About Orient London

Orient London is an independent Chinese restaurant in Soho's Chinatown, London.

Our specialities are Dim Sum and seafood, with a focus on Szechuan and Cantonese dishes, plus those from the northern regions of China.

Our aim is to delight and enthuse customers who want to experience delicious, authentic Chinese food that is honestly-priced.

We hope you'll find our service friendly and efficient, our ambiance relaxing and our refurbished premises with contemporary décor elegant and comfortable.

Proud to serve the Chinese and central London business communities, plus theatre-goers and tourists.

All our dishes (including all Dim Sum) are cooked fresh daily by our own chefs on the premises.

15 Wardour Street
London, W1D 6PH
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Chinese, Asian, Dim Sum

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 12:00 - 23:15
Friday - Saturday: 12:00 - 23:45
Sunday: 11:30 - 22:45

Cross Street:
Lisle Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
£25 and under

Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
020 7989 8880

Website:
http://www.orientlondon.com/

Public Transport:
Leicester Square & Piccadilly Circus

Executive Chef:
Mr Tang

Additional:
Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wine

Orient London Ratings and Reviews

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Moderate

87% would recommend it to a friend

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Lunch (17)
Business Meals (16)
Spicy (14)
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Creative Cuisine (12)
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Fit for Foodies (11)
Fun (10)
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 (London)·Dined 2 days ago

Do go! We loved it. The food was superb. The service was excellent. It made a great evening out for us all.

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·Dined 4 days ago

Excellent food, great service. Definitely recommend!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Authentic, Casual, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Spicy, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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·Dined on 13 November 2017

Our first visit. We booked the Orient because the reviews were very complimentary and we were not disappointed. Will not hesitate to visit again when we are next in London as we live near Brighton. Our son, who was with us, was over from San Francisco, and, as a pilot, visits China on a regular basis and made the remark that the Orient takes a lot of beating.
Well done you!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients
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 (London)·Dined on 3 November 2017

I went to the Orient with 2 colleagues for a business dinner. The food was excellent and the service was good. We will definitely return.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options
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·Dined on 2 November 2017

Excellent food served with care. Waitresses very attentive and kind. Would recommend to anyone worth the journey into London for us. Will visit again. Good wine list. Food fairly priced for the quality and the Dim Sum truly scrumptious. Lots of activity to watch as food delivered to the tables.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Spicy, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Kid-friendly, People Watching
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·Dined on 28 October 2017

Perfect venue for a family celebration and the food was fantastic!

Tags: Fun, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on 27 October 2017

Excellent food and service in fashionable surroundings.
Very good value...not much to go wrong here!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Fit for Foodies
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 (Columbus)·Dined on 26 October 2017

Had a group of 12 people in for a celebratory meal with some colleagues. We were placed on a large circular table, and the service was incredible all night. We all ordered the set menu C, and food was great. Would recommend easily to anyone. Easily caters to large groups (circular table can seat 12-13 people)

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·Dined on 21 October 2017

Whenever in London we always try and visit. Great food always served quickly and piping hot. Great service nothing is to much trouble.

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on 13 October 2017

I recommend this restaurant especially for its dimsums

Tags: Spicy, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on 9 October 2017

Lovely food, very attentive friendly staff. Went as a pre Theatre meal. We were served very quickly, we had the set meal c and all the food was delicious. Beautiful interior with very clean facilities. Would definitely recommend.

Tags: Scenic View, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (London)·Dined on 1 October 2017

We loved it, great find. Generous portions and reasonably priced.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Tampa)·Dined on 27 September 2017

Great Peking duck!! Service excellent . Good for a pre show meal

Tags: Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on 24 September 2017

Lovely meal! It had a really lovely vibe and was perfect for date night. The prices were fair and the vegetarian options were bomb!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on 22 September 2017

Great food, particularly the crispy duck pancakes and the honey and lemon chicken. Good value for money.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (London)·Dined on 15 September 2017

I went with 2 colleagues for a business dinner. The food was great and the service excellent. The bill was very reasonable for food of this quality. Overall a good experience. I will definitely be going back.

