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Mandarin Palace

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Gants Hill 559-561 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IG2 6JZ, England
+44 20 8550 7661
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
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Sun - Thu 18:00 - 23:30
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I Have been using this place since app 1984 or earlier - 30 years ago this was the Standard. Now it is a second rate take away Special fried rice was well below standard 3 out of ten no more could not finish it.l The whole think was terrible. 1st time I was unlucky ? After the 3rd time Never... More 

Thank BBBAZ69
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food - from a la carte and dim sum. Service just right. Excellent value too. Great options for meat eaters and veggie. We booked to be sure of a table - glad we did wait was busy. No rush though. Plenty of time to enjoy all

Thank sheffieldeats
Cromer, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here with a friend who uses the place regularly and knows the owners. I can recommend this place. On this occasion we went for a "set menu" and a good selection of dishes. There was a little hiccup that we had had one course (which we hand't yet go to) so there was a bit of a wait while... More 

Thank Tim B
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I understand how frustration can grow in a restaurant at busy times for staff..however letting that affect the customer service they provide is never good. Had to wait a very long time to be served food. Despite all of this the grilled salmon with ginger and garlic that I was served was delicious. Overall : average

Thank Marvin P
Redbridge, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Not very happy with this Restaurant very expensive had to wait a long time to be served food not very good. Don't think I would go there again.

Thank ChristinaAllen2016
London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

When I lived in Newbury Park, this was the posh and expensive Chinese place and it was somewhere I would go to for celebrations. On a recent visit to Gants Hill, a friend suggested we go for Dim Sum. It's been at least a decade since I visited and I was keen to see how the food, service and décor... More 

Thank GreerNicholson
Level Contributor
14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Unbelievable value for money. Delicious. The best. Lunch menu is so unbeatable and tasty. No place like it.

Thank Michelle W
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Mandarin Palace delivers a robotic and complacent service and churns out tasty but boring food. Went for first time since the 90's. Remember why now... It's been going over 30 years because there's not much option for a good dining experience in this part of Redbridge. If you have the Monkfish in Hot Bean sauce - don't get the Spicy... More 

Thank chezmcd
1 review
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Went for dim sum on Sunday afternoon and could not have been happier. Great food at a reasonable price, staff were both friendly and efficient. The owner even came to our table for a chat which was nice. Also very accommodating of our 20 month old daughter.

Thank Owen F
Ilford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Food was good but with one exception, the waiters were not friendly and usually missing (standing near door chatting). It spoils and we won't return

Thank Pauline R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$76 - US$76
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gants Hill 559-561 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IG2 6JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Ilford
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8550 7661

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