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Michael Wan's Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant

27 Clifton Street, Blackpool FY1 1JD, England
+44 1253 622687
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lemon chicken” (36 reviews)
“prawn crackers” (53 reviews)
“spring rolls” (40 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
27 Clifton Street, Blackpool FY1 1JD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to Mandarin many times now and can hands down say it’s one of the beat chinese restaurants i’ve ever been too. I’ve visited with large and small groups and always had perfect service and food is constantly amazing. A couple of times they’ve put...More

1  Thank Amber H
blkman1, General Manager at Michael Wan's Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks Amber, great to hear from another happy customer and great that you've been so well looked after by our staff. I'll pass on your comments to Ben (and the rest of the team) as I'm sure they'd like to hear their efforts are appreciated...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, so fresh, so tasty, recommend all of it, great choices, excellent friendly service i love this restaurant and whenever I'm in Blackpool i always make a booking here. This is not a Chinese where you get loads of food, it's not a buffet...More

1  Thank Carllb1
blkman1, General Manager at Michael Wan's Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks again for your nice review and thanks for coming back to see us again :-) Always good to hear you enjoyed dinner and we really hope to see you again soon :-) Team Mandarin

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once again, visited off the back of previous TA reviews... and was not disappointed. This restaurant is really well presented and the service is impeccable right from the start. We were given time to peruse the menu and there was no rush between courses. Hubby...More

1  Thank Bint195
blkman1, General Manager at Michael Wan's Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks, we're please to hear you enjoyed dinner with us and that our team looked after you. Hope to see you again soon :-) Team Mandarin

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have dined out in the various Chinese restaurants in Blackpool and have yet to find one to beat or even match ‘The Mandarin ‘ Service is second to none and staff are so so attentive and helpful. The food is cooked to perfection - we...More

1  Thank papaclio
blkman1, General Manager at Michael Wan's Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind comments, it's great to hear you're working your way through the menu and still keep finding things to entice you back again :-) We look forward to seeing you again soon :-) Team Mandarin

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our evening. The food was lovely & the service was on point & very friendly! We will be back!

1  Thank JTT201616
blkman1, General Manager at Michael Wan's Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, we'll look forward to seeing you again next time :-) Team Mandarin

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A large family group, adults and children, all had a lovely meal with something to suit all, we had not taken our grandchildren here before, but we can say that they were looked after very well, and they want to return next time they come...More

Thank 516marjorie
blkman1, General Manager at Michael Wan's Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Marjorie, it's great to hear your family enjoyed dinner with us and that our staffed looked after you. We'll look forward to welcoming you back on your next family gathering in Blackpool :-) Team Mandarin

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First visit this week. Have to say, service was spot on as was the range of food. Both our dishes were excellent, but the crispy duck was the best I have ever tried. A bit dearer than normal, but fantastic. As in the name crispy,...More

1  Thank DaveG11
blkman1, General Manager at Michael Wan's Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great to hear you enjoyed dining with us Dave, we hope to see you back again in the new year :-) Team Mandarin

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were very excited to find a chinese that served gluten free food. The web site was a little bit confusing and led us to believe anything could be gluten free which it wasn't but I must say there was a wide variety of gluten...More

Thank Susan H
blkman1, General Manager at Michael Wan's Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for dining with us Susan and we're pleased to hear you enjoyed your gluten free meal. Apologies if the website wasn't clear for you but we say that many of our dishes are gluten free rather than all but anyway so long as we...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I go regularly to Mandarin now and in the many times we have been we have never once been disappointed, busy or quiet it’s always fabulous. We always recommend it and it is, by far, the best Chinese around. The duck is...More

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blkman1, General Manager at Michael Wan's Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for such a lovely review and thanks for continuing to come to dine with us, we hope you had a great birthday dinner and look forward to welcoming you back again soon :-) Team Mandarin

Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

A family of 11 visiting Blackpool to see the illuminations at half term couldn’t visit Blackpool without visiting The Mandarin, we have been eating there as long as I can remember. A lovely lady was singing that night and her music just made the evening....More

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blkman1, General Manager at Michael Wan's Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Thanks for your kind review, and thanks for continuing to return to see us when you're in Blackpool. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed dinner with us again, I think the lady singing that night was Louise, she really does have a lovely voice! We...More

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Samantha O
4 July 2017|
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Response from PHatgaz | Property representative |
Hi Samantha, yes we now have a specific vegan menu.
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robert6969429
18 March 2017|
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Response from blkman1 | Property representative |
yes they are Robert, but please do bear in mind towards later in the evening, we do have plenty of birthdays and celebration and we are unable to always control the language customers might use when they had a few drinks
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dennistheblue
30 November 2016|
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Response from PHatgaz | Property representative |
You're best to call the restaurant to book on +44 (0)1253 622687 If nobody is able to answer the phone leave a message and they will call you back to confirm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$41
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 10:15 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
5:30 PM - 11:45 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
5:30 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Clifton Street, Blackpool FY1 1JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackpool
  • Phone Number: +44 1253 622687
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Description
Lancashire-based Michael Wan's Mandarin was established in 1961. The purveyor of Cantonese cuisine is lauded as "superb," "fantastic," "delicious and consistent," with "fabulous food," by the critics on TripAdvisor, landing it a spot as one of the top 10 Chinese restaurants in the UK based on customer reviews. Signature dishes include Twice Cooked Pork, Gon Siu Crispy Beef and Huan San Fish and Tofu Stew.
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