Venue Details & Map
23 Lisle StreetLondon ChinatownLondonWC2H 7BA
- +44 (0)20 7287 6888
- Public transport:
- Leicester Square, Underground
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Great place and location, located in the heart of London's China Town.
It was a cold and rainy night, then again it's alway's a cold and rainy night in London . . .
In my opinion the two best dishes here are the dumplings and the Aromatic Duck served with pancakes - don't get me wrong, all other food dishes are also very good. But, they only serve steamed dumplings and not fryed or...more
Avoid. Very rude staff. Asked what is in the hot and sour soup , staff replied "meat". Turns out there are prawns in the soup which i am allergic to. Dumplings were dry and hard and soggy at the same time. Avoid this restaurant.more
This is a review on BD's hot pot / steam boat, not their XLB.
This is only time I've had hotpot in London, and it was some time last year so my memory is a bit foggy! for those unfamiliar with hot pot, it's a communal pot of soup where you cook your food in the soup at your table! You get a range of veggies, Chinese greens and mushrooms, fish and beef balls, tofu, assorted meats, noodles,...more
im not sure if we just came here on an off night or they dont make the XLB the "correct" way anymore but we got two different orders of them (crab and pork && spicy pork XLB) and they were both DRYYYY!! nooo soup AT ALL!
and again, im not sure if the style here is just different that what ive had my whole entire life... but the salt and pepper pork chops here was not fried, just simply baked...more
I knew this place was going to be a firm favourite, but it's not fair to say that after just one visit, right? Right.
Since our first visit was at a slow time of day, I figured we'd hit BD's (can I give them a nickname? is it too soon?) on a Sunday night. Sure enough, it was buzzing. The dining room was divided nearly in half, with white folks seated up at the front and all the Chinese diners...more