RestaurantsLondonKing's CrossWC1X

Harden's says

It's not hard to tell what the speciality is at this unassuming Cantonese spot that opened quietly between lockdowns in 2020. Especially if you are a lover of Asian cuisine, this is one of London's great hidden cheap eats... actually not so hidden nowadays since the word has started to get out.

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Summary

£43
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5
Exceptional
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This tiny café whose menu is summed up in its name is one of the capital’s champion cheap eats, with “stunning” Cantonese cuisine. “Just a shame it’s not bigger as the queuing time and outdoor seating on the grimy King’s Cross Road isn’t ideal”. The only solution is to go early or in the afternoon.

Summary

£24
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5
Exceptional
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Exactly what the name suggests”“stunningly crafted dim sum and roast duck” – make this “minuscule” café, a short walk from King’s Cross St Pancras, one of London’s greatest cheap eats. “It’s nothing to look at, but that doesn’t matter at all as the array of different dumplings and cheung fun is truly fab, plus the prices are very reasonable”. “You can’t book and the queues can be long, so get here early or mid-late afternoon”.

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124 King's Cross Road, London, WC1X 9DS

Prices

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£4.00 £11.20 £8.00 £4.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £20.00
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 10.00%
124 King's Cross Road, London, WC1X 9DS
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑10 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑5 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑5 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑5 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑5 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑5 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Sunday12 pm‑5 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm

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