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Tai Pan - CLOSED

665 Commercial Road | Limehouse, London E14 7LW, England
+44 20 7791 0118
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
26 Apr 2014
“Devastated”
28 Mar 2014
“Closed - what a shame!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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665 Commercial Road | Limehouse, London E14 7LW, England
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11 - 20 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 21 June 2013

From the outside you might not think much of this restaurant. However don't be put off with the odd location and bland decor of the place. The food is amazing, and one of my favourite Chinese restaurants in London. To put it simply the food...More

Thank maddy1991
Reviewed 26 May 2013

We dropped in with a group of five, and decided to go with the "buffet" option. At 17 pounds each, it was still a great value! A wonderfull array of starters and entrees, served by a charming staff. They were patient and helpful as we...More

Thank Art K
Reviewed 20 April 2013

The one person who rated this place as terrible must have been reviewing somewhere else, or have an ulterior motive for their review....... I have eaten in this place on many occasions, so would like to address what I consider to be ridiculous comments by...More

Thank Stepneydave
Reviewed 20 April 2013

the food at tai pan is always freshly cooked and delicious, I have visited this restaurant many times and always found the food extremely tasty and cooked to order. Winnie has been managing this restaurant for over 20 years and is a fabulous host with...More

Thank nellie1london
Reviewed 18 March 2013

My husband and I visited this restaurant on a Sunday in March 2013. The decor is extremely dated, in so much as dado rails, flock carpets, heavily patterned china, and rockerty chairs! Our coats were not taken to a cloakroom, and we had to sit...More

Thank Gary&Lynda
Reviewed 11 December 2012

people come from a long way to visit this restaurant run by three partners. Extensive menu is not the cheapest but portions are good and is still value for money. You will not be disappointed and if in doubt ask any of the waiters who...More

1  Thank cruicksd
Reviewed 28 August 2012

Love the food in this place, eat all you can for £16,unlike a lot of other places which have a buffet the food is here is cooked to order. Realy friendly service with a good reasonably priced wine list.

Thank Stepneydave
Reviewed 1 June 2012

Ordered the sizzling pork from Thai Pan. Expected pork. What was delivered would be more accurately described as veins/arteries, joint tissue and gristle (attached photos for your enjoyment). Upon complaining, numerous members of staff refused to replace the dish or offer a refund. They hang...More

1  Thank Graham D
Reviewed 24 March 2012

You would not cross town for a meal at the Tai Pan, perhaps - but for SE Londoners wanting a reliably good Cantonese-style Chinese meal with excellent, friendly service, then this restaurant is really worth knowing about. The staff are so nice, the place is...More

Thank Filitosa96
Reviewed 13 March 2012

I used the take away service at this Resturant. Not only did I get a warm welcome the staff were friendly, polite and helped recommend some dishes. Whilst waiting I had a drink at the bar, read the paper and was given some Prawn Crackers...More

Thank wiskeyboo
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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 665 Commercial Road | Limehouse, London E14 7LW, 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 7791 0118
Description
Tai Pan has been open for business for well over 16 years - before Canary Wharf became so popular with big businesses moving out from Central London. In fact this friendly and welcoming restaurant specialising in Peking and Cantonese cuisine has won the Docklands Good Food Award five times. Tai Pan offers authentic Chinese cuisine for all types of occasions, formal, parties or if you are a regular. Tai Pan has all the ingredients to make your celebration a success. Popular dishes include the crispy shredded beef in chilli, the deep fried crispy oysters in batter and the roast Peking duck.
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