Chinese Archive

  • Having sat at the top of the glamour food chain since the 1990’s, the legendary and almost untouchable celebrity haunts Zuma and Nobu appear to have a genuine challenger for […]

    Asian Restaurant @ Novikov, W1

    Having sat at the top of the glamour food chain since the 1990’s, the legendary and almost untouchable celebrity haunts Zuma and Nobu appear to have a genuine challenger for […]

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  • Opened by legendary restaurateur Alan Yau in 2001, the original Hakkasan has gone on to be one of the most fashionable and successful restaurant brands in the world.  However, perhaps […]

    Hakkasan Mayfair, W1

    Opened by legendary restaurateur Alan Yau in 2001, the original Hakkasan has gone on to be one of the most fashionable and successful restaurant brands in the world.  However, perhaps […]

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  • With its wall to wall line up of Asian restaurants, windows filled with luminous red hanging ducks and menus written in languages that I could only guess at, Chinatown is […]

    Leong’s Legends, W1 & W2

    With its wall to wall line up of Asian restaurants, windows filled with luminous red hanging ducks and menus written in languages that I could only guess at, Chinatown is […]

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  • Seemingly on a mission to change the somewhat dubious reputation of London’s Chinese restaurant scene, Geoffrey Leong’s Restaurant Privilege group has grown into a 15-strong restaurant empire in just a handful […]

    Goldfish City, EC2

    Seemingly on a mission to change the somewhat dubious reputation of London’s Chinese restaurant scene, Geoffrey Leong’s Restaurant Privilege group has grown into a 15-strong restaurant empire in just a handful […]

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  • With a packed lunchtime restaurant, Royal China’s Dim Sum menu is clearly something of an institution for locals and it’s not hard to see why.  Served only at lunchtime, there […]

    Royal China, W1

    With a packed lunchtime restaurant, Royal China’s Dim Sum menu is clearly something of an institution for locals and it’s not hard to see why.  Served only at lunchtime, there […]

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  • The ratio of rubbish to good Chinese restaurants in the UK is truly one of the biggest crimes of our restaurant industry.  Thousands of years worth of heritage and dedication […]

    Min Jiang, W8

    The ratio of rubbish to good Chinese restaurants in the UK is truly one of the biggest crimes of our restaurant industry.  Thousands of years worth of heritage and dedication […]

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  • The whole Michelin Star thing is all rather peculiar to me.  A guide that was created by the eponymous tyre manufacture for the travelling man has somehow become the quintessential […]

    Kai Mayfair, W1

    The whole Michelin Star thing is all rather peculiar to me.  A guide that was created by the eponymous tyre manufacture for the travelling man has somehow become the quintessential […]

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