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Royal China Club

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40-42 Baker Street, London W1U 7AJ, England
+44 20 7486 3898
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

Good food but seriously overpriced and overrated. Average at best. Friendly staff but for 15% service added to your bill.

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1 Thank Demetris D
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 414 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

Average food, reasonable service, but unrealistically high prices. Their reputation is definitely overrated. Will not return again...

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

The food is good but boy oh boy is the service shockingly bad. You can only have the table for 1hr 30mins which the waiters will make sure you won't forget as they will start getting quite intense after the first hour - especially if you are done with your meal and just enjoying your drink. Overall, I don't recommend... More 

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Thank George G
Ascot, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

On arrival the greeting waitress will direct you to Royal China in the next block. This after all is the Royal China CLUB. Many of their customers obviously don't look like they should be eating there or able to afford the prices as I witnessed for 10 minutes waiting for my companion. The dim sum was not memorable. So few... More 

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Thank tukane
London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

The food was sometimes good, but too often fairly standard fair at inflated prices. But the wine - really not good at all, and very expensive for what it is. The total bill was high, and patently not worth it. There are better and cheaper places.

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Thank CarlosLondon
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

Having been to the other Royal China on a previous visit to London we were tempted to go this time to the "Club". We knew it was a little more expensive, but we're not prepared for the truly exhorbitant prices. And prices which were not reflected in either the quality or the quantity of the food. As a starter we... More 

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Thank lyon1960
Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Haven't found better quality Chinese/Oriental food anywhere outside of Hong Kong. Not cheap, but you get the quality you pay for. Delicious!

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1 Thank alex_wong97
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Coming from a background based in Hong Kong, it's often hard to find a restaurant that delivers the quality I am so luckily accustomed to. I can safely say this is the best tasting oriental food I've had outside of hong kong, some dishes even surpassing their counterparts. Not cheap by any means, but if you want quality, here is... More 

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1 Thank Alex W
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

The staff are so cold and unsmiling it's almost a joke! We tried in vain to catch the eye of our hostess only for her to swerve at the last minute to take the order of later arrivals, who were obviously known to her. We waited a long time for food with some dishes coming only when half the party... More 

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Thank maida22
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

This superb restaurant exposes the problem with following user ratings; when you look at what is supposed to be rated as a better establishment by Trip Advisor contributors the ratings make little sense- see my Elounda restaurant ratings for example. Here we had excellent seafood Dim Sum, a superb cod dish, mushrooms in chili sauce, spinach and Pak Choi: all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$118 - $123
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40-42 Baker Street, London W1U 7AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Marylebone
  • Neighborhood: Marylebone
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7486 3898

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Marylebone offers what so many London neighborhoods cannot: a village feel coupled with urban convenience. Much of its success rests in its location. Wedged between the northeastern corner of Hyde Park and the southern end of Regent's Park and with a number of Tube stations within easy reach, Marylebone is as pedestrian friendly as Central London gets. The bustling shopping mecca of Oxford Street separates it from Soho and Mayfair, exclusive Regent Street marks its border with Fitzrovia, and cosmopolitan Edgware Road serves as its western edge. Within this enviably situated quarter are an array of outstanding restaurants (from Michelin darlings to down and dirty cheeseburgers), an impressive assortment of independently owned shops, and some of the city's quietest and most pleasant nooks, crannies and cobbled lanes.
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