Mama Lan


A tiny Chinese restauant in the main hub of Clapham near to the Undergeround station, Mama Lan began life as a supper club and now offering fresh Beijing street food, handmade dumplings and noodles every night of the week. Cash only and no reservations.

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Mama Lan

8 The Pavement
Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 8 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Mama Lan

4.0 out of 5 24 September 2016
by Alex A.

One of the nicest "cheap eats" in Clapham.

Service is surprisingly pleasant, and the place is very enjoyable overall.

Seafood Noodle soup is fresh, with many different flavors.

Pork dumplings are also nice, though not extraordinary.more

4.0 out of 5 15 June 2016
by Lyndon P.

My girlfriend pointed out this place for dinner and to meet up with her sister for a catch up.

I didn't really do much investigation to be honest, rather trusting what my girlfriend said and read.

The place itself is quite small and cosy and the options for drink and food really are limited. Based on that ideas a bit apprehensive as to what to expect and what the food would be like. But...more

3.0 out of 5 7 November 2015
by Boon K.

This was 4 stars as of 2 weeks ago... but went again yesterday, and the portions of the noodles have shrunk by like 20-30% for the same price!more

4.0 out of 5 11 August 2015
by Louisa K.

I first tried Mama Lan on Brixton Market and couldn't forget about it. I had to go again. I love their noodle soup with lots of fresh and delicious veggies. The algae salad is a nice accompaniment.

The restaurant is quite small but you usually get a table easily. The interior is simple and casual - just right!more

3.0 out of 5 2 July 2013
by Yee Gan O.

I love independent restaurants. I love hole in the wall restaurants. I love mom & pop places. Mama Lan ticked all the aforementioned boxes and I therefore planned to eat at this little place serving Beijing street food as soon as I saw it

Jules H joined me for dinner here over the weekend.Although there's no booking at the small restaurant, the turnover of tables is swift and we shared a...more

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