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Yangtze River Chinese Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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8 Bridge Street, Aberdeen AB11 6BP, Scotland
+44 1224 583377
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Today
12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Fort William, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Aberdeen over the new year. We found this restaurant on trip advisor and were delighted to find it open on New years day. We had a very good meal and the service was very good. We would go back.

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Thank Karen B L
Alcala la Real, Spain
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151 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the Yangtze after being away from the city for a couple of years. We were delighted to find that the food was even better than we remembered. The menu is fairly similar to most Chinese restaurants in the UK but the cooking and the quality of the food are superb. Don't be deterred by... More 

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Thank Loabydosser
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just heading back to our hotel with full bellies and very satisfied after a meal from the Yangtze River Chinese. My family of 5 (including a 3 year old) are in Aberdeen for a quick new year trip and fancied a Meal out the restaurant did not disappoint. Fantastic food and great service! A good Chinese is hard to come... More 

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Thank Sammy2good
Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a meal on hogmanay and wasn't dissappinted one bit! Hadn't been for a few years but it was just as I remembered. Lovely atmosphere and great food! Location is perfect too as it is central, we just had a 5 minutes walk to the theatre

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Thank Jemma G
Los Angeles, California
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The wonton soup is some of the best I've ever had! The pan fried ravioli is also a real treat. If you're into east coast style Chinese food, don't skip this spot.

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Thank Daniel G
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Quite simply the best Cantonese food I have had outside Guangdong province/ Hong Kong. Not the best entry it has to be said but persevere the food and decor is worth it.

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Thank oraloon
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Sad to see that there were only two other tables occupied as the quality and quantity of food was excellent and the place deserves to be much busier. The starter platter was good and the honey chilli prawns was a stand out dish. Also rare to get a decent egg fried rice!

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Thank rvd147
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Visited here after a show at the Tivoli Theatre Food was excellent, lovely and fresh despite being 9.30pm Great atmosphere and wasn't too busy/noisy Will definitely be back next time in Aberdeen

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Thank Cheryl M
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Very cosy (despite being quite big and in a basement), nice atmosphere, centre of town. Friendly service. Great for dim sum lunch (on any day of the week). Can have lunch quite late as well. Our favourite meal on a Saturday / Sunday lunch time. Would suit bigger groups with kids as well (large round tables for groups).

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Thank Judith M
Aviemore, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We first visited the Yangtze River forty five years ago and for us this was a trip down memory lane. The decor has been freshened up since then but the entrance is still by a long uninviting corridor off Bridge Street before you descend a few steps into the main dining area. If you overlook the rather drab entrance you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Bridge Street, Aberdeen AB11 6BP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 583377

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