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JUN MING XUAN
28 Heritage AveLondonNW9 5GE
Firstly, this place is out of the way. In Colindale it's above Finchley on the northern line. This isn't a terrible thing. If you love food and know TFL like any Londoner you'll be there in no time. I did go by car but i know it's not the worst to get to considering an equivalent to South options. It does also mean less of a queue if any.
This area is certainly like something from Truman...more
We live close to this one, so seeing their sign claiming to have been reviewed as the best dim sum in the UK, we were curious.
It really wasn't a good experience. The staff seemed clueless and slow, dim sum offered was completely different than what was offered on the menu available online. We ended up ordering mains and all four of them were really bland and not entirely enjoyable.
I understand why this place has received such poor reviews and only 2.5 stars. Despite (one of the) owners working very hard (white hair Guy in a suit and tie), most of staff are pretty clueless and have no idea what they are doing. Very lazy too I feel.
Food wise, it is a hit or miss. Being a Hong Konger, we are very particular about our dim sum and the freshness of the food served to us....more
Like one of the previous reviewers, I also travelled to JMX (from the other side of the city) in order to try 'the best dim sum in London'. While my experience wasn't quite as bad as the others, it was by no means substantially different from a normal dim sum lunch anywhere in Chinatown. There were some slightly more unusual items on the menu (seafood and mango croquettes, Shanghai dumplings...more
Was reviewed by Giles from The Times to be one of the best Chinese in town or all if UK...
We went for dim sum on a Saturday and it was horrible. It is in a way very authentic - for really cheap street food in Hong Kong... Ingredients are really cheap and low quality... And everything is slightly sloppy... We found most of the dishes not enjoyable as ingredients are really low quality but...more