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28 North End Road, London NW11 7PT, England
+44 20 8455 9258
17:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Don't go by appearances, please. The outside of this Golders Green restaurant may put you off, but do step inside. My friend and I have had three meals here over the last few months, and each meal has been worth the visit. The waiter is happy to recommend some dishes and to advise you if you are ordering too much.... More 

Thank thebatsman
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I lived in China for a few years, this is one of a handful of Chinese restarants where you can get proper Chiense food in London and where you can also enjoy a KTV room in the Chinese style. The Chinese name of the restaurant is 'Hunan Ren' - They like their food spicy in Hunan (province in Southern China).... More 

Thank xxXeLALeXxx
Bielefeld, Germany
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

I had some dumplings in this little but very cozy Chinese restaurant near Golders Green station. I didn't have much time as I was waiting for a National Express Coach. The Dumplings were quick and very taste. The sauce had fresh ingredients, everything was fine. The young waitress was not overly friendly though.

Thank saartje87
London, United Kingdom
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1,065 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 601 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We had a birthday takeaway yesterday.We had 3 starters and 3 main dishes which cost £45.The dishes were fine.They made me mixed meat noodles which was not on the menu.They didnot do my do it with crispy noodles,which I prefer.There was a lot of meat it here,and will continue to patronize it.

Thank wingate
Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The taste may be attracting to western people, but not Chinese nationals. Toilets are very narrow and the door cannot be locked. Most staff is nice but not the young girl at checkout. I could not feel welcomed when talking to her: she talked in a gloomy face without smile. Besides, my friend and I would like to pay separately,... More 

Thank ZFPan
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Food are always lovely there and the traditional chinese cuisine never let u down. if u look for spicy food. here is the place.

Thank beanie9394
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341 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Visited local friends after many years. The good news it remains consistent as a good local Chinese and would recommend it for that experience. We ordered sizzling beef, chicken in black bean sauce and Nai Bai. Also a couple of soups. All the food was reasonable quality and provided great value for money.

Thank AK6
1 review
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We were craving Chinese food, but had trouble finding a good place that would deliver to Finchley. A friend who lived in the neighborhood recommended Local Friends. Not only did they deliver promptly, but the food was very good. In particular, the crispy aromatic duck and Szechuan cucumbers for starters were excellent, and a ginger chicken with fried rice really... More 

Thank Alexandra C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

This place is defiantly worth a visit, friendly staff with good service.. The food was extremely tasty, I will be back there again!

Thank Shelbznayya
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

We had a great family meal here. This place specialises in food from Hunan province in the evening, which is a bit spicier than the usual Cantonese fare served in most Chinese restaurants in the UK. On the menu is the face of the province's most famous son - Chairman Mao. If you want a standard chicken fried noodles they'll... More 

Thank ManFromNorthLondon

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Restaurant Details

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Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 North End Road, London NW11 7PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8455 9258

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?