The Drunken Monkey is a Chinese-style venue for eating and drinking, serving great dim sum.
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The Drunken Monkey
222 Shoreditch High StreetShadwellLondonE1 6PJ
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
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
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
From the outside you would think that was a pub, in fact I walked straight passed it a first as there is a door with a sign above (hard to make out in the dark). Inside a far bar with Chinese Lanterns hanging.
I came to try out some cocktails and they were definitely tasty, a bit too much I discovered after having a few too many. I found it was a bit warm inside especially after melting on...more
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