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Mandarin Palace

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20A Queens Quay | Queens Court, Derry BT48 7AS, Northern Ireland
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very cramped . Too many tables. Food not great. Elvis impersonator was so loud we had to finish quickly and leave as we had a 5 week old baby with us and she got woke up and agitated. A few times the waiters passing by were carrying big servers of food over the baby's head and I dread to think... More 

1 Thank sosex
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very tasty food, good variety ,service excellence and very competitive prices first time back since it reopened will be back

Thank Robert 1
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hadn't booked but didn't have to wait long on a table. Staff were so friendly and welcoming, service was really quick and food was lovely really tasty. Only criticism I would have was the toilets floor very slippy, no toilet roll in all three cubicals. Will definitely be back.

Thank rcow
Carimate, Italy
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364 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

I took the take away , I did not go to the restaurant.I add some photos of the menù. The good thing is that the shop is just on the back of the City Hotel Derry so it is quick to go in from the hotel , just 5 minutes.Plate of food are good as in other places. Have dinner... More 

Thank nigni2002
Derry, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Have visited this restaurant twice in the last few months and have to say it is becoming one of my favorites. It offers a varying experience depending on what you are prepared to spend. The banquet set menu is one of the best dining experiences I have ever had. Slightly more expensive than the usual meals, it allows you to... More 

1 Thank sddevine04
Letterkenny, Ireland
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I cannot fault the food or the service in this restaurant. We had a lovely meal, however the only reason it is not a five star review is simply because there were children screaming behind us at the table and we couldnt hear anyone at our table talking. Beautiful meal, and very firendly staff.

1 Thank Smccahey
Derry. N.Ireland
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85 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

The newly refurbished restaurant was beautiful. Service was immediate, friendly and wonderful. Food was high quality and it was delightful to treat a visiting friend to a place that did not disappoint.

Thank Daoinenaheireann
Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

A First visit to the mandarin palace. It looked very busy, we hadn't booked a table but was told a table would be available soon. We only had to wait a few minutes before being taken to our table. I found the staff (especially the blonde lady) very efficient in managing the seating plan as people came in for a... More 

Thank J0ni5
Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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254 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Excellent service, good set menu, good choice, fair prices. But the food was not brilliant: my friend said "bland" and maybe that's the problem. Still, well worth a visit.

Thank David S
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Have been going here for years. As a vegetarian, there are great options and it ie very reasonably priced. Good benefit from better beer selection and you should never have to wait for a table if you have pre booked (happened 3 times to me). But always tasty and portions massive

Thank Aisling M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $25
Chinese, Asian
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20A Queens Quay | Queens Court, Derry BT48 7AS, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
  • Phone Number: 442871373656
The Mandarin Palace is a Fine Dine family owned chinese restaurant, established for over 26 years in the city of Derry. It is located on the Queens Quay waterfront with panoramic views over the River Foyle with free off street parking in the evening.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?