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
Had dinner here the other night alone on a whim after some shopping. The frontage is very alluring with two chefs busy making dumplings and the interior is busy and cosy with dark wood surrounds. The menu is surprisingly sparse of dumpling options given the restaurant's name and you choose much like at many other dumpling places such as Ping Pong. New to Beijing Dumplings I chose three options...more
Had the crab buns and veggie/meat dumpings. Both very tasty and as good as I have had in China. Service was in a bit of minor chaos but at a hole-in-the-wall pace like this, I take that as a plus. Dumplings and buns were made to order as you can clearly see from the window. It was awesome to be able to have such good Chinese food so far away from China. Cheers!more
Hello hot-pot, where have you been all my life?!
Thanks to Yee Gan for making arrangements for the evening and to Becky for suggesting the hot pot at a dumplings resto.
If you've never had a hot pot before its pretty rad and easy and yes you will get filled up. Trust. Its essentially all you can eat meats and veggies for £20 and your food is cooked in a double sided pot with two types of...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
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