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Yuan Ming Yuan

17 Princes Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 425 4968
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“dim sum” (65 reviews)
“dumplings” (17 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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17 Princes Street, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was outstanding and plenty of it too. Would highly recommend a visit if you're someone who enjoys good food

Thank Rosheen79
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have tried a few different Asian restaurants in Co. Cork, but I’d say this one was the best. A little expensive in my opinion, but the early bird special (before 7pm I believe) allows you to select from a few of their starters and...More

Thank Meredith C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a pleasant enough restaurant but the food on the whole very average. The Cantonese duck was not particularly good and the duck hot pot was fine but quickly got cold despite being over a 'heater' with one small tea light rather a long...More

Thank junkuz57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always seek out a Chinese meal in any city and this one was a good find. Had dim sum for lunch and came back another day for dinner. Friendly attentive service, a great menu and pretty good value for money. Thumbs up from my...More

Thank Mama_says_so
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

I've never been anywhere in Asia but anyone who reads my reviews knows I am quite a fussy diner. I ordered the dim sum platter and jasmine tea, and found them both excellent. It's hard to get quality Chinese food in Cork but these dim...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2018

My friend and I went in for a lunch and we ordered a main each with rice to go with them - the taste was amazing however the portion is not good for value

Thank Shengjie T
Reviewed 22 August 2018

A very unassuming restaurant from the outside but feels like you are stepping into a restaurant in China once inside. I recently visited with work colleagues for a Monday evening pick me up dinner. we were not disappointed. We ordered dim sum as well as...More

Thank Rosemarie M
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We eat here recently having read all the great reviews on Trip Advisor. However we were very disappointed in the dim sum. We eat dim sum a lot (we live just outside London) and have a good idea of good versus not-so-great dim sum and...More

Thank Celtic Q
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Not really sure what all the hype is about. Got a takeaway from here recently. One beef dish and one mixed meat, both were in a gloopey sauce that were both lacking flavour. Beef is not good quality and had a grey stewed appearance with...More

Thank SophyLeaf
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I go here when ever we can. The food is so good. Staff are lovely and friendly. We are not very adventurous with our food choices but the sweet snd sour dishes are excellent. Ribs and spring rolls are so good. Always...More

Thank G401HJsarah
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Questions & Answers
Celtic Q
7 August 2018|
Response from Calvinta | Reviewed this property |
not sure, as we only ordered dishes to share. Do call them up and check the latest.
Marie C
5 September 2016|
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Response from alan252 | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it , but they were nice people so I would ask I am sure they would cook you a without
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Princes Street, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 425 4968
Was previously called Starvast but has undergone renovations and a name change recently
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