Imperial China Restaurant

(177 Reviews)
25a Lisle St, London, WC2H 7BA
Chinese
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Opening hours

Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 00:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 22:30

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 177 reviews)

88%
of diners recommend this restaurant

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

Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (6)
  • al fresco (1)
  • breakfast (10)
  • business (38)
  • child friendly (39)
  • dinner (111)
  • entertainment (9)
  • large parties (55)
  • lunch (101)
  • luxury (10)
  • private dining (35)
  • romantic (11)
  • trendy (8)
  • value (44)
  • views (2)
  • 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.

  • By Michael V from Cyprus
    21 January 2020

    Although thrte was 5 of us , table was spacious , good food and quiet .

  • By Robert D from LONDON
    16 January 2020

    very good experience.

  • By Bruce K from London
    9 January 2020

    A very pleasant environment, welcoming staff, friendly and efficient service and very nice food. I will definitely be dining at Imperial China again so I can explore the rest of the menu. Highly recommended.

  • By Marzia B from London
    27 December 2019

    Bad service; asked for ice for water and never came.

  • By Sharon B from London
    21 December 2019

    Excellent food and service

  • By Irina K from London
    13 December 2019

    Bad service, fatty food

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

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