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Michael Wan's Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant

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About
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.
PRICE RANGE
US$21 - US$42
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
FEATURES
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 1 March 2021

Eating at Michael Wan's Mandarin is our long-time Blackpool tradition! I'll only be repeating what so many other reviewers have already said... but this place is exceptional. Fantastic ambience, friendly and funny staff, and the best Chinese food on offer in the north of England....More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 28 February 2021

This is the most expensive meal we have because it’s a 220 mile round trip & a hotel for the night but the experience makes it worth while. The ambiance, staff & the quality of the food at this restaurant is the reason we visit...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 20 December 2020 via mobile

Been several times and when I had my hotel I send dozens of guests and all loved it, some regular guests would go every time they visited and I can understand why as the whole experience is excellent

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 11 November 2020 via mobile

Been here twice now and each time it has been perfect. The lemon chicken is really good. Really nice staff. Looking forward to the next visit.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 10 November 2020

This is probably the best restaurant in Blackpool. Lovely decor, professional staff, delicious drinks, excellent food-- and almost everything on the menu can be adjusted to accommodate a gluten intolerance. Bring a date here for a really atmospheric evening out.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 3 November 2020

It was our first visit to Michael Wan's Mandarin, it was safe to say we weren't disappointed. After reading so many positive reviews on Trip Advisor, my partner and I decided to visit. The food was very fresh, delicious with generous portions! My partner and...More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 29 October 2020 via mobile

We had a meal here and as always the food is very special it is fresh and delicious, I can't fault the food and it will always be my favourite. However, to charge over £3 for a dash of cordial with soda water is excessive...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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blkman1, General Manager at Michael Wan's Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2020

Hi, we've spoken to the waitress who brought your bill and took payment. As you would have noticed, she's a young trainee and is usually very polite and friendly so it's quite a surprise to hear she gave you a 'look'. We did ask her...More

Reviewed 28 October 2020

Thank you so much for a lovely evening. The food is unreal we have had rhe best service ever from Pek he is so lovely nothing was too much trouble. Ups and down the stairs he is such a lovely guy. The taxi driver who...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 22 October 2020 via mobile

We ate here on a Friday night in October. We had booked in advance and the table was ready on arrival. The restaurant was busy, but social distancing was being adhered to. We ordered salt and pepper chicken chow mein along with a bottle of...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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blkman1, General Manager at Michael Wan's Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2020

Thanks for your kind words, great to hear you enjoyed your food. I've talked to the staff involved and they said that when they spoke to you you had already finished your meal and paid the bill and were just finishing off the last bit...More

Reviewed 19 October 2020

We have visited Blackpool many times and this is the second time we have dined at The Mandarin, we chose their set menu and we felt is was good value for money, well presented and most importantly absolutely delicious. Our waiting staff Peck and Josh...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Michael Wan's Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant

  • Yes, Michael Wan's Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Michael Wan's Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant offers delivery services.

  • Yes, Michael Wan's Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

  • Michael Wan's Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5