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86 West Princes Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8XD, Scotland
01436 672228
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:15 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:15 pm
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Use the takeaway side of this restaurant on a regular basis and when youngest son is away at football, occasionally sit in. Great food, pleasant staff and nice atmosphere. One good thing is you are not harassed by staff asking if you are enjoying your meal, unlike other restaurants I have been in. Here's to many more years of my... More 

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Thank ColinN2412
Glasgow
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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten here 3 times now and each time I've enjoyed the food. My mouth is now watering just thinking about it. The service is fast and polite. It's always busy. Such a good sign.

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Thank Matilda P
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even if it's just a take away your after, this place is the one to go to! From when you walk in your pleasantly greeted by the front of house staff and in my experiences here the foods always been fresh and to a high standard!

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Thank Alistair W
Chichester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in Helensburgh for just under two weeks on business and ate here twice. Lovely restaurant and fantastic value - oh, and great portion sizes too. Well worth a visit

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Thank Jaybee70
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with work colleagues for an informal meal after work. The food was lovely & the staff were friendly & attentive, depite being very busy. It is a small place so would advise to book in advance as it is usually very busy. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Annette E
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small place but we got a table no problem the staff were very friendly. The food was really good would go again ten out of ten

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Thank Ron G
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We sat on an overcrowded table and waited forever for a drink. However when the food came out I couldn't fault it. They seem to do a roaring trade of take out! Bit of confusion over what I ordered and initially the member of staff seemed quite cross, but after that a nice meal. Floor is quite slippery.

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Thank Imogen S
Scotland
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We had a takeaway from the Mandarin this evening. We’ve used the restaurant often however after this evenings visit I can’t see us using going there again too soon. We bought the set meal for three and the content was poor. The ribs were three tiny morsels, noodles were small as was the portions in the main courses.

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Thank derick54
Scotland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We visited Helensburgh and tried Mandarin for a takeaway which was delicious, lots of chicken, bamboo shoots and water chestnuts in our Chicken and Cashew Nut - and not loaded with onions as many restaurants do to disguise the lack of chicken etc. It looked very busy which is always a good sign!

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Thank GFamily2013
Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

The Mandarin is my local sit in/takeaway restaurant therefore I have been here a number of times. The food is generally OK however the prices I personally feel are high. It normally costs £20 (or there abouts) for two main meals, no sides or drinks. And that is a takeaway. The food is OK as Chinese food goes, nothing special.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 West Princes Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8XD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Helensburgh
  • Phone Number: 01436 672228

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?