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Lotus Chinese Floating

#3,306 of 17,752 Restaurants in London
#3,557 of 18,677 Places to Eat in London
$$$
Docklands / Canary Wharf / Isle of Dogs
Chinese, Diner
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9 Oakland Quay | Inner Millwall Dock, London E14 9EA, England
(020)-7515-6445
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: London's largest floating Chinese restaurant situated on the eastern...
London's largest floating Chinese restaurant situated on the eastern dockedge of Millwall Dock, Isle of Dogs, in the heart of London Docklands. The Lotus Chinese Floating Restaurant offers a superb location to match its award winning cuisine. With the flexibility of its open plan top deck, The Lotus is able to cater for corporate hospitality ranging from outstanding finger buffets to lunch or dinner for small groups through to a banquet for maximum of 500 guests, when both decks are being used. The Lotus is located less than 2 minutes walk from the DLR stations at Crossharbour station & South Quay station.
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  • 72
    Excellent
  • 86
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great tasting food

Booked a table for our wedding anniversary.. Great tasting food ... perfect portions .. all though we over ordered on the starters !!! Loved the gap between meals being brought out .. enough time to chat and let the food go down !!!! Good friendly service too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
Paddy B
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London
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I come to this restaurant quite frequently with my family, generally for a Dim Sum Lunch on a Sunday, maybe a birthday, or other celebrations. Everyone always enjoys the Food, the restaurant is generally busy, with a lively atmosphere. The Service is great. Will keep returning

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Booked a table for our wedding anniversary.. Great tasting food ... perfect portions .. all though we over ordered on the starters !!! Loved the gap between meals being brought out .. enough time to chat and let the food go down !!!! Good friendly service too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Been here few times and we have never been disappointed, the food is well cooked, the service is up to standards and the prices are good.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We come here often as it is closest Chinese restaurant. The food is very good relative to the price you get charged. Atmosphere is casual enough and you don't feel being rushed out like in some Chinese restaurants. Friendly staff and easy enough to bring our baby alone. Recommended for casual dinner/lunch when you don't want to travel to more... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

There was a table of 11 of us for my birthday and we all had a fantastic night. The service was excellent, our waiter Alan couldn't have done anymore for us. The food was excellent too, large portions and every dish was fresh and tasty. Would highly recommend and look forward to our next visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

After Sunday shopping my fiancé and I visited Lotus. Amazing food for reasonable price! Highly recommend Lotus if you want quick and delicious meal!

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LOTUSFLOATING, Manager at Lotus Chinese Floating, responded to this review

Dear Diana J, Thank you for your feedback & support. We hope to see you soon! Kind Regards, The Lotus More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I had been told about this Chinese and so wanted to try for myself. As my birthday was coming up I asked my husband to take me. We went with a couple of friends and had a great night the food was lovely and fresh the waiter was friendly and very attentive and we all thoroughly enjoyed the evening. However... More 

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LOTUSFLOATING, Manager at Lotus Chinese Floating, responded to this review

Dear Brenda O, Thank you for your feedback. It is glad to hear that you have a lovely evening here with your husband and friends. Sorry to know that you have difficulties on finding the place to park. As not many know that there is a NCP nearby the restaurant only 3 minutes walk from the car park. The NCP... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The food is good, the decor is a little dated, relying heavily on the "floating" aspect (even though its hard moored!) The staff are attentive which is nice, and there is a good selection on the menu. Worth it if you dont want to walk too far.

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LOTUSFLOATING, Manager at Lotus Chinese Floating, responded to this review

Dear Jamie B, Thank you for your feedback & support. We hope to see you soon! Kind Regards, The Lotus More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

The restaurant serves authentic Chinese restaurant and is floating on a water body within Canary Wharf area with views of the buildings. I found the food prices slightly dearer ! For people who have small kids - you may not find it child friendly as the restaurant is very narrow and during busy times it may not permit baby buggies

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LOTUSFLOATING, Manager at Lotus Chinese Floating, responded to this review

Dear Puneet A, Thank you for your feedback. Glad to know that you enjoy our food. We are indeed the largest floating Chinese Restaurant in London. And our prices is very competitive in Canary Wharf area. Families like to visit our restaurant because it is perfect to have family meal, children is always welcome. We have an area to store... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I go here quite often with my family on Sundays for Dim Sum and its a real treat! The food is amazing one of the best dim sum I've ever had and my family all agree. Has a lovely atmosphere and a wonderful view of the river Thames. The food arrives at the table freshly steamed and good quality!

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LOTUSFLOATING, Manager at Lotus Chinese Floating, responded to this review

Dear lily n, Thank you for your feedback & your continuous support. Lotus won't be here without the supports from our loyal customers. We are so happy & feeling thankful to meet all the familiar faces every time when we see them. See you and your family again soon! Kind Regards, The Lotus More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 Oakland Quay | Inner Millwall Dock, London E14 9EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Docklands / Canary Wharf / Isle of Dogs
  • Neighborhood: Docklands / Canary Wharf / Isle of Dogs
  • Phone Number: (020)-7515-6445

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 38
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Families with children, Large groups

Description

London's largest floating Chinese restaurant situated on the eastern dockedge of Millwall Dock, Isle of Dogs, in the heart of London Docklands. The Lotus Chinese Floating Restaurant offers a superb location to match its award winning cuisine. With the flexibility of its open plan top deck, The Lotus is able to cater for corporate hospitality ranging from outstanding finger buffets to lunch or dinner for small groups through to a banquet for maximum of 500 guests, when both decks are being used. The Lotus is located less than 2 minutes walk from the DLR stations at Crossharbour station & South Quay station.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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