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Yu's Family Kitchen

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No. 43 Zhai Xiang Zi, Xia Tong Ren Road, Chengdu, China
+86 28 8669 1975
11:00 - 21:00
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Kuala Lumpur
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The visual appeal was something to experience. The ordinary was cooked and presented in an extraordinary way. Imagine dumplings presented as miniature hedgehogs and roasted whole garlic as lotus blossoms but which tasted like preserved plums. Then there were the paint brushes you could eat because they were actually meat floss. My group and I were on a tasting menu... More 

Thank PL_KualaLumpur
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Our experience at Yu's was not a good one. We were seated in a room right next to the bathroom, and we were the only ones in the room. This is not a problem. The 9 cold dishes were already on the table when we arrived. Before we tasted all the cold dishes, the next course was brought out. Then... More 

4 Thank TopCatWaWa
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Went on 7/11 with recommendations from the web and by the hotel we stayed at. Whilst it gave us a respite from the numbing spice from the street food, certain items served were rather forgettable save from the fact that we took picture of the 18 courses + 9 small cool dish served at the start of the meal. it... More 

1 Thank W W
Chengdu, China
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

The Good: The experience is worth going for. Super delicious dishes. The Bad: Need an update soon! A bit pricy.

Thank Celia D
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

We saw Yu's Family Kitchen featured on Discovery Chanel's "Bizarre Foods" and decided that we would have to check it out. It exceeded all of our expectations! This place is reservations only, so few days before you eat, you have to go in to make a deposit and talk about any food you don't want to eat or have allergies... More 

Thank Allison R
Perth, Australia
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015

An extraordinary and amazing experieence you pay a deposit when making the booking and they make a menu to suit your palette and price On arriving it is 2 double doors and very hidden on entering it is like stepping back in time, You are directed to a small room with just one other table the table is laid out... More 

Thank davidh9
Hong Kong, China
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191 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

the hype of this restaurant has you looking for something amazing but unfortunately does not live up to expectations. food was good as was presentation and surroundings but just did not come up to the expectations that surround the outlet.

Thank P T
Hong Kong, China
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187 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

This restaurant is a bit different from a typical Sichuanese restaurant and if you only have one meal in Sichuan I would not recommend it to be here. This is fine dining in a region of China where the locals pile up spice and guts on tables in noisy dining rooms and you taste and absorb pungent, fiery aromas until... More 

1 Thank Domirwin
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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162 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Yu's Family Kitchen is probably the best restaurant in Chengdu. Unfortunately, that's not that high a standard. A few of the courses were very imaginatively plated and tasty but others were not up to that standard. One of their specialties is Shark Fin Soup, which we didn't get. It might be really good but I'm not about to eat it.... More 

1 Thank Gordon175
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2015

We came to Sichuan (from UK) on a food pilgrimage. We had to visit Yu's. It was a bit of a challenge to get a reservation because they require a cash deposit. But it was worth it. The food was as good and imaginative as a Japanese Kaiseki in Kyoto but with a Sichuan twist. It was not all fiery... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 54 - US$ 320
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 43 Zhai Xiang Zi, Xia Tong Ren Road, Chengdu, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Sichuan  >  Chengdu
  • Phone Number: +86 28 8669 1975

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?