Beijing Dumpling is a Chinese restaurant in the heart of London's Chinatown. The menu has a range of traditional Chinese dishes and specialises in authentic dumplings and hotpots. This is a stylish restaurant with dark-panelled walls and chefs cooking in the window, in full view of the bustling Lisle Street outside.
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23 Lisle StreetLondon ChinatownLondonWC2H 7BA
- +44 20 7287 6888
Hmm... my cousin told me that I need to come to this place to try them out since my beau and I like dumplings. Came here for lunch and the place was empty. There were 2 employees in the window making dumplings.
Ordered xiao long bao, hot and sour soup, and a cup of fresh soya bean drink. The soya bean drink was probably the best thing we ordered. I don't know if its because we have been...more
We came here on the assumptions that they would do a huge selection of dumplings as its in the restaurant name. When we looked at the menu we were surprised to only find a few dumpling dishes. It didn't put us off that much and we ended up getting one pork dumpling dish, dry beef noodles, garlic chicken and prawn toast. The prawn toast arrived as a starter and we were very underwhelmed. For a...more
The name says it all, this place is serving some real oriental dumpling realness. Food usually arrives quite quickly, which I really enjoy. Besides the dumplings, I would highly recommend the spicy aubergines and spicy fried rice mixed seafood.more
Table for two - Steamed dumplings, crispy dumplings and some spicy tofu. Steamed dumplings were the clear winner.more
I have to augment my initial review with reference to the non-dumpling dishes. Upon two return visits I also tried the deep-fried octopus with chili and sea salt, and the hot and sour soup (which contains shrimps, sliced mushrooms and egg yolk) - both were very decent.
But I maintain that the dumplings make this place special. Had them again and again, was never disappointed (additional...more