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“Disappointed Chinese Food” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Mr. Chan

Mr. Chan
178 Main Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
021 439 2239
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Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Hong Kong, China
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82 reviews 82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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“Disappointed Chinese Food”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

We were two families of 7 people. After spending two weeks in Zambia and Krugger National Park, we were craving for Chinese food. Our guide drove us to this restaurant. The owner recommended lobsters and abalones to us. Both were very expensive. We picked lobsters (which was less pricey) and some other dishes. Although we were told that the chefs were hired from China, the dishes were not authentic at all, maybe they modified tastes to meet local requirement. The setting was old and needed renovation. This was the worst meal in our South Africa trip. There are a lot of restaurants in Cape Town with delicious food and of good value. I shall recommend people to skip Chinese food if possible.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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“Western Chinese food”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Since we craved for chinese food, this was the place that we chose due to reviews. But it was disappointing though, the food is so westernized and the choice of their dishes also disappointed. They need major renovation too, it was too old but many people on a weekend that we went. There should be a better chinese restaurant than this though.

Visited November 2012
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