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Corner of Lianjing Lu and Lianjing 2nd. Road, Xiamen, China
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Wagyu Beef on Hotplate. Try it!

We read about Yan Yu from Tripadvisor and had wanted to try it on our first day of arrival. We went on our second day after running into the restaurant by chance....Wonderful ambience. Excellent service. Fantastic food. The wagyu beef on hot plate at RMB 109 per order is definitely worth it! The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Kengyuilim
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We read about Yan Yu from Tripadvisor and had wanted to try it on our first day of arrival. We went on our second day after running into the restaurant by chance....Wonderful ambience. Excellent service. Fantastic food. The wagyu beef on hot plate at RMB 109 per order is definitely worth it! The fried oyster omelette is a must try... More 

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Quezon city
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66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

When one looks at the decor, I expected to have steep prices and small dishes. I was most pleasantly surprised to see that it was "reasonably priced" fine dining. The dishes were big enough to share and the food was both beautiful to look at and delicious to eat. They give you this interesting appetiser in glass tubes. Take the... More 

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Thank butterscotchQC
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

We went there with a group of seven and found ourselves seated at a large round table with rotating plateau in the middle. The menu is set-up with pictures so you can order easily. The food is looking fantastic, both on the pictures and the actual dishes. We ordered several dishes in the smaller size to share. Beef, shrimp and... More 

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Thank Wes26
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

We were in Xiamen for work. A colleague advised Yan Yu. Great food and incredible plating! Loved it. Feast for the tong and the eye!

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Thank Carien E
Napoli
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Me and my bf went there a couple weeks ago... we had to wait a little before getting in as ti was kind of crowded. As we got in it was stunning, crystal clean and perfect employers working there, so kind! The food were f.a.b. and ungodly~heavenly good!! It felt like our table was the set of a beautiful God's... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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57 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

I was brought for dinner by my relatives and was pleasantly surprised with the food selection. there were a lot of choices with some traditional chinese dishes served with a twist. service was fast and efficient. would love to come back and try on other dishes on my next visit to xiamen.

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Thank angel8800
Noosa, Australia
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

Asked my hotel to make a reservation but was told this was not necessary (whether they don't accept reservations l don't know but l had nearly an hours wait to get a table) There are 2 sets of short but steep stairs to negotiate on entry. I didn't notice a lift so anyone who is physically handicapped don't go. The... More 

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Thank noosajo
Pune, India
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48 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Great decor and environment. The menu is huge, and it has great pictures and descriptions in English for non-Mandarin speakers like me. The chef here creates slightly westernized versions of traditional Chinese dishes. Not only are they delicious, but extremely well presented. Not too heavy on the pocket either. Ate here on two separate nights. Wasn't at all disappointed.

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1 Thank Aniruddha K
Xiamen, China
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122 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

The atmosphere of this restaurant is very modern and enjoyable to pass a nice dinner. The quality of the food is very good and innovative. It's very nice to see the traditional Chinese dishes served in a new interpret style. The prices are also very fair! I haven't been there for the last time for sure!

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1 Thank Cedric F
Heredia, Costa Rica
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

All we ate was very nice, staff was very helpful and spoke some English as well. Very convenient close to our hotel (Crown Plaza)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Corner of Lianjing Lu and Lianjing 2nd. Road, Xiamen, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Fujian  >  Xiamen

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

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