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Corner of Lianjing Lu and Lianjing 2nd. Road, Xiamen, China
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

The restaurant with the theme "yanyu", meaning "encounter of romance" lures many patrons especially guests hoping to find love. The idea is totally anew to me and first item on the table which caught my attention was the wrapping of the wet issue which resembled a packet of condom. Each guest will be served with a special welcome drink and... More 

Thank Ian L
Paris, France
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Had an excellent dinner of easy to eat Chinese food with a late group of friends in one of their private rooms. The menu is available in English and with photos. Wine choice is limited but decent and not too expensive. Food is Chinese interpreted with a modern/fusion approach. The cod was delicious as well as the barbecued angus meat... More 

Thank fbonaglia
Auckland, New Zealand
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016

Unique, a lot of choice, and very yummy!! Strongly recommended for people who are looking for something unique food and place for fun. You must be satisfied! Maybe, not easy for English speakers but no problem if you have someone who can speak Chinese.

Thank Jay K
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124 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Went here with a friend and the food is too die for. We ordered 4 meat dishes and the hot plate beef was DELICIOUS and the lamb chops were out of this world! Definitely recommend this restaurant. For 4 dishes, 1 noodle and 1 side plus 2 beers , we paid 336 which is pretty darn cheap regarding the amount... More 

Thank Margaux V
Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2016

We read about Yan Yu from Tripadvisor and had wanted to try it on our first day of arrival. We went on our second day after running into the restaurant by chance....Wonderful ambience. Excellent service. Fantastic food. The wagyu beef on hot plate at RMB 109 per order is definitely worth it! The fried oyster omelette is a must try... More 

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Quezon city
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73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2015

When one looks at the decor, I expected to have steep prices and small dishes. I was most pleasantly surprised to see that it was "reasonably priced" fine dining. The dishes were big enough to share and the food was both beautiful to look at and delicious to eat. They give you this interesting appetiser in glass tubes. Take the... More 

Thank butterscotchQC
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

We went there with a group of seven and found ourselves seated at a large round table with rotating plateau in the middle. The menu is set-up with pictures so you can order easily. The food is looking fantastic, both on the pictures and the actual dishes. We ordered several dishes in the smaller size to share. Beef, shrimp and... More 

Thank Wes26
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

We were in Xiamen for work. A colleague advised Yan Yu. Great food and incredible plating! Loved it. Feast for the tong and the eye!

Thank Carien E
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Me and my bf went there a couple weeks ago... we had to wait a little before getting in as ti was kind of crowded. As we got in it was stunning, crystal clean and perfect employers working there, so kind! The food were f.a.b. and ungodly~heavenly good!! It felt like our table was the set of a beautiful God's... More 

Thank Marianoscocca
Manila, Philippines
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62 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

I was brought for dinner by my relatives and was pleasantly surprised with the food selection. there were a lot of choices with some traditional chinese dishes served with a twist. service was fast and efficient. would love to come back and try on other dishes on my next visit to xiamen.

Thank angel8800

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Lianjing Lu and Lianjing 2nd. Road, Xiamen, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Fujian  >  Xiamen

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