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Up Town Mirdiff Mall, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
04-2888314
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Really good value, tasty food.

Popped in for dinner as it was close to the Grosvenor hotel and we had a voucher from the entertainer book. Quite a good selection available and we got some Dim sum and a couple of mains with rice. The calimari and chilli prawns were very tasty although it would have been good if the tails had been... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 4, 2013
Foodfan1980
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Popped in for dinner as it was close to the Grosvenor hotel and we had a voucher from the entertainer book. Quite a good selection available and we got some Dim sum and a couple of mains with rice. The calimari and chilli prawns were very tasty although it would have been good if the tails had been taken of... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Quite ok food, but too fusion, i would expect more chinese... And of course the problem with parking is always there.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Rather smelly restaurant from the open kitchen. Menu ok but not really what I expected from the dim sum available. Service uninspiring. All in all rather disappointing.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Took the lunch ala carte menu with 2 other colleagues recently. There is a wide selection of tim sums, cheong fun, and main courses, and generally enough variety to keep me going back as a regular. However the exceptional variety is not matched by the quality, from taste to temperature. The cheong fun was not hot, just warm, the skin... More 

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Heemstede, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Fantastic kitchen. Go for the Bang bang chicken as a starter. The main courses are ALL very nice. The price is good and staff quick and freindly. Unfortunately they don't have discount promotions anymore.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Met sime friends for brunch at the Jumeirah Beach Road one. The dim sum was good. Many varieties available and for AED89 weekend price and all you can eat, it was good value for money. Found the place a little noisy due to the open kitchen concept but otherwise ambience was good. Waiters were also very attentive. A good place... More 

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London
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105 reviews 105 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

I enjoyed the food here and the menu is great with lots of choice. With some help from my waiter i choose some great dishes, all were very good. Is reasonably priced and I would return (I visited the one in JBR) - try the turnip cake, was really good.

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England
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96 reviews 96 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

Amazing food, really good prices. Its actually better than my local chinese. I look forward to my vists here and am never disapointed. Great value for money. You can also go here on your own without feeling silly :-)

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Lisbon, Portugal
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280 reviews 280 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

89 Dhms for all you can eat brunch is a good deal, specially if you like DimSum The food was nice, the restaurant (tried the one in Jumeirah Beach Road) was nice but service a bit disorganized. The waiters were nice and tried to satisfy all the wishes... but the second order took ages and I had to ask several... More 

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Dubai
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166 reviews 166 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

After hearing a lot about this restaurant, finally got a chance to go for dinner, we were 7 of us who booked a table. What had expected to be, it was far below my expectations. The interiors were not that great and the food we ordered were a mixture of sea food, chicken, beef as well vegetarian. What ever we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Up Town Mirdiff Mall, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: 04-2888314

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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