RestaurantsLondonKensingtonW8

survey result

Summary

£20
    £
4
Very Good
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

With its “delicious cheap ’n’ cheerful Chinese food in an area of overpriced restaurants”, this “brisk” family-run spot on Kensington High Street is “always popular and rightly so”, including with “many Asian clients, which tells you everything you need to know”. (“I’ve been coming for almost 30 years, and they recently updated the interior while remaining true to their unique concept of barstool dining tables”).

Summary

£20
    £
3
Good
4
Very Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“You get no airs and graces and wouldn’t spend hours here”, but this Chinese dive on Kensington’s main drag provides “great value food that has luckily survived in an expensive area” since the 1950s. “Long may it continue!”

Summary

£26
    £
3
Good
2
Average
1
Poor
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“No-fuss” Chinese dive in posh Kensington that’s “filled with surprising high-end customers, particularly given its shared table design” and beyond-retro 1950s decor. “The cheap food’s always the same: consistently delicious and freshly cooked – long may it continue in this expensive area”.

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Restaurant details

No dress code
28

Prices

Starter Main Pudding
£2.20 £6.10 £0.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £18.00
Filter Coffee £1.30
Extras  
Service 10.00%
31 Kensington High Street, London, W8 5NP
Opening hours
Monday11:45 am‑10:45 pm
Tuesday11:45 am‑10:45 pm
Wednesday11:45 am‑10:45 pm
Thursday11:45 am‑10:45 pm
Friday11:45 am‑10:45 pm
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED

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