Hakkasan - Hanway Place

4.3
6107 reviews
£41 and over
Chinese
Hakkasan Hanway Place is the original Hakkasan restaurant. This Michelin starred Chinese restaurant was designed by the famed Christian Liaigre, the intricate wooden lattice screens, carved out of dark English oak, invite discerning guests for a unique dining experience with contemporary cuisine. The menu has a strong Chinese ethnic identity with an ethos of Cantonese cooking.

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  • Taste of Hakkasan with welcome drink

    £35.00 per person

    Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2021

    Taste of Hakkasan with welcome drink - 2 courses and Champagne £35pp – Offer will include a welcome glass of Champagne, choice of small eat and main per person.
  • Taste of Hakkasan with welcome drink

    £38.00 per person

    Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2021

    Taste of Hakkasan with welcome drink - 3 courses and Champagne £38pp – Offer will include a welcome glass of Champagne, choice of small eat, main and dessert per person.
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DJAtallah
London
8 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, great place, fantastic vibe!! A place to remember!! X

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

High quality food, great atmosphere, superb service.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very Good , Food is exquisite

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StefanB
London
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Still going strong after 20 years - great service and excellent food. We had their signature pearl menu, hughly recommended. Great sommelier with fun stories and loads of sake knowledge.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excelente comida! Muy buena variedad incluido el postre. El ambiente acogedor. La atención fantástica tanto en oportunidad como en actitud.
Es uno de mis restaurantes favoritos!!

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vipEricJ
Glasgow
8 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect Resturant. Faultless service, food and decor.

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AKAKAK
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is very pricey, but the food almost takes your mind away from how much you're about to spend. Very good atmosphere; polite staff; wonderful look to the restaurant. It was a great visit.

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OpenTable Diner
Surrey
3 reviews
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What an amazing meal. Loved every dish’s, especially the sift shell crab. We went as a group
Of 5 and every dish was outstanding. Loved the brilliant music and dj too. Seriously not one negative to mention.

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AlexH
London
2 reviews
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great vibe as always. Food was top notch as per usual. Music was so on point we had Shazam constantly out and used. It’s a splurge but well worth it. Insta fabulous and we will be back again

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Johnathon
London
7 reviews
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food & service was exceptional

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DDSdine
London
2 reviews
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience2

Packed in like sardines! Service was poor

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great way to celebrate my Olympic Games!

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NicoJ
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

One of my favourite culinary experiences ever, loved every second. Definitely best Chinese food I’ve ever had. Also a cool place and service makes it total value. Great meal, great day out.

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Jools
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brunch menu was awesome

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall2food4service2ambience4

Very slow service

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Alex
London
7 reviews
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience2

Overall disappointing-
Apart from dim sum dish which was very good every else was below average mainly because of being deep fried in bad quality oil.
Everyone left with stomach ache
Cocktails were amazing so thumbs up for the bartender
Service was ok and felt for the girls who struggled to be heard through the horrible noise.
Not a regular but definitely not coming back any time soon - overrated - overpriced and not worth the money

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DanielH
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall2food5service1ambience1

Food was brilliant.

Service was terrible and the music was that loud it was hard to hold a conversation.

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DanielL
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience5

Overpriced


Service fairly good, but should have been better as such a high price.

Food was good but not the best

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LoveMyFood
London
13 reviews
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

We were initially given a table squeezed into a tight area with lots of traffic. Thankfully a really nice staff member acted quickly when we requested a better table for 6. After that the evening was superb. The most delicious food presented beautifully. The service was attentive and professional. The vegetarian dishes were excellent too. Only challenge was the music. It was good but loud, so not conducive to a good conversation. If you go, make sure you go with people you know well that are happy to just eat, chill and smile with contentment.

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JohnS
London
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Second time I'd visited the Hanway place Hakkasan, once before COVID and once after.
There were 4 of us that all ate of the menu as opposed to set meal, the menu seems to be smaller than last time I went with more of an emphasis on the set meals which can be fairly pricy.
We had dim sum for starters to share which was superb, so we ordered another. This was followed by a whole duck which was presented to us then taken away to be served. The duck skin was served on small portions and the remainder of the duck was served as a dish with the main courses.
For mains we had several beef dishes which were all superb as well as a satay chicken which was also very good, lots of crispy skin.

The wine was good, but expensive (as is usual in most restaruants).

I look forward to going again in the future, but perhaps when the menu changes more so we can try a new range of dishes.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

4th time there. As excellent as always.

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RochieW
London
4 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

I came for the first time for my birthday meal with my best friend.
We opted for the Shou set menu at £98 pp...great variety of dishes and good value.

Our server was very helpful and friendly but service was very slow and for a Tuesday evening this was quite surprising.
We arrived at 7.30 and left at 11.00pm. Long gaps between the starters mains and dessert and equally long waits for the drinks. This was a shame as it added a lot of extra time and as we had a commute back home and work the next day we really did end up staying out much later than intended.

As it was my birthday I was given a free dessert and candle etc which was a nice touch.

The restaurant is very loud and dark so if you are intending to have a catch up with a friend this is definitely not the place unless you are going to sit side by side to hear one another . Music playing was house music if I recall.

I would definitely recommend the duck salad, dim sum and Chilean seabass.

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Niks
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely place to eat. We went during a quiet time and looked as if it was starting to become more busy as we finished but the atmosphere, service and food was amazing. Really enjoyed the vegan dim sum!

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Nick
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2021
Overall2food3service3ambience4

We ordered the pearl tasting menu (~260 pounds) and a bottle of wine. 7 out of 8 dishes (the 8th was desert) was at our table within 30 minutes. You may ask how can I be so precise? Funny you ask, it came so quickly we checked my phone as we could not believe it. Yes, the plates got cold by the time we got to them. Service and food was good but the experience lacked. We observed our entire section receive all of their dishes in one serving as they did not get a tasting menu. Disappointing evening which was over before we knew it.

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vipNico
London
5 reviews
Dined on 5 September 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

They change the menu and not as good as before and somehow more expensive. Not good value for money.

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simonw
Yorkshire
6 reviews
Dined on 4 September 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Dined here on numerous occasions and really enjoyed it, on this occasion the service was very slow we waited around 35 mins for our first drink, whilst the food was ok ! , the duck salad was both a small portion and it lacked duck and the waiter just put it on the table and moved the salad about a bit as opposed to dressing it as normal I think this was due to the lack of duck he was trying to disguise. We mentioned this to a senior waiter who did offer us another portion which we declined.overall the food was nice it’s usually great and I rarely need to leave a review let alone a negative one .
We will return and hopefully it will be better

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Tikka
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

The food was very average, could have been much better. The restaurant was extremely noisy.

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Elsa
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience1

Abominable service! Unwelcoming staff, tables crammed together, dirty wine glasses, the waitress spilt the wine and no apology, had to download restaurant wifi to access the menu, the list goes on! The only saving grace was the food. Will not be recommending this place, hard to fathom they ever had a Michelin star.

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Fickle1
Berkshire
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great food, and ambience for an intimate birthday meal. The cocktail I chose wasn't for me but that was poor selection on my behalf. Felt Covid safe, can't wait to go back!

MK
MihhailK
1 review