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Yuan Ming Yuan

#31 of 505 Restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
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17 Princes Street, Cork, Ireland
12:30 - 23:30
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Sun 13:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 12:30 - 23:30
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Was recommended this Chinese in cork from a taxi driver and was not disappointed. Food was amazing!!! Haven't had a Chinese like this in years. Staff were amazing and very friendly. Price was very reasonable. Wish they had one in Dublin.

1 Thank Elaine M
Cobh, Cork, Ireland
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was real taste of China. Lovely food, freshly prepared. Nice choice. Staff very friendly and very helpful. I will come back.

1 Thank Sylwia S
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic restaurant well worth a visit great service very reasonably priced and authentic Service is friendly precise portions are quite large

1 Thank Ken O
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

A colleague in Singapore who had visited Cork recommended I try this place for dim sum. I would have never ventured in otherwise. What a revelation.... Fantastic chinese food loved by both the adults and children in our group, plus perfect dim sum - especially the char Sui chinese buns. Highly recommend if you love food. Decor very dated.

1 Thank Momathon
Co Cork
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We had a beautuful freshly prepared and extremely tasty chinese meal here recently. Great friendly staff and lovely atmosphere. Definitly worth traveling the distance from Kinsale to Cork City. We will most certainly be back !

1 Thank jacksonu601
Killarney, Ireland
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Friendly staff, excellent food, nice atmosphere, big variety of dishes in different price categories. You can eat a business lunch adopted to european taste or authentic chinese dish.

1 Thank lolygothic
Bray, Ireland
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

We were greeted warmly and brought immediately to a cosy table. The menu is interesting as you can choose your dish, pork, duck prawns etc. and then choose your sauce from a wide range. They vary from fruity, to spicy, to hot and all the ones we chose were gorgeous. Service was friendly and no difficulty with getting chopsticks or... More 

1 Thank mickhanney7373
1 review
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

O.K to good food.Nothing special.Friendly staff.Price good.10 Euros for my meal.Would eat from there again but would not go out of my way.

Thank Charlie I
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Strange coincidences and a bit of psychedelic took me and my wife to this place. And we couldn't be happier! So, We read and heard Cork is great for fresh fish and that was what we wanted, definitely. On our way to Electric in the afternoon for some oysters we asked a guy for directions, and just passing through Quinlan's... More 

1 Thank Fernando M
Cork, Ireland
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Not a HUGE fan of Chinese food but we said we'd give this one a crack. First up, excellently decorated and beautiful inside, some nice Chinese wood and ornaments on display. Next the service - Outstanding, a guy even took my coat for me (I know its old fashioned but who still treats a guest that well?). I got the... More 

3 Thank pcoughlan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Princes Street, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
Was previously called Starvast but has undergone renovations and a name change recently

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?