|Typical meal price:||From £26.00 (USD32.73) per diner|
£26 to £40
Venue Details & Map
107 Upper StreetLondonN1 1QN
We waited for a good 30 minutes for our first dish to arrive. Then another 15-20 for our second dish. Our last dish never arrived. The kitchen had forgotten to cook it. The food itself was fine, but the quality and portions were definitely not of value. The only good thing was the steamed bun. It nearly ruined our date night, and we ended leaving the restaurant still hungry. Thank goodness...more
Decidedly odd but in a unique and fashionable way, Chinese Laundry stands out not only with its strange name but also in the food it offers and the style of the restaurant. The food is old traditional mainland Chinese food with appearances of century egg, tofu, and often chilli in their dishes. The restaurant interior also imitates an old rickety eatery with wooden furniture and old Chinese...more
Authentic northern Chinese breakfast items! You won't get more authentic than Chinese Laundry in London.
Definitely go for the pancake with egg, and also the duo of mantou.more
I don't eat Chinese food much in London, but this place popped up a few months ago and falls more in the trendy dining bucket as opposed to the typical traditional fare. The music was fairly loud, and the decorations fairly over the top in terms of attitude. While I don't think a single member of staff we encountered was even Asian, there was a decent amount of Asian clientele and I thought...more
FINALLY a good place to get my greedy hands on some Chinese food in Islington!
No greasy/overly spicy/weird food here. Instead, some lovely, home-y dishes & a few modern takes on traditional Chinese food.
And those pancakes!more