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Joy King Lau

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3 Leicester St, London WC2H 7BL, England
(020)-7437-2629
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Today
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Doing business
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 102
    Excellent
  • 174
    Very good
  • 43
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Dinner on Chinese New Year

A regular visitor here (see my last review on the 6th of January) I had dinner with relatives visiting from Italy. Although year of the Sheep no lamb on the menu for us today. The usual organised chaos when queuing for a table. Phoned to book a table but told 'NO BOOKINGS BUSY TONIGHT' on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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351 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

A regular visitor here (see my last review on the 6th of January) I had dinner with relatives visiting from Italy. Although year of the Sheep no lamb on the menu for us today. The usual organised chaos when queuing for a table. Phoned to book a table but told 'NO BOOKINGS BUSY TONIGHT' on the phone. Came in and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

I was recommended this restaurant by a colleague at work. The menu selection is large and even the vegetarians were spoilt for choice. I went for Singapore noodles which was very yummy and a huge portion. This place is basically 5 mins from the tube. This is a great find and I can't wait to go back.

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Worcestershire
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Queued here on Chinese New Year after looking at a few of the competitors. From the start, the service was excellent despite the madness of the New Year and all three floors being full. We chose the menu A, and our waitress happy to change one of the courses to accommodate. As we were with children, she also suggested that... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Enjoyed a wonderful chinese new year fest here on Saturday night. The restaurant was really busy but we were so well taken care of and the food was delcicious! A gem in the craziness that is Chinatown

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My parents love coming here. They enjoy the services that they offer. They are very efficient and bring you the food very quickly and clear your tables just as quickly. Dim sum ranges are similar to the rest of the restaurants in china town. Their evening dishes are reasonably good, tasty and fresh. Always seems to be queues outside on... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Seems v popular (came on a tue evening) but I can only go on what I got served. Roast Pork noodles were in a sauce that tasted of - nothing... Prawn in Blackbean and chilli had decent prawns in there but I could have made myself and egg fried rice was standard. All in all, nothing particularly over or underwhelming...... More 

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Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The queue outside indicated this might be a good place to try, and we weren't disappointed. Although the queuing system seemed haphazard, the man on the door was on top of it and we probably waited about 30 mins in total on a Sunday lunchtime. The entrance/stairs were quite crowded but once we found our table on the 2nd floor... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

As the title says, it is our regular dim sum joint. Although it is true there are better tasting dim sum restaurants in London, it is by far the most good value and reliable dim sum venue in Chinatown/Leicester Square. Service is pretty good for yum cha standards. I can feel at home speaking Canto there and not be expected... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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168 reviews 168 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

A good feast with friends. Portions are big and service is fast. Abit congested downstairs area, but they have tables upstairs. A pity the toilet is only upstairs. No rush as we had a post dinner chat with long lost friends.

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London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Saturday Lunch in very busy converted townhouse on four floors. Quick service Interesting food Reasonable pricing

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Leicester St, London WC2H 7BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighborhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: (020)-7437-2629

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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