Lychee Oriental (Glasgow) : Review

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59 Mitchell Street
Glasgow
G1 3LN

V: 6 May 2017      T:  0141 248 2240    W: www.lycheeoriental.co.uk

Child Friendly: Yes (well behaved kids)      Accepts: Cash & Card


I had not been here for a while, and I promised Lychee I would go back so today I did.

This is my favourite Chinese restaurant in Glasgow, every time I visit the staff are always very pleasant and the food is always AMAZING (even if I mostly get the same dish every time)

For me this restaurant has a modern feel, and a very relaxing atmosphere.

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The Food :

Chilli ‘n’ Salt Chicken Wings £4.70

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I am not someone that likes things too spicy so I was a little worried at how these would be.

These were perfect for me, there was a lot of flavour and just and no more hints of chilli so phew I was happy with my decision today.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 4
Presentation : 3.5

Crispy Shredded Sweet ‘n’ Chilli Chicken £13.50 plus Rice £2.80

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OK OK OK, yes I know I order this every time I go in, and I am sure Jimmy if your reading this your nodding your head and agreeing and laughing.

What can I say if you like this dish or sweet n sour chicken you will LOVE this. Its packed full of flavour, its presented nicely and its very very moreish.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 5

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I have been good recently when out as I have been eating out a lot, so no cakes etc so tonight I finished with a nice Cappuccino.

Overall :

I cant fault this restaurant in any way, I always look forward to going and leave very satisfied every time.

Review Scores – 

  • Atmosphere : 4
  • Staff : 5
  • Menu : 5
  • Service : 5
  • The portion sizes & taste : 5
  • Value for money: 5
  • Overall : 5

Lychee Oriental Glasgow : Review

59 Mitchell Street
Glasgow G1 3LN

Lychee Oriental is open:

Mon to Sat 12pm till late

Sun 12.30pm — 10.30pm

Last Orders Half hour before closing

T: 0141 248 2240
W : www.lycheeoriental.co.uk

Visit Date : 30th October 2016

Lychee has always been a favourite of mine when it comes to Chinese food, its got that modern yet classy look and also a very relaxing atmosphere inside. Anytime I have been there the staff has always been nice, and very attentive.

I have tried a few places in town but for quality, flavour and cost the Lychee for me is always a winner, even my friend says that and he also has tried a few places.

The Lychee has won a few awards, see below to name a few:

TOP 25 CHINESE RESTAURANT IN THE UK — SUNDAY TIMES 2016

WINNER OF BEST ORIENTAL RESTAURANT — GLASGOW AWARDS 2015

WINNER OF BEST ORIENTAL RESTAURANT — FOOD AWARDS SCOTLAND 2015

Starter

Normally I always order the Prawn Toast, as I know I like it and its a safe option for me but since I am blogging I cant keep reviewing the same food all the time.

So today I decided to try the Vietnamese King Prawn Rolls, and I am very glad I did.

Vietnamese King Prawn Rolls £5.60

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This is very very nice, and now my new favourite starter!

The portion size for me was perfect, as I know my main is large and very filling. The rolls were full of flavour, and using the soy dip just added that little extra flavour .

Main

Ok so I am always drawn to this dish and I promise the next time I visit Lychee I will have something different, but this dish for me is the best!

Loaded with flavour, nice and tender and very filling and tasty. The presentation is great, as it comes in a hard noodle basket that yes you can eat if you wish but the chicken and the rice are more than enough for me.

Crispy Shredded Sweet ’n’ Chilli Chicken £13.50

Dessert

Lychee Daiquiri £5.90

Yes I know its not really a dessert but it was my last course….so technically a dessert.

This was Lychee’s special cocktail, and as you can see from the photo its nicely presented.

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The cocktail was very nice and refreshing, and the cost about the same as other restaurants around Glasgow.

Overall :

Overall again just like every time I come here, I cant fault any of it. I don’t give out very many 5/5 reviews but here every visit has been that.

I would like to try a few more dishes (starters and mains), so my next visit I will order something different….I promise.

If your looking for good quality food, then here is a must! please do check it out I promise you wont regret trying here.

The Rating for this visit (out of 5) :

  • Service : *****
  • Menu Choice : *****
  • Taste : *****
  • Overall : *****