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Mandarin

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86 West Princes St, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8XD, Scotland
01436 672228
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:15 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 70
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
pineapple duck

lovely , nice place, good food, we are going every 2. or 3. week. The vegetable soup is really tasty,the omlett as well nice with chips. all food is great! they are always buisy, sometimes need the table reservation.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2016
icirider
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Arrochar, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Twice recently we have ordered carry out food, on the first occasion it was cold and not ready at the time stated. Everyone can have an 'off' night so we gave them one more chance. Collect in 20 minutes- it was ready in 45 minutes; on arrival staff appeared disinterested in customers collecting carry out food; Peking ribs were undercooked,... More 

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1 Thank Karen O
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely awful, avoid avoid avoid ! Since new owners took over they have destroyed a much loved and regular eating placemail. For example, ordered home delivery, salt and pepper chips which were obviously reheated, complained , they sent another 2 portions which were even worse than the first lot. Starter seemed as though it had been a leftover from lunchtime... More 

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5 Thank janet p
Arrochar, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

lovely , nice place, good food, we are going every 2. or 3. week. The vegetable soup is really tasty,the omlett as well nice with chips. all food is great! they are always buisy, sometimes need the table reservation.

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1 Thank icirider
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

I used this place on a weekly basis but I will NEVER eat from here again! The food is disgusting and they just can't get your order right...It's a terrible place now which is sad as it was always busy and the food was great.

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3 Thank Laurie D
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Great food and very reasonable price the wings and chili were great they accommodated us at a very large group 20+ with no issues !!

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Thank smudge1295
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

Good food and decent size portions. Nice Sunlik draft beer. Staff always very friendly and welcoming. Carry outs always been very good. I would highly recommend the salt and pepper prawns to start. All main dishes I've had have been tasty. No complaints, will return and would recommend.

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1 Thank AJ12539
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

A bit disappointed. Second time we've used the place and must admit we found the food quite greasy. Salt n' pepper ribs were OK. Chicken fried rice wasn't too bad but a bit greasy. Prawns on toast, awful really soggy not nice at all. Sorry but I don't think we will be using again.

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Thank Shad102
Edinburgh
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

After a couple of weeks working in the area eight of us had a superb meal here on our last night. We all had different dishes - mine consisted of spring rolls followed by shredded beef in a honey and pepper glaze - both were excellent. The staff were a bit overstretched but still managed to meet our varied needs... More 

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Thank Greg R
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Sit in or take away . Always busy and lovely food . Better to reserve a table or telephone orders. Ill be back.

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Thank NurseGladys
Cardross, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

The Mandarin has lovely food. The staff are very friendly too. The restaurant has a nice feeling to it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 86 West Princes St, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8XD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Helensburgh
  • Phone Number: 01436 672228

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:15 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?