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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: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 63
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Mandarin cooking at it's best

Wonderful restaurant offering a wide range of meal choices as well as wonderfully-priced lunchtime offers. The staff cannot be any more helpful or pleasant. The only down-side is it's size (rather compact) so best to book ahead in the evening.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Lenin P
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Moscow, Russia
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Moscow, Russia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Wonderful restaurant offering a wide range of meal choices as well as wonderfully-priced lunchtime offers. The staff cannot be any more helpful or pleasant. The only down-side is it's size (rather compact) so best to book ahead in the evening.

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New Bern, North Carolina, United States
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85 reviews 85 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Tired of pub food we drove all the way to Helensburgh to get something that wasn't fried. We landed at the Mandarin and were pleased at the prices first. We all ordered something different and our food arrived very quickly. We all loved our dishes. Not one complaint about the taste or quality of the food. There is a very... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This was my first time at Mandarin after hearing good reports , my husband and I were seated right away on a Saturday night without a reservation. Our meals were served promptly , piping hot and delicious. However we ordered the mussels in black bean sauce to share as a starter and forgot to ask if they were locally sourced... More 

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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The food is cheap I will give you that, but you get what you pay for, BoQ spare ribs were dry and chewy and clearly a few days old and covered with a thick gooey, gravy like and gravy tasting sauce, the crispy seaweed was Ok but it is hard to mess with it, the main meal was chosen from... More 

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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We went on a Saturday night. We hadn't booked but we were seated straight away even though the restaurant was busy. The service was a little rushed but expect that was due to how busy they were. Our meal was great, would recommend the salt and pepper chicken pieces as a starter. Over all lovely meal, very tasty food and... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Visited here twice in the last 2 weeks during my holiday to Loch Lomond. Once again the food was brilliant and service was great! The staff make you feel so welcome and are up for a laugh! See you in May!

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Glasgow
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

Very good food and service good atmosphere friendly staff we enjoy our food noodles curry drinks we will go again very soon

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Hope you had a good night off Amy! Afraid you didn't quite cut it guys! Our favourite Chinese as a rule. Table booked 8pm.; still dirty on arrival 8 05. Waited 10 mins. Shown to table, no menus for a good 5 mins. Had to stop passing waiter to order drinks 8 25, and ask him to take our order.... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I have been a regular take-out and have sat in once over the years and have always enjoyed the food. The food was always good quality and the price was reasonable. The last couple of times however, they have messed up the take-away order. They repeat everything in front of you as you collect the bag but when you get... More 

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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great value at lunch time. Varied menu and good portions. has become the in place to go for Chinese food. Long wait for takeaways on Saturdays

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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
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?