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41-43 Wardour Street, London W1D 6PY, England
+44 20 7437 8408
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11:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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196 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wong Kei is an attraction as it is. Fast food of reasonable quality in a very simple environment. The menu is extensive and very oriental. Waiters are rude, but that is part of the image Wonk Kei wants to show. It used to be a cheap eat but that is no longer the case. Sharing tables, even the smallest is... More 

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Thank peter m
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been a regualor at Wong Kei for many years and have never had anything but admiration for this the most authentic Chinese Restaurant in Soho. A brilliant and original menu boasts fabulous brisket, chinese broccoli (gai lan) and super fresh pak/bok choi Chinese Cabbage or relish one of their noodle hotpot or sweet and sour dishes with crunchy... More 

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Thank Arne W
London, UK
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wong Kei is THE place for me every time when I need to have some food in London, I mean food only. I think they have the very nicely cooked traditional Chinese dishes,cheapest price and most fresh materials – think of their turnover of the number of customers, they won’t keep any meat and veg for long before cooking it!... More 

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Thank hidden_tiger
London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Generally all dishes a very good and excellent value. Some of the staff make the extra effort to make one's stay more pleasant. I have been visiting for over 30 years (!) The style has changed a little. Some of the dishes are exceptional. The wines and beers are very basic. Malaysian style ho fun is a good light and... More 

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Thank SRossC
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Historically, Wong Kei had a reputation for having loud waiters (some would say even rude) but served delicious meals in generous helpings at an affordable price. I know because I used to love ordering their roast pork in rice. So today it was a shock that the staff were no longer shouting...that was the positive. Now the negative. They got... More 

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Thank sonicthehedgehog2014
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Epically good Chinese Food that might have you raise an eyebrow at their blatant disregard for common social norms in regards to wait service however, NO ONE cares because their food is that good.

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Thank SeaHawk14
Greater London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with a friend who used to work in Soho & wanted to visit this restaurant. I have been aware for years that Wong Kei staff have a reputation for rudeness. however they were not busy on this visit our treatment was more than acceptable. Our order was taken politely food arrived quite quickly we ordered set menu B... More 

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Thank johnharrigan1949
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I rarely write bad reviews. But if it comes to that I wont hesitate. I went with family and babies. The restaurant was not busy. Lots of empty tables. First greetings was not friendly to begin. Nevertheless we were 'pushed' to a table. Menu was literally thrown on the table. We later ordered some food and it came quick. Later... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a pre theatre meal and were disappointed! Had to chase for the food after waiting half and hour. The duck was good but the chicken and cashew was flavourless! Came here many years ago and enjoyed it, now not so good and won't be going back.

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2 Thank melanie o
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always wanted to visit,and not disappointed.Just as expected,from what I've heard and read! the waiters are rude,but not over rude,sons face at first meeting with waiter was a picture😂 Food was excellent,starters,mains and desert.Definitely plan another visit when in London.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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: 41-43 Wardour Street, London W1D 6PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7437 8408

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Soho

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Soho
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars, and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene – and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the most strategic place to set off on a tour of the world's most celebrated department stores. In the southern part of the neighbourhood lies Chinatown, with its multitude of delicious and affordable restaurants. Closer to the Thames, Chinatown's narrow and teeming lantern-lit lanes spill onto the expansive hub of glitzy Leicester Square.
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