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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
A must!

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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English first
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

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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Napoli
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

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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Noosa, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

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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Pune, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 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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Xiamen, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

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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Qingdao, China
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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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Culemborg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

On fridays and saturdays a reservation is recommended for this popular restaurant. The food is refined and classy. Prices around 120Y for a main course, well worth the money. The menu is a beautifull photobook, clearly showing what to expect.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The ambience was excellent for a cosy dinner with friends. My girlfriend and I went at around 7pm on a weekend, which meant there was some waiting to be done. We got our table after about 30 minutes, which was a tad long -but you wait at the bar area so you can have drinks while you wait, so that's... More 

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Harrison, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I went to this place with three other friends. I like the taste of food and environment. I would come again.

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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

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