Chinese Cricket Club offers mouth-watering Sichuan and Dim Sum specialities served with a contemporary twist. The head chef has a life-long passion for Asian cuisine and a desire to experiment with different textures, flavours and ingredients which is all brought to life at the Chinese Cricket Club.
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Chinese Cricket Club
Crowne Plaza Hotel London - The City
19 New Bridge StreetLondonEC4V 6DB
We came with a voucher which was a good move. This is not your run of the mill Chinese food joint. It's price-y!
Firstly, it has the misfortune of being located in a Crowne Plaza hotel but the food overall was pretty good.
My favourite dish was the fried Buddha's delight. It was as far as you can get from what my grandmother used to make that it's not even close to the classic version. But...more
Decor and general atmosphere elegant. Service was overall impeccable, although one woman server did have on an overpowering floral perfume. Thankfully she wasn't my server.
Ordered hot tea, shrimp toast appetizer, kung pao chicken and jasmine rice. The tea was excellent, and the shrimp toast, including both sauces, perfectly divine. From looking around, I have a feeling that their dim sum...more
Had the best chinese fusion food here.. Steamed sea bass is the best! We had to order two of them!more
Walked past this place so many times we had to try it once.
Although this is a classy looking place, it's name and location don't serve it well. I'm amazed it's managed to stay open.
As for the food, it was 'ok', but nothing special.
We had hot and sour soup, with extra chicken apparently (more than I'd ever seen in this kind of soup), then a chicken and a shrimp Kung Pao. Pleasant, although...more
Located in the lobby of the Crown Plaza, I was surprised at how tasty the good was. Service is good and the drink selection was better than most Chinese restaurants I have been.
I ordered the won-ton soup which was very good. It had a lot of won-ton, it was not watered down with broth. The duck dish was pretty good. Overall a nice place to eat when staying at the hotel and you do not feel...more