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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%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (264 reviews)
“cheung fun” (24 reviews)
“siu mai” (10 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:30All hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3 Leicester Street, London WC2H 7BL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I was a tad apprehensive, Chinatown restaurants have a reputation for rude staff, crowded tables and disappointing food compared to our excellent local takeaway, the Rice Hut. However Joy King Lau was recommended by a friend who has very exacting & high standards. We went...More

Thank Lamb44
Reviewed 4 days ago

We chose to dine at restaurant because it was close to our hotel and had big percentage of customers were Chinese big mistake. I started with crab meat and sweetcorn soup which was ok but I have tasted better. We then had the mixed starters...More

Thank Geoff F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had menu A for 2 and a child. The food portion is good and the food is great, especially the chicken with the cashew nuts. Very good value for 3 at 28 pounds with 4 dishes and one soup.

Thank san20sg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

yum cha standards has dropped, was here a few years ago was decent and tried it again last year its standards has dropped and prices has increased too.

Thank thd007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a dinner on a summer friday evening. The place is unassuming but the food is of good quality and service is quick. The restaurant is spread over ground plus 2 floors. The portion sizes are quite generous and is good value for the...More

Thank Ezhil S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a meal without the kids. Had the £20 set menu. Started with a platter of seaweed, spring roll and pork ribs. Reasonable quality duck followed. And the main course was ok.

Thank lawcardiff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having looked forward to a meal treat in Chinatown on a recent/infrequent long w/e in the capital, this is the only (non-Michelin) Chinese restaurant listed under Soho/West End in Eyewitness Travel's Top 10 London 2017. & while the main reference is about the "delicious dim...More

1  Thank emarciniw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well . WE had read good opinions on the dim sum and it sounded good.but we got there for dinner all being given that it's open for lunch and dinner! But there wasn't any dim sum left. Or few other dishes such as anything with...More

Thank leo b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go there for dim sums during lunch time and you would be presented with a myriad of dim sims - all yummy. Selected all the ones you fancy in a piece of paper and you will be served hot and piping dim-sums in a giffy....More

Thank Indranil2u
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming here for 30 years! The food remains fantastic, on our most recent visit 70% of the diners looked Chinese which may speak to the authenticity of the food . So if you want great food at really good prices delivered efficiently, you'll...More

Thank ginger23_12
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
judi r
Is this restaurant open for lunch on Christmas day?
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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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