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Kai

4.6
1027 reviews
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£41 and over
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Chinese
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Voted the ‘Best Chinese’ in London by Harden’s Guide 2009 and recently awarded the Michelin Star, Kai Mayfair combines warm and attentive service in surroundings that whisper luxury- perfect for ‘romance or business’







‘Beccleuch Estate Sirloin with black pepper, garlic flakes and sliced Chinese croissant’ ‘Steamed Chilean Sea bass Fillet, Chopped Snow Leaf topped with Shrimp Crumble’ are examples of Kai’s modern approach to Chinese cooking. The style is fresh and innovative but never forgetting it’s true Chinese roots.







‘The gracious service makes one feel like a regular within a visit or two.’ Zagat 2009
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Chinese
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Hours of Operation
Lunch: Monday-Friday 12:00PM-2:00PM,

Saturday-Sunday 12:30PM-2:30PM



Dinner: Monday-Saturday 6:30PM-10:30PM

Sunday 6:30PM-10:00PM
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Phone number
020 7493 8988
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Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Alex Chow
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Private Party Facilities
We can seat up to 24 people in a single table and have 2 private rooms for 6 & 12. There are no additional charges for the use of our private rooms.
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Parking Details
After 6.30pm, free parking outside restaurant on Single Yellow Lines Before 6.30pm, large number of parking meters available outside the restaurant
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Public Transit
Tube:Marble Arch, Bond Street
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Special Events & Promotions
Kai Mayfair claims its first Michelin Star with the release of the 2009 Michelin Guide. One of only eight newcomers in the most recent update of the guide, Kai Mayfair takes its rightful place amongst the top talent in the restaurant business.
Additional
Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Private Room, Wine
What 1027 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.5
service
4.5
ambience
4.1
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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Fantastic meal with my partner & in-laws as always! It was very nice being welcomed back like old friends. I am disabled & the fact that there is no disabled access toilet is the only downside to this beautiful restaurant. We would've had another bottle of wine had I been able to use the facilities. They are down 2 & a half flights of stairs with only partial handrails. Being able to climb & descend stairs is a must for this restaurant. It's well worth a visit if you're able to.

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1.0Dined on 13 April 2018

Family of 5 everyday dinner cost £750! And 3 of us were ill afterwards. Shame as service was good and food tasty.

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5.0Dined on 8 April 2018

It was our anniversary lunch and the staff made it a memorable occasion. Food was absolutely amazing and the service was really good.

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2.0Dined on 31 March 2018

No flavour to food,
Chicken dishes are undercooked and very dry if you have it with rice/noodles
Would rather go to a local Asian take away than go here again with the prices for a fried chicken leg with some burnt masala type thing with it. Really hurt
Me to pay the money and I don’t ever moan!!!

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4.0Dined on 30 March 2018

Little Plates menu for a long lunch was wonderful, especially the soft shell crab, lamb and spicy chicken. Felt I was being upsold a little by the waiter which was a bit disappointing as to number of dishes.

They do allow children in here, so be aware of that, especially as some tables are close together.

Overall it was very good but wasn’t as good as some experiences I’ve had

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1.0Dined on 24 March 2018

Rude staff, average food not to mention the main dish Peking duck not available. Fried duck served with cold pancakes and when we told the waiter she decided to rudely stick her hand in to touch them and then walked away and literally “threw” another portion on our table. Awful, would never recommend...cannot believe this is a Michelin starred restaurant and had totally different expectations especially regarding service which was way below average. Will definitely not see me again

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5.0Dined on 9 March 2018

Amazing as always

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5.0Dined on 8 March 2018

Outstanding food

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3.0Dined on 24 February 2018

Planned a special 10 year anniversary meal here. I told the restaurant in advance that it was a special occasion and my partner and I are both vegan and we were told a note was made in our file. However when we arrived the waiter at our table did not know. Not only did he not know thay we were vegan but he did not appear to know what vegan was. He pointed us to the vegetarian menu and said that we can pick all items except for the egg noodles. We then explained to him that we don’t eat any animal products and explained what vegan is. He then asked us if we ate fish. Being vegan should be something that all staff are aware of. We chose what we wanted and eventually, after a very long time, the waiter came back to our table. He then told us that there was only 2 starters and 3 main courses that were vegan. He did not tell us that before and neither was I told this on the phone. this therefore meant we had to eat those specific dishes. The food taste was good, although very small portions for the price, but our evening was spoiled a bit by being limited to what we chose. We were still hungry after our meal and would really have liked our waiter to speak to the kitchen to see if an alternative vegan dish could be made based on the other dishes we liked the sound of. It would also be really good to see at least one vegan dessert other than sorbet.

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2.0Dined on 19 February 2018

Food is not tasteful at all, two stars is for the dessert.

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5.0Dined on 18 February 2018

An authentic but yet creative Chinese restaurant, very yummy food, desserts were excellent, highly recommended, will definitely return!!

