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M&L Chinese Restaurant

13-14 Cathedral Street | Dublin 1, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 1 874 8038
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“sea bass” (14 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
13-14 Cathedral Street | Dublin 1, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went here for the first time tonight, food was absolutely amazing. Very impressed with this restaurant. Had dumplings and the hot and sour soup to start, followed by the House special and the duck, the portions are quite big, almost a struggle to finish them....More

Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to this place to have a lunch. We wanted some good spicy food. The hot and sour soup was good. The crispy duck just could not be as goid as in London. The pranws in hot sauce was super but the shreded beef...More

Thank Isi_99_100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You get what you pay for in this restaurant food ok but not the best chicken dishes are very rubbery as we had a banquet are main meals were both chicken dishes I just had the sauces after trying to chew the rubbery chicken

Thank Brenda C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this place. Have been loads of times. Food is great. Service a bit slow tonight but it was very busy. When food arrived it was piping hot and fresh, so it was worth the wait. Place recently decorated and looks fresher. Toilets badly need...More

Thank Sheila K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had read about restaurant and tried it last thursday decor not great butfood was amazing genuine chinese cooking lots of chinese families eating there which is a good sign. Only one drawback they do not cards so have some cash with you. A great find...More

Thank rosieslatt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simply the best Szechuan food - great value lunch menus until 4pm daily but for the real star dishes, order off the al a carte - the stir fried green beans have to be tasted to be believed, the hot and spicy stir fried dry...More

Thank NoraTJR
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

This was off O'Connell street. I had the deep fried seabass and it was really tasty. Decor was simple. Great variety of menu. The only thing I did not like though was the waiter sat me a door which they were doing deliveries and they...More

Thank rgeulen
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Off O'Connell St., on a cut through to Marlborough St. spotted this uninviting looking restaurant, but I fancied a noodle dish.....I was hungier than I imagined. The little 'lunch menu' gave me barbecued pork spare ribs (2) and a chicken chow mein. The ribs had...More

Thank 34210king
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Had been meaning to visit here for some time. Finally went Sunday evening. As other reviewers have pointed out the place is quite basic - not somewhere I could imagine spending a long time over dinner. It's a little bit functional and lacking warmth/atmosphere. The...More

Thank Barry-OT
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Booked a table for my husbands birthday weeks in advance. Got to restaurant and we were sat at the first table the waitress saw which was right beside the front door so you get a blast of freezing cold air from outside everytime someone comes...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Has it a BYOB policy?
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, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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