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M&L Chinese Restaurant

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#573 of 2,106 Restaurants in Dublin
€€ - €€€Chinese, Asian, Fusion
13-14 Cathedral Street | Dublin 1, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 1 874 8038
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“dumplings” (25 reviews)
“chilli” (18 reviews)
“sea bass” (16 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
13-14 Cathedral Street | Dublin 1, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

I have been to M&L a few times over the years, and this time came back after an absence of four years. The menu is fairly predictable (black bean sauce, kung po, black pepper sauce etc), but the flavours are excellent and the food comes...More

Thank Back_to_Sandringham
Reviewed 3 days ago

I've written an excellent review of this restaurant before but after our recent visit we are unlikely to ever return. What a sad decline in standards and particularly service. We waited approximately 10 minutes for anyone to take a drinks order then another 20 minutes...More

Thank NorthernIrelandRosie
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did a google search for Xiao Long Pao (steamed pork dumplings) and this restaurant came up. I phoned two times before booking and they verified that they sold this dish. I even asked if they provide the shredded ginger and vinegar to accompany it...More

Thank Pavel B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the outside it doesn't look like the most appealing place, however, the food is a different story altogether! Dishes we love include, pork and prawn, green beans, aubergine, chili chicken. Dumplings to start.The food is really good, the staff are pleasant. Just don't forget...More

Thank daydreamer1982
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was closed on our first visit but we tried again two nights later. We didn’t have reservations but got in luckily. The place was packed with Asian people which says much about the quality of the food. We always use hot & sour soup...More

Thank CorkVictoria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the hot and sour braised beef, was super spicy - amazing flavours. Great staff Brought 5 kids, they lapped it up. Aromatic Duck, salt and pepper squid, pork dumplings all amazing. Main courses were good, but preferred all the starters. Would deffo recommend.

Thank Emmadon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have wanted to visit this restaurant for ages and on a busy Friday evening got the chance... My companion who needs a gluten free menu was very pleased with the selection of options so a good start... We only had mains and a very nice...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little restaurant to be found off O’Connell St., tasty, authentic food, with your average Chinese stalwarts nowhere to be found. If you want Kung Pao Chicken, look elsewhere. Lovely, spicy, deep fried Szechuan chicken with chillies (and lots of them), Szechuan chicken main with...More

Thank swall387
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I would definitely say this is the best Chinese restaurant in central Dublin - very authenticate food and excellent taste - would definitely visit again

Thank Shengjie T
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Found this restaurant down the street from our hotel, and had a delicious meal. We didn’t have a booking and were fortunate to get a table, I would recommend booking a table in advance. The food was delicious and portions were large. It is cash...More

Thank Freddy P
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8 November 2016|
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Response from GMan72Dublin | Property representative |
Hi. Yes you can bring your own bottle, no problem. Corkage is applied. Hope you find this helpful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13-14 Cathedral Street | Dublin 1, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 874 8038
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