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China Tang at The Dorchester

53 Park Lane | The Dorchester, London W1K 1QA, England
+44 20 7629 9988
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“peking duck” (75 reviews)
“dim sum” (102 reviews)
“noodles” (46 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:30All hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
53 Park Lane | The Dorchester, London W1K 1QA, England
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1 - 10 of 694 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The is a great spot the food is as good as it gets for Chinese and it is how dinners where served in the 1930s in a high end Shanghai hotel Serve is reasonable but you are there for the food Duck is very good...More

Thank Chris B
Peter H, General Manager at China Tang at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Chris Thank you for reviewing our restaurant. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with us and consider our food some of the best We hope to see to you again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Table booked for 9:30, order taken at 10:20. Were not given a drinks menu and had to shout to one of the many waiting men near the entrance to get some water after having been sat there for 45 minutes with no drinks. It didn't...More

1  Thank Georgia_M112233
Peter H, General Manager at China Tang at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Georgia I am very sorry to hear you left China Tang feeling disappointed, for we strive to ensure all guests leave us feeling happy and satisfied. I apologise for the poor and slow service for which there is no excuse All guest feedback is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reserved a table here for my husbands birthday. Lovely grand decor and decent service. A buzzing atmosphere with people of all ages, but not rowdy. We ordered prawn toast, seafood dumplings, 2 course duck (a whole duck cut to give pieces to have with pancakes,...More

Thank Furry1208
Peter H, General Manager at China Tang at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to our restaurant and for choosing to dine at China Tang for such a special occasion as your husband's birthday. It is great to hear you found the dishes served of good...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attended an evening with family and friends with a set menu. Our reception was warm and friendly. Our menu was about 20 various dishes, superbly presented, varied and tasteful. Only negative was that I like salt as a seasoning and several dishes needed salt to...More

Thank claeview
Peter H, General Manager at China Tang at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to China Tang. I am delighted to hear you received a warm, friendly reception and that the dishes served were superbly presented, varied and tasteful. I am very happy to hear we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place for Chinese food, the way the non Chinese Asians like it. went there for dinner, Friday week before, and was lucky to get a table at 10:15 PM. We decided to get there by 9:30 hoping to get a table earlier if were...More

Thank jksaha
Peter H, General Manager at China Tang at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to China Tang. Our bar is very popular and can become busy in the evenings, that said I delighted to hear the bar tender provided great service and drinks for you. Whilst...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

enjoyed dinner with my partner, service was good. but when we order the crispy duck, it only come with half or whole duck which is too much for 2 people. usually other restaurant serve 1 portion . we ordered other dish and duck noodle instead,...More

Thank Michelle L
Peter H, General Manager at China Tang at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Michelle Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to China Tang. I am happy to hear you had a pleasant experience with us. For future reference, should you and another dine with us and like duck, but not half of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was hopeful for quality dim-sum in a nice location with good service. There were fans and de-humidifiers everywhere, as apparently the air-con couldn't cope. No idea what happened the week before when it was 10c hotter! There are maybe 6 or 8 tables too...More

1  Thank Sean_Piggott
Peter H, General Manager at China Tang at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Sean Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to China Tang. I am delighted to hear you felt the food served was great and some of the Dim Sum you have eaten! Please accept my apologies for the inadequate AC,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really looking forward to eating here however service really poor and slow waited over 20 minutes just for drinks order to be taken, food nothing outstanding at all, save your money and go to china town instead much better food and much better value for...More

1  Thank Rosemary G
Peter H, General Manager at China Tang at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Rosemary I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy your recent experience at China Tang, for we strive to ensure all guests leave us feeling happy and satisfied I apologise the slow service for which there is no excuse. Please be assured all...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is amazing and worth the trip. You can smell the flowers that are on display! The bar is fabulous and the music is old time jazz with a man and woman who are each terrific! We had dinner in main dining room which...More

1  Thank MiloMiami
Peter H, General Manager at China Tang at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to China Tang and for choosing to dine with us during your stay at the Dorchester Hotel. I am very happy to hear you enjoyed our regular, Tuesday evening, Jazz performers, the...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

i usually travel to London at least once/twice a month, and every time I'm there a visit to china tang is completely necessary, I've never had a bad meal here, always been given very friendly and attentive service, and i have always found it to...More

Thank Chef-a-26
Peter H, General Manager at China Tang at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our restaurant. It is great to hear we are one your favourite places to eat when you are in London and that you have always received a friendly and attentive service. Thank...More

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I am sorry to hear you had a disappointing experience with us, please contact the restaurant directly on 0207 6299988 and ask for my email address so that you can send your feedback to me. Peter Horton, General Manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Park Lane | The Dorchester, London W1K 1QA, England
    (Curzon Street)
  • Public Transportation: Hyde Park Corner 0.3 miles Green Park 0.4 miles Marble Arch 0.4 miles
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighbourhood: Mayfair
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7629 9988
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Dorchester
Description
Conceived by Sir David Tang, the founder of China Clubs in Hong Kong, Peking and Singapore, as well as the life-style brand, "Shanghai Tang", China Tang offers some of the best and most authentic Cantonese food outside China. Menus do not compromise on classical recipes and all dishes, including its signature Peking Duck are prepared with the freshest ingredients and traditional spices and flavouring (no MSG). The rave reviews won by the food have been matched by the sumptuous interior, which is designed to evoke a romantic sense of the art deco of the Thirties. As well as an abundance of chinoiserie, and quirky objets d'art, the restaurant showcases a collection of both traditional and contemporary Chinese art, all personally chosen by Sir David Tang.In addition to the restaurant, China Tang features an exquisite bar that offers a list of classic cocktails, made to perfection, which can be ordered to accompany the dim sum menu that is served all day. For special occasions, the restaurant also offers diners 3 private dining rooms - Ping, Pang and Pong!
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