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78 High Street, Dartford DA1 1DE, England
01322 227711
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Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Buffet, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 7
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  • 4
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  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Average

Cheap and Cheerful, good value, but you get what you paid for and it lacks atmosphere! would i go there again, Probably!

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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English first
Rochester, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Used to go here a lot years ago, but now we went back recently, its looks tired a bit grubby and the staff look bored. Time to cheer yourselves up a bit I think. Food still good

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Cheap and Cheerful, good value, but you get what you paid for and it lacks atmosphere! would i go there again, Probably!

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I love chinese food and I've been to many chinese buffets and takeaways, this is one is one of the best chinese buffets I ever visited :)

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London
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Don't go here, we had to pay for food before sitting down (no cardscash only)the toilet was leaking piss over the floor. This place will be shut in six months unless they get there act together.

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

My family and I went here for my birthday recently, having been there several years previously and had a great experience, I have to say that it is now absolutely awful! We were in a group of ten people, as we walked in we were confornted by a woman who wanted an immediate cash pashment. They would not accept debit... More 

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Dartford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

before the change in ownweship,my wife and I used the mandarin every sunday lunch time,and all our family birthdays etc,,we must have spent 7/800 £ a year... But late 2014 I went there with our grandaughter who was under 2years old , and the young girl on reception insisted that I paid £4.50 for her if I wanted to come... More 

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Been back and it has improved. I do have to say though that chips, curled fries and deep fried empty one ton are a bit excessive. Yes we need some English bits to choose for those who can't do the Chinese food but want to socialise with friends and family. I also think hight has nothing to do with the... More 

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We tried the mandarin palace for the first time and I can assured you it was the last. The food was bland and some of the order was missing I suspect they had taken the food from their buffet as it was not very hot the sweet n sour balls were soggy and the food arrive within 15 minutes of... More 

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orpington
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Visited this restaurant on Saturday lunch time only to fine it had more English dishes than Chinese. £6.90 for terrible food flat coke and ice cream that had funny colour to it. needless to say we won't be gong back.

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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44 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We attempted to eat here but staff were rude, it's cash only and you must pay before you eat or see what's on offer, I wouldn't bother trying again

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Additional Information about Mandarin Palace

Address: 78 High Street, Dartford DA1 1DE, England
Phone Number: 01322 227711
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dartford
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 78 High Street, Dartford DA1 1DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dartford
  • Phone Number: 01322 227711

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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