London Chinese restaurants are right up there with the very best in the world and with so many to choose from we wanted to whittle it down to the best seven. These are the places that you simply cannot afford to miss when in the city.
From high-end Michelin star establishments to simple restaurants with dumplings and through to family-focused dining experiences, there is something on this list for everybody.
So work up an appetite, grab a couple of friends and prepare to eat some seriously good food. Here are the seven best London Chinese restaurants…
You don’t always need to dine in an authentic Chinese setting to enjoy the best Chinese food in Europe. The Duck and Rice is proof of that, as they serve thousands of visitors in their classic British pub-style setting while still offering a menu full of authentic Chinese recipes. Ambience, check. Great Chinese food, check.
Fancy an elegant dining experience with some of the best views of the London skyline? Min Jiang is just the place for you. Peer out onto Hyde Park as take a flavorful tour of each and every one of the Chinese provinces through your dishes.
This London hotspot was inspired by the glamour of 1930s Shanghai supper clubs & cabarets, which is enough to get us to make a reservation.
However, all of the glitz and glamour aside, the food here is actually pretty authentic and always well-made. Devour any of their delicious menu items as you enjoy live entertainment.
Their aim is to explore as many of the regional cuisines from China as possible and to bring them to their diners here in London. Their food is refined elegant and packed full of flavour.
They manage to make a fine dining experience without unnecessary fuss and make all their customer relax and have a good time. The good food is very much the star of the show here.
This is the original restaurant in a famous group and opened in 2001. They offer world-class Cantonese cuisine as well as some of the very best cocktails in the city.
Coming here is an incredible experience, where after a great meal, you are very likely to end up partying the night away with their pumping tunes and plush interiors.
A restaurant that consistently wins awards for their progressive, exciting and imaginative Chinese cooking. They’ve held a Michelin star here from 2009 until 2020.
As well as their food they have a world-class wine list, superb cocktails and even do a unique take on afternoon tea that is not to be missed. Eating here is an experience that you are not going to forget in a hurry.
This Dim sum teahouse offers contemporary Cantonese dim sum, patisserie inspired by European culinary techniques and Asian ingredients, and an extensive range of tea, wine and cocktails.
A meal in here is as pretty as an oil painting but they back it up with superb flavours and a menu with real integrity and lots of variety. Quite simply divine.