We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

China Tang at The Dorchester

#770 of 17,559 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Mayfair
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Get directions
53 Park Lane | The Dorchester, London W1K 1QA, England (Curzon Street)
+44 20 7629 9988
Website
Today
11:30 - 23:30
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

687 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 620: English reviews
Hong Kong, China
Level Contributor
571 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 402 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Those who have visited the China Club in Hong Kong will feel very much at home here - the decor, the waiters, the food and the ambience are all there. The 1930"s Shanghai Club vibe with the most exquisite decorations to be seen. China Tang at the Dorchester was set up by David Tang and he brings all the style... More 

Helpful?
Thank ESVincent
Tel Aviv, Israel
Level Contributor
127 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is grown up chinese food,beautifully prepared and served by staff who for my benefit speak English. We shared a variety of dishes and at our waiters suggestion ordered the initial part of the meal and when felt ready and able to judge ordered more food thus not the usual left overs.There was no delay in the additional food arriving... More 

Helpful?
Thank Clive L
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited China Tang on a Sunday lunchtime in November 2016 as a family. We felt a bit of an inconvenience to the staff as we had children, despite their exceptional behaviour. But far worse was the quality, temperature and portion size of the food. We love chinese food and are happy to pay for the experience, especially in London.... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Nick W
Level Contributor
20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are staying in Mayfair as we were you can't go wrong with China Tang at the Dorchester. Beautiful decor sets the mood once you head downstairs into the restaurant. We went for dinner fairly early on a Sunday evening so it wasn't crowded which was nice. We had a very friendly server who was knowledgeable about the menu.... More 

Helpful?
Thank JBCabot
Brussels, Belgium
Level Contributor
81 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The decor is China in early twenties.Really great. The food is good especially the peking duck and Dim Sum. The service is a bit erratic but not bad.

Helpful?
Thank Peter B
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately I wasn't blown away by this restaurant; maybe I went in with expectations too high but I just came out feeling rather disappointed and with a sizeable hole in my purse. We came here to celebrate my partner passing his big exams to become a Chartered Surveyor so I wanted the occasion to be very special. I came in... More 

Helpful?
Thank Charlotte B
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my wife recently and the decor is outstanding as you would expect at the Dorchester. We had the scallop dim sum and prawn toast as starters, which was delicious. We also ordered two virgin mojitos and pina colada, which were amazing. We ordered the beef and chicken cashew nuts for the mains - these tasted ok, nothing amazing... More 

Helpful?
Thank Reviewer1111111
Level Contributor
81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall a disappointing experience. Service very slow all night - had to chase up drinks order more than once. Food good (particularly if you like your pigeon's head served on the plate too - not for me I'm afraid). Tables very tightly packed together. Not worth the price paid.

Helpful?
Thank East_Lothian_Scot
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A family lunch to celebrate my sister-in-laws birthday and we wanted somewhere quite special with great atmosphere,great service and high quality food.The entrance from the main hotel gives an air of great expectation and arriving in China Tang does not disappoint a colourful,exciting but relaxed setting.A nice greeting and shown to a crisp table.We chose the "set Lunch,3 courses to... More 

Helpful?
Thank adrianwayne
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huge place. They do around 300 guests daily. I will say better to go there for a table of 6 and more. If you go there for a romantic dinner, forget it. Very noisy but I should admit that for a table of friends the ambiance is there. Efficient staff, you never wait and like everywhere in London you can... More 

Helpful?
Thank laurentmarie414

Travellers who viewed China Tang at The Dorchester also viewed

 

Been to China Tang at The Dorchester? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
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
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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
  • 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!

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from China Tang at The Dorchester staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Mayfair

Neighbourhood Profile
Mayfair
Set beside some of London's best parks and home to world-class galleries, luxurious hotels, and famed thoroughfares, the ultra upscale Mayfair is one of London's most exclusive haunts. Here the shopping is haute, the dining is exquisite, and the nightlife is vibrant. A casual stroll through the area’s chic streets will reveal that Michelin stars and chauffeured cars are practically the norm here. Even if you're on a tight budget, this exceptionally well connected swath of Central London is worth exploring, if only for the chance to take a peak at the goings on of upper crust English society.
Explore this neighbourhood