Explore Harden's - The restaurant guide created by you for you

survey result

For 25 years we've been curating reviews of the UK's most notable restaurant. This year diners have submitted over 60,000 reviews to create the most authoritative restaurant guide in the UK.

Summary

“Leave all the ordering to Mr Peng Jr and you won’t be disappointed” at this “packed and pedestrian-looking” Pimlico veteran – London’s No. 1 Chinese. Expect “a happy adventure” of “course after delectable course” of “tastebud tingling and multi-textured” small dishes “until you can’t eat any more… and then the next three courses arrive” (all matched with “excellent, affordable wines”). The “enthusiastic” vibe set up by the “jolly” father and son team who run the place seals the experience.

£80
Exceptional
Very Good
Poor
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Let the owner order for you”, then sit back for “a roller coaster ride of endless one-mouthful plates” when you visit this “cramped” Pimlico veteran. The “truly original and exciting” cooking is arguably “London’s best Chinese food” and the Peng family’s “haphazard, grace-under-pressure” service helps create “an experience like no other”.

£79
Exceptional
Average
Poor
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“The best Chinese in town” – Michael Peng “continues the traditions set by his father”, at this “delightfully odd” and “cramped” Pimlico stalwart; there’s no menu – “tell them what you like, and mouthwatering little plates from heaven just keep on coming”.

£65
Exceptional
Good
Poor
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Let Mr Peng feed you, and you won’t go wrong!” – that’s the way to go at this “unique” Pimlico veteran, regarded by many as “hands down, London’s best Chinese”; the setting is “undistinguished”, though, and service of late has been more “hit ’n’ miss” than usual.

£65
Exceptional
Good
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Have you eaten at Hunan?

Restaurant details

No
No
11 pm

Hunan Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Hunan Restaurant in SW1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Hunan restaurant.
Chinye A
As always...never fails to hit the mark, ea...
Reviewed 5 months, 9 days ago

"As always...never fails to hit the mark, each plate was a delight and with the accommodating staff going the extra mile, what's not to like. Definitely one of my all time favourites."

Report this comment
Craig H
Russian roulette on the menu but fantastic ...
Reviewed 8 months, 29 days ago

"Russian roulette on the menu but fantastic for the non-fussy eater"

Report this comment
Have you eaten at Hunan?
Post your own review of Hunan and contribute to our annual restaurant review guide.
Post your own review
51 Pimlico Rd, London, SW1W 8NE
Opening hours

lunch 12.30 pm - 2.30 pm, dinner 6.30 pm - 11 pm
Last orders: 11 pm

Best Chinese restaurants nearby

Ken Lo's Memories
Chinese restaurant in Belgravia
£60
Good
Very Good
Average
The Grand Imperial, Guoman Grosvenor Hotel
Chinese restaurant in Belgravia
£65
Good
Good
Average
Good Earth
Chinese restaurant in Chelsea
£56
Good
Good
Average

Best similarly priced restaurants nearby

The Five Fields
British, Modern restaurant in Chelsea
£76
Exceptional
Exceptional
Exceptional
The Dining Room, The Goring Hotel
British, Traditional restaurant in Belgravia
£80
Good
Exceptional
Exceptional
Amaya
Indian restaurant in Belgravia
£78
Exceptional
Good
Very Good

The 2018 Harden's Guide

2018 Hardens Restaurant Guide

"User friendly in price, size and outlook"

Financial Times

What social media is saying