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Grand Imperial London

101 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0SJ, England
(020) 7821 8898
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Ranked #1,164 of 17,059 restaurants in London
Price range: $34 - $68
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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84% Recommend
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Good food poor service which means I will not be going back again. The waitress seemed disinterested in taking our order and was not only miserable but at times rude, we felt like it was an inconvenience us being there as opposed to feeling welcomed. When we tried to order what we wanted, she told us it was too much... More

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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181 reviews 181 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

we popped in here for a meal before going out to meet freinds for the evening, the place is quite grand and part of the groverner hotel at Victoria, the place was less then a 3rd full so was a little surprised when the waiter placed us so close to other diners. the food was good but the waiter was... More

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34 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We had a delicious afternoon tea at the Grand Imperial which seems to be part of the Grosvenor Hotel and is located right next to Victoria Station. It's a Chinese restaurant and we had a high tea consisting of wonderful dumplings: steamed prawn wontons, perfectly fried spring rolls, vegetable wontons, a fabulous duck salad, deep fried prawn wontons and two... More

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Not knowing the Victoria area very well I did my usual scout of the area. And as usual I ended up eating in the first restaurant I looked at. Now I'm a big Chinese fan, coming from Liverpool which I believe has the oldest Chinese community in Europe, I am spoilt for choice for Classical Chinese food. Also, when in... More

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London, United Kingdom
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35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

It's situated within a hotel next to Victoria Station in a grand building. The food is as authentic as those we find in London China town in a beautiful and airy room with high ceiling. Service is good. This is the place if you want a romantic Chinese dinner. Will try out the dim sum one day.

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Fircrest, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Wow what can we say. The food was the best Chinese/Asian food that we have ever had. The price was reasonable. The restaurant was just beautifully decorated. Everything was perfect. The waiters were very polite and helpful in the selection process. We wanted a romantic dinner and we wanted to take our time in enjoy thisbtime together. They understood our... More

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Wooburn Green, Buckinghamshire, England
5 reviews 5 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I chose this restaurant as it was close to the theatre where my husband and myself were going to after our meal. I read most of the reviews on Trip Advisor and came to the conclusion that I would give it a try. I'm glad I did eat here, the room was an amazing size and very grand, not like... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

If and when i go back I would get only dim sum as it was the best I have ever had. Everything else was good but the dim sum blew my mind!

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Boca Raton, Florida
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341 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Chose to eat here for a late dinner after an incoming train journey to Victoria. Decided to override usual concerns about too few customers etc. Quite a grand room in an old fashioned, grand railway hotel. But the room was not stuffy and it was quite comfortable, though there were too few diners to make much of an atmosphere. We... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

For a Chinese who stays in UK for five years, it's bad for me that I could not find many true Chinese restaurants even in Chinatown. Because they normally modified the traditional ingredients to fit the western style. This could be awful because the essence of Chinese food has been accumulate by thousands years with our long history and culture.... More

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