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The Peking

Charles Street, Leicester LE1 3FG, England
0116 2623376
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Ranked #154 of 824 Restaurants in Leicester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We didn't have much time so chose the very reasonably priced £7.20 set meal comprising a starter or soup, main course with rice or noodles and a desert (fritters). The supply of prawn crackers was never ending. With a couple of soft drinks each, it came to just slightly more than £10 per head. I would certainly go again and... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Whilst in Leicester for our daughters graduation, we for evening meal before returning home, enjoyed very much, must be good its recommenced be Chinese students

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Been here a couple of times now, once with friend and then family. Both occasions the food looked and tasted good. Would go back

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Woking
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

This is the third time I have been to the Peking since 2013. The first time I went it was very good. I then went in May and the sweet and sour pork had a definite rancid taste to it. I swore it would be the last time I went there. However my parents have just convinced me to go... More

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Denbigh
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

Excellent pork soup, 1/2 roasted chicken, squid in xo sauce and authentic fried rice. High quality service from the waiters and visits from the management to ensure that we enjoyed the experience.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

A bit quiet when we arrived but soon filled up, ordered drinks and were given prawn crackers with sweet chilly dip, ordered mixed horderves, delicious spare ribs, prawn toast, crispy chicken wings,crispy prawn wantons and a chicken wanton, served with sweet chilli sauce, no crispy seaweed though. For the main course we had beef hotpot curry, very nice if a... More

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UK
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Despite some recent negative reviews , please do not let that put you off . I have been using this restaurant pretty much weekly for 32 years and it is as goods if not better than any China town and even Hong Kong , all I will say is try it for yourself....the food is GOOD!!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Service was average, made more interesting due to the owner/manageress made to feel welcome and valued as a customer. menu was insanely huge like taking out the lord of the rings trilogy and made to read it in one sitting :D Looks like the place is undergoing a refurbishment so no comments here. Booths are a nice inclusion on the... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The service was excellent. Had my birthday meal there and the Restaurant prepared a special for us. Some of the dishes were not even on the menu and the food was excellent.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Came with my mum to celebrate her birthday. The value for meal was fantastic, we had the set menu of £7.20 each and the bill came in under £40 for 3 courses for 4 people. The mushroom starter was awful. The texture was lumpy and powdery and taste was not pleasant at all and I let my partner finish it... More

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