Welcome to Armidale Mandarin Restaurant’s Official website.

About Us:
The Mandarin Restaurant has been providing Armidale with classic country Chinese for over decades. We are a small family owned and operated business that aims to give our customers great service and an even better meal. Whether it be on busy weekdays or lazy weekends we are always here to cook you something that will satisfy and comfort you with our made-to-order dishes.
So call us on (02) 6772 6535 or drop by the shop located at 213 Beardy Street and let us take the hassle away from cooking, with takeaway, delivery or dine-in options available.


April short break notice 2024

The Mandarin Restaurant will be closed on the 16th-17th of April 2024 (Tuesday and Wednesday) for a small extended break to rest and recharge.
Thank you for you wonderful support and we apologise if this has caused any inconveniences.
– Team at the Mandarin.

2024 Easter Trading Hours

The Mandarin’s operating hours over the Easter holiday:

Good Friday – Closed
Saturday – Closed for lunch. Open for dinner 5:00-8:00pm
Sunday – Closed for lunch. Open for dinner 5:00-8:00pm
Monday – Closed

We wish you all a safe and enjoyable Easter time with friends and family.
– Team at the Mandarin.

2023 Christmas and New Years break

The Mandarin Restaurant will be closed from Sunday 24th of December to Monday 1st of January for our holiday break. We will be back to normal starting from the 2nd of January 2024.

We hope you all have a safe and relaxing break with family and friends.

Thank you for the wonderful year and hope to see you all in the new year.
– Team at the Mandarin

Closed Tuesday 28th November 2023

The Mandarin Restaurant will be closed on Tuesday 28th of November 2023 for a short extended break.

We will be open back to normal trading hours starting Wednesday 29th 2023 for lunch.

Thank you all for your continued support.
– Team from the Mandarin

Easter 2023 Trading Hours

Dear customers,

The Mandarin will be closed from the 7th of April (Good Friday) until the 10th of April for a small Easter break.

We will OPEN back up for normal trading hours starting Tuesday the 11th of April.

Have an enjoyable and safe Easter with family and friends.
– Team from the Mandarin

Christmas and New Years Break

To our wonderful customers,

The Mandarin Restaurant will be closed from Christmas Eve through to the 2nd of January and will reopen for lunch and dinner on Tuesday 3rd of January.

Thank you for another fantastic year and we look forward to providing you with delicious food in 2023.

Wishing everyone a safe and wonderful Christmas and New Years.
– Team at the Mandarin

Phone restored and working again:

Dear customers,
Our landline should hopefully be restored, so feel free to contact us on our original landline (02) 6772 6535.

Thank you everyone for your support and spreading the word that our phone had been down and to come-in or use the temporary number.
– Team at the Mandarin

Price changes July 2022

To our wonderful customers,
Since March most of the restaurant industry in Australia has faced incredible pressures due to a combination of rising ingredients, electricity, and fuel prices.

The Mandarin is no exception and has also been hit hard with the recent price increases. As such we will be changing prices of our menu items from the 1st of July 2022.

As Owner’s of the Mandarin this is never an easy decision, but this is necessary for us to continue to provide you with the quality and deliciousness expected of the Mandarin.

As always thank you for your continued support,
– Team at the Mandarin

Easter Trading Hours 2022

The Mandarin Restaurant’s will be CLOSED for lunch and dinner from Friday 15th (Good Friday) to Monday 18th (Easter Monday).

We will REOPEN back to normal (lunch and dinner) starting Tuesday 19th of April.

Have a safe Easter break with family and friends.
– Team at the Mandarin

Closed Saturday 26th February 2022

The Mandarin Restaurant will be CLOSED on Saturday the 26th of February. (As we are attending a family wedding!)

We will OPEN back up on Sunday 27th of February for both lunch and dinner.

-Team at the Mandarin

Valentine’s Special Opening

To celebrate the special day of love the Mandarin Restaurant will be OPEN on Monday 14th of February for Dinner!

