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Summary

£75
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A Chinese pub” – in Berwick Street, Soho – “that works!”. This contemporary ‘concept’ successfully combines enjoyable food (including house Cantonese roast duck) with an “interesting drinks list” and characterful interior. Launched in 2015, by Alan Yau of Wagamama, Hakkasan, Yauatcha and Busaba Eathai fame, it’s never caught fire in quite the same way as his other operations.

Summary

£69
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This modern mashup of a gastropub with Chinese cuisine in Berwick Street, Soho, earns solid ratings for its “very good food in the bar and also in the more formal restaurant”. But, by comparison to the standards of creator Alan Yau’s previous mega-hits, including Wagamama and Hakkasan, some can find it “a bit disappointing overall”.

Summary

£62
  £££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “nice take on typical Chinese dishes”, served “tapas-style in a gastropub” on Soho’s Berwick Street, is the creation of Asian restaurant maestro Alan Yau. Four years on, however – while it’s perfectly decently rated – there is little evidence that he has conjured another winner on the scale of his earlier hits, Wagamama and Hakkasan.

Summary

£62
  £££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “nice take on typical Chinese dishes”, served “tapas-style in a gastropub” on Soho’s Berwick Street, is the creation of Asian restaurant maestro Alan Yau. Four years on, however – while it’s perfectly decently rated – there is little evidence that he has conjured another winner on the scale of his earlier hits, Wagamama and Hakkasan.

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The Duck & Rice Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Duck & Rice Restaurant in W1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Duck & Rice restaurant.
Ian R
The food is lovely and the setting works we...
Reviewed 1 months, 30 days ago

"The food is lovely and the setting works well. It’s not cheap though and service could be better for what you’re paying. I’d definitely recommend based on the food, just be willing to be patient"

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always   £48.00

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£4.50 £31.50 £12.00 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £32.00
Filter Coffee £3.30
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%
90 Berwick St, London, W1F 0QB
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑9 pm

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