Park Chinois

4.5
472 reviews
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  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Live Music
Behind the intriguing red doors is Park Chinois, a luxury restaurant and live entertainment venue that pays homage to 1930s Shanghai. Bold Chinese cuisine, an extensive cocktail list and a mischievous cabaret make for a unique experience.

Park Chinois is split into two dining areas, Salon de Chine and Club Chinois. Salon de Chine is the stunning ground floor restaurant, serving lunch and dinner daily or pop into bar for drinks and dim sum from 12 to close, each day.

Located on the lower floor is the enchanting Club Chinois, a cabaret and dining experience to engage the senses. Dinner, drinks, entertainment and late night DJ's every Wednesday to Saturday night.

Special Offers

Brunch: 3 course menu, half a bottle of champagne & a drink £58

3 course menu, half a bottle of Charles Heidsieck Champagne and drink on arrival £58 per person
Expect to be drawn in by the enchanting vibe of Club Chinois as you indulge in an opulent Chinese brunch while DJs play. Spend the afternoon grazing over a three course Chinese feast, half a bottle of Charles Heidsieck Champagne and drink on arrival. 24 hours’ notice for every cancellation and for bookings cancelled in less than this time, a fee of £20 per person will apply.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 11 May 2019

Ends: 8 November 2019

Availability: Sat 11:45-16:00

2 Course Lunch & Wine £30

2 or 3 course lunch with a glass of wine or craft beer. Lunch only, dine from set-menu and choose from a glass of house wine, or beer. Soft option available instead of beer or wine but excludes mocktails. Offer cannot be redeemed in conjunction with any other offers or discounts.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 2 - 6 people

Starts: 15 March 2019

Ends: 30 June 2019

Availability: Sun-Fri 12:00-15:00

Pre-dinner cocktail

Every Sunday to Thursday, book a table between 6pm and 7:30pm and enjoy a signature cocktail on the house. Late diners, enjoy a cocktail the house, on all bookings after 10:45pm on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday night. Offers cannot be redeemed in conjunction with any other offers or discounts.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 2 - 6 people

Starts: 31 January 2019

Ends: 30 June 2019

Availability: Sun 18:00-19:30
Mon-Wed 18:00-19:30 22:45-23:45
Thu 18:00-19:30

What 472 People Are Saying
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RD
London
16 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

If you're looking for a thoroughly opulent Chinese restaurant in Mayfair, then look no further! We enjoyed a very civilised lunch at Park Chinois, admiring the plush fixtures and fittings and relaxing to the soothing and sophisticated jazz soundtrack. We ate some precise and delicious dim sum, an excellent shitake mushroom salad, some tasty black cod and a slightly skimpy and disappointing portion of steamed bass. Sides of fried rice and noodles were both excellent, and the service was unfailingly efficient and charming. The price of £30 per head for the Open Table set menu (plus 15% service - ouch!) was just about OK, and probably just about worth it for the overall experience. A la carte food prices however are outrageous. Don't even think about choosing outside the prix fixe menu (or opening the wine list) unless your wealthy uncle is paying.

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NH
1 review
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 3

The food was disgusting everything tasted of cinnamon when we complained they said it was preference but if it said in the menu it was going to taste of cinnamon we wouldn’t have ordered it

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k
London
29 reviews
Dined on 10 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

It is a very nice and energetic place, Very good service, Great atmosphere Very nice food but Expensive and Not much of