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Ken Lo's Memories Of China

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Belgravia
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65-69 Ebury Street, London SW1W 0NZ, England (Eccleston Street)
+44 20 7730 7734
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Today
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
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Hong Kong, China
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84 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Taste was good, especially shrimp, which those dishes were Sichuan (I bet), with good enough size. Service was excellent. But I did not have idea why it was not full during lunch time as it located as quite closer to Victoria Station

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Thank GaryL0505
West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My favorite Chinese restaurant in London. We love the crispy duck and the fried seaweed appetizer. We dine here every time we are in London. I used to come here with my father 20 years ago and now I bring my children here. Highly recommend it.

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Thank philrey
UK
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101 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant, well run and authentic Chinese food. The favourite was the duck and some of noodle dishes. The restaurant was busy but the service never faltered and the manager was very amusing. A great evening!

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant environment matched with staff all of whom are very customer focused,this restaurant offered some of the best Chinese food I have had for some time! Just back from a Shanghai so I can say that this restaurant is up there with the best of them First class evening in every way

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Thank Edward_847
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped into Ken Lo's Memories Of China early on a Friday evening prior to a visit to the theatre to see Wicked within easy walking distance. Top quality Chinese food with an emphasis on good service, the manager/proprietor clearly taking a prominent lead front of house. We started a couple of scrummy soups: Chicken & Asparagus Shanghai Fish and Crabmeat... More 

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Thank JohnP_Wiltshire
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Horrible food poor made and unfriendly service in this occasion I remember in a special way one of them I think dara her attitude was arrogant and unprofessional just in one work only expensive and waist of money don't go there there are better places to go to pay that price in london

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Nice, France
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102 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Raymond and his team run an excellent Chinese/Cantonese restaurant. I had the Chicken and Sweetcorn Soup, Hang Chaw Rice, Chicken and Cashew Nuts, Honey Roast Pork. All excellently cooked and served. The venue is smart and a lovely place to eat. The clientele are well heeled and polite and the staff excellent. It's a lovely part of the city, if... More 

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Norfolk UK
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

I first went to Ken Lo's soon after it opened in the 1980,s and for many years it was a beacon of excellent Chinese food in Belgravia. Good for business meetings and great for joyeous family gatherings. Yesterday i went there for dinner with my wife for the first time in nearly six years; I booked but need not have... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

A small group went for a celebratory meal and the food and service are very good with attentive staff and dishes freshly if not imaginatively prepared. However, it does feel a little traditional and complacent with all the dishes you would expect but little new and not such good value for money

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Thank delaruj
Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Memories of China is still the best Chinese food in London. The food is great- the service outstanding and their staff fabulous. It continues to attract the affluent locals as a great neighbourhood restaurant and is buzzing even at 6pm. You must book to ensure a table. It really is that populate.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$37
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65-69 Ebury Street, London SW1W 0NZ, England
    (Eccleston Street)
  • Public Transportation: Victoria Station
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Belgravia
  • Neighbourhood: Belgravia
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7730 7734
Description
Ken Lo���s Memories of China restaurant in London is a legend in its own time. Never was a high-end, tasteful, lively, genteel restaurant so perfectly suited to its location as Ken Lo���s suits Belgravia. Near the West End and Westminster to attract high-flying corporate and ministerial types, Ken Lo���s is mostly a favourite neighbourhood restaurant for well-heeled diners who adore the Westernised Chinese menu, Jeevesian service, white table linens, fresh flowers and blissfully-chosen wines. Signature dishes are many, including five-spiced spare ribs, quick-fried courgettes stuffed with minced prawns, Mongolian barbecue of lamb in lettuce puffs, Sichuan double-cooked pork. Ken Lo���s Memories of China���s lobster set menu is a favourite, too.

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Home to the vast majority of embassies and diplomatic residences in London, sophisticated and upscale Belgravia also boasts a wealth of luxury hotels, fine dining restaurants, and some of the city’s most stroll worthy lanes. While the prices here are high, taking a leisurely stroll through the streets of picturesque and elegant white stucco houses is free. Hyde Park and the Buckingham Palace Gardens are only a stone's throw away to the north, and some of Europe’s best shopping is nearby as well.
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