RestaurantsLondonKensingtonW8

survey result

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”.

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”.

Summary

£24
    £
3
Good
3
Good
1
Poor
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

For Chinese chow as cheap as chips and chock full of flavour, this small, 1950s-style dive on posh Kensington High Street is just the ticket – it’s not a foodie fave rave, but a ‘good-nosh-for-not-a-lot-of-dosh’ kind of joint.

Summary

£24
    £
5
Exceptional
3
Good
1
Poor
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “unreconstructed noodle bar” – whose “pretty tatty” looks are in sharp contrast to ever-more chichi High Street Ken – is “the real thing, for when you’re tired of Wagamama” (which it predates by decades). “Service is fast”, providing “a large choice of delicious Chinese chow to take away or eat in, at bargain prices”.

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Restaurant details

No dress code
28

Prices

Starter Main Veggies
£2.20 £6.50 £1.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £19.00
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
31 Kensington High Street, London, W8 5NP
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑11 pm

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