Tag Archives: Chinese

Jun Ming Xuan, Colindale

Prawn & chive dumpling

I’m not sure if it’s the best dim sum in England but it’s bloody good. Dim sum is one of our favourite lunchtime options and we’re always on the lookout out for good recommendations in our quest to find the best in town. A little while ago, I saw that Giles Coren had said that Jun Ming Xuan serves the ...

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A beginner’s guide to London dim sum

Scallop siu mai

Introduction to dim sum… Dim sum may seem a million miles away from corn flakes or bacon and eggs but in Hong Kong and it’s breakfast. Over here, of course, it’s generally more of a lunchtime option and one of our favourites at that. I always think it’s a shame when I see people in Chinatown during the day ordering from ...

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Yauatcha – Dim sum at a premium

fishtank bar

Yauatcha sets its stall out to give diners a modern and refined take on Chinese food. Its Michelin starred status reflects this but so does its pricing. Its location on Broadwick Street in Soho could hardly be better in terms of footfall, even if former owner Alan Yau has opened another Chinese restaurant Duck & Rice in the former Endurance ...

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A. Wong – Elegant, good value Chinese food


Believe it or not, there’s now a tasty little restaurant within five minutes of Victoria station that’s starting to change Londoners’ perceptions of Chinese food. I’m often dubious about using the words ‘British Chinese’ and ‘fine dining’ in the same sentence. Of course, there are the likes of HKK and Bo but they are right at the top end and ...

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