Imperial China Restaurant

(183 Reviews)
25a Lisle St, London, London, WC2H 7BA
Chinese
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Summer Special Set Menu [SS2]

For 2- 4 people.All diners in a group of any size can use the Eat Out Scheme to Help Out Scheme

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 21:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 21:00.

Restaurant description

Recommended in the Michelin Guide, Imperial China London specialises in traditional Cantonese dishes and exquisite dim sum. Outside, a bridge sits over a carp pond surrounded by waterfalls, whilst the interior is bright and contemporary.

The Imperial China restaurant menu is led by signature seafood dishes and Chinese favourites. Sample fresh lobster with ginger and spring onion, fried squid with spicy salt and pepper, or the classic aromatic duck with pancakes. Other favourites include sweet and sour chicken, and stir-fried fillet steak cubes with mushrooms.

The Imperial China dim sum menu showcases handcrafted authentic recipes such as steamed pork dumplings and deep-fried pork pastries. From the bar, choose from a range of wines, beers and spirits.

Imperial China in Chinatown sits on the edge of Soho, just a 2-minute walk from Leicester Square Tube Station. The theatres of the West End, as well as Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden are all a short walk away.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for Imperial China Restaurant
4.1
(based on 183 reviews)

88%
of diners recommend this restaurant

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Ambience
  • Service
  • Value
  • Location

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  • afternoon tea (7)
  • al fresco (1)
  • breakfast (10)
  • business (39)
  • child friendly (44)
  • dinner (117)
  • entertainment (11)
  • large parties (59)
  • lunch (106)
  • luxury (10)
  • private dining (36)
  • romantic (12)
  • trendy (8)
  • value (44)
  • views (2)
  • By Bryony T from London
    5 August 2020

    My daughter and I had a lovely meal here during our stay in London. The staff were friendly, service prompt and food, delicious (and we are quite discerning!)

  • By Tara H from London
    5 August 2020

    Delicious food as always. Especially the dim sum.

  • By Zak O from London
    3 August 2020

    Roast duck is great. Dim sum is great, especially the cheung fun. Generous portions

  • By Thuy N from London
    2 August 2020

    They were very accommodating, we were a group of 10 with a toddler. They were friendly. Good safety measures in place to minimise COVID-19 risks.

  • By ROBERT DAVIES D from London
    26 July 2020

    As usual the food was wonderful, the service was attentive and pleasant. In all the years I have been enjoying this restaurant, I have never had one bad meal.

  • By GC C from London
    12 July 2020

    Great to be able to have a dim sum lunch again. Lots of attention to detail for keeping hygiene standards high, including hand sanitiser at the door before you walk in, all staff in masks, one-way walking system, capture of diner information for track and trace, tables distanced, menu order form and utensils individually packaged and only brought out to the table once you've ordered. Staff were very prompt and polite, food is quick, fresh and tasty. Great range of dishes still available, especially given the new requirements they'd have to adhere to in the kitchen. Really pleased to support the restaurants in London's Chinatown and to see how they've taken such care to operate as safely as possible.

  • By Sheren H from London
    22 February 2020

    Nice meal, sweet and sour chicken and sea bass was very good, very friendly service

  • By Colin A from London
    12 February 2020

    Situated in the heart of Chinatown. Nice interior, quite spacious (especially for central London) and the staff were efficient and courteous. Food was good; chili beef especially.

  • By Kim M from London
    29 January 2020

    Imperial is one of the best Chinese restaurants I’ve ever been too been going last 24 years every dish exceptional especially roast duck off the bone . And delicious dim sum . Great place great staff .

  • By Peter H from London
    22 January 2020

    Lunch with a group of friends to a restaurant we know well. Food & service as good as ever.

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Imperial China Restaurant
25a Lisle St, London, London, WC2H 7BA

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