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The Peking

Charles Street, Leicester LE1 3FG, England
+44 116 262 3376
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (23 reviews)
“spare ribs” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Charles Street, Leicester LE1 3FG, England
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1 - 10 of 216 reviews

Reviewed 6 March 2018

I am so sad to have to be the one to reveal the sad news that the famous Peking Restaurant of Charles Street has now be shut dowm permanently. After visting the restaurant yesterday, my sister and I were shocked to hear that it had...More

6  Thank amirali t
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to The Peking on Saturday night. The food was delicious Savannah, our waitress was lovely and Maureen, the owner, was very funny and welcoming. However after our main course we waited at least 15 minutes for someone to come to...More

Thank Catherine J
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

2nd time at the peking and another great meal. Maureen the owner is like a female Gordon Ramsey! She has plenty of banter! Do not dare leave any food you’ll get told off! The food is always on point.

1  Thank Dannyrobinson
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Saturday evening, and the service was extremely poor. Table and floor was dirty, we did not get menus till we asked for them, and drinks......had to wait for a long time and ask 2 different waitresses. Many patrons had come in and...More

1  Thank HelloBrucey
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

My family and I visited the place for my mothers birthday. The service was brilliant!!! Simon, the waiter and the waitress waited on us and tended to our every need. Simon was extremely helpful and recommended some beautiful dishes. The food was some of the...More

2  Thank KingKesh
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

People, listen to me and that guy before me who gave it 1 star. The best in Leicester?? Hmmm, did you get all your friends to give it great reviews when you first opened mrs owner? Scruffy, grubby looking decor resembling a cheap 80s working...More

5  Thank tthalliday1
Reviewed 27 November 2017

How on earth this is the number one Chinese in Leicester is beyond me! We went on a Friday evening and were shown to a wobbly table with stained paper tablecloths. The paint on the walls of the restaurant are chipped and peeling where chairs...More

1  Thank tabithazoo
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Went on a Saturday night and was quite pleasantly surprised to get in without any issue. Ordered the food and waited quite a while for it to arrive. When it arrived the order was wrong so that was changed without issue and, it should be...More

Thank AngusMcKechnie
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Quite possibly the best Chinese food I've ever had! The prawns and beef in Mongolian sauce were out of this world. The head lady was fantastic, incredibly helpful and funny throughout. She made us our own banquet which was delicious If only this place was...More

1  Thank Adam S
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Come here whenever in Leicester for lunch as they do a lunch special and usually we really enjoy it,today the food was just as good but the two waiters that were serving were really not up to the usual standard as had to repeat our...More

1  Thank bovLincoln
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Sunita S
2 July 2017|
Response from David P |
0116 262 4288 That just worked for me
Tasneem J
26 June 2017|
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Response from Food_eater_Leicester | Reviewed this property |
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11 June 2017|
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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, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, 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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