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Mainland China is the leading Chinese cuisine connoisseur that offers an array of delectable dishes inspired from the heart of China. This chain of restaurant is a staple for Chinese cuisine enthusiasts across the country. The Chinese-style decor that is very well done with lanterns, countless pictures of dragons, Chinese landscape and statuettes make for a nice background for a family selfie. For when you want to feast on a spiffy Chinese menu, Mainland China is ideal. Start off with the dim sum platters or the dumplings here before you move on to the more filling options like ‘Prawns in Chilli Oyster Sauce’ or ‘Tsing Hoi Chicken’. There is the ‘Sliced Chicken with Kafir Lime’, the ‘Roast Duck in Chilli Plum Sauce’, the ‘Roast Lamb in Mahlak Sauce’ and more. You can pair these up with their ‘Lemongrass Fried Rice’ or their ‘Chilli Garlic Noodles’. Not too sure about what to order? No worries; the staff will readily help you out, based on your taste preferences.
It seems like search for good Chinese food is a never-ending mission that sometime takes you to the very corner of the city. Our hunt for Asian cuisine has often wearied us of countless mediocre dim sums, pan fried noodles and bland gravies but since we have dined at ‘Mainland China’, we are ready to conclude our quest. A superior chain of restaurants that has become synonymous to splendid Chinese food, Mainland China first started it’s journey in Mumbai before multiplying it’s reach to every part of the country, including Kolkata. Out of many outposts of Mainland China in Kolkata, try out the one located on the 3rd Floor, South City Mall, Prince Anwar Shah Road. It’s a great magnet for families and foodies who are partial to delicious Chinese food.
Menu of Mainland China although trots across provincial China, it expands itself by also focusing on Japanese and Thai cuisines. Expect 5-star quality Chinese food for reasonable prices. Variety is quite immense, leaving your spoilt for choices. Your best bet would be to go for their buffets, which are not only economical but also nicely generous. Skip booze for a change and settle for a calming pot of tea to complement your meal. Begin your meal through the appetizers such as, tempura fried cauliflower, lemongrass prawns, crispy pomfret black pepper, duck in chilli plum sauce, double cooked lamb, chicken Taipei and basil flavoured chicken dumplings. Compose your main course with dishes like, king prawns in smoked chilli sauce, double spicy mixed vegetables, mandarin bhetki, roast lamb hunan style and Tsing Hoi chicken.
Conclude your meal with an array of Asian-inspired desserts. Polish off, lychee with ice cream, coconut caramel custard, honey noodles with almond flakes, palm jaggery ice cream and hot chocolate rolls with vanilla ice cream. On weekends, Mainland China is jam packed so reserve ahead. Like it’s most outlets, Mainland China fuses traditional Asian elements with modern aesthetics through it’s décor. Theme of wood and red color is prevalent throughout the dining area. Comfy wooden booths padded with red leather cushions offers a cozy seating alternative to their regular square dining tables. Large trellis screens sections off the room in smaller spaces. Lighting is kept low and intimate. Moon gate entrance flanked by dragon statues and prayer wheels wall infuses a traditional Asian touch.
Keywords: South City Mall, Kolkata, Buffet, Chinese, Popular, Asian, Tea, Menu, Family.
Summary: Mainland China is a coveted chain restaurant with an outlet at South City Mall in Kolkata. It’s exceptional Chinese menu is quite sought after by families.