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153-155 Northfield Avenue, London W13 9QT, England
+44 20 8567 1719
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18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:30
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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This used to be one of my favourite restaurants but has gone downhill over the last year or so, my recent visit will be my last. The service is overbearing and the food comes out suspiciously quickly making me think at least some of it is preprepared/preheated. All of the vintages/years on the wine list are incorrect and some of... More 

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United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited here and I will never ever visit again. The manager and his side kick are the most rudest people I have ever come across, so stuck up and only bothered about the big groups of people that are spending lots of money. We chose a set menu and they decided to give us different dishes from what was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hadn't been for ages and was delighted to find it as good as ever. We were a group of 7 (4 adults 3 kids) and ordered a menu for 4 plus extra duck, pancakes and rice - it fed us amply. Attentive and pleasant staff and plenty of space. Will be back again soon as the food was really excellent.

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Thank RiddiSue
London
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85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

We've been here several times, and never been let down. They are particularly good for celebration dinners and cope well with large parties. Food always been reliably excellent. Recommended.

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Thank JohnRADLondon
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Food was amazing. That's the mark of a great restaurant. But what was more amazing was how quickly they rectified an order gone sour..too sour to be precise. Which is what the hot and sour soup turned out to be. But once we complained, all four bowls were whisked away with no hesitaion, new orders were taken individually and different... More 

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Thank mariajellicoe
Berkshire, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Maxim in west London is one of the best for gourmet Chinese anywhere in the region. They offer classic as well as specialty dishes...something for everyone. We enjoyed Peking duck and classic chicken & prawn dishes recently and after a few bottles of wine, ended up closing the restaurant...again! It can be lively and busy so make sure you reserve... More 

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Thank Blondechick2013
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

This is really good quality food, far superior to most Chinese restaurants in London. The meat is really tender and the vegetables are fresh and not over cooked. Friendly but not over-bearing service, Maxim's provide a really pleasant dining experience. Highly recommended.

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Thank Jon P
London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Went with family for a birthday party. The food is really good. The restaurant offers a dessert for birthdays. The manager also sings a happy birthday song to the birthday person and is really funny.

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Thank kcw10
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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Went expecting a treat at the end of the week- had fabulous food and service in the past- but was most disappointed tonight. The prawn toasts in the starter were the highest point of the menu. The Peking duck was dry - usually my favourite part of the meal. Hubs enjoyed fish main course but we were put off by... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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55 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Its almost impossible to get Chinese food wrong- we chose selections from set menus and were deeply disappointed. Mixed starter portions were very small and tasted pre prepared- straight from a warming shelf.Chicken saty was dry as were spare ribs. Duck was OK -dry and stringy though. Main course portion sizes were a joke- tiny- with beef and lamb overcooked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$24 - US$30
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:30
Monday
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
Saturday
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153-155 Northfield Avenue, London W13 9QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8567 1719
Description
Maxim is a family run restaurant, since 1974. In Ealing it is known affectionately by its customers as "Mrs Chow's", the lady in charge of the cooking, who believes in using fresh and natural ingredients. We serve authentic Peking Chinese cuisine with traditional starters from satay chicken to sweet-and-sour won ton to our, 'Signature: Spare Ribs'. Followed with our, 'Speciality: Aromatic Duck, a classic of its kind with crisp golden skin and tender meat. Or push the boat out with a whole lobster, halved and served with ginger and spring onion sauce. Side dishes like glossy, crispy green beans are equally good. Finish with deep-fried banana and apple, the crunchy coating giving way to soft, fluffy fruit.

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