Wong Kei restaurant in London's thriving Chinatown serves a variety of Chinese dishes at shared tables, as well as offering a takeaway service.
The interior is several floors high and the decor is a long way off what might be coined as 'stylish' but the food is quick, inexpensive and authentically Chinese.
Venue Details & Map
43-45 Wardour StreetLondon ChinatownLondonW1D 6PY
- +44 20 7437 8408
Pretty standard chinese food. Was a little confusing being told where to go and where to get seated at first. I ordered a rice plate with barbecue meats (pork belly, pork), which should have been the fastest dish at my table, since the bbq meats are cold and just placed on top of the rice, but for some reason my plate was the last to reach the table by far. A good amount of meat and a good...more
--- American tourist ----
Wong Kei is A very typical old fashion Chinatown restaurant. Very old furniture, very working class, not trendy, not cool, "you get the best value here" attitude of service. BUT I highly recommend it!
1. Price is damn good for most chow fun, fried noodles and soup noodles. Cheaper than the United States Chinatown in NY and SF. For other dishes, prices are average...more
I've tasted fantastic Chinese food and this place definitely is NOT fantastic Chinese food.
We ordered beef ho fun noodle and wonton soup noodles and they were both subpar, according to my Hong Kong parents. The table next to us was eating Peking duck, and the duck looked like it had been hacked by an amateur.
Service is where it gets bad. They looked mad when we asked for extra bowls and...more
Whenever I am feeling starving this is my go to place. Cheap and quick authentic Chinese food. Portion sizes are huge and it's perfect for large groups.
Be prepared that if you go by yourself or with someone else that you get seated with other smaller groups. The menu is extensive and you really are spoilt for choice! Whatever you pick it's all delicious.
My dishes of choice are always...more
Wong Kei is notorious amongst local Chinese for serving cheap traditional Chinese food fast with rash (i.e. rude service) in very simple (i.e. old and down-trodden) surroundings. The colours on dishes and tea sets may be worn, I have found lipstick on a cup before, hair on the plate of food, etc.
Having grown up in London and been a frequent visitor of Chinatown I have known what to come to...more