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Joy King Lau

3 Leicester Street, London WC2H 7BL, England
+44 20 7437 1132
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“dim sum” (274 reviews)
“cheung fun” (25 reviews)
“siu mai” (10 reviews)
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3 Leicester Street, London WC2H 7BL, England
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Reviewed yesterday

JKL is one of my favourite restaurants and I go regularly. Though the service is blunt, they are not necessarily rude and your food arrives swiftly. Make sure you don't come across as a tourist, though, or you could end up being a bit neglected....More

Thank noahc822
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been here a few times and recently went with friends who were not used to real Chinese food. The waiters were very friendly and helpful to our friends and encouraged them to try more unusual dishes. The food was excellent, service was quick...More

Thank mike_piercy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

How to select a good Chinese restaurant in China town? As usual check Trip Advisor! I am particular on Chinese food so we order a few must try dishes .. 1) steam sea-bass was fresh 👍 2) Beancurd 3) stir Fried beef 4) Fried Kai...More

Thank DTeo_LL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good value and good atmosphere. We went as a big group, there is a varied menu that allows for a great sharing experience. Was about £20 per head for a big meal. I'd definitely go back

Thank _jamesgillesraynor
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner with my son-in-law while traveling. They had several items on the menu that I can't get at home and that I really like and they were cooked to perfection. Delicious and not too expensive either. I would definitely go back.

Thank hsmoliar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did our research (mainly TripAdvisor reviews) and ended up at Joy King Lau. Restaurant located just off the main area of Chinatown behind the W hotel. Nice looking restaurant over two floors. Pretty busy on a Thurs night but we got a good window seat...More

Thank Rubles2010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not as good as Royal China in Bayswater. The dim sum didn't taste particularly fresh. The service was joy-less.

Thank Angelpie10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything is good here. Dim sum is great and not expensive for what it is. So many different dim sum and we have tried quite a few. Otherwise, crispy duck with pancakes is our favourite, and crab with ginger, there are so many we like...More

Thank paulZ7446QO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

London Chinatown is bustling with restaurants but not all good, and happily this is a good one. The food is authentic and prices reasonable, not the cheapest of Chinatown but one of the better valued. The oyster cooked in ginger and onion is good at...More

Thank awhw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a Play, we decided to go to this old favourite of ours. Had not been for a while, got there about 10.30 pm, ordered 1/2 a Crispy Duck, The lady asked 1/4 or 1/2, I replied 1/2 first, then maybe another 1/2. It was...More

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judi r
1 November 2016|
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Response from Marianna M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about Christmas Day you could ring them 02074371132 email info@joykinglau
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Leicester Street, London WC2H 7BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7437 1132
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