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Tao Tao Ju
15 Lisle StreetLondonWC2H 7BE
Above average Soho Chinese food - at above average prices.
THIS IS NOT(!) A PLACE FOR DIM SUM. There are plenty of other, better places around that offer fresh Dim Sum (like Wan Chai Corner on Gerrard or, if you fancy the freshest dumplings in town, Beijing Dumpling, which is also on Lisle). Tao Tao Yu specializes in higher quality mains!
Tao Tao Yu is an easy-to-overlook Chinese restaurant...more
We left our meal on the table and went home to have sandwiches.
The service was rather snippy as well. We were bait and switched by the woman who said there was dim sum. There wasn't. The vegetables tasted can.more
I loved this place! They accommodated 8 of us no problem at all. The service was unbelievably quick and the food was gorgeous. My only complaint really was the fact that we ordered 3 egg fried rice and the portion was enough for 2 at most. But the place is great..we were taken to a back room which had a beautiful chandelier and a really quiet, chilled vibe.more
I wasn't a fan of this place. Sure it's one of the only places that do Dim Sum after 5pm in Chinatown, but for what it's worth if you aren't going to do it right, well then it's not really worth bothering.
Decor wise, it was quite impressive. We were led past the front of the restaurant into the back which really looked quite grand. The starters were perhaps the best part. The cucumber and...more
Cheapskates on the ready! Since it's a pretty new dimsum place in C-town, they're offering 20% off the bill which, was pretty damn good value. However,there are some minor problems they need to watch.
After weaving through some tiny looking monkeys (Oh, I can't call them that? They're called children now? Really?) in south ken to return some books to the library, which was a feat and a half...more