Ning Ma continues to make dumplings and noodles just as her grandparents did in Beijing in this small restaurant in the buzzing Brixton Village.
The menu is simple and tasty, with steamed dumplings coming with various fillings and big bowls of noodle soup topped with beef or tofu.
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The Asian representative of Brixton Village Market.
Mama Lan is a small business with big flavours. I love that it's family owned and I even got the pleasure to see mama and papa Lan at work when I had my dumplings at the 'bar' table.
I've only had the dumplings here but I'm sure the other dishes are good. I always mean to try the other dishes but I'm just too taken with the dumplings to...more
I echo the comments of others; spend your money on their dumplings, not the noodles. We ordered the beef and pork dumplings - both of which were tasty and fresh. Yum!
We also ordered all three of their 'snack' offerings - vegetable balls, chicken wings and seaweed salad, the latter being my favourite.
Will come again, especially for the dumplings.more
Dropped by here for the vegetable dumplings and tea, we skipped the noodles as we were only looking for a small snack. Prices are reasonable, and the dumplings were really good. No complaints. Ideal if you're looking for a quick bite.more
Come here for the dumplings not the noodles!
The menu is brief, and too the point. Two soupy noodles (one tofu, one beef), two types of dumplings, and a few sides. I ordered beef noodles, and some dumplings. And at £7.50 for a bowl of noodles, I'd say it was pretty pricy for a hole in the wall kinda place.
The noodle soup was fine, the beef very tender. The noodles however, what a...more
This is an adorable little noodle joint in Brixton Village. We've only tried the vegetarian options, but have enjoyed every visit.
The fried tofu and mushroom noodles are great and the fried tofu bits are spongey and absorb the broth for a squishy surprise! The noodles have been perfect every time and it's great to watch them prepare your brothy bowl right in front of you. The downside...more