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Mandarin Palace

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20A Queens Quay | Queens Court, Derry BT48 7AS, Northern Ireland
4:00 pm - 10:00 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

They do anglo chinese food like your curry or sweet and sour, lot of banquet offers worth getting if you re in a group. But the main thing is is that the owner is an Elvis impersonator and does a couple of numbers every half hour and announces people's birthdays and that. But be warned he cant sing!!

Thank Peter B
Belfast, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ate here on a Friday evening. Staff friendly and attentive. Brought to our table after a short wait, and didn't have to wait too long before our food came. Food was hot and fresh and enjoyable. Only down side was the constant announcements for someones birthday or exam results etc. These were nothing compared to what appeared next - an... More 

1 Thank de k
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sometimes they put unexpected gravy in takeaway meals.. seriously, gravy? It ruins a taste. Other than that, the food is nice and takeaway is quick on certain days.

Thank Kev B
San Francisco, California
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77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this restaurant on a busy Friday night and wanted to give it a chance as we had never eaten there before despite living in the city for 18 months now and it always seemed busy since it had reopened after a serious fire last year. Staff were very friendly and helpful and when we explained that we were... More 

Thank Morsiemike
London, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Chinese food is essentially the same wherever you go, with some marked variations on a theme. Mandarin Palace seems to do presentation of the food quite well. Unfortunately, I felt it let itself down on its quality of ingredients, an overuse of sauce to bulk out its meals, a truly poor taste in internal design and decoration, and an inappropriate... More 

Thank bill_a_graham
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were taken to this restaurant by family who recommended it as the best Chinese restaurant. They were right! The food was superb and the service so speedy. The staff were attentive, friendly and personable. The ambiance was wonderful. Inside the decor was beautiful and luxurious. It might be prudent to book in advance as the restaurant seemed very busy... More 

1 Thank Alexandra C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in on a busy Friday evening without a reservation to try and get a table. The restaurant was very busy so we weren't very hopeful. We were greeted by a young gent called Dee who I am assuming was the manager and advised that there could be a 20 minute wait for a table. He took us to our... More 

1 Thank gmclaughlin72
County Tyrone, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family visited this restaurant on a Monday evening. Very busy but no problems getting us a table. plently of staff and were very attentive. No long waiting time to order or serve meal. Food was excellent and there was plently of choice. Decor and furniture were lovely. Good atmosphere. Prices were reasonable and overall we were very happy with... More 

Thank Meganmcanea
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6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a table a week in advance for my daughters birthday and after waiting for an hour and 20 minutes for a table without being checked on by the staff even once we left. We were asked why we were leaving and when I explained why the response was simply "whatever". Awful service

Thank inishsewn
Fife, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On holiday had heard good things about this place !!!!! Very disappointed. Staff helpful thats all we can say about the waz food cold not up to even a cheap take away sweet and sour sauce was like a cheap tomatoe sauce. Bathroom clean smoking area very nice over all shame the food was so bad as that is why... More 

3 Thank alisonmelville35

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $26
Chinese, Asian
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
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?