China City - Russell Square

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China City - Russell Square

50 Woburn Place
Somers Town
+44 (0)20 7580 1188

Yelp Reviews

4.00 out of 5
based on 8 reviews

Top 5 reviews of China City - Russell Square

2.0 out of 5
16 July 2017
by Tim S.

£17.30 for take out Chicken Szechuan and rice is obscene! It wasn't that nice and the staff were really abrupt. more

1.0 out of 5
08 December 2017
by 筱筠

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

2.0 out of 5
21 August 2015
by Tom M.

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

1.0 out of 5
10 August 2017
by Randy K.

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

2.0 out of 5
08 November 2012
by Josy A.

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

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