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“Good authentic Chinese food - hotel grade”
Review of Long Yin

Long Yin
Ranked #80 of 10,111 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $50 - $200
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Long Yin loyalists and Chinese cuisine aficionados can expect nothing less than what this restaurant is famous for - traditional Cantonese & Schezwan at its best. Long Yin's menu with its new look, boasts the all time favourites and a dedicated section offering 34 fried and steamed dim sum. Seafood lovers have the option to select the 'catch of the day' from the live fish tank and have it prepared to their cooking preference. Lunch 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm (last order 2:45 pm) Dinner 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm (last order 10:45 pm)
Reviewed April 13, 2013

A friend and I had dinner here recently.

It is located at Le Meredien which is right by the airport.
Nearby is Dubai Festival City and the Golf Course.
Dubai Mall and downtown Dubai are around 15 minutes by car and Dubai Marina about 30 minutes away.
The interior is nice.
Staff are ok. Not too friendly but not unenthusiastic either.
Menu variety is excellent. Lots to choose from.
Food was delicious. Not the best but very good.
Something went wrong with the vegetable fried rice though. It was salt less.
The scallop in spicy sauce was too bland. The scallops were cooked well but the sauce was bland.



Cons:
They took too much time to bring the food.
Serving food should always be orchestrated. The soup comes, then as soon as the customer is done the dim sum, followed by the main course and so on.

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LeMeridienFB, Manager at Long Yin, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2013

Dear Guest,

We are more than happy to know that you liked Long Yin’s design and enjoyed our Chinese\Szechuan menu. I am sorry to read that the service offered as well as the vegetable rice and spicy scallops were not up to your expectations, please be assured that your feedback has been shared between our service and kitchen ambassadors, and myself to improve every guest's experience and maintain our high service standards.

Thank you for bringing your experience in Long Yin to our attention and we look forward to see you in the near future.

Yours sincerely,

Peter Fernandes
Long Yin Manager

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Reviewed March 25, 2013

Not real Chinese food. All of the food is extremely sloppy and has goopy, pre made, sugary sauces on it. Also none of the food we ordered arrived hot. In the scallop and broccoli dish I ordered, the scallops were totally undercooked, slimy, and cold in the center. A "spicy" chicken dish came with a warning from the waiter who said it would be very spicy but had no flavor whatsoever. The chicken had also been cut into a very sloppy dice and was not tender at all.

Also, the male wait staff were curteous, but the female waitstaff didn't seem to speak English well and had scowls on their faces all the time. Food took an extremely long time to arrive even though the restaurant was not even 1/4 full.

I was surprised because we often go to the Japanese restaurant Kiku that is next door in the same complex of restaurants. Long Yin simply is not of the same caliber. They should close it down and give it to a different restaurant operator to run.

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LeMeridienFB, Manager at Long Yin, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you for bringing your experience in Long Yin to our attention, please receive our most sincere apologies for the inconvenient situation we made you pass through. I will talk directly to our kitchen to rectify that our food selection always maintain its freshness and high quality standards, and tell our service ambassadors to always greet courteously and make sure Le Meridien standards are followed properly.

We appreciate your valuable comments and your interest in our different restaurants in Le Meridien Dubai. We look forward to see you in the future.

Yours sincerely,

Peter Fernandes
Long Yin Manager

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Reviewed February 6, 2013

Visited on the evening of February 1st before our flight back to Chicago. We had #29 Sautéed prawns with black bean sauce, #51 Aromatic crispy duck with pancake and hoi sin sauce and the Vietnamese tenderloin cubes.

#51 was shredded and prepared at our table in pancake rolls with the hoisin sauce. DELICIOUS.

The Vietnamese style tenderloin cubes were tender and cooked to perfection.

After dinner I asked for a business card up front by the koi fountain/pool and while reading the business card I fell into the koi pool. I stumbled to my table of friends and to my surprise the Managers asked if I was ok and offered towels to dry my soaking left leg. We all had a good laugh and I was impressed by the concern shown by the staff.

I'm a food connoisseur with numerous Asian options in Chicago and Long Yin's surprised me, the dishes were OUTSTANDING and the service was superior. PF Chang's is subpar compared to Long Yin.

As an added bonus, it's one exit from the Dubai International Airport (minutes). I recommend having dinner here and flying out.

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LeMeridienFB D, Manager at Long Yin, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2013

Dear Guest,

We appreciate your kind comments about different items offered in Long Yin such as our sauteed praws, crispy duck rolls and vietnamese tenderloin cubes. Thank you for ranking our food and service as outstanding and please receive our most sincere apologies for the incident you suffered at the fountain.

We look forward to see you again in the near future and why not try our Friday Dim Sum Lunch.

Yours sincerely,

Peter Fernandez & Stephane Blanc
Restaurant Manager Deputy General Manager

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Reviewed March 19, 2012

I must recommend this restaurant since they serve the best Chinese starters also the main dishes are very good. The service was excellent and when I give them some feedback on the crispy beef they removed it from my bill and served us complementary mango pudding which was great. The seating outside is also a big plus during the winter time.

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