Ken Lo's Memories of China
Situated in London's exclusive Belgravia, Ken Lo's has long been a neighbourhood gem and continues to receive oustanding reviews. As well as impeccable service, the restaurant also offers an impressive wine list and is beautifully decorated with traditional Chinese style wood and fabrics for an atmospheric setting. For those in the know, the restaurant will also accomodate takeaway service.
This neighbourhood gem enjoys the patronage of well-heeled clientele from Belgravia and Knightsbridge. The restaurant's intimate and atmospheric interior is a perfect place to hold a business lunch or a celebratory dinner with friends.
Still as good as it was the day it opened
Exceptional food and ambiance
The food is excellent and the ambiance is nice enough with attentive staff. The portions are very generous and this is of course is reflected in the price which is high, especially the Broccoli at £8.50 but also the starters. The absence now of oriental staff takes away a little from the authenticity of the place but it is still very well managed and a great place to go for good Chinese food/meal.
Food was splendid; service excellent and attentive while also being unobtrusive. We were always offered time between courses and did not feel hurried at any time, so we were able to have a relaxed and most enjoyable meal. I'd definitely recommend this restaurant to my friends.
Under new management and sadly the food was not of the same standard
Wonderful food and excellent service. My wife and I had a great time 👍
Great food, speedy service. My favourite Chinese restaurant!
it was Christmas eve and also a birthday celebration so we are a lot and it was great.
Amazing service (seriously, the best we had on our entire history of visiting London) Amazing food. Cannot recommend this restaurant enough.
Great menu and wine menu with 'non-standard' options.
Been a Ken Lo’s Customer for 20 years, always great food and great evening.
Had a most enjoyable meal in very comfortable surroundings. Would highly recommend this restaurant.
Even though I have been here before, I thought the food was pretty average this time and the service was very slow & not that good - we had a table booked at 12.30pm for lunch and left at about 3.45pm. This is far too slow for a business lunch.
The restaurant has been redecorated in a minimalist style. The ambience is relaxing and the staff are friendly and efficient.
The food is not high end, but bright and attractively presented. The cover included a large basket of prawn crackers. We ordered soup, rice and three main courses, which was about right for two persons. to drink we had China tea and the bill came to £75, which we thought reasonable for Belgravia.
Only the soups (chicken sweet corn and crab sweet corn) gave cause for concern as they were overly gloopy and virtually tasteless.
Kid-Friendly restaurant. Good food and wonderful staff.
What a wonderful Birthday dinner with close friends and family.
Superb Chinese meal...best we have eaten in a long time
Good quality Chinese food. Pretty quiet at lunchtime. Kitchen closes 14:30 so not the place for a leisurely or late lunch!
Good food high quality meat (duck pork chicken dishes ) friendly waiters
Since the day it opened, Ken Lo's successors have kept to the extremely high standard he and Mr. Butt began. Memories of China never disappoints.
Pleasant location & interior design.
Sharp service from well-managed Italian team.
London West End standard of refined (largely) Cantonese cuisine.
Chinese tea selection needs to be significantly improved.
High, consistent quality of customer experience after four decades- & not a few changes of ownership.
We went for lunch with some clients who used to live in Singapore. Although it was a little quiet and I have always thought the décor a tad sterile, there was no doubting the quality of the food, wine and indeed the impeccable service. We always love the Capital Ribs (off the bone), Sesame Prawn Toast and a real highlight the Salt and Pepper Prawns. Crispy duck is a must and perfectly shredded. On the main course probably the standout was the Chicken with Cashews, although the Singapore Noodles are a must have as well.
No signs of any feeling of dehydration after the event, showing this is fresh cooked and not full of added salt.
It's not a cheap place, but it is refined and the food is excellent - there are private rooms at the front and they are great for bigger parties.
Good late night dining. Tasty food, but the wine list is mediocre and expensive.
It has a great selection of dim sum and other appetizers.
In addition I highly recommend the monkfish with ginger and spring onions
We have been previously to Memories when visiting London and very much wanted to return. We were not disappointed. Food was excellent and service was first rate.
One of the best if not the best Chinese restaurant in London. The crispy aromatic duck is to die for.
In general modern, well served very good food, a must when you visit London.
Have been going to this restaurant for over 20 years . one of my favourites whenever I visit London .
Excellent food !! Wish they could bring some new innovative items from time to time .
Just one complaint - I always feel "rushed" - the staff does not allow us enough time to relax .They are constantly -sort of "standing on your head" .
Nice meal. Very large portions so wasted a lot. Nice staff
The usual exceptional service and delicious food. Thank you
We were celebrating a birthday and had a private room. I had not requested this, so it was a lovely surprise. The food was amazing and the service very good. They were very attentive to all our needs and dietary requirements.
Food was superb as usual! will return soonest! Had forgotten how good your Singapore Noodles were - my guests loved the whole evening! Thank you
Been to the restaurant a couple of times and always enjoyed the food.
The service was amazing! The food was so delicious! I will be coming back again.
Really great service - staff v polite, attentive and made some great recommendations. This is one of the tastiest Chinese meals I’ve ever had.
Since Kenneth and Anne Lo started this restaurant we have been going and it NEVER disappoints
The Chef is top class and has retained all these years the high quality that is unbeatable
The evening has been enjoyed by all guests. A warm Welcome also al the excellent service will a third visit make sure.
And last but not least: the booking with "Open Table" works perfectly. Not so in my old Germany.
The food was bland, the staff tried to be friendly but one did not know what the other was doing. My experience was very average to below average.
Awesome as usual. Been coming for years. Best in the West End !!
Such a lovely, friendly restaurant. Delicious food and excellent service. We will definitely return.
I was a frequent client in the 1980s, this was my first visit in 30 years ... I was very disappointed and I imagine that Ken is looking down from his 'Seventh Heaven' feeling pretty grumpy with what they have done in his name !!!
Excellent meal and staff were very good and attentive