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The Peking

Charles Street, Leicester LE1 3FG, England
+44 116 262 3376
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
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LOCATION
Charles Street, Leicester LE1 3FG, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just visited this place with my family, and still feel uncomfortable.The owner lady tried to giggle my wife and then gave me a hug which I didnt ask for... my two daughters sat there and were shocked by it as well as us.Food was ok...More

Thank Lukasz W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunchtime set menu £7.40. Always reliable for quality and excellent service. Pleasant surroundings. Cannot comment on main menu yet though I will try it.

Thank mike w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recent first visit to the Peking with friends. After I had read the reviews I called in, in person to make a reservation for 4 weeks time. I was greeted by curtious staff and the wonderful lady who manages the restaurant. We were a party...More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Chose this restaurant after reading reviews on Trip Advisor We weren't disappointed. Extensive menu (inc early bird menu ans several st menus)) Staff were very friendly and very helpful. Answering our questions and suggeing dishes We chose a set menu but substituted one of the...More

1  Thank 738f662
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Back to the Peking again, tonight I had Deep Fried Dover Sole, as my main course, it came covered in additional sea foods, and looked amazing, tasted even better, the friends I was with are all going to order it next time.

Thank cjb788
Reviewed 1 May 2017

After a couple of beers my partner and I went to the Peking, I hadn't been before but she had. The staff were very welcoming and gave us a table straight away. We were disappointed that they had run out of Chinese beer so drank...More

1  Thank adrianrfpawsey
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We've been comng here for meals and regular take aways for over 30 years so it's fantastic to welcome Maureen back. Four of us came for a pre concert meal recently and the food was superb. Maureen and her team were on top form. Worth...More

Thank c w
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Been visiting this restaurant for the last 20 years! Always used to be a our restaurant of choice for birthday meals/celebrations! Was definitely down the bin when Maureen left, and have visited twice since her return. First time was brilliant - nice to see old...More

2  Thank Resh T
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I have only ever been to the Peking twice but both times I have been mega impressed with their food. I came in a large group for their Chinese New Year celebrations, they put on a proper show and the set menu was incredible, it...More

Thank Rosie P
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This is the first time I've visited in over 5 years after Maureen sold the place. She's now back, the management is sorted, and the food is back to the high standard that it was. Great food, great service. Ask for the Mongolian Lamb

Thank Josh C
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Robert M
Anyone know the current phone number for The Peking?
10 June 2017|
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Response from Food_eater_Leicester | Reviewed this property |
0116 262 4288
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Louise Tracy W
Does it serve english food?
11 May 2017|
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Response from LEE029 | Reviewed this property |
Not as far as I am aware
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Ade277
Do you do takeaways
4 March 2017|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
They do takeaway meals although better to call them first to place your order and get a time, especially at busy periods.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Charles Street, Leicester LE1 3FG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 262 3376
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