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11 Newport Pl, London WC2H 7JR, England (Leicester Square / Shaftesbury Avenue)
(020)-7437-6220
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Ranked #11,109 of 17,541 Restaurants in London
Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
Neighborhood: Leicester Square / Shaftesbury Avenue
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Just round the corner from the main Chinatown street it's an unassuming place. We went earlyish on a Wednesday evening. Fairly busy we got a table at the back. Service was efficient and friendly. Tea was 50p per person, hardly breaking the bank. The menu was varied. We had duck in black bean sauce, beef soup with pulled noodles and... More

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Renton, Washington
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152 reviews 152 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The Cantonese food here is as authentic as fortune cookies are to Chinese food. We came here for a quick lunch. We ordered the stir fried beef noodles (this is usually the trademark dish of any Cantonese restaurant that you can use to easily gauge if this restaurant is worthy) and a duck/cabbage rice noodle soup. Both dishes were horrible.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

We walked around the bustling on a Sat night in China town for something to eat. Then we stumbled upon the Canton which did not have a long queues like the other places. But was busy all the same, we decide to go in and try it. It seemed like a lot of happy customers eating away so we ordered... More

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

I went there today for a simple beef noodles. The beef was tough and noodles were a bit salty. As another reviewer said, jasmine tea was not free. I am very familiar with Asian food so I found its food standard was disappointing, esp there are so many good Chinese restaurants nearby. If it was not because the staff were... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
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443 reviews 443 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Authentic Chinese food from functional staff. I love it and I think it is open 24 hours. Go and enjoy!

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United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Stepped in for quick dinner on Monday night with family and nephew. Were seated quickly and well advised on menu by staff who were very polite and efficient. I had the chicken sweet corn soup and shared some pork dumplings and mains of chicken, beef, prawns and veggies with the crew. All the food was quite good. I had a... More

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London
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186 reviews 186 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I used to eat here a lot in the past. It was famous for being open very late and the food was good so long as you asked for the real menu and discarded the tourist menu I went for a bsiness lunch today. The ownership has changed and the decor improved - it is not as grubby as before... More

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Gloucestershire
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72 reviews 72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Hadn't been to Canton for a few years, decided to go in for old times sake. New ownership & decor, none of the friendly welcome I used to get. Folk was ok, but just not the same.....gutted !!

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wiltshire
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

My wife and I ate here, an a hurry, before seeing a show. We chose the standard menu for two because we liked all the listed dishes and it was easy. The food was better than we get in standard Chinese restaurants across the UK; not exceptional but better than average. The surroundings are utilitarian and the service efficient but... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

I saw the Half Peking Duck offer and tasty Duck hanging in the front window. I showed on the picture and wanted to have half peking duck, but instead I got peking duck skin and cooked tiny duck peaces. Serving personnell have no smile or friendly words left. Never ever again this place !!!

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Additional Information about Canton

Address: 11 Newport Pl, London WC2H 7JR, England
Phone Number: (020)-7437-6220
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Leicester Square / Shaftesbury Avenue
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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