Ping Pong Southbank is a modern Dim Sum restaurant with a touch of the ancient traditions of Chinese tea houses, like meeting to relax and share. Enjoy the sharing experience at 9 London locations, with an endless assortment of Dim Sum, cocktails and Chinese teas.
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Ping Pong Dim Sum
Belvedere RoadSouthbank CentreLondonSE1 8XX
- +44 (0)20 7960 4160
I hadn't been to this branch for over a year, and I'm sad to say that it's still a pretty poor example of a Ping Pong. While the food is on point (try the new pork soup steamed dumplings - I can't spell it but you'll see it on the menu), the ambience is rather lost when you have to sit outside because they still have those awful eight people tables in the main dining area.
But at least we...more
Ping Pong has always looked so stylish from the outside so I was excited to go in and try the food.
Ordering can be a bit tricky, as you are called to fill out a form with all the items on the menu. We were four people and 3 of us went for the set menu so when the items started arriving it took a while for us to figure out which one belonged to what menu and explain to the waitress she would...more
This is a decently trendy place, a while back at another branch a waiter told me that the owner hired the same interior designer who did mega trendy and expensive Nobu's interior and Ping Pong's is almost copy. However here they seem to have refreshed from then and the concept and the design has moved on since then to keep it current.
The main waiter was great, making sure we had everything...more
Hands down this was the best dim sum I have ever eaten! We came in for an early dinner and we were promptly seated and the process was explained (to me anyway, my boyfriend is a dim sum aficionado).
I ordered the hibiscus spritz which comes in two parts, with a flower frozen in an ice cube and a tower for the drink. It was amazing, sweet and refreshing with a unique presentation.
Really good food and great value. Steamed pork rolls were a particular highlight!
We went on a Friday night and had to wait about 40 mins - not too bad as we were able to sit in the bar upstairs. But get there early if you don't want to wait!more