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Michael Wan's Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant

27 Clifton Street, Blackpool FY1 1JD, England
+44 1253 622687
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lemon chicken” (37 reviews)
“prawn crackers” (53 reviews)
“spring rolls” (40 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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27 Clifton Street, Blackpool FY1 1JD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have visited this Chinese twice now. Both times have been fantastic. The service and the atmosphere is great. We came for Valentine’s Day and is was heaving but the service was still exceptional and you didn’t wait long. People always check you have a...More

Thank Emily J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Myself and my husband had to celebrate Valentine's day a day early this year and chose to eat here, they had set the table with a single rose for me which was a lovely touch. We chose the banquet option which was priced at less...More

Thank mandi2808
Reviewed 6 days ago

Born and bred in Blackpool and yet have never visited Michael Wan's (and it's been around since 1961!). Anyway, I've put that right this week. It's brilliant - waiters and hostesses are friendly and knowledgeable, the food superb and it's good value. Particularly recommend the...More

Thank Wooster1976
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An excellent range of well cooked and tasty food. All that you can eat and well worth going to. Will go again.More

Thank Roy D
blkman1, Owner at Michael Wan's Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Roy, thank you for your kind word and its great to hear you have enjoyed your meal. We don't serve buffet as we believe food taste much better straight from the wok. We presume you had one of our lovely banquets, in which case...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, immaculately presented. Very busy, but great service once we had been seated. Looking forward to coming back for more lemon chicken next month.

1  Thank James A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a works do at the Mandarin.Its quite compact but the service is excellent and the food is plentiful and of very good quality. Everyone without exception enjoyed it. We had a banquet of course. Can get a bit chaotic when people/larger parties are waiting...More

1  Thank LifelongTourist
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the set menu with the duck as the main. Very impressed with the food, the portions and the friendly staff.

1  Thank Steve O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal with friends. Excellent food but be warned, the curry is v spicy and not for the faint hearted. Great service which was quietly attentive without being intrusive. All round enjoyable meal for all.

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

Thanks Jacqui, never fear we're always at hand with a glass of water if needed!! :-) Team Mandarin

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It really is not a suprise that Mandarin continues to win so many awards for their restaurant. The food is a consistent, tasty array made with obviously fresh, high quality ingredients. We have taken people and friends from other parts of the world to eat...More

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

Thank you so much for your kind words :-) It's lovely to hear when people have enjoyed dining with us and great that you've enjoyed one of our jazz evenings too. If you're interested, Stephen Pierre will be back again twice this year on 17th...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had never heard of the restaurant before and was looking for somewhere to take Hubby for his birthday. This restaurant came recommended and I am so glad we tried it. We had the banquet as we couldn't decide off the menu. We were pleasantly...More

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

Thanks Liz, so pleased to hear you and your husband enjoyed his birthday meal with us and glad our staff looked after you. We hope to see you back again soon :-) Team Mandarin

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Questions & Answers
Samantha O
3 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from PHatgaz | Property representative |
Hi Samantha, yes we now have a specific vegan menu.
17 March 2017|
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
29 November 2016|
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$42
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
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:15
17:30 - 22:45
17:30 - 22:45
17:30 - 22:45
17:30 - 22:45
12:00 - 13:45
12:00 - 13:45
17:30 - 23:45
12:00 - 13:45
17:30 - 23:45
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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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 3 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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