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Mandarin Palace

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Gants Hill 559-561 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IG2 6JZ, England
+44 20 8550 7661
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Today
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
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Sun - Thu 18:00 - 23:30
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dim sum on Sunday afternoon and could not have been happier. Great food at a reasonable price, staff were both friendly and efficient. The owner even came to our table for a chat which was nice. Also very accommodating of our 20 month old daughter.

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Thank Owen F
Ilford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Food was good but with one exception, the waiters were not friendly and usually missing (standing near door chatting). It spoils and we won't return

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Thank Pauline R
Greater London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

A great customised meal, good service. A place even Chinese people go... Always beware of the parking regulations at the back and remember to ask for a notice.

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Thank Jung Joo M
London, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

I went here for Saturday evening dinner with family. We selected the set meals and were able to make some changes to the options. We had a good meal.

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Thank Ivor M
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Vegetarian food was not good. Went there 3 times and was disappointed all the 3 times. service was fine.

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Thank Anshu S
Aylesford, United Kingdom
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261 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Having memories of this place dating back over 30 years I meet a very old friend for Christmas lunch here. I can't get over the shock of what has happened to the place. The grand restaurant that I recall so well with its gallery seating has been reduced to half the size with no gallery at all now. Entering and... More 

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Thank Kris B
London, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We went as a group of five on a Saturday night, and even at 7.30, things were busy. You can park at night in the library car park up to the road in Cranbrook road. I remembered the location from many years ago, when it used to be camera shop, but it has had many incarnations since then. To keep... More 

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Thank mgoldman666
Hertford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We've been using this restaurant on and off for 10+ years. It has never been my first choice for dim sum, but it's fairly close to home, so convenient when we can't be bothered to drive far. My husband and I had a fairly good lunch here a few months ago, so we returned with my children and my parents.... More 

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Thank Chunkofchicken
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Its my first time there and not my last. Nice decor. Parking bit of a nightmare, but space around the back which I will try. This is not a budget restaurant, Bit fan of chinese and not had for a while. tried another place in south woodford and bit of a disappointment. very happy with my night there. nice tables,... More 

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Thank ppurewal2014
Yorkshire
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The food is excellent and presented well. The portions are generous - so much so that we refused the final course of our set-course choice. The staff were friendly and attentive. Would have liked a beer choice, but the cocktails were very tasty.

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Thank BradshawMummy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 76 - USD 76
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gants Hill 559-561 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IG2 6JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Ilford
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8550 7661

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