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Lotus Chinese Floating

) #2,320 of 18,151 Restaurants in London ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
9 Oakland Quay | Inner Millwall Dock, London E14 9EA, England
+44 20 7515 6445
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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9 Oakland Quay | Inner Millwall Dock, London E14 9EA, England
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1 - 10 of 369 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My dad has been eating here for a number of years so thought needed to finally give it a try. Was a great recommendation... Fabulous attentive staff, wonderful dim sum with a great view overlooking the Thames. Can't wait to return :)

Thank TeddingtonAudiTT
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Lotus is a floating Chinese restaurant in Millwall Dock just about 100 metres from the Dockland Rail stop at Crossharbour. It was a few years since my last visit but delighted to say that it has maintained its high standard since. Staff were welcoming...More

Thank Donal C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been dinning at the Lotus since 2002. We have always had good food, good service and always enjoyed the experience. Highly recommend

1  Thank Kelly O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant never fails to please and is always an excellent place to eat. I love the staff and the atmosphere is amazing. Best Chinese ever.

Thank jillylangers1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended a 70th Birthday meal Sunday with about 20 people at the Lotus. We seemed to wait long for our orders to be taken, perhaps there was so many of us. However the food was good, although mine, bbbq pork belly/bbq duck arrived luke warm....More

Thank Lilaclady_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must have ben eating here, on an occasional basis, for twenty years, near enough, and the standard offered is consistently high. I have got to know the owners and the senior staff, pretty well - and the senior staff have been around for quite...More

Thank J P S
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

I visited yesterday for the first time and was very impressed. I was with a large group, the table was ready immediately and staff were very attentive. The food was amazing, thoroughly enjoyed everything. If I was visiting that part of London again I would...More

1  Thank beck2522016
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I leave near Lotus and I have been a client for more than 10 years. I had been visiting the place with my friends and we were always placing big orders. Last week I did the mistake to visit the place with my girlfriend and...More

5  Thank Emmanuel L
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

8 of us went to this restaurant for my partners birthday.. on arrival the staff were very welcoming and helpful...on looking at the menu the first thing I noticed was it seemed a bit expensive £12.50 for a rice dish....however the whole bill came to...More

Thank Akiradog33
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I have been going to this restaurant for 15 years with my friend and family. The food is really excellent and reasonably priced for the location. I am a very fussy eater and surprised at any negative comments. You are on the water front with...More

Thank Paul B
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Stefania C
17 June 2017|
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Response from Crystalism | Reviewed this property |
On a weekday, people normally come in after 12.30pm. To be safe, go when they open at 12pm?
5 January 2017|
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Response from PipVickery | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember seeing anything that suggested that they did have gluten free. Maybe worth giving them a ring before hand.
30 December 2016|
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Response from joybalex | Reviewed this property |
No but they will try to accommodate you if you give them a call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 39
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Oakland Quay | Inner Millwall Dock, London E14 9EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Docklands / Canary Wharf / Isle of Dogs
  • Neighbourhood: Docklands / Canary Wharf / Isle of Dogs
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7515 6445
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London's largest floating Chinese restaurant situated on the eastern dockedge of Millwall Dock, Isle of Dogs, in the heart of London Docklands. The Lotus Chinese Floating Restaurant offers a superb location to match its award winning cuisine. With the flexibility of its open plan top deck, The Lotus is able to cater for corporate hospitality ranging from outstanding finger buffets to lunch or dinner for small groups through to a banquet for maximum of 500 guests, when both decks are being used. The Lotus is located less than 2 minutes walk from the DLR stations at Crossharbour station & South Quay station.
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