I might have higher standards these days due to living as an expat in China for many years. But still, the Chinese food at Kirin is pretty good, nothing that knocked my socks off though.
The location is fantastic. When seated at the balcony you overlook the canal and beyond the canal, quite a bit of the property and the ocean beyond. It would be a good place to come around sunset for sure.
As others have said, the portions are huge. Like most traditional Chinese, the portions are huge. My wife and I ordered just a few things and yet we had food for days afterwards. Thankfully the rooms at the Hilton have refrigerators!