Restaurants

Top Choice Noodles in Greenwich & South London

Koi Ramen Bar

Blink-and-you'll-miss-it Koi has a secret weapon to alert passers-by: the ever-enticing aroma of noodles and a chirpy band of staff. There's a thin – negligible is a better word – counter for your tonkotsu ramen (£6…
Top Choice Chinese in Parque das Nações

Old House

Transport yourself to China at this authentic Szechuan powerhouse (tamed for local tastes), an upscale Chinese chain restaurant that chose Parque das Nações for its first foray outside the motherland. The daunting l…
Top Choice Chinese in Meshchansky & Basmanny

Kitayskaya Gramota

Ignore the fact that the waiting staff are dressed as Mao's soldiers; this is the place to try outstanding Cantonese fare in an atmosphere echoing that of the Opium War's decadence. A true culinary magician, the Chi…
Top Choice Chinese in Swansea (Abertawe)

Favourite

Opened by expats frustrated by what passed for their national cuisine in these parts, this characterful, intimate restaurant focuses on authentic, MSG-free Chinese dishes, including a wide range of seafood, vegetabl…
Top Choice Chinese in Greenwich & South London

Mamalan

For authentic, handmade Beijing street food – dumplings, noodles, salads and snacks – this cute-as-a-button eatery in Brixton Village is the business. We can't get enough of its beef noodle soup and pork and Chinese…
Top Choice Noodles in The West End

Shoryu

Compact, well-mannered and central noodle-parlour Shoryu draws in reams of noodle diners to feast at its wooden counters and small tables. It’s busy, friendly and efficient, with helpful and informative staff. Fanta…
Top Choice Chinese in Kalmar

Ming Palace

The daily lunch buffet at this friendly, central Cantonese restaurant (with retro booths) is always heaving with patrons. There's a wide range of dishes (including tofu and vegies, and salt and pepper squid) that ar…
Top Choice Chinese in North of the Liffey

M&L

Beyond the plain frontage and the cheap-looking decor is Dublin's best Chinese restaurant…by some distance. It's usually full of Chinese customers, who come for the authentic Szechuan-style cuisine – spicier than Ca…
Chinese in Rouen

Ho Lamian

Delicious lamian – homemade noodles pulled by hand – has brought city-wide fame to this humble Chinese eatery. Watch the Hong Kong-born chefs in action while you wait for a table up front, then head back to one of t…
Dim Sum in La Sagrada Família & L'Eixample

Mr Kao

Within the grand Hotel Claris, this elegant Shanghai-style dim sum restaurant serves top-flight dumplings. They're not cheap, but every bite is a joy; the jiao zi with pig's trotters are especially good, as are the …