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Fresh at Mandarin Oriental, Sanya

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No.12 Yuhai Road, Sanya 572000, China
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+86 898 8820 9999
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Barcelona, Spain
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fresh at the Mandarin Oriental serves outstanding fresh seafood and meat dishes with a creative touch. The service is by far the best I have experienced in China, with all staff taking hospitality to the next level without being stiff and formal. It is located directly at the sea, with stunning views and amazing for sunset watching. The food is... More 

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Davidsonville, Maryland
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92 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has a terrific location, right by the ocean. It is part of the Mandarin Oriental. Food is superb, French-American style, with many seafood options. It is a bit expensive, but certainly worth it!

Thank Michel W
Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The Spanish F & B Manager convinced us to have dinner in the Fresh on the beach side. A perfect place to see, by candle light, the fishermen catching their fish. The quality of food was very good as well as the wine. We had 2 perfect evenings during our 5 days' stay.

Thank Jelle H
Lauchringen, Germany
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205 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The 'Fresh' restaurant is located right on the beach, so it is the perfect place for a romantic dinner. Most attentive staff also help to make dinner here a unique experience. The menu is short, but offers something for every taste. There is just one 'but': The food is good, but not as outstanding, as the price-tag might suggest. It... More 

Thank Horst S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Their chef is from Australia and the food is an Australian-Chinese mix. They also have a nice testing menu. If you have a chance ask for a table in "romantic area". They will seat you in a very quiet area, just by the sea, with an excellent view for the sunset.

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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

A friend and I had just got finished a business trip in Beijing and were really looking forward to some R&R. The Mandarin is such a beautiful property, we were greeted so warmly upon arrival and the fantastic hospitality never ended. The breakfast buffet was great, tons of choices, just go early to avoid the throngs of children. The pools... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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116 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The Restaurant Inside the Mandarin Oriental is located directly at the ocean and sitting outside is beautifull. You have some mosquitos to handle but this is ok. The fresh is a fish restaurant and they offer a good selection of fish. Our meals were small and priced high like Hongkong 50-60€ per course. Drinks are in the 10€ range each.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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365 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We have eaten here a few times over the years and in our experience there is no better restaurant in Sanya. The location on the beach is simply delightful, the service excellent and most of all the food superb! Last night we had the goats cheese tart and Hainan prawns for starters & snapper + spatchcock for mains, all dishes... More 

Thank Chris H
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116 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Tasting menu was without doubt the best meal I've ever had in China. Thank you to the team for such a wonderful experience - we were not hotel guests but were made to feel on top of the world - birthday dinner, set on a special veranda where the waves crashed against the beach, and the sun set.... Food was... More 

Thank Nickjcthompson
Schuttrange, Luxembourg
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70 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

We were there twice.The food was excellent, the location is beautiful with a view on the sea.The service was good,always friendly and smiling.Just that they couldn't stop pouring fizzy water in a glass where there was still water and vice versa.That was a bit annoying.

Thank Nischicka

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Seafood, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.12 Yuhai Road, Sanya 572000, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hainan  >  Sanya
  • Phone Number: +86 898 8820 9999
Our signature restaurant is a unique al fresco seafood grill with a beachfront setting. Located near the coral beach, Fresh is unlike any other seafood restaurant in Sanya. Completely al fresco, Fresh’s unique wood-and-coconut fired grill brings together the best cooking traditions of Southeast Asia and Europe. Its menu features both Asian and French Provençal entries and includes freshwater and saltwater seafood as well as shellfish, and a selection of premium meats and fresh poultry.

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