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Jen Cafe

4-8 Newport Place, London WC2H 7JP, England
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible17%
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“soups” (6 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
4-8 Newport Place, London WC2H 7JP, England
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Reviewed yesterday

i went here with my sister for lunch a while ago, the restaurant did not look so clean inside, the food is alright. the service was very bad. i ordered a tea and i found a tiny insect in the cup, i told the waitress,...More

Thank Vanessa T
Reviewed 6 days ago

A small, interesting restaurant in London's China Town. Don't expect good service, as the staff seemed annoyed when we asked for anything beyond our simple order, but the food we ordered was authentic and the atmosphere was pretty much what you would expect for a...More

Thank rmartinmitch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jen's Cafe is one of the cutest little food spots in China Town. Don't expect fine dining, but rather simple and well cooked foods, duck, chinese spinach, and famous for the home made dumplings. I stopped by for beijing dumplings after work. The venue is...More

Thank XavierHR
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The perfect place to grab delicious dumplings freshly prepared in front of you. Tiny restaurant where you eat and leave as soon as your plate is empty. But don't Miss the opportunity to test the Won Tuo soup and the Beijing dim sims. Cheap, really...More

Thank Isabel T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered roast duck rice and I felt like they served me leftovers from 2 days ago. Moreover, the skin of the dumplings were wayyy too thick!! Everything tasted really bad. The meat and rice was dry and not fresh at all. 100% sure that...More

Thank Whan N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had delicious Beijing dumplings and cabbage/pork noodles. I very highly recommend both dishes. Oolong tea was good. No alcohol served. Several of the reviews have commented on the bad service. I did not find the service bad at all: the waitress recommended some dishes,...More

Thank NatalieRose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was how this tiny restaurant was sold to me. I watched the lady make dumplings in the window and had two types of dumplings. I can not vouch for the fact that they were the "best dumplings in Chinatown" as I have not sampled...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long day, and a glowing report in some rag, Jen Cafe seemed like a wholesome street food kind of place...NO, NO and NO. They should not have tried to squeeze us in for a late order as they were clearly trying to close....More

Thank Lavivi
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Had wanted to try this place for a while as it is always crowded when we pass by. It is small, seats are uncomfortable and you will more than likely share a small table with strangers. The food is relatively cheap for Chinatown but you...More

Thank jas88_12
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Very very bad restaurant. I shouldn't try it. This restaurant sells dumplings and Hong Kong food at the same time which means none of them are authentic just cheat the foreigners who are not familiar with Chinese food. Very RUDE boss. I asked whether the...More

Thank tongtong421
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Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-8 Newport Place, London WC2H 7JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
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