RestaurantsLondonKnightsbridgeSW1

survey result

Summary

£88
 ££££
2
Average
1
Poor
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The very acme of dining glamour when it opened in 1968 – the late Sir Terence Conran once hailed it as a breakthrough in restaurant design – this expensive Chinese stalwart in Knightsbridge is now showing its age. “I used to love this place but the food is now old-fashioned and hasn’t kept up with the times” is the politest of the last survey’s feedback. Other reporters are blunter: “remarkable it continues to have any customers…”

Summary

£88
 ££££
2
Average
1
Poor
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The very acme of dining glamour when it opened in 1968 – Sir Terence Conran once hailed it as a breakthrough in restaurant design – this expensive Chinese stalwart in Knightsbridge is now showing its age. “I used to love this place but the food is now old-fashioned and hasn’t kept up with the times” is the politest of this year’s feedback. Other reporters are blunter: “remarkable it continues to have any customers…”

Summary

£88
 ££££
2
Average
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

All reporters have nice things to say about the cuisine at this datedly glamorous A-lister, near 1 Hyde Park, whose heyday was in the 1960s and 1970s. It can, however, seem “insanely expensive for what is just some nice Chinese food”.

Summary

£88
 ££££
2
Average
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Scant reports this year at this datedly-glamorous A-lister of yesteryear near 1 Hyde Park, which built an international brand in the ’60s with its formula of Chinese cuisine served by Italian waiters. In recent years its food has been consistently tolerable, but very pricey, so we have felt able to keep last year’s rating, although feedback was too thin to rate it properly.

For 30 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

10, 40, 75
No dress code
130

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Dinner £47.00 £50.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£15.00 £23.50 £6.00 £9.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £32.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Bread £6.00
Service 13.00%
151 Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7PA
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Opening hours
Monday6 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday6 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday6 pm‑11 pm
Thursday6 pm‑11 pm
Friday6 pm‑11 pm
Saturday6 pm‑11 pm
Sunday6 pm‑11 pm

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