The Southbank branch of Ping Pong is one of those rare restaurants in London I would visit regularly when I need to fix my dim sum cravings. And it does seem Ping Pong group treats this branch like a flagship restaurant
If you think credit card: visa, search engine: Google then for Chinese restaurants in London, it must be Royal China. With Winter upon us, I went out to check their winter warmer options at one of their fabulously popular Baker Street branch
Most fans of Chinese food will be aware of the granddaddy of Chinese restaurants, Golden Dragon which has been around for a number of years on Gerrard Street, Chinatown
Regular followers of my reviews will know I have a soft spot for Chinese cuisine; however it is rarely considered a sexy cuisine, the image that comes to mind is always the cheap and cheerful takeaway when you don't want to cook
As a restaurant group, Ping Pong has been around for a relatively long period of time and given the spate of restaurant groups closing down their branches in recent months
The popularity of dim sum outside of the Chinatown bubble has been steadily increasing in the last decade thanks in part to the diversification of Londoners' palates and the rebranding of the offering to appeal to a wider audience
Fans of Chinese cuisine will appreciate that most Chinese restaurants in places like Chinatown serve a distinctly Cantonese style of regional food. There are in fact 8 great regional cuisines in China
This subterranean spot where Cha ChaanTeng is currently occupying has struggled with business over the years. Rocket, Wabi have both come and gone in previous years
If you ask the local Chinese community where is the best Chinese restaurant in London? I would guess 90% would say Royal China
Long before the rush of street food pop-ups around London, Cha Cha Moon has been delivering high quality Chinese street food since 2008.
Nightclubs where you normally enjoy magnums of Champagne aren't normally places where you expect top quality dim sum, but Fu Manchu is an exception to the rule.
Chinatown has gone through somewhat of a revival in recent years. Newer restaurants that have opened have spent considerable budgets on achieving a modern design and look