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271 ormeau road, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Today
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best in the city?

It could well be the best Chinese in the city. It's authentic as it gets. Food is great and it's BYO too. Service is great too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Stenkenbaum
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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97 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Buderim, Australia
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW via mobile

The food was amazing and arguably the best Chinese I have eaten. Duck, fish, chicken, dumplings, rice and noodles. Service was fantastic as well. A must if in the area.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

It could well be the best Chinese in the city. It's authentic as it gets. Food is great and it's BYO too. Service is great too.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

When you walk into Mcacu, you are immediately greeted by a friendly environment and faces. We were brought to our seats and before we had a chance to think we had a jug of water, prawn crackers and dips on the table. The food arrived very promptly and all together, and it was all lovely. We shared bits of a... More 

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N.Ireland
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107 reviews 107 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

I must start by saying that generally I hate Chinese food but was persuaded to visit this restaurant for a family meal on the promise that this restaurant would change my opinion of Chinese food and it has big time. We were booked for 6pm and the place was buzzing. I ordered beef with ginger and spring onion served with... More 

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N Ireland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Macau is without doubt one of Belfast's hidden gem. Situated on the Ormeau Road 5 minutes from the centre of Belfast it is a great restaurant with delicious food and excellent service. The menu has a great choice without being over whelming and being byo makes it great value for money. We went with a group of friends and the... More 

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n. ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

Rice overcooked .honey chili chicken served on a bed of lettuce...awful. Over priced never again.£10 for a beef curry without rice. No chips.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Went on a Friday... didn't book to be fair but as soon as we sat down our food arrived within 5 minutes... it was very rushed, they should have said no if they couldn't accommodate us. When I go out for a meal I like to sit and relax. Food was okay. Also it was way too overcrowded and loud.

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Visitied here with friends on Sunday evening. Our first time there but definitely not our last. We all had a superb meal. The quality, presentation and service was excellent. BYO was appreciated and the little extra charge for recycling was worth it. You have at least 4 new customers Macau We will be spreading the word!!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Visited with friends, I had heard so much and I was full of expectations. Sadly I was disappointed. Food is good but the noise in the restaurant can spoil any night out. Service was slow and after 55 minutes we had to call the waiter and ask had they forgotten we were there. Then the psychology kicked in, they arrived... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is a lovely family run Chinese Restaurant on the Ormeau Road. It gets very busy so you need to book early to avoid disappointment. The staff are really friendly and cater for all ages and sizes of groups and the food is really delicious. The roast Duck Cantonese style is out of this world, and if you don't eat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 271 ormeau road, Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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