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“Great local Chinese!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tai Pan - CLOSED

Tai Pan
665 Commercial Road | Limehouse, London E14 7LW, England (Docklands / Canary Wharf / Isle of Dogs)
0207 791 0118
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Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: Delivery
Neighborhood: Docklands / Canary Wharf / Isle of Dogs
Description: Tai Pan has been open for business for well over 16 years - before Canary Wharf became so popular with big businesses moving out from Central London. In fact this friendly and welcoming restaurant specialising in Peking and Cantonese cuisine has won the Docklands Good Food Award five times. Tai Pan offers authentic Chinese cuisine for all types of occasions, formal, parties or if you are a regular. Tai Pan has all the ingredients to make your celebration a success. Popular dishes include the crispy shredded beef in chilli, the deep fried crispy oysters in batter and the roast Peking duck.
London UK
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Great local Chinese!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

Fantastic local Chinese with a great menu. Go for the salt and pepper mixed seafood if you get the chance, lovely!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“One of my favourite Chinese restaurants in London”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2009

This restaurant is worth a visit. Run by the Chef and his wife it is authentic Chinese cooking. You can ask them for a special dish and they will do it very well. The menus are good and we have been going regularly for over 27 years, it was situated in West India Dock Rd before the London Docklands Development Corporation finally destroyed the last vestige of the oldest China town in the world (at the time over 400 years old) and forced Tai Pan and many other Chinese businesses out to make way for the nightmare of Canary Wharf today. Thankfully Tai Pan moved and survived and they are still going today. A triumph of the individual over the corporate and the food is wonderful so go pay a visit!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Good Food, Great Karaoke”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2008

Good Food, Great Karaoke

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“A decent local restaurant - the food is very good.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2007

A decent local restaurant - the food is very good.

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