Mother’s Day Special Menu

We will open from 12:30pm till 11:00pm on Sunday 31/03/2019 (throughout the day!) Booking is highly recommended!

Mother’s Day Special Menu
£14.99 per person (Minimum for 2 Adults)

1st Course

Mini Veg Rolls served with
Chicken & Sweet Corn Soup
or
Mushroom & Noodle Soup (V)

2nd Course

Pork Yuk Sung (Lettuce Wraps)
or
Veg Yuk Sung (Lettuce Wraps) (V)

Mains served with Egg Fried Rice:
(choose 2 of following main dishes)

Beef with Broccoli in Garlic & Oyster Sauce

Beef in Black Pepper Sauce

Chicken in Satay Sauce

Sweet and Sour Chicken Cantonese Style

Tofu in Szechuan Sauce (V)

Aubergine in Black Bean Sauce (V)

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Children’s Menu
£7.50 per child (up to 130cm height)

1st Course
Mini Veg Rolls (3)

2nd Course
Crispy Chicken Wings (3)

Main Course
Chicken Balls (3) with chips served with a dip of Sweet & Sour Sauce

Year of the Pig

Welcome to the Year of the Pig – Some fun facts

The Pig is the twelfth of all zodiac animals within the Chinese tradition . According to one myth, the Jade Emperor said the order would be decided by the order in which they arrived to his party. The story has it that the Pig was late because he overslept. Another story says that a wolf destroyed his house and he had to rebuild his home before he could set off. Other sources said that Buddha called for a great meeting when he was about to leave the Earth. The Pig came in last.

Either way when Pig arrived, he was the last one and therefore could only take twelfth place, hence the twelfth sign of the zodiac. It is believed that the term “lazy-pig” or as “lazy-as-a-pig” was derived from this.

The Pig is also associated with the Earthly Branch (地支—dì zhī) hài (亥), and the hours 9 to 11 in the night. In terms of yin and yang (阴阳—yīn yáng), the Pig is yin. In Chinese culture, pigs are the symbol of wealth.

The Pig and the Elements

The natural element of the Pig is Water. Thus, it is commonly associated with emotions and intuitions. Yet, given that along with the elements, the animal zodiac also follows a cycle, each of the elements affect the characteristic of the same Earthly stem.

However, the Pig is yin, and thus only the negative aspects of the elements can be attached to them, thus only 5 kinds of Pigs are found in the zodiac. They are the following:

  • 乙亥 (yǐhài) – The Wood Pig
  • 丁亥 (dīnghài) – The Fire Pig
  • 己亥 (jǐhài) – The Earth Pig
  • 辛亥 (xīnhài) – The Metal Pig
  • 癸亥 (guǐhài) – The Water Pig

Pigs might not stand out in a crowd. But they are very realistic. Others may be all talk and no action. Pigs are the opposite.

Though not wasteful spenders, they will let themselves enjoy life. They love entertainment and will occasionally treat themselves. They are a bit materialistic, but this is motivation for them to work hard. Being able to hold solid objects in their hands gives them security.

They are energetic and are always enthusiastic, even for boring jobs. If given the chance, they will take positions of power and status. They believe that only those people have the right to speak, and that’s what they want.

May you have a prosperous New Year, what ever your sign

Chinese New Year Celebration

The Mandarin Chinese Restaurant in Hilton

Welcomes you to the

Chinese New Year Celebration
On Tuesday 5th February 2019

The Year of the Pig

Happy New Year! Kung Hei Fat Choy! 新 年 快 樂! 恭 喜 發 財!

There will be a traditional Unicorn Dance on the night to welcome in the Year of The Pig


Set Menu – Minimum for 2 Adults

(£23.80 ** per adult) (Children under 120cm: £11.00 ** per child)

Starter

Aromatic Crispy Duck with Pancakes

Second Course

Salt and Chilli Ribs, Sesame Prawn and Chicken on Toast, Crispy Shredded

Smoked Chicken, Spring Rolls & Crispy Seaweed

Main Course

Sizzling Fillet Steak Slices in Black Bean Sauce
Roast Pork Slices in Szechuan Sauce
Crispy King Prawns in Lemon Sauce
Salt and Chilli Chicken

Served with Yeung Chow Fried Rice

Booking Details:

A non-refundable deposit of £10.00 per person is required to secure a booking.

To reserve a table please phone 01283-732305 or or use the booking form  selecting “Chinese New Year Celebration” from the reason for visit

** A 10% service charge will be added on to the final bill.