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45 Capel St., Dublin, Ireland
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Ranked #460 of 1,917 Restaurants in Dublin
Sun - Wed 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Chinese, Thai
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English first
Leinster, Ireland
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63 reviews 63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I have visited Hilan Restaurant occasionally down the years and I will say this - it is always consistent. Good real Chinese food (not eurochinese menu, food is always the real deal!) and very well trained staff. It was busy when I called in, a good sign. I had the Seafood casserole with boiled rice. It was classically simple and... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

It is exactly what I expected from an Asian restaurant - service was excellent, large menu selection, authentic food. The staff has a nice demeanor and is helpful. I had the tofu kimchee soup, dumplings, and beef skewers. The food I had was good but not delicious. It seems like they have a lot of loyal customers so I will... More 

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77 reviews 77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We'd never had Korean BBQ before - or even heard of it, so this looked like a must visit restaurant... In keeping with many Chinese restaurants in Dublin, they often offer other South East Asian cuisines as well as Chinese. We tried the fixed price Korean BBQ for two. This comprised, Beef, Lamb, Chicken and Prawns. This was brought to... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This was great - with two standout dishes amongst our group: 1. the minced pork and squid and 2. the spicy lamb. The menu looked interesting and I cannot wait to try it again.

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8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I visited this restaurant, which was originally recommended to me by my Chinese Kung Fu teacher, multiple times now. Although the interior and atmosphere of this restaurant could be much better, the food is definitely excellent. I love asian food and believe me I visited lots of places - Hilan is definitely in the top ranking ones. Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Last year I was living in Ireland, I can Thank my friends for getting me in this chinese restaurant! It was incredibly good and cheap!

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I booked a private room for 12 people for my birthday, and I can say that everyone enjoyed it thoroughly! If you spend 200 euro or more in total as a group you can book a room, which has a large table with a glass spinning plate, and it also has free karaoke. The food was excellent, especially the banana... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Very good food, very helpful staff. Our first time trying this restaurant and first time trying Korean BBQ. As many reviewers have said, the main course portions are enormous. The BBQ for 2 is easily enough for 4. Not like your regular "Chinese takeaway", in fact nothing like it. Don't be put off by the location or the decor, you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I've been dining in this place for years and though it does not look like much from the outside, the food they serve is ridiculously good!! Another telltale sign it is proper Asian food is the fact just how many Asian people dine there. So if you're in the city Centre you should definitely pay them a visit.

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169 reviews 169 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Seated quickly, but but it took a while to get the floor staffs attention again to order. But then the food came very quick. And there was lots of it. My dish was fine, sweet and sour chicken. Although I could have done with a steak knife to cut the chicken, which was battered. My partners dish of beef in... More 

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Additional Information about Hilan Chinese

Address: 45 Capel St., Dublin, Ireland
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Chinese, Thai

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