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“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.

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

Summary

“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).

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

Summary

“Andrew Wong is a magician!” – and his “new-school Chinese” in Pimlico provides not only some of “the most exhilarating food in London”, but also, contrary to cultural stereotypes, the service here is “exceptionally graceful and helpful”. The setting is “lively” (if “crowded”) too, and in the evening, there’s also the option of a small Chef’s Table, or eating in the “decadent” ‘Forbidden City’ basement bar. There’s a wide range of eating options too, from “incredibly inventive dim sum”, to a “fabulous 10-course tasting menu”.

£46
   ££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Breathtakingly skilful” dim sum – “a very exciting and intriguing mix of the traditional and innovative” – win huge esteem for Andrew Wong’s “jammed-to-the-rafters” Pimlico canteen. “It’s great to eat Chinese with such friendly staff” too. Top menu tip – “duck egg custard buns TO DIE FOR!”

£35
    £
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Reviews of A Wong Restaurant in SW1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of A Wong restaurant.
Daniel C
Stunning food, Chinese like you’ve never ...
Reviewed 4 months, 7 days ago

"Stunning food, Chinese like you’ve never had before, superbly presented by passionate staff. The tasting menu is not cheap but a treat worth paying for"

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Daniel C
Stunning food, Chinese like you’ve never ...
Reviewed 4 months, 7 days ago

"Stunning food, Chinese like you’ve never had before, superbly presented by passionate staff. The tasting menu is not cheap but a treat worth paying for"

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Bob B
Westernised versions of Chinese food for th...
Reviewed 8 months, 18 days ago

"Westernised versions of Chinese food for those who like "posh" but not real regional Chinese; little excitement about flavours; over-hyped and over-priced."

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Tim Y
excellence maintained despite pressing popu...
Reviewed 9 months, 17 days ago

"excellence maintained despite pressing popularity and move to a second site, wonderful cooking, really warm and professional service"

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Matthew C
wow, wow, wow! My new favourite Chinese res...
Reviewed 9 months, 28 days ago

"wow, wow, wow! My new favourite Chinese restaurant."

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Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 95.00 D only 13

Starter Main Pudding
£3.00 £16.00 £12.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £36.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
70 Wilton Rd, London, SW1V 1DE
Opening hours
Monday5:30 pm-10 pm
Tuesday12 pm-2:30 pm, 5:30 pm-10 pm
Wednesday12 pm-2:30 pm, 5:30 pm-10 pm
Thursday12 pm-2:30 pm, 5:30 pm-10 pm
Friday12 pm-2:30 pm, 5:30 pm-10 pm
Saturday12 pm-2:30 pm, 5:30 pm-10 pm
SundayCLOSED

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