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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
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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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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
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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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Leicester UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
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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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

been going to peking for more than 20 years but on our last visit service was awful (25 mins to order drinks), food was terrible (meat in so called vegetarian soup) and attitude was appealing (clearly changed hands and maureen has left - which was confirmed to us by the rude waiter who let us walk out half way as... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Been going here for about12 years. So sad to see they no longer do business lunch anymore. It was a good price and value for money. We only had two meals an 2 drinks cost 30. Sorry I won't be going anymore.I am surprised as there is so much competition in city now. So will get a better deal.

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94 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Went with friends for husbands birthday, lovely ambiance, very friendly and welcoming, nice relaxed time. The food is amazing, one of our friends commented that it was the best Chinese food she'd ever had and must admit it was very special, everything was of high quality cooked to perfection and nicely presented, we had a banquet and left nothing!!!! After... More 

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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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