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Canton

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#9,139 of 18,659 Places to Eat in London
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11 Newport Pl, London WC2H 7JR, England
(020)-7437-6220
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12:00 pm - 11:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner

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  • 15
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  • 28
    Very good
  • 11
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  • 9
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Busy, basic resturant but tasty

I visitied the resturant after a night at the theatre. It looked quiet basic (like a canteen) but I thought I give it a try as I have not been here before. The price is resonable and this is reflected in the canteen style of resturant - basic but functional. we ordered three main dishes: Char... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
Mike888125
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Middlesex
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

It is basic yes. But food is amazing. Couldn't ask for a better place to eat. Staff are friendly and helpful. Even will teach you how to use chopsticks but I still can't use them. But oh well! Visited about 4 times while away east to get to.

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Middlesex
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I visitied the resturant after a night at the theatre. It looked quiet basic (like a canteen) but I thought I give it a try as I have not been here before. The price is resonable and this is reflected in the canteen style of resturant - basic but functional. we ordered three main dishes: Char Sui, duck with rice,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The restaurant doesnt look very welcoming from the outside, but the staff is very nice and the food is good as well! It is not outstanding but for the prices there it is of good value. I have the chicken curry every time i go there and its fantastic.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I have been coming to Canton's for 28 years, alas since I moved away from London only twice a year. Never changes, great value authentic Chinese - I have bbq pork on rice (meat served cold but the rice and pok choi warms it) still great value at £5.80! Where else can you get that good value in the West... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

A regular visitor to the Canton when I was a firefighter at Soho fire station, because it appeared that this is where the local Chinese population frequented. Cafe style rather than restaurant and you have to look past the decor, furniture and lighting, but do that and you will not be disappointed by the food. After 20 years, it is... More 

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Rugby
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We were taken to the back of the restaurant, kinda cramped and out of the way. Food portions are really tiny for the price and poor value - you can get so much more at other places! We had siu yuk (crispy pork) and there were like 3 rows of the chopped pork and this cost £8!! To take away... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Never again will I go to this restaurant. There was pig poo in my pork intestine!!!! The Manager didn't even care or do anything about it. Utterly disgusting. Avoid at all costs.

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London, United Kingdom
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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Came here with friends after a few sharpners in the nearby Fitzroy Tavern. It has a very canteen feel to it as you walk in. It was very busy which was a good sign. I ordered the roast pork crispy noodles and a Tsing Tao. Unfortunately when the food came the waiter had messed my order up and brought me... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We have eaten a number of times in this small unpretentious restaurant which is just around the corner from Gerrard Street. The menu has all all the usual Cantonese staples and the duck and pork rice dishes are reliably good. Service is quick and you can be in and out in 30 mins with the simpler choices on the menu.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Arrived here after walking up and down Chinatown. Located towards the back and not standing out. The restaurant is on the smaller side but was quaint and comfy. The Bbq in the window looked yummy but we started off with wonton noodle soup and followed with roast pork tofu hot pot and seafood chow mein - Hong Kong Style. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 Newport Pl, London WC2H 7JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighborhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: (020)-7437-6220

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Soho

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Soho
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars, and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene – and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the most strategic place to set off on a tour of the world's most celebrated department stores. In the southern part of the neighborhood lies Chinatown, with its multitude of delicious and affordable restaurants. Closer to the Thames, Chinatown's narrow and teeming lantern-lit lanes spill onto the expansive hub of glitzy Leicester Square.
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