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China City - Russell Square
50 Woburn Place
Somers TownLondonWC1H 0JZ
- +44 (0)20 7580 1188
Top 5 reviews of China City - Russell Square
£17.30 for take out Chicken Szechuan and rice is obscene! It wasn't that nice and the staff were really abrupt. more
Probably the worst Chinese restaurant I have been to in London. It's overpriced given the food portion is really small. The quality is bad and the taste is not authentic at all (as a Chinese). What's worse, they did not even ask how much rice we need and we ended up being charged £7.5 just for steamed rice. And yes they charge hot water... so please do me a favor don't go to this restaurant as... more
If you love karaoke and affordable Chinese food, China City is a great choice, as long as you gather enough people so you the numbers to share the bill to reach the minimum spend (£18 per person for 8 people in its smallest room!). Service is not the best like most other Chinese restaurants in the area, the wine list is also something you should consider avoiding and stick with the soft drinks... more
After 50 years of eating Chinese food I finally found the worst in the world. China City. We ordered a spicy beef dish that came breaded and fried with a hot sauce on it. Only problem was there was no meat in it, just fried breading. The hot and sour soup was terrible. There were hard pieces of dried vegetable I had to spit out and it tasted like beef stew with hot sauce. My beef fried... more
Why do we go here?
My lovely colleagues come here a lot...but I really can't understand why!
Reasons for us to come here:
- It is the closest restaurant to our office
- It has rice (my Japanese colleagues all love rice)
- The dim sum isn't too bad
- I often see Asian tourists taking photos of their sign- so maybe it's famous!?
- It's not too pricey
Reasons NOT to come here:
- The staff are... more