★★★☆☆ / Chinese / Chinese Dumplings / Chinese Noodles

Harbour City review – Cheap and cheerful Dim Sum?

Fragrant food, tatty divine? There is no shortage of Dim Sum places in and around London’s Chinatown. Although haute cuisine purveyors Hakkasan and Yauatcha get all the plaudits, cheaper and more informal eateries deserve no less attention. The Euro Hedgie and I decided to try out Harbour City, which sits at the east end of … Continue reading

★★★☆☆ / Chinese Dumplings / Chinese Noodles / Taiwanese

Leong’s Legends Continues review – A small piece of Taiwan in London

For most people Chinese food means the familiar anglicised staples such as sweet and sour pork and chow mein. Saavier Londoners have moved on to more authentic, interesting and healthier dishes. The traditionally Cantonese-dominated restaurants have been making way for eateries serving food from the other regions of China – the country is almost double … Continue reading

★★☆☆☆ / Chinese / Chinese Dumplings / Chinese Noodles

New Culture Revolution review – Chinese food in Islington

Islington isn’t the first place in London you’d think to go to for Chinese food, but it’s home to a branch of New Culture Revolution, a small chain of restaurants focussing on dishes from northern China. Based on an initial recommendation from the Jolly Giant, I’ve been to the Islington branch several times now, but … Continue reading