RestaurantsLondonChinatownW1

survey result

Summary

£32
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

It’s “nothing special to look at, down an alleyway” in Chinatown, but “you must go here for the fantastic Malaysian food” – including “the best Singapore laksa ever”. This family-run diner was established in 1998, serving classic Malaysian-Chinese dishes including nasi goreng and beef rendang. (Its former sibling in Westbourne Grove became a Japanese izakaya before closing down during the pandemic.)

Summary

£31
    £
4
Very Good
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Cheap but very tasty Malaysian food” provides a “compelling reason” to choose this well-established fixture in a Chinatown alleyway. (Its former Bayswater sibling still has ‘C&R’ in the title, but is now separately run as a Japanese izakaya.)

Summary

£31
    £
4
Very Good
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Cheap but very tasty Malaysian food” provides a “compelling reason” to choose this well-established fixture in a Chinatown alleyway. (Its former Bayswater sibling still has ‘C&R’ in the title, but is now separately run as a Japanese izakaya.)

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C&R Café Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of C&R Café Restaurant in W1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of C&R Café restaurant.
J E
The execution of the dishes we ordered were...
Reviewed 4 months, 12 days ago

"The execution of the dishes we ordered were inconsistent. The noodle broth was bordering lukewarm. The food quality has dipped."

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Natasha L
As good as it gets for London Malaysian foo...
Reviewed 5 months, 27 days ago

"As good as it gets for London Malaysian food. The restaurant has been there for decades as is just as good now as it’s always been. "

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Prices

Starter Main Pudding
£5.50 £12.50 £0.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £22.00
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
3-4 Rupert Court, London, W1D 6DY
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑10 pm

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