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
Cantonese food for a great price in a great location. Their fried noodles are great, as well as their BBQ pork belly with rice. Definitely a recommended place in Chinatown. Feels very relaxed inside. However, do not like the pairing system (where they get you to sit at a big table with others), as it can create some awkwardness.more
Wong Kei is one of the many options you'll find in the heart of London's Chinatown. There are several floors, and someone will direct you to a table.
Food: It's simple and straightforward. The roasts hanging in their window are done well - duck, BBQ pork, roast pork. I had the pork and century egg congee, with a side of roast park. Congee was full of meat and egg, and had the right amount of...more
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
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