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Canton

11 Newport Pl, London WC2H 7JR, England (Leicester Square / Shaftesbury Avenue)
(020)-7437-6220
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Ranked #10,090 of 17,213 Restaurants in London
Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Leicester Square / Shaftesbury Avenue
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Leicester Square / Shaftesbury Avenue
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English first
Poole, United Kingdom
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431 reviews 431 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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140 reviews 140 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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20 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The sweet and sour chicken was particularly bad in the place. There are far better restaurants to eat at in China. You also don't get free Jasmine tea here.

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Bs As
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75 reviews 75 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I`ve never had Pecking duck before so I decided to taste it at Canton and I wasn`t wrong, Good service, good price and excellent duck.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here. Hot & spicy soup was just right, crispy tofu and chilli chicken were all cooked to perfection. Busy, bustling atmosphere enticed us through the door. Will be back

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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164 reviews 164 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
234 helpful votes 234 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We visited last night around 11pm and we enjoyed our meal. Its a cheap place and the service wasnt the best but the food was good. We shared the duck with pancakes (£8) to start which was amazing and we both had a dish over rice for main, I had chicken sweet and sour and my partner beef with black... More

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