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Yuan Ming Yuan

#26 of 477 Restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
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17 Princes Street, Cork, Ireland
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went here last night with my girlfriend. Didn't have a reservation but we were seated immediately. Ordered hot and spicy soup, Peking style duck pancakes, sea bass and curried lamb. Each dish was more delicious than the last, and the staff were super friendly. Pork buns weren't on the menu but they had no problem making them for us. Would... More 

Thank corkfoodie2016
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely food and great service, staff are very attentive. Décor is lovely and will definitely return and recommend to others!

Thank Kar1223
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a very relaxed evening here and some great food too. My partner, who is a true fan of Chinese food, thinks this is the one of best Chinese restaurants he has been to. The service was great and we felt welcomed and taken care of there. I had some tasty vegetarian food and my partner had his favourite... More 

Thank Tillynero
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here with my partner last week. Service was very attentive and they kept checking if we had enough of everything which was nice. Food was lovely, chicken was a bit rubbery in the curry, but other than that, it was lovely.

Thank Alison M
Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I always eat here and the service, food and whole atmosphere is always perfect! The staff are always so helpful and there is a beautiful selection of food! I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a more authentic experience.

Thank lauracampion1
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46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another visit to see Gaza, We all went to Yaun Ming Yaun for dinner. was a nice meal and the place was buzzing.

Thank JohnnyGCastlecomer
County Cork, Ireland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have dined here many a time and it's always so tasty and exactly what I want when looking for some old fashioned Chinese food. Lovely staff and good atmosphere.

1 Thank Marian Q
Oxford, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were so pleasant and friendly and the restaurant comfortable and relaxed that I enjoyed my Lunch which was not over priced . However and this might be due to local tastes and expectations ( this is the first Chinese I have eaten in Ireland) The food was very uninspiring there was rather to much of it and it... More 

Thank alan252
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with my boyfriend as we found it on the top Chinese restaurants in Cork and we weren't disappointed. Very nice food, nice atmosphere and place.

Thank Stephanie_DelC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely one of the best chineese restaurants I have eaten in. The food is always good.i have yet to have a bad experience here. The staff are welcoming and always accommodate. Value for money is really good. Thank you

Thank lolla002

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Princes Street, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
Was previously called Starvast but has undergone renovations and a name change recently

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