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Jen Cafe

4-8 Newport Place, London WC2H 7JP, England
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“fried dumplings” (15 reviews)
“soups” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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4-8 Newport Place, London WC2H 7JP, England
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved everything I ate both times I went here. I had amazing fresh dumplings (fried and boiled) like nothing I ever tasted in a Chinese restaurant in Europe. The noodle soup is also very good. I recommend this restaurant to everyone that comes to London...More

Thank Ricardo N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I keep returning here every time I am in London. They offer very simple chinese food and delicious handmade (on the spot) damplings. The waitress doesn't always speak fluent English but they still get the order right. It's fast , simple and cheap. And Cash...More

Thank Dr_Iris_B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a rather simple place and they accept cash only - but the dumplings are delicious! Plenty of vegetarian options to choose from, I will be back for sure! The staff was very kind and helpful, although their English is not the best (it...More

Thank leuveen
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch during working day. Been there before, service always has been terrible but dumplings were nice and decent size portion. Since then, they've upped the price by a fair bit. Ordered a rice and meat dish this time which, given the price, I...More

Thank kiliwia0102
Reviewed 31 March 2018

I have been a regular customer at Jen's for two years.Today that ended due to rudeness, total disrespect and disregard for my customer loyalty. If your a single dinner I would look elsewhere to avoid receiving the appealing treatment in this Cash Only restaurant.

Thank williamrichardso2018
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

This cafe doesn’t look much from the outside but do yourself a favour and go in. It’s a traditional dumpling cafe and is really tasty if you want traditional dumplings. It’s a basic menu that’s cheap and tasty. Do note it’s cash only.

Thank Collette J
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Went in one weekend and ordered a noodle soup. But when the order arrived, it doesnt remotely match the menu description. What came was a small plate of noodles which looks like miniature fusilli topped with a dollop of gravy and some juliette cucumber. I...More

Thank JustinCY
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Staff were friendly and efficient and the dumplings we tried (boiled and fried) we both amazingly tasty. Both were juicy and bursting with flavour. Note this is a cafe style place. It's not for lingering and enjoying a nice meal. Go here and fill up...More

Thank Bomchickawaawaa
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

This isn't a gourmet restaurant, it's a dumpling shop. I can't speak for the other dishes, but the fried veggie dumplings are great. I also got a lemon honey drink which was literally water, ice, lemon, and honey. It was very good. Jen Cafe reminds...More

Thank FeetsMcGinty
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

This is a simple cafe not fancy but they do make really good dumplings. There is a lady in the window making them. Cheap and cheerful!

Thank Matt W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-8 Newport Place, London WC2H 7JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
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