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The Golden Pagoda AKA The Lotus Garden

15A Gerrard Street, London W1D 6JD, England
+44 20 7434 2888
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible24%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (79 reviews)
“cheung fun” (5 reviews)
“roast duck” (7 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
15A Gerrard Street, London W1D 6JD, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We decided to have our evening meal in China Town so we travelled there from our hotel. All the restaurants had queues as it was about 8-30 and very busy so we decided to join the shortish queue for the Lotus and waited. The down...More

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Singapore fries noodles and vegetable dim sum!! Banging!! Fast , great service, best feed!! Can’t wait to go again

Thank Cameron Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to this restaurant twice now, the second visit based on a first good experience. The staff were very much in evidence and were attentive. They seemed to enjoy a good working relationship among themselves. Perhaps they could smile a little more when...More

Thank Brendan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Soho and we just randomly walked into a place. We had the pork dumplings, and two different kind of soups. The dumplings were nice but the two soups tasted the same and they were boring and lacked salt. They just make generic...More

Thank Tunde V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Won ton contained only pork but no shrimp. And the pork was not fresh. Charsiu rice and Kung Po lamb was average. 2 people 3 dishes around 30P without service charge.

Thank Irene F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wonderful dimsum. The service is friendly. It is very obvious that lots of chinese people eat here which I think is a good recommendation. This is the second time I have eaten here and the standard is consistently good.

Thank Susi L
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Met up with friends for dinner here tonight and it was full house! There were four of us so we ordered a dinner meal set for four person but the amount of food sent to us could feed six people! Dishes were ok and normal...More

Thank Jaycee K
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We went there recently with friends, who always enjoy dimsum. It is a really nice Chinese restaurant with friendly service and good food.

Thank janeagray
Reviewed 19 October 2017

First time my daughters friend visited London, so we all decided to eat here - huge mistake. As we were seated, the table next to us were sending away their main meal as their starters hadn’t arrived. Not wanting to be put off, we decided...More

Thank Alison P
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

just accidentally ended up in this restaurant, and the food was absolutely lovely. Crispy duck with pancakes and then beef fried noodles. I would highly recommend to anyone. the only reason I didn't give it five stars was for the outdated decor and the windows...More

Thank charliexxxx
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Sandra M
21 April 2017|
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Response from Anna Y | Reviewed this property |
Hi , they don't serve dim sum in the evenings unfortunately. But children are definitely ok. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15A Gerrard Street, London W1D 6JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7434 2888
  • E-mail
It is located on the corner of Gerrard Street and Macclesfield Street in the heart of London's Chinatown and easily recognised from our traditional Green Tiled Pagoda entrance Spread over 3 floors and lavishly decorated, the restaurant seats up to 150 guests and it also has a private room for special requests. When making your order, be sure to try some of our Chef's signature dishes such as Crispy Duck, Fresh Lobster with dry chilli and garlic, House Supreme Hot Pot and the ultimate special Three Kinds of Mixed Barbecue Meat. No booking is required. Walk-ins are welcome during our opening hours.
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