RestaurantsLondonVictoriaSW1

survey result

Summary

£63
  £££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The second Michelin star was well deserved” at Andrew Wong’s Pimlico superstar – the survey’s No.1 Chinese, and, since January 2021, the first Chinese restaurant outside China to reach such a level. Success has come quickly – it doesn’t seem like yesterday (it was 2012) that he opened this comparatively simply decorated fixture on the site of his parents’ former restaurant, Kym’s (and he recently announced that the search is on for a new, grander home). With its “inspired” and “strikingly varied textures and flavours” (“stunning wagyu tart with peas…”, “featherlight dumplings…”, “legendary custard buns that justify Jay Rayner’s enthusiasm!”) the kitchen demonstrates “extraordinary ways of handling Chinese cuisine”; its output includes some “really interesting dishes from different regions in China”. And on the service front, “his friendly and professional team bring it all together with style and professionalism”. “A true gastronomic adventure!”

Summary

£59
   ££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“He’s won my heart, and my taste buds…” – Andrew Wong’s Pimlico venture “a short walk from Victoria Station” is the survey’s No. 1 Chinese nowadays due to its “absolutely amazing”, “elevated cuisine, beautifully plated and full of flavour”. At lunch time, the attraction is “dim sum as you’ve never tasted it before”“mouthwatering and so delicate”, with special mention to the “incredible soup dumplings” – while at night there’s “a brilliant tasting menu, taking you on a whistle-stop tour of Chinese culinary delights”. “Happy” and “super-efficient” staff also rate special mention. “Plush the decor is not” – in fact the ground floor can seem “an oddly canteen-ish environment” – but, by contrast, the basement bar “has a beautiful ‘secret club’ feel to it”. See also Kym’s.

Summary

£59
   ££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“He’s won my heart, and my taste buds…” – Andrew Wong’s Pimlico venture “a short walk from Victoria Station” is the survey’s No. 1 Chinese nowadays due to its “absolutely amazing”, “elevated cuisine, beautifully plated and full of flavour”. At lunch time, the attraction is “dim sum as you’ve never tasted it before”“mouthwatering and so delicate”, with special mention to the “incredible soup dumplings” – while at night there’s “a brilliant tasting menu, taking you on a whistle-stop tour of Chinese culinary delights”. “Happy” and “super-efficient” staff also rate special mention. “Plush the decor is not” – in fact the ground floor can seem “an oddly canteen-ish environment” – but, by contrast, the basement bar “has a beautiful ‘secret club’ feel to it”. See also Kym’s.

Summary

£47
   ££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“It’s hard to get a table, but persevere, you’re in for some of the best Chinese cooking in town” at Andrew Wong’s Pimlico HQ, which “doesn’t look very distinguished, but once the food starts coming, you know you’re somewhere special”. “Incredible dim sum offers lots of choice and unusual combinations” and – like the “amazing” evening tasting menu – delivers “a taste explosion with every dish”. And while the “mind-blowing” cuisine seems “different and contemporary, it still feels authentic in terms of its flavours”. “Upstairs feels a bit canteen-like” (and is “noisy and clattery”) – you can also eat “in the tucked-away little bar downstairs”. As of September 2018, he has also opened a new spin-off City outlet within the Bloomberg HQ (see Kym’s).

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A Wong Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of A Wong Restaurant in SW1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of A Wong restaurant.
Alok B
Amazing food ...
Reviewed 6 months, 9 days ago

"Amazing food "

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jan v
Without a shadow of a doubt the very best C...
Reviewed 6 months, 28 days ago

"Without a shadow of a doubt the very best Chinese restaurant in town"

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enzo r
Five moments menu was memorable! Very good ...
Reviewed 7 months, 16 days ago

"Five moments menu was memorable! Very good food, well presented and amazing taste!Unfortunately the venue is almost poor and without appeal. The service is attentive but good. "

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always   £200.00
Lunch   £150.00
Dinner   £150.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 150.00 Dinner only 5

Tapas / Dim Sum

Main Pudding
£25.00 £0.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £41.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
70 Wilton Rd, London, SW1V 1DE
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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