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Mr Kong - CLOSED

21 Lisle Street, London WC2H 7BA, England
+44 20 7437 7341
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
29 Sep 2016
“Bad food, bad service, too expensive”
6 Aug 2016
“Oh NO Mr Kong is more!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Chinese, Vegan Options
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21 Lisle Street, London WC2H 7BA, England
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1 - 10 of 420 reviews

Reviewed 30 September 2016

We went in here because it had a trip advisor sticker in the window, and were very disappointed. The people were very unfriendly, and the food was so disgusting that we couldn't eat it. The meat was slimy, and the rice very dry. The prices...More

Thank kezza_stuttgart
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Sad to find that Mr Kong had closed. I've visited over the last 25 years and this was my favourite Chinese restaurant. Sad to see it has gone and hope someone can recommend a place as good!!

12  Thank David C
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I have just discovered what you others have known for ages, that Mr Kong has shut. Like others, I had been coming here for special occasions with friends for 30 years. No contest, it was the best Chinese food in London, one could experiment to...More

8  Thank Frances E
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Deciding on a Chinese meal in Chinatown for a night out with friends, as you're spoilt for choice, but made the mistake of checking hygiene ratings first. This ruled out nearly all restaurants except Mr Kong. I've been here about 3 times with groups of...More

Thank Kenners70
Reviewed 17 March 2016

I've eaten here many times and think I may have reviewed it before. Fresh ingredients, well prepared, and friendly staff. I always go back to restaurants where I feel comfortable eating alone and was always happy here on a weekend, alone with a book or...More

Thank ArchangelH
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Very sad news. My wife and I ate at this small Chinatown restaurant for more than 30 years. It was the best food in the area with the delightful Edwin and his team. It won numerous awards and had a great menu - we'll miss...More

4  Thank postscript65
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We ate at Mr. Kong for years and have not eaten Chinese anywhere better (including China). Our favourites were Vegetarian hot & sour soup, crispy mock duck, salt & pepper king prawns and satay squid. These were all sublime! Garlic shoots for different greens...also sand...More

6  Thank TrendyVicar
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Been coming here for years, always busy, always tasty and down to earth efficient friendly staff. Not sure what if anything will take it's place, although round here the chances are it will be food related.

1  Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Lovely food and absolutely packed .......... 2 person table seemed to be in the broom cupboard .... weird but can't fault the bog standard buffet fayre , hot and tasty ...........

Thank Codmother
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Have been coming here for nearly 30 years, my fav Chinese restaurant, can't believe it is no longer. Soooo sad. Will be greatly missed. Edwin, you have been a fantastic host over the years. You will be greatly missed. Pls let us know if you...More

3  Thank NickyboyLondon
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Lisle Street, London WC2H 7BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7437 7341
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