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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
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 59
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 9
    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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English first
Larne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

The worst meal I've had out in a very long time. Poor service with too few staff. Bland, greasy food with a sickening aftertaste. So bad I couldn't eat it and left the restaurant hungry. £30 a head to feel queasy. Can't understand why it has so many good reviews.

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Lurgan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

I can't recall how many years we have been coming to Macau, we spend all birthdays and special occasions here and some in between. What a fuss they make of the kids! We have never had a bad meal here, the food is superb, the service second to none and the taste unforgettable. We have all our corporate "do's" here... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I just love this restaurant. The food is amazing and the staff are so hospitable and friendly. From the minute you arrive you are greeted warmly and made to feel special. This is so rare today.the food is fresh, amazing flavours and plenty of it. Starters are huge, the lovely touches are the prawn crackers, chilli dip and the most... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Had the best vegetarian noodles in Belfast, with fried aubergines... Mmmmmmmmh!!! And the staff is extremely friendly and professional, definitely my new favourite Chinese restaurant!

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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 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
67 helpful votes 67 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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Senior Reviewer
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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109 reviews 109 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 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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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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