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M&L Chinese Restaurant

#479 of 2,196 Restaurants in Dublin
€€ - €€€Chinese, Asian, Fusion
13-14 Cathedral Street | Dublin 1, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 1 874 8038
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“dumplings” (25 reviews)
“chilli” (20 reviews)
“sea bass” (17 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
13-14 Cathedral Street | Dublin 1, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose to try out M&L based on many very positive reviews. Perhaps we should have ordered the meals mentioned in them, since our experience was not so extatic. Chef's specialty Lemon chicken was very good, but hot and spicy chicken was not what its...More

Thank Klaus K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first time I visited this place I was disappointed. I had heard great things. We were offered a table in an anti room and given the standard menu. The waitress was disinterested. We had standard Chinese food off their normal menu. However, it was...More

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My first time to visit this restaurant and omg the food was amazing there was queue out the door so you really need to make a reservation but well worth the wait and the price was very reasonable will definitely be going back

1  Thank dymoDublin
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

The cheerful vibe reflects happy diners and no wonder with the exceptional food on offer . The cooking is genuine and exceptionally tasty . The cod chili and wonton dish is a major hit and other chefs recommendations are similarly pleasing . As well as...More

1  Thank Seanaodhmacr
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent and authentic! If in the mood for some non-Irish food, then head here. Had the chicken and sweet corn soup, green beans, and dry chili chicken and it was wonderful. Definitely recommend. We had service, but I did see others waiting.

Thank WombatboyOR
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This restaurant was recommended by a Chinese colleague of my sisters and we loved the food. It is pretty basic, but the food and the service is excellent - we had the set menu for 4 - loads of very tasty food and very good...More

Thank Ginnyhan
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Went in search of some good dumplings and ended up here. Food was pretty good, service was average and restaurant looked like it seen better days. Price was decent though, I will definitely be back... not the place to bring a first date but if...More

1  Thank alanDublin123
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Wow! What a fabulous surprise! An absolutely classic Chinatown restaurant on an O'Connell sidestreet. Every dish excellent, but the roast duck was iconic; wish I could get this good in NYC. Just perfectly crisped, with no grease, just enough fat to make it marvelously juicy....More

Thank Gregory G
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Thie restaurant is an authentic Chinese treat. all the dishes are delivered to highest freshest standards. do not expect a posh place , this is simply a food tasting experience. Had a braised hot and sour cod. absolutely superb, Portions are very generous and staff...More

Thank Gianni A
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

A little gem off O Connell Street. Amazing starters (dumplings) - we should have ordered more! Main course was delicious too however not as outstanding as the starters. I fear I didn't order well! The side of beansprouts however was delicious. A lot of people...More

1  Thank MollyConnolly
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8 November 2016|
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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