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Charles Street, Leicester LE1 3FG, England
0116 2623376
Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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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
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 8
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food at a fair price

I've been going there for years and intend to go for many more. I've never had a bad meal whether it be a lunch or Dinner! I always feel like I have eaten enough and often leave food ;-( I like it so much I even took 16 people for my birthday celebrations. The set menus are very very good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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English first
Leicester, United Kingdom
2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I went here last night as a cocktail making evening with a party of 8 girls. We had snacks on arrival and then started on the cocktails once everyone arrived. We made them ourselves and Yuri the bartender was very funny and explained what we needed to do. After the first couple of cocktails we then had starters which were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Thank you so much for an amazing night! The service was amazing and really polite and helpful. We had a cocktail making class which was a lot of fun. The bar man was really good and entertaining. The manager and food was first class. Would recommend you go and try! I know we will be back for sure.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

the young ones are not running the Peking any more the food is now back to using good quality ingredients which makes all the difference. we have been going here for year's but this last 12 months its been like a café not a restaurant. Dim sum this Sunday was great like the good food it used to server the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Went there for some traditional Chinese lunch as I usually do every other week. The service was pretty much non existent. One waiter ran around like a headless chicken and too much on his plate to handle. Barely spoke any English. The food I usually order is spot on but on this occasion, it wasn't. The roast duck and rice... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I've been going there for years and intend to go for many more. I've never had a bad meal whether it be a lunch or Dinner! I always feel like I have eaten enough and often leave food ;-( I like it so much I even took 16 people for my birthday celebrations. The set menus are very very good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The vegetarian spring rolls for starters were lovely. I wasnt keen on the chicken satay on skewers. We ordered crispy aromatic duck which was quite fatty but nice flavour. For main we ordered szechaun King Prawns in birds nest and it was to die for. The chicken with cashewnuts in yellow bean sauce was also a brilliant choice. They made... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

We visited twice in February - once on valentines evening and then for Chinese new year. The first time the food was delicious but the service not great. I had to ask four times for a glass of water. It arrived once I'd finished my dinner. The waitress just giggled. We had also ordered pork but ended up with beef.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Dined here as a group. Set New Year menu was pretty bland - all the usual dishes, prawn toast, spring rolls etc. as starters. There then followed lemon chicken, king prawns and a couple of beef dishes with some very stodgy rice and segments of orange as the only dessert. Overall, not great and relatively quite expensive @ £18 per... More 

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The best and authentic chinese restaurant in Leicester! great food and the manager always gives a personal touch to guests. Often if i am undecided as to what to have, she will ask what i like and ask to leave it with her and will put something together for me and is a winner every time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I've never found better. Doubt you will either. If you like prawns the best I've ever had are their Szechuan King Prawns in birds nest. This restaurant is a true icon amongst Leicester restaurants.

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Additional Information about The Peking

Address: Charles Street, Leicester LE1 3FG, England
Phone Number: 0116 2623376
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Chinese

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Charles Street, Leicester LE1 3FG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: 0116 2623376

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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