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Summary

“Reliable, good quality, pricey but satisfying” – such virtues have long attracted fans to these “old favourite”, family-owned Chinese stalwarts in Knightsbridge, Balham and Mill Hill. Viewed from the other side of the coin, they serve “satisfactory but unadventurous fare that seems somewhat overpriced and lacks edginess”.

£60
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2
Average
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A very old friend that continues to please” is how many long-term fans still see these “comfortable” Chinese stalwarts in Balham, Knightsbridge and Mill Hill, where the prix/qualité verdict has traditionally been that they’re “slightly overpriced, but worth it”. Ratings overall remain on the wane however, and – even if harsh critiques are rare – there’s a feeling that they’re “not as good as they used to be”.

£63
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2
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2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“High-quality”, family-owned Chinese venues (in Balham, Knightsbridge and Mill Hill), long known as an “expensive but good” treat. The branch near Harrods especially is seen as “not as good as it once was” though: in particular “the dated decor could use a makeover”.

£58
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3
Good
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A cut above the usual Chinese” – this quality chain is “always reliable” and its two-year-old Balham branch is proving “a marvellous addition to the area”; never a cheap option, some fans now fear they are “in danger of pricing themselves out of the market”.

£56
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3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Good Earth Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Good Earth Restaurant in SW17, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Good Earth restaurant.
Neill S
It's pricy, but it is a Chinese restaurant ...
Reviewed 2 months, 20 days ago

"It's pricy, but it is a Chinese restaurant that you can actually go to in the evening for a quality meal. No run of the mill noodle plates here. I'm sure it would be full every night if it simply brought prices down by 20% though."

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Louise D
Feels a bit of a 90s throwback and I like i...
Reviewed 10 months, 4 days ago

"Feels a bit of a 90s throwback and I like it for that. Good Chinese standards done with some twists and flair. "

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