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45 Capel St., Dublin, Ireland
Today
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Top Chinese Restaurant in Dublin

I've been to Hilan, many times in the past 5 years. It's my favorite Chinese Restaurant in Dublin. Each time has always been a great experience. Lot's of choices, tasty food and really friendly sfaff. A few times I booked a table for friends, and we have all been really satisfied. Will keep... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Johnny M
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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

I've been to Hilan, many times in the past 5 years. It's my favorite Chinese Restaurant in Dublin. Each time has always been a great experience. Lot's of choices, tasty food and really friendly sfaff. A few times I booked a table for friends, and we have all been really satisfied. Will keep going back!

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We ordered fish but the fish come with small stone. I was lucky because i didn't bite on it. otherwise I could have lost my tooth. We complaint to the waiter, he quickly took away the stone but come back with some unacceptable excuses. Overall food are salty and nothing special. The fact is there are stone in the dishes,... More 

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Leinster, Ireland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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London
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77 reviews 77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 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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Scotland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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4 restaurant reviews
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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
7 helpful votes 7 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 45 Capel St., Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Thai
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?