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Tai Pan - CLOSED

665 Commercial Road | Limehouse, London E14 7LW, England
+44 20 7791 0118
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
26 Apr 2014
“Devastated”
28 Mar 2014
“Closed - what a shame!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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665 Commercial Road | Limehouse, London E14 7LW, England
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Reviewed 26 April 2014

I have Ben eating at the Tai Pan since 1976! My children benchmark all Chinese food against this restaurant. . Can someone tell me what happened?

9  Thank Mandy1926
Reviewed 29 March 2014

I've lived in the Limehouse area for 4 years now and this has been our go-to Chinese takeaway restaurant all that time. Being Chinese, from Hong Kong, we are fairly picky about our Chinese food but this was as authentic as you will ever get...More

2  Thank Alvin C
Reviewed 7 February 2014

Tried to call for my regular take away.. no response. Checked web site... gone! Such a shame - this was a great little restaurant and it seems it has gone the way of so many other East London joints. I'd bet it has something to...More

5  Thank Worldramblings
Reviewed 6 January 2014 via mobile

This used to be the best restaurant in the area. Excellent value for money, their sizzling monkfish was one of my favourite dishes ever. Unassuming from the outside, cosy inside. I'm going to miss it as it is apparently closing down.

4  Thank Carlos A
Reviewed 5 January 2014

Have been going to the Tai Pan since moving to the East side of London 15 years ago. It was one of the few great places to eat at the that time, and even with everything else that's opened up since, it still is (was)...More

8  Thank fly4fun2
Reviewed 5 January 2014 via mobile

Great place was told today is the last day of trade what a shame good service from all the staff very pleasant atmosphere would like to have gone sgain

1  Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 3 January 2014

Disaster. To be turned into flats, apparently. Gutted. Had many a great afternoon down there. Great restaurant.

2  Thank JEB1971
Reviewed 12 December 2013 via mobile

Taken here by business colleagues. Near Limehouse DLR. Not much to look at from the outside but the food and service are excellent. Decent docor inside. It is a buffet type order from a menu - all you can eat- the choice is huge. All...More

Thank ErnieTraveller
Reviewed 28 September 2013 via mobile

Fab surprise party for my friend, her sister hired upstairs and we ate and ate the food was just coming none stop. The Karaoke was tooooo funny, the person we had for the evening was such a lovely host great customer service. I remember coming...More

Thank VenusChrome
Reviewed 15 August 2013

I've eaten here on a number of occasions when staying in the Canary Wharf area. I prefer it to the "plastic" chain restaurants you find there. It's an easy find - just across the main road from Limehouse DLR station. On this occasion we turned...More

1  Thank Mike Arran
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 665 Commercial Road | Limehouse, London E14 7LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Docklands / Canary Wharf / Isle of Dogs
  • Neighbourhood: Docklands / Canary Wharf / Isle of Dogs
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7791 0118
Description
Tai Pan has been open for business for well over 16 years - before Canary Wharf became so popular with big businesses moving out from Central London. In fact this friendly and welcoming restaurant specialising in Peking and Cantonese cuisine has won the Docklands Good Food Award five times. Tai Pan offers authentic Chinese cuisine for all types of occasions, formal, parties or if you are a regular. Tai Pan has all the ingredients to make your celebration a success. Popular dishes include the crispy shredded beef in chilli, the deep fried crispy oysters in batter and the roast Peking duck.
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