New from JKS Restaurants, who own Gymkhana and Hoppers and back the hugely successful Bao chain; a two-floor venue serving traditional Taiwanese cooking and teas. Xu (named after co-founder and chef Erchen Chang’s late grandfather) will open in between Chinatown and Soho in Spring 2017.
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Backed by JKS Restaurants and the brains behind the hugely successful Bao chain; an elegant, wood-panelled, two-floor café serving traditional Taiwanese cooking and teas. Xu (named for co-founder and chef Erchen Chang’s late grandfather) opened in Chinatown in early summer 2017 (too late for survey feedback).
XU Restaurant Diner Reviews
"Wonderful reviews - but a distinctly uninspiring venue in all respects. Perhaps we were just unlucky..."
"This recently opened restaurant on the edge of Chinatown has been stylishly fitted out and not at all typical of other Chinese restaurants in this area. Service is very efficient and polite but the main star is the quality and presentation of the food"
"After reading a glowing review for this restaurant in The Guardian a friend and I took a chance at being able to get in early one evening without a booking. I think that we maybe bagged the last table as by the time we had finished eating the staff were quoting a 1 to 2 hour wait for a table! The restaurant has recently opened and the fittings are beautifully designed giving a real air of opulence akin to thirties art deco style. Food was superbly prepared and presented with attentive service. A real find but be prepared to book."
"Beautiful restaurant, charming service and most importantly interesting and challenging food. Love it."
30 Rupert St, London, W1D 6DL
Mon-Thu noon–3 pm, 5-11 pm; Fri & Sat noon–11 pm
Last orders: 11 pm