There are a few reasons to hit up Leong’s Legend - and there’s often a queue in the evenings - but each time we’ve been, it’s been absolutely worth it. The Taiwanese dishes here are more interesting than your typical Chinatown joint, but there’s something for everyone here - the menu jumps around a lot, but you should definitely get the soup dumplings and stir-fried green beans with pork, and the whole crab that comes smothered in garlic and chilli. The hot pot is an awesome way to spend an evening with friends.
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The Baozi Inn is an unassuming Chinatown restaurant that does brilliant bowls of spicy dumplings and noodles from Beijing and Sichuan.
Bake is a cash only bakery in Chinatown serving fantastic soft serve out of their trademark taiyaki - a fish-shaped waffle situation.
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The second and bigger location, meaning less of a wait to eat their legendary Taiwanese buns and small plates.
Giant Robot is a street food/bar venue in Canary Wharf, from the same people behind Dinerama. It’s great for post-work drinks and something to eat.
Mr Bao is a Taiwanese restaurant in Peckham that we challenge anyone not to love. The mushroom bao in particular is worth crossing London for.
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Koba is a swish spot that’s perfect for giving friends an intro to the joys of Korean barbecue.
Olle is a Korean BBQ spot on Shaftesbury Avenue where you’ll get to cook things like like wagyu beef on a grill in the middle of your table.
Four Seasons | 文興酒家
The Four Seasons in Chinatown is famous for their roast duck, which is not only excellent but one of the best things you can eat in London.
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