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Summary

Legions of fans still hail “the best dim sum outside of Hong Kong” at these “always buzzing” Cantonese stalwarts. Some reporters feel they are “starting to live on their reputation” however, but one constant is the “brusque service – like a downmarket airline!”

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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“If you love Hong Kong, you’ll feel right at home” at these “wonderfully garish” Cantonese stalwarts, which attract “overwhelming queues” to enjoy what many fans consider “the best dim sum in London”; service, though, is of the “couldn’t-give-a-fig” variety.

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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“Fantastic, Hong Kong-quality dim sum” – many reporters would say “the best in town” – makes this “unwelcoming” Cantonese chain a London benchmark; the “garish” decor “may not be what you’d have at home, but fits the occasion brilliantly”.

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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“Some of the best dim sum in the capital” – these “ever-reliable” Chinese benchmarks remain a “rushed” and “very crowded” weekend staple for legions of reporters; “service with a smile is an alien concept”, though, and the “darkly shiny” decor is not to all tastes.

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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11 pm, Fri & Sat 11.30 pm, Sun 10 pm

Royal China Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Royal China Restaurant in W1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Royal China restaurant.
David B
Certainly the best dim sum in London, parti...
Reviewed 18 days ago

"Certainly the best dim sum in London, particularly good at Baker Street and pretty good at Queensway, and keeping its standards up well"

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Last orders: 11 pm, Fri & Sat 11.30 pm, Sun 10 pm

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