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China Sichuan Restaurant

The Forum | Ballymoss Road, Dublin 18, Ireland
+353 1 293 5100
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Ranked #131 of 1,831 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $17 - $35
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: From Georgina Campbell's Ireland GuideThis restaurant has been Ireland’s benchmark Chinese restaurant for two generations, and is a previous recipient of this award. It should in perhaps be named The Phoenix as, not long after moving to new premises, this family-owned favourite closed last winter and appeared to be a victim of the recession. Then, to the delight of its many fans, it reopened in the summer of 2010 after a six month hiatus. And, to a collective sigh of relief, it soon transpired that its modern interpretations of classic Sichuan cuisine are better than ever: classic dishes like tea smoked duck have been tweaked and given updated presentation by the brigade of young chefs who are reinterpreting traditional Sichuan and Cantonese cuisine with modern style. A special section of "Chef's Recommendations" highlights the kitchen's authentic Sichuan dishes based on centuries old recipes – and well-versed servers explain dishes and their ingredients, offering to tone down the amounts of chilli oil, Sichuan pepper and hot oil, if requested. The layout of the modern dining room has been improved too - and, on fine days, the glass frontage opens onto an inviting outdoor terrace with umbrella tables and seating.
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Dublin, Ireland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

China Sichuan is a Dublin Gem, totally justifying it's deserved reputation. Our party of four had a wonderful evening in late August. From the embracing aroma's to colourful presentation and most importantly, the quality of the food. The staff were courteous and helpful, but not intrusive and we dined until late - being almost the last to leave. The restaurant... More

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Dublin, Ireland
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We went here for a mid week dinner for my Daughters BIrthday , we had a lovely time . This Resturant is tucked away in an industrial estate and if you did not know about it , you would miss the most amazing Chineese food ever. It is how ever right on the green luas line and very access able... More

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Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

By far the best chinese food iI have ever had. Tastes are to die for with no heavy sauces. Staff are courteous and friendly. I have returned many times this year and each visit is a pleasure. A+++++

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

It's always nice to enter a good restaurant and find the subtle aroma of some fine food being prepared. The great reputation of this restaurant is well deserved. Nicely laid out, good service, excellent value early bird menu. The very carefully prepared and presented dishes which are full of flavour make this one of the best Chinese restaurants to be... More

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We started with the prawn crackers which were amazing because they were fresh and they are not usually fresh in other Chinese joints... We then had the black pepper beef which was surprisingly tender and bursting with flavor... We also had the typhoon prawns which were the star of the show; they were batter fried and topped with crispy bits... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Went for a family birthday his eve, the food was excellent, not your typical menu, lots of dishes with a twist. The service was top notch, couldn't fault it, very attentive yet respectful. Finally, great value for money considering the standard of food and service. Will be back very soon!!!

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Mona Vale, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Fantastic food & service. Try the Wasabi prawns - absolutely delicious. The service was quick & the food was first class. Best Chinese in Dublin.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed one of the best meals of my life at the China Sichuan last night. The lobster special was without a doubt the best lobster dish I have ever been fortunate enough to eat! Everything we ate was exquisite & the service was charming from start to finish. Can't wait to go back. We live an hour away but... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

The sichuan used to be located in Stillorgan some years ago and i believed this was the same establishment, simply relocated. Seemingly this is not the case, according to earlier reviews. Although the location is unusual (in the middle of an industrial estate) the restaurant is very comfortable and nicely decorated. The fare was excellent, as was the presentation. We... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This is exceptional Chinese food in a sophisticated restaurant, but yes the location is a bit unusual. We started with chili soft shell crab and baby calamari. Both excellent. This was followed by 3 pepper rib eye and monkfish yellow bean. The presentation is superb as is the service. A terrific meal accompanied by a soft Spanish red wine, we... More

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Additional Information about China Sichuan Restaurant

Address: The Forum | Ballymoss Road, Dublin 18, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 1 293 5100
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
Average Prices: USD 17 - 35
Cuisine: Chinese

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