Take-away (including Delivery) will be available, if you are wanting a romantic dinner at home, without the fuss and cleaning.

If you are looking to dine-in with us we highly recommend giving us a call (02 6772 6535) to reserve a table.

-Team at the Mandarin

Merry Christmas and Happy New Years!

We hope you are all having a safe and fantastic holiday season.

The Mandarin Restaurant will reopen for normal trade on Tuesday 4th of January 2022 for lunch and dinner.

Thank you so much for all your support in 2021, we can’t wait to serve you all in 2022!
– Team at the Mandarin

Double-Vaccination Requirement – Monday 11th October

In line with the NSW Government regulations as of Monday 11th of October all DINE-IN customers over the age of 16 will be required to have Proof of Vaccination or have a medical exemption.

Take-away and delivery options will still be available to ALL customers.

Thank you all for keeping our community healthy and safe!
– Team at the Mandarin

Dine-In available starting Saturday 11th September

With the announcement of the Armidale Regional Area coming out of lock-down the Mandarin Restaurant starting from Saturday 11th of September dine-in will be available for both for lunch and dinner!

If you do plan to dine with us, please keep our community safe by washing and sanitising your hands along with socially distancing where possible.

We look forward to seeing you all soon,
– Team at the Mandarin

We are Open! (August 2021 Lockdown update)

YES, Mandarin is still OPEN and will continue to provide delicious food through lockdown!

Call us on (02) 6772 6535 to make an order:
– Take-aways available lunch and dinner.
– Deliveries available only at dinner.

Thank you all for your continued support, let’s keep staying warm and healthy!
– Team at the Mandarin

Current Trading Hours:

Tuesday11:30pm - 2:00pm5:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday11:30pm - 2:00pm5:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday11:30pm - 2:00pm5:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday11:30pm - 2:00pm5:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday11:30pm - 2:00pm5:00pm - 9:00pm
Sunday11:30pm - 2:00pm5:00pm - 9:00pm


Mandarin will be closed for a short Easter break from Friday 2nd of April (Good Friday) to Tuesday 6th of April (Easter Tuesday).
We will reopen on Wednesday 7th of April.

Thank you for your amazing support so far in 2021, we hope you have a lovely Easter with family and friends.
-Team at the Mandarin

Update: Now accepting NSW Dine and Discover Vouchers!
We are please to announce that we are accepting Dine and Discover Vouchers 7 days a week for all Dine-In meals, lunch and dinner. So if you want to support a local business let one of the team know that you would like to spend your Vouchers with us and we will be happy to help you out. We are looking forward to seeing you soon for a meal with us!

As always take care and stay safe,
– Team at the Mandarin

The Mandarin is now a COVID-SAFE Business!

The Mandarin is now a COVID-SAFE Business!
We have recently registered as a COVID-Safe Business.
To ensure that we stay COVID-Safe please ensure that you are not coming in if you are unwell.
You will be asked to leave. (We also have take-away and delivery options for you)
For dining in patrons please remember to check in at the counter, with your name, phone number and time of entry.
Our post below is still valid, meaning only a max capacity of 20 patrons.

Lets keep our community safe and healthy and full of wonderful food,
-Team at the Mandarin.

Our Post-Lockdown Update (2020):

Dine-In is now once again AVAILABLE for both lunch and dinner.

As per the Government’s continued Social Distancing Guidelines, there is a 20-patron limit within our Restaurant. Please wait at the counter as we prepare a table for you. We strongly encourage you to make a table reservation before coming in, to ensure yourself a table.

Our TAKE-AWAY and HOME DELIVERY* options will also be available and will continue as normal.
*Note Delivery is only available during our dinner service.

We hope to provide you with the quality you have come to expect from Armidale’s longest and most established Chinese restaurant and let you come have a meal out and have a break from all the home-cooking!

Thank you for all of your continued support in these times and we wish you safety and good health.

-Team at the Armidale Mandarin