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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Venue Details & Map
23 Lisle StreetLondon ChinatownLondonWC2H 7BA
- +44 (0)20 7287 6888
- Public transport:
- Leicester Square, Underground
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
If you like dumplings - you will love this place!
You can watch them prepare and steam the dumplings at the front of the restaurant. We always order all the steamed dumplings and have never been disappointed. Absolutely great!
The staff might seem a bit rude sometimes, but its usually just because they are in a real hurry, but this place is always busy and you still won´t have to wait long...more