The best Chinese restaurants in Dundee

Jun 30, 2021

Looking for the best Chinese restaurants in Dundee? Our guide has you covered. Read on to find out where to get your fix.

The best Chinese restaurants in Dundee - top-rated places

Whether it’s your weekend tradition, or a treat every now and then, there’s nothing like finding a great Chinese restaurant or takeaway to rely on when you have a craving for a Chow Mein. 

Once you’ve moved to a new city, it can often take months of trial and error before you find a local Chinese you love. 

Luckily, we’ve taken all the hassle out of scouting for the perfect Peking Duck and done the research for you. Here is our guide to the best Chinese restaurants in Dundee.

We’ve looked at location, cost and flavour when putting together our guide. If you’ve tried a spot in Dundee you think we’ve missed, let us know!

The Manchurian

15a Gellatly Street, Dundee, DD1 3DY

If you’re searching for a proper Dim Sum, stop here. The Manchurian is a family-run restaurant offering a mix of traditional and modern Chinese cuisines on its menu.

The team have created a great atmosphere, perfect for a get together with friends, or as a place to bring your family when they visit. 

While the Manchurian prides itself on casual and friendly dining, you can also hire the area for a private party, or even try out their karaoke machine if you’re feeling brave!

Read their latest booking and COVID-19 information here.

Mandarin Garden

40-44 South Tay Street Dundee DD1 1 PF

While many of us have a ‘go to’ order from our local Chinese restaurant, Mandarin Garden allows the chance to try something new.

While their menu features all the classics you’d expect from a British Chinese restaurant, the team also offers regular Mandarin Specials which are changed on a regular basis.

If you’re feeling brave, but still want a fail-safe to fall back on, try a banquet or set dinner, you’ll get the best of both worlds. 

Mandarin Garden recommend booking during busy times, and offer takeaway and delivery options for days when you’re feeling lazy!

China Pot

87 Charleston Drive, Dundee, DD2 2HB

Speaking of feeling lazy, sometimes the best Chinese is one eaten in front of the TV. 

The team at China Pot offer exclusively takeaway and delivery Chinese food, so you don’t have to leave your sofa to get your hands on some of the best Chinese food in Dundee.

The kitchen also uses Halal meats and can cater for allergies and intolerances. Order yours here

Yamm Buffet

Whitehall Street, Dundee, DD1 4AA

You’ll need to bring an appetite for this one! Yamm is a highly rated Chinese buffet in the centre of Dundee.

Recently refurbished, Yamm Buffet offers a wide range of freshly-prepared Oriental food in a buffet-style setting.

Not only can you get all the Chinese dishes you’d come to expect from a traditional restaurant, but they also offer a range of English and Indian dishes too.

You can fill up your plate for just £9.50, making it the perfect spot for students. Book a table here. 


12 St Andrews Street, Dundee, DD1 2EX

If you’re looking for a traditional British-Chinese takeaway, Chopstix is it. 

Choose from all the dishes you’d come to expect, and get them delivered, what could be better?

You also have the option to eat in if preferred, or grab a takeout if you’re in town. Located right next to the McManus Art Gallery, it’s a great spot for a quick bite after a day in the city.

Order for tonight here, or give them a call to book a table. 

There are plenty of great Chinese restaurants and takeaways across Dundee, and these are just a few of our favourites! 

Dundee has always attracted foodies and students. Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find it in Dundee. Don’t miss out, book your student accommodation today.

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