RestaurantsLondonBalhamSW17

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Summary

£67
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Fans of this “very popular, consistently above-average” family group – with venues in Knightsbridge, Mill Hill, Wandsworth Common and Esher – say it’s “on another level to most Chinese restaurants”, with “the best cuts of meat and fresh-as-you-like fish and vegetables”. Even fans, though, perennially complain about the prices: “still the best Chinese around, still the most expensive”. These days, a more affordable option might be the delivery/takeaway-only sites in Swiss Cottage, Battersea, Richmond and Wimbledon.

Summary

£61
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A huge cut-above a ‘regular’ Chinese!” – this “well-run”, well-established family-run chain in Knightsbridge, Balham and Mill Hill (and Esher) offers an “upmarket” experience that’s “always reliable”: “not cheap but worth it”. “If feels like a bit of a 1990s throwback and I like it for that!”

Summary

£61
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A huge cut-above a ‘regular’ Chinese!” – this “well-run”, well-established family-run chain in Knightsbridge, Balham and Mill Hill (and Esher) offers an “upmarket” experience that’s “always reliable”: “not cheap but worth it”. “If feels like a bit of a 1990s throwback and I like it for that!”

Summary

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

“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”.

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Highchair, Portions
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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
Excellent for a couple or for a large group...
Reviewed 2 months, 16 days ago

"Excellent for a couple or for a large group. We keep going back!"

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Neill S
The quality shines through but be willing t...
Reviewed 6 months, 11 days ago

"The quality shines through but be willing to pay for it. Always friendly and you get the feeling they welcome your custom - more than just a business."

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Neill S
Delicately flavoured dishes created through...
Reviewed 7 months, 19 days ago

"Delicately flavoured dishes created through using the best ingredients and an expert knowledge of spicing ensures consistently high standards."

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Neill S
Always a warm welcome. Treat food and guest...
Reviewed 9 months, 25 days ago

"Always a warm welcome. Treat food and guests with equal respect. Shame it is so expensive or we would eat there every week."

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