survey result

Summary

£45
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Deservedly popular seven days a week” is – in normal times – our assessment of this large South London Chinese, near Elephant & Castle, which has a vast Cantonese menu, and where dim sum is a top attraction. In July 2021, the restaurant told us via email: “we are reopening, but we haven’t got a date set in stone just yet”. Although still ‘temporarily closed’ in October 2021, we have rated it on the assumption that it will be business as usual when it does finally re-open.

Summary

£41
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“If you want an Asian fix”, this huge, “very Cantonese” operation near Elephant & Castle is a “south London legend”, with “around 1,000 dishes on the menu” – including “consistently excellent dim sum that’s fresh and varied”. Low prices make it “most affordable” and help make it “suitable for all kinds of groups: families, friends and greedy gourmets alike”.

Summary

£41
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“If you want an Asian fix”, this huge, “very Cantonese” operation near Elephant & Castle is a “south London legend”, with “around 1,000 dishes on the menu” – including “consistently excellent dim sum that’s fresh and varied”. Low prices make it “most affordable” and help make it “suitable for all kinds of groups: families, friends and greedy gourmets alike”.

Summary

£48
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Hong Kong comes to the Elephant & Castle” at this “huge and bustling dim sum paradise”. It’s “very reliable”, and “the new regional dishes are interesting and well executed”. Top Tip: “don’t miss the prawn & sugarcane lollipops or the turnip cake”.

For 31 years we've been curating reviews of the UK's most notable restaurant. In a typical year, diners submit over 50,000 reviews to create the most authoritative restaurant guide in the UK. Each year, the guide is re-written from scratch based on this survey (although for the 2021 edition, reviews are little changed from 2020 as no survey could run for that year).

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Restaurant details

Highchair
50
No dress code
200

Prices

Tapas / Dim Sum

Main Pudding
£10.00 £4.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £16.00
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
100 Walworth Road, London, SE17 1JL
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑11 pm

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