The Drunken Monkey

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The Drunken Monkey is a Chinese-style venue for eating and drinking, serving great dim sum.


Typical meal price: From £25.00 (USD31.47) per diner

£25 and under

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The Drunken Monkey

222 Shoreditch High Street
E1 6PJ

Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 115 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Drunken Monkey

2.0 out of 5 30 October 2016
by Tamara C.

Got there at around 7pm and only sat down to eat at around 8.30pm... I was also just the one person on my own... The food was ok and tasty but the drinks were subpar to be honest. I only had a beer but from what I could see, the selection was small and the drinks didn't look like anything special.

As far as dim sum goes, it's just ok. Over priced and ok. Which isn't bad, just also not great....more

2.0 out of 5 27 August 2016
by Recai Hasan I.

Good food, cool atmosphere but horrible service. Don't come if you expect to get a drink in a reasonable time. Dim sum is very good. Would also recommend crispy calamari. Duck was too dry.more

1.0 out of 5 2 April 2016
by Ben B.

Wow, now one of those places that a "single" male can't get in, or a gay couple it seems... told we had to have a lady with us... it's a friggin dim sum bar!more

4.0 out of 5 31 December 2015
by Livi S.

Wow what a quirky venue, I love it! The inside is Chinese themed with lanterns and wallpaper that really makes you feel like you're in China. I'm told they make awesome dim sum, but I'm yet to try this, so the jury is out for the time being.

The bar is full stocked of delights with a whole of host of spirits and not just the standard brands, which impressed me. I don't need to try 20...more

3.0 out of 5 22 September 2015
by Elle W.

Came here after lunch hour as it says it's an all day dim-sum place. The waiter came to meet me with a bemused expression on his face, as if a customer wasn't expected. No "hello, table for one?", more like a "erm... can I help you??" which is not what I expected. Upon my request to occupy a particular table: "yes... why not?". Precisely. It took a while for him to come back and ask if I...more

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