherlands. The atmosphere is perfect and the menu never disappoints. We are always completely satisfied all round. Royal Mandarin is definitely a "must eat" restaurant again and again.

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Thank HaraldPetry
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

If you want to celebrate something, save up for few months and treat yourself with the best Cantonese (Chinese) you'll ever get. This isn't gonna be a cheap one but worth eating pancakes for a month. Really. Make this a bucket list one

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Thank DaanJ104
Dublin, Ireland
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Really?? Having read the previous fabulous reviews I was super pumped to eat here .... But average as average can be was all I can say .The fuss was not in the food. My palate felt like a croked frog after . Zero passion and zero sensitivity to tastes and subtleties . I ate because I was really hungry but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:30 - 23:00
Monday
13:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:30 - 23:00
Thursday
13:30 - 23:00
Friday
13:30 - 23:00
Saturday
13:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emmastraat 9, Hilversum, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Hilversum
  • Phone Number: +31 35 640 0801

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?