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New World Chinese

) #15,642 of 18,157 Restaurants in London $$ - $$$ Chinese, Asian
1 Gerrard Place, London W1D 5PA, England
+44 20 7734 0677
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible24%
Travellers talk about
“siu mai” (6 reviews)
“crispy duck” (11 reviews)
“soups” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1 Gerrard Place, London W1D 5PA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visid for a pre theatre meal and a more mixed and entertaining restaurant visit I cannot remember. The good. Food was very tasty, arrived quickly, good sized portions and lots of different choices. The bad. £2.10 for a can of coke, toilets not the best,...More

Thank andrewL2325HG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arriving for a pre-theatre dinner, we ordered. 30 mins later my son arrived so we asked if they could hurry through an order for him to coincide with ours. His came first! 5 mins later, mine arrived. After another 5 mins, I gave some of...More

3  Thank Arqueros
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been some time since enjoying dim sum in China Town, since then old haunts no longer served dim sum, so happened upon New World. Greeter welcoming enough, and led into a small dining area of about 8 tables. However, it then took time for waiting...More

1  Thank Ironingqueen54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So after last trip in march decided to give it a break as was so awful , we leave a review of this place every time it's so hit and miss , ok well today there was no queue ,back to no trolleys again in...More

1  Thank Brat6861
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I haven't been to this restaurant in ages and it's now gone downhill big time. The staff have little interest in customers preferring to club together around the bar area chatting happily and ignoring the mugs at the tables. Fried noodles were greasy and were...More

2  Thank amazingspace
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming here for over 29 year and never disappoints. Food is great!!! I think this is probably best dim sum in China town.

1  Thank aktori
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the worst Chinese meals I've had in a long time. The waitress wasn't very friendly and kept nagging us to order. When the food finally arrived, they had forgotten one meal. We were not impressed with the taste of the food,...More

2  Thank Mamachoco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was sad to visit this old favourite and have such a bad experience (I even celebrated a Chinese Wedding Banquet here for my own marriage, back when this place was really good over ten years ago). What immediately struck us compared to previous visits...More

2  Thank Alvar C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my date here so he could experience a taste of China. Having lived in China myself for four years I haven't found any good Chinese restaurants. I have been to New World Chinese a few times and it always reminds me of the...More

Thank 360Traveller83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a mistake,having been here for years I did not check recent reviews(I'm an idiot) Menu complicated,service terrible,food even worse and no house wine.Should have known it had changed hands as the decor is appalling The service was very poor 1 starter arrived with main...More

2  Thank happychappy_8
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hunt z
2 January 2017|
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Response from Barrie S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can not imagine where all the staff have gone, sadly. The old place used to be great, now I would not bother to use them any more. The present staff are all new, very slow and disorganised ! A dam shame. The Wong... More
21 October 2016|
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Response from deanio1972 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure to be honest. There used to be one on Wardour Street, more or less opposite Lisle Street but not sure if they still do trolley service.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Gerrard Place, London W1D 5PA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7734 0677
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