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Kimchee

71 High Holborn, London WC1V 6EA, England
+44 20 7430 0956
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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CUISINES
Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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71 High Holborn, London WC1V 6EA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went for dinner with my wife. The food was good quality and tasty. Not all that we ordered came at the same time with is quite annoying. We will go again.

1  Thank John H
KimcheePancras, Guest Relations Manager at Kimchee, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It's great to hear the experience was mostly spot in, apart from the dishes coming at different times. Look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went for lunch with a friend, the staff are really slow at responding. My main was watery and tastless. We asked three different members of staff for the bill, after 10 minuites we went up to the till. The waiter added service automatically to the...More

Thank pbhopal
KimcheePancras, Guest Relations Manager at Kimchee, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We're very sorry to hear this, and would like to follow this up further so we can learn from this and ensure we do our best to make this up to you. Can you leave some contact details here: enquiries@kimchee.uk.com

Reviewed 6 days ago

When MasQMenos had closed down without letting any customer know who had booked with them, our party crossed the road and went into Kimchee which we had tried many years ago. There is a lively atmosphere (which means it is noisy and crowded) but the...More

Thank heelas
KimcheePancras, Guest Relations Manager at Kimchee, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and rating here. It's wonderful to know that we were able to cater for your party at the last minute and we do hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, well.. what do we have here. I must say, I'm quite amazed.. I give this restaurant a 3star. SO,so... Three star for Effort... I'm totally impressed. There's so many things you can say about European food. They should stick to what they do best...More

Thank cynch72
KimcheePancras, Guest Relations Manager at Kimchee, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello! Thanks for taking the time to review us here. Some mixed feedback here, so we will ensure this is shared with our operations team and restaurant manager. If you would like to tell us more or leave some contact details, email us here: enquiries@kimchee.uk.com

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the look of the place. It is very well decorated, and the ambience is wonderful. It feels like a modern Korean restaurant, the seatings are very well organised, and it looks as aesthetics have been made a priority with the placement of statues,...More

Thank joshikdx
KimcheePancras, Guest Relations Manager at Kimchee, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We're very sorry to hear that you were left so disappointed following your experience. We will share this with the branch manager, however if you would like to share some contact details so we can follow this up with you directly, email us on enquiries@kimchee.uk.com

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have not had Korean food before and I am still not sure if this is authentic. The food is more like Chinese and is quite sweet and then a bit like Japanese in other respects. The venue thought is great, staff good and vibe...More

Thank Paul F
KimcheePancras, Guest Relations Manager at Kimchee, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review Paul. We do hope you'll give us another try and the chance for us to make up for where we have let ourselves down here

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was quite good, but the service was slow, and we had to wait and call them several times, to order, to get water, to get a second cup when we ordered tea for two. It's nice, but nothing extraordinary.

Thank CXuor
KimcheePancras, Guest Relations Manager at Kimchee, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave some comments here. We're sorry to hear that the service was slow, but it's at least good to know our food has impressed you. Hopefully next time it will be an all round better experience

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The whole experience at Kimchee was, in simple terms, appalling. Never before have I felt compelled to walk out of a restaurant but congratulations to Kimchee for being the first. Upon arrival the service was questionable, merely being signalled by a server from about 7...More

3  Thank Christie F
KimcheePancras, Guest Relations Manager at Kimchee, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving a review here Christie, and we're very sorry to hear such a disappointing dining experience. We will be using your comments to look to improve our offering. If you want to tell us more, and provide some contact details so we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like going in this restaurant. The menu presents a wide choise of dishes: I usually enjoy a dish called "Jajang myeon" made with black beans and Tofu Kimchi, slightly spicy, but very good. I also like a dessert made of chocolate and rice. The...More

Thank bmruntheworld
KimcheePancras, Guest Relations Manager at Kimchee, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review! This is amazing. Hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there to celebrate a team night out - they were running late or short of staff - 45 mins late on our table and then rushed us. Cam to us at 10.20 and told us they were closing and we needed to be out...More

Thank jels2018
KimcheePancras, Guest Relations Manager at Kimchee, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, and we're very sorry to hear your experience was not up to scratch. We will ensure the team address this as soon as possible

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Chowmein25
10 November 2016|
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Response from foodilove1 | Reviewed this property |
no, it's not halal.
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22 August 2016|
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Response from LondonFrench66 | Reviewed this property |
No parking except street parking
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Shangpeng W
6 August 2016|
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Response from Archimedes-SP | Reviewed this property |
It gets busy in evening, especially on fridays, so advance booking is recommended. Usual wait time is 10-30 mins if not booked in advance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 High Holborn, London WC1V 6EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Holborn
  • Neighbourhood: Holborn
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7430 0956
  • E-mail
Description
Authentic korean food in the heart of london. Set in sumptious interiors, Kimchee provides a beautiful atmosphere in which to enjoy elegantly presented Korean cuisine. Set in mid-town (on High Holborn, between Holbron tube and Chancery Lane tube); Kimchee presents a lively atmosphere in which to share a business lunch, a group outing on a late weekend lunch, or sip some fusion cocktails over some sharing platters on a night out.
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