Tags: Good for Groups
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·Dined on 6 September 2017

Best chinese that we have had when visiting London. Excellent service

Tags: Authentic
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·Dined on 6 September 2017

Lovely restaurant and excellent food will come again

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 5 September 2017

Had dinner here before a show. We enjoyed the 3 course meal with appetizer platter, shredded duck, and multiple small entrees. Each was very tasty and freshly prepared. Service was prompt and efficient. Staff seemed to be used to the routine of serving quicker meals prior to the 7:30 theatre times and were very accommodating. Would eat here again for delicious Chinese cuisine if our travels bring us back to London.

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 (Hertfordshire)·Dined on 4 September 2017

Great food and good service. Would recommend. Ideal before or after theatre

Tags: Casual, Fit for Foodies, Quick Bite
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 (London)·Dined on 24 August 2017

Following a previous good visit the the Orient we decided to return for a pre cinema meal. This visit lived up to our expectations. The food is very good and worth a visit.

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·Dined on 19 August 2017

Great food and a very good price for the quality and quantity. I took my girlfriend here for her birthday and we were thoroughly impressed

Tags: Healthy, Business Meals, Romantic, Authentic
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 (London)·Dined on 19 August 2017

One of the best Chinese restaurants in the china town area

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (London)·Dined on 26 July 2017

Excellent food, excellent service. This was the best Chinese meal we have ever had and we will return next time we are in London. Polite, attentive staff who were really helpful with the menu. Unfortunately, the ambience was spoilt by a large group of Chinese summer school students. They were very noisy and boisterous. The staff did not seem to want to ask them to be quieter. After they had left, it was fine.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Authentic
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 (London)·Dined on 19 July 2017

This is a great place for delicious dim-sum at a reasonable price. Served daily from 12 - 4, the food arrived promptly and there was a good selection of choice, but not a hugely overwhelmingly sized menu.

Tags: Casual
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 (London)·Dined on 29 June 2017

Great food, great service

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 (London)·Dined on 17 June 2017

Went to Orient for a friend's 60th birthday. We had a lovely meal and thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience. We had a set menu which was excellent value, mainly because the menu was so extensive we couldn't decide what to choose. The staff are helpful and attentive. The service is very quick and the food is delicious. Could not fault it. Will be back soon!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (London)·Dined on 21 May 2017

Friendly staff and very good service. The food was much better than your average Chinatown restaurant, a definite step up.

Tags: Fun, Good for a Date, Late-night Find
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 (London)·Dined on 13 May 2017

Good value on edge of China town. Excellent service great food.

Tags: Casual, Spicy, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Healthy, Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Nottingham)·Dined on 16 April 2017

We came here for a date after seeing the post on a 'chinatown' instagram. The food was AMAZING! There was a lot of it but everything was refined and modern, the seafood was lovely and rice too...and the satay sauce dip. All of it:)

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View
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 (London)·Dined on 4 April 2017

Dim sum are great. Just a bit crowded in weekend. Hong Kong style and taste.

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 (London)·Dined on 31 March 2017

Brilliant food and excellent service. I would recommend The Orient to friends and family and look forward to returning soon.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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 (London)·Dined on 31 March 2017

Terrific food as always from Orient. The turnip cake in xo sauce is a firm favourite!

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Good for Groups
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 (London)·Dined on 25 March 2017

Excellent table, service and food

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 (Dublin)·Dined on 24 March 2017

We booked through Open Table it was easy. The restaurant was waiting for us. (That has not always been the case). But the Orient lived up to its name. Great service. Quick efficient service. Value for money. Would certainly go back again.

Would have no hesitation in recommending this restaurant to anybody

Tags: Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine
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 (London)·Dined on 11 March 2017

Quite good Cantonese style restaurant.

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 (London)·Dined on 9 March 2017

Great service and food. Very good for business purposes.

Tags: Good for Groups, Authentic, Good for a Date
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 (London)·Dined on 3 March 2017

Fantastic from start to finish. Great location, friendly service (unusual for Chinatown) speedy, tasty and good value. Can't recommend highly enough. We had a great table in the window- perfect for watching the hordes. Every dish was cooked to perfection and incredibly tasty. Will eat here every time we want a Chinese in London.

Tags: Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching, Outstanding Value
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 (Italy)·Dined on 25 February 2017

The food was great. You must book hours before. Suggested!

Tags: Quick Bite
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 (London)·Dined on 16 February 2017

Great wok hei flavours, fast service. Great for a tasty pre theatre meal. Seafood dishes particularly good.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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