ChineseReviews Archive

  • Despite being one of this country’s favourite takeaway meals, Chinese cookery is still a complete enigma to most of us.  With an array of weird and wonderful ingredients to choose […]

    School of Wok, WC2

    Despite being one of this country’s favourite takeaway meals, Chinese cookery is still a complete enigma to most of us.  With an array of weird and wonderful ingredients to choose […]

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  • Located on the riverside in the elegant surroundings of the Hotel Verta, Red Pocket promises to transport guests to an Oriental oasis in the heart of London. Offering stunning panoramic […]

    Red Pocket, SW11

    Located on the riverside in the elegant surroundings of the Hotel Verta, Red Pocket promises to transport guests to an Oriental oasis in the heart of London. Offering stunning panoramic […]

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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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