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Distinctions - Our Honourable Mentions

Awards are great, but Kirin is all about the experience that we provide to our customers. Here is what critics, food aficionados, and dignitaries have to say about us:

  • Listen to what the food critics have to say about our Gold Medal Meal at the height of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games.


  • "Upscale Mandarin cuisine. Deferential service, incredibly efficient."
    The Litt Report, Ontario
  • "One of the Outstanding Restaurants of the World"
    Travel/Holiday Magazine, New York
  • "Vancouver Culinary Landmark. Canada's Best Chinese Restaurant"
    The Greater Vancouver Visitors Guide
  • "One-star restaurant, the best of the three rates awarded by the editor."
    First Rate Magazine
  • "The best of Vancouver's new upscale Chinese restaurants"
    Northwest Best Places Magazine
  • "Kirin is posh, comfortable and smoothly run and offers a vast range of choices on its multipage menu."
    EnRoute Magazine
  • "The food, as usual, was superb and the excellent service and graciousness of your staff made it a most relaxing evening for all."
    Shirley Robertson, Director
    Employment and Immigration Canada
  • "I thank you most sincerely for your significant contribution to our Province and wish you continued success."
    Elwood N. Veitch
    Minister of International Business and Immigration
  • "A banquet fit for a U.S. president."
    Alex MacGillivray, The Vancouver Sun
  • "It is nice, simple, unpretentious food, with sufficient exoticism to intrigue and sufficient variety to please anybody."
    James Barber, The Georgia Straight
  • "Aside from the food, which was wonderful, your staff were very friendly and professional, and more than willing to accommodate all the last minute changes that seemed to go hand-in-hand with these events!"
    Tami Rusted, Communications & Public Affairs
    Ministry of International Business and Immigration
  • "A great deal of planning, hard work and attention to detail is involved in achieving the overall level of quality recognized by your customers."
    Earl Manning, CAE
    Executive Director
    Restaurant & Foodservices Association of British Columbia & The Yukon
  • "It is world class services provided in this city that keep the visitors coming!"
    Tourism Vancouver
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