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Hunan

#1,243 of 17,852 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Belgravia
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51 Pimlico Road, London SW1W 8NE, England
+44 20 7730 5712
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12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being a vegetarian, there are not many places where I can find good Chinese food. We in for lunch not knowing what to expect as Hunan has no menu, but a fixed tasting course. They gave us 12 small plates of appetizers, main course and dessert. I must say we really enjoyed our meal and were impressed at the variety... More 

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Thank Ankit P
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decent line up of small plates, some luke warm rather than either convincingly hot or cold, and seasoning very hit and miss. The 'main course' was an abysmal quarter of 'crispy duck'—no better than in a Cantonese cafe—served with stale salad vegetables. They had purportedly run out of anything better, which had provoked a nearby couple to protest, souring the... More 

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Atlanta
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been to this place quite a few times and love the food every time. Great service and wide range of food that keeps coming and coming. I recommend that you skip lunch if you are going to visit this place for dinner. Outstanding place. Will visit again and again

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Thank travel4funatlanta
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81 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a Chinese culinary tour de force. The set menu that we had for lunch had so many courses, vegetarian, seafood, meat and duck, and each one was cooked exceptionally. The service was very friendly and responsive. The setting is quite casual, but equally, the value (£42 for the lunch menu) compares very favourably for the quality and quantity... More 

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gent
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148 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the reviews were excellent, we found the service excellent and staff were welcoming and polite but the food did not live up to our expectations. With the reviews as good as they were, we were expecting to leave feeling "Wowed" and we left feeling Ok which is not what we had anticipated. The food was very well presented but... More 

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Thank europetraveller68
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Hunan is quite simply my favorite restaurant not just in London but anywhere. Since discovering it's exotic pleasures we've made a point to have a full on foodie feast here ever time we return to the city. So how we ended up trying to be a walk-in for the first seating at 6:30 on a beautiful spring Tuesday that also... More 

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Thank bill C
Bourne End, null, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Went here last night with a freind who's a regular and has been "bigging it up" for ages - with good reason!! The food was incredible - unlike any Chinese meal I've had before, and yet still recognisable if you're looking for cuisine from that region. Plate after plate arrived, each one absolutely gorgeous, from soup served in a bamboo... More 

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Thank ab1405
Dublin, Ireland
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82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We eat Chinese food a lot as our daughter in law is Chinese and we have travelled in China and also sought out the best Chinese food in Dublin, London and Sydney. So I don't say it lightly when I say this meal was perfection on a plate, or 21 separate plates to be precise. We opted for the "no... More 

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Thank CorkyDub
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

First impressions were good - we were going to be late for the reservation due to a concert overrunning but a cheerful 'no problem - we look forward to seeing you' was reassuring. Indeed we were very late arriving 10:10pm but we were welcomed as if it was the beginning of service. The food is extraordinarily good and something of... More 

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Thank 256GCo256
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food! Great service! A bit on the pricey side but worth every penny! Will definitely visit again when we are back in London! And we will definitely recommend it to friends and family! If you want something different it's worth a visit!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Pimlico Road, London SW1W 8NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Belgravia
  • Neighbourhood: Belgravia
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7730 5712

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Belgravia

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Belgravia
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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