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YanYu

) #19 of 1,450 Restaurants in Xiamen $$ - $$$ Chinese, Asian
Corner of Lianjing Lu and Lianjing 2nd. Road, Xiamen, China
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good46%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (4 reviews)
“hot plate” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Corner of Lianjing Lu and Lianjing 2nd. Road, Xiamen, China
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Reviews (28)
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

The restaurant with the theme "yanyu", meaning "encounter of romance" lures many patrons especially guests hoping to find love. The idea is totally anew to me and first item on the table which caught my attention was the wrapping of the wet issue which resembled...More

Thank Ian L
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Had an excellent dinner of easy to eat Chinese food with a late group of friends in one of their private rooms. The menu is available in English and with photos. Wine choice is limited but decent and not too expensive. Food is Chinese interpreted...More

Thank fbonaglia
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Unique, a lot of choice, and very yummy!! Strongly recommended for people who are looking for something unique food and place for fun. You must be satisfied! Maybe, not easy for English speakers but no problem if you have someone who can speak Chinese.

Thank Jay K
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Went here with a friend and the food is too die for. We ordered 4 meat dishes and the hot plate beef was DELICIOUS and the lamb chops were out of this world! Definitely recommend this restaurant. For 4 dishes, 1 noodle and 1 side...More

Thank Margaux V
Reviewed 19 January 2016

We read about Yan Yu from Tripadvisor and had wanted to try it on our first day of arrival. We went on our second day after running into the restaurant by chance....Wonderful ambience. Excellent service. Fantastic food. The wagyu beef on hot plate at RMB...More

1  Thank Kengyuilim
Reviewed 26 December 2015

When one looks at the decor, I expected to have steep prices and small dishes. I was most pleasantly surprised to see that it was "reasonably priced" fine dining. The dishes were big enough to share and the food was both beautiful to look at...More

Thank butterscotchQC
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

We went there with a group of seven and found ourselves seated at a large round table with rotating plateau in the middle. The menu is set-up with pictures so you can order easily. The food is looking fantastic, both on the pictures and the...More

Thank Wes26
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

We were in Xiamen for work. A colleague advised Yan Yu. Great food and incredible plating! Loved it. Feast for the tong and the eye!

Thank Carien E
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Me and my bf went there a couple weeks ago... we had to wait a little before getting in as ti was kind of crowded. As we got in it was stunning, crystal clean and perfect employers working there, so kind! The food were f.a.b....More

Thank Marianoscocca
Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

I was brought for dinner by my relatives and was pleasantly surprised with the food selection. there were a lot of choices with some traditional chinese dishes served with a twist. service was fast and efficient. would love to come back and try on other...More

Thank angel8800
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Lianjing Lu and Lianjing 2nd. Road, Xiamen, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Fujian  >  Xiamen
Description
This restaurant is situated close to the Crowne Plaza Hotel and Andy's close to the corner of Lianjing Road and Lianjing2nd. Road.This was our first visit to this very classy restaurant but we will certainly be going back for more. The food was excellent and the surroundings simply superb, the whole place simply screams CLASS from the beautiful entrance lobby and elegant staircase which leads you to a comfortable bar area and the restaurant itself.A good menu and drinks list was produced, the menu in both Chinese and English which is unusual for Chinese restaurants in Xiamen. The serving staff were attentive to the correct degree throughout. The orders were immediately forwarded to the kitchen via IPad which meant that there was very little delay in the first of the food arriving on the table. One of the serving staff obviously overheard that we were celebrating a friends birthday and shortly afterwards a complementary plate of celebratory food arrived. A truly excellent find and we will be back in short order! I will attach some photos as soon as possible.
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