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3.0Dined on 13 February 2018

The food is nice for a Chinese family, but the service and ambiance is below the anticipation. The attitude of waiters are much nicer than waitresses.

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5.0Dined on 3 February 2018

Absolutely fantastic meal to celebrate the in-laws Ruby Wedding Anniversary. The food was amazing as was the champagne & wine. It was a really lovely touch that Kai's presented a 'happy anniversary' plate. Beautiful.

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4.0Dined on 28 January 2018

Perfect, everything is perfect

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1.0Dined on 23 January 2018

Very bad experience. Wouldn’t recommend

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2.0Dined on 18 January 2018

Mayfair disaster.
Pleasant, even posh, surroundings and courteous table service were ruined by poor and very expensive food. It was tepid and swimming in grease. For that quality, just 2 dishes, 1 portion of rice and a pot of jasmine tea I paid £90. As President Trump would say, very bad!

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5.0Dined on 14 January 2018

One of my favorite restaurants in London. Fabulous food and impeccable service. Upscale and wonderful.

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5.0Dined on 13 January 2018

Excellent food and service. Already booked to come back again.

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5.0Dined on 10 January 2018

The staff was very polite and took great care about us.

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5.0Dined on 6 January 2018

As always, a pleasure to spend our anniversary at Kai, as we do every year. Great service, drinks, food and atmosphere.

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5.0Dined on 4 January 2018

Very nice experience with very nice staff and service

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1.0Dined on 4 January 2018

Over priced. Too expensive for a dinners.. portions are too small for even one person

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5.0Dined on 4 January 2018

Amazing place

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3.0Dined on 31 December 2017

New year evening but i was surprised there was no celebration at all

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5.0Dined on 31 December 2017

Hervorragender Service
Und ein ganz besonderes essen

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5.0Dined on 29 December 2017

The food was beyond great. Duck and tiger prawns were amazing as were the desserts! Wine list was also good and worth checking out.

Make a trip to this gem in Mayfair!

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5.0Dined on 28 December 2017

Holiday in London, one of our favorite restaurants in London. Every visit to Kai is a culinary experience with flavors that are beyond imagination. If you miss going to Kai when in London, you’ve missed one of the truly memorable meals of a lifetime.

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1.0Dined on 24 December 2017

The restaurant is a disgrace to Chinese cuisine. It is the first time that I write a comment and the only reason is that the Kai is too bad. Any restaurants, namely, in China town outperform this one taking the price into considerations.

When sitting down, no one is serving you. After two requests, the food menu is finally provided. The two dishes I order are sold out. Please don't open reservation for 8:30 if insufficient food is prepared. Last but not the least, the restaurant counts one dish twice in the bill and it is only found out after payment. Even KFC would not do such a thing. The restaurant is worth no star. After the dinner, the waiter bring our coats incorrectly twice.

Please don't go to this one and trust me. The food they provide is not authentic. The ma-po tofu is sweet jeez.

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4.0Dined on 23 December 2017

Visited Kai after around 2 years. Location in Mayfair is prime. Food was good , service very good but ambience so and so. Restaurant with basement space doesn’t help. Nice overall dinner date but not in my top picks.

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5.0Dined on 22 December 2017

Excellent food and equally great service. Definitely the best Chinese in the city without question.

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4.0Dined on 18 December 2017

The food was amazing and the waiters were friendly but the heaters were so high.

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5.0Dined on 16 December 2017

Always a experience eating at Kai, one of our favourite restaurants. Although the team is new, but very switched on. Will keep going back.

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5.0Dined on 12 December 2017

Really first class restaurant. Service excellent, food delicious, nice friendly atmosphere. I would thoroughly recomend it.

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5.0Dined on 8 December 2017

In short ... perfection is the address of this restaurant

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4.0Dined on 1 December 2017

This is a nice restaurant.We're sitting on the ground floor. People are having a party, so it's a little noisy. The waiter's attitude is quite right,but the dish is a little dirty. The food is really good, the wasabi prawn is really delicious, and the lobster noodles, we are very happy. The dessert is just as good. In short, the restaurant is highly recommended for this Chinese cuisine.

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5.0Dined on 27 November 2017

Good food, good service as always. Waiters always eager to give you personal service.

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5.0Dined on 24 November 2017

Great cocktails, and an incredible vegetarian menu.
I booked for a party of 6 for a birthday and we were given the private room which was perfect. Service was a little more slow compared to the first time I went to Kai but overall it was a great experience!
Will definitely be going back again.

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5.0Dined on 12 November 2017

Lovely experience with excellent vegetarian food and scrumptious desserts. Plus and added extra petit four for a birthday.

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3.0Dined on 11 November 2017

The food isn't that good comparing other similar restaurants. The service is outstanding. But I don't recommend this restaurant.

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5.0Dined on 7 November 2017

Absolutely fantastic service and the food was exquisite

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