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China Sichuan Restaurant

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The Forum | Ballymoss Road, Sandyford 18, Ireland
+353 1 293 5100
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 12:30 - 15:00
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Dublin, Ireland
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love this restaurant . it never fails to impress. the food is so good. I highly recommend the kung po chicken , and the prawns with spring onions on the sunday value menu . which is two course for 23 euro and 3 course for 28 euro. the service is so welcoming . a little but pricey but worth... More 

Thank lbyrne99
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Party of 10 had a fine lunch in their outside area. Heaters on. Very cosy. You cant go wrong with the set menu. The ginger prawns always good. The service is excellent. Cheese cake for desert and off we went. Will deffo be back

1 Thank Patrick S
Galway, Ireland
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I came here for Valentine's day, and it did not disappoint. I'm always skeptical when I see restaurants advertising 'authentic Chinese' cuisine as I have lived in China and know how hard it is to find real Chinese food here in Ireland! But China Sichuan Restaurant offered the best of both worlds, fantastic service in a lovely... More 

1 Thank SopherzX3
County Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Booked at the last minute. Luckily got a table for 2. We both selected set lunch menu. Reasonable price. Chose cold shredded spicy salad and Kung po for mains. Had glass prosecco which was superb. Place was packed and it was in between lunch/evening. Love this place and understand why it's so popular.

1 Thank adrianadimascio
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60 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

One of our current favorite restaurants. Service is excellent. It was so busy last night we had a drink at the bar while our table was prepared but this did not detract at all from the evening ad there was a great buzz around the bar. Food was as always spectacular and the service was prompt, our waiter had an... More 

Thank A B
Singapore, Singapore
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

When living in Dublin, i was a regular client, lunch on my own, with friends and dinner on Saturday night with family and friends. Love their aromatic duck, the prawns with ginger ans scallions. Would go to try their new meals. A friend from Toronto said that it was the best Chinese she ever had! When i last went i... More 

Thank Vivianne_singapore
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We visited here specifically to celebrate CNY. This was without doubt one of the most authentic Chinese experiences we have had in Ireland. The food, while pricey was spot on in terms of flavour, we had Hon Yu Guozi - wonton dumplings served in chilli oil, and Waltip dumplings to start, both were delicious and full of flavour. For mains... More 

Thank simonbF2684LC
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I come to this restaurant from time to time because the good is great. The ambience of the place is excellent. Bit expensive for Chinese food but worth it . Only problem is it's location, in the middle of an industrial area so nothing else to do or see on the area.

Thank Ann C
Dublin, Ireland
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92 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

This place has a lovely atmosphere. Dimmed lightning, spacious areas, good ventilation (no smell on clothes after). The staff is so friendly, kind, very professional, very attentive - we felt as if we were royals from ancient dynasty. The food we chosen (duck, lamb, seafood hot pot and veg tofu dish) was very good yet these were new flavours for... More 

Thank myadesignstudio
Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I really like this Chinese restaurant. It is one of the only places I can have a gluten free Chinese meal in Dublin that I would actually trust being a coeliac. The food is delicious and the staff are very professional. Defo worth a visit!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$35
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Forum | Ballymoss Road, Sandyford 18, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Sandyford
  • Phone Number: +353 1 293 5100
From Georgina Campbell's Ireland GuideThis restaurant has been Ireland’s benchmark Chinese restaurant for two generations, and is a previous recipient of this award. It should in perhaps be named The Phoenix as, not long after moving to new premises, this family-owned favourite closed last winter and appeared to be a victim of the recession. Then, to the delight of its many fans, it reopened in the summer of 2010 after a six month hiatus. And, to a collective sigh of relief, it soon transpired that its modern interpretations of classic Sichuan cuisine are better than ever: classic dishes like tea smoked duck have been tweaked and given updated presentation by the brigade of young chefs who are reinterpreting traditional Sichuan and Cantonese cuisine with modern style. A special section of "Chef's Recommendations" highlights the kitchen's authentic Sichuan dishes based on centuries old recipes – and well-versed servers explain dishes and their ingredients, offering to tone down the amounts of chilli oil, Sichuan pepper and hot oil, if requested. The layout of the modern dining room has been improved too - and, on fine days, the glass frontage opens onto an inviting outdoor terrace with umbrella tables and seating.

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