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Lotus Chinese Floating

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Docklands / Canary Wharf / Isle of Dogs
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9 Oakland Quay | Inner Millwall Dock, London E14 9EA, England
+44 20 7515 6445
12:00 - 22:30
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here a few times since its been open. Food has got from bad to worse. Rice hard And bland. Air conditioning directly over food, means if you don't eat quick your food goes cold very quickly. No where to park, noisey atmosphere. Nice location though. But food needs to improve for the price.

Thank Lisa G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to go for a traditional Sunday dim sum with the family. We was debating to go to our usual Yi-Ban restaurant or give The Lotus a try! I'm glad we came here, there is no turning back now. Definitely will be our new local dim sum restaurant now! The dim sum was really tasty and generous size. Food... More 

Thank Tony2k12
LOTUSFLOATING, Office Manager at Lotus Chinese Floating, responded to this review

Thank you for your time to write and give us a try. Happy to hear that you enjoy the dim sum. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is located at Canary Wharf, so a good place for bankers. The food is delicious with a considerable price. We spent 200 pounds for 4 persons. The service is very poor, waiters and waitress didn't have any smile. Worse, a 15% tipping is imposed for the bill. I mean, this is ridiculous, no service at all!

Thank Samuel S
Groningen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here before and it is the place where you can get very good and tasty dim sum. The service is adequate and alert. The taste is as in China. so if you like Chinese Dim Sum go to this place.

Thank Rudi O
Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most amazing salt and black pepper squid to start.....then the duck for main...just lovely lovely food. If you get the chance visit this restaurant. Very attentive waiters so nothing is a problem. Clean toilets which is always a bonus.

Thank PipVickery
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had meal here tonight. Starter prawn dim sum and hubby had won ton soup. Just superb. I had prawn, squid and scallop. Hubby had pork sweet and sour Cantonese style. Heavenly. If staying in canary wharf area you must go here. Everything is exceptional. Ambience staff and setting is superb. .well done.

Thank Deborah H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Chinese Food. Went for dinner with my family and being served very well with varieties of popular Chinese Dishes. Was crowded and we did book. At great location of Canary wharf area.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was very nice, staff were really helpful. If you park in the NCP carpark let the staff know and they will give you a ticket so you only pay half price for parking.

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Thank traceyterry2016
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

7 ladies had the set menu B and were all really pleased. Good selection of starters, duck with plenty of extra pancakes, hoisin sauce and veg - all had different main courses which looked lovely - I had the Kung Po prawns which was very tasty - plenty of rice and noodles and asked if we would like refills -... More 

Thank Elizabeth H
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Superb dim sum. I love coming to the lotus Chinese restaurant with my family as the service is always good and welcoming the children is always nice too. Highly recommend to all my friends and family.

Thank rdrd89

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Oakland Quay | Inner Millwall Dock, London E14 9EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Docklands / Canary Wharf / Isle of Dogs
  • Neighbourhood: Docklands / Canary Wharf / Isle of Dogs
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7515 6445
London's largest floating Chinese restaurant situated on the eastern dockedge of Millwall Dock, Isle of Dogs, in the heart of London Docklands. The Lotus Chinese Floating Restaurant offers a superb location to match its award winning cuisine. With the flexibility of its open plan top deck, The Lotus is able to cater for corporate hospitality ranging from outstanding finger buffets to lunch or dinner for small groups through to a banquet for maximum of 500 guests, when both decks are being used. The Lotus is located less than 2 minutes walk from the DLR stations at Crossharbour station & South Quay station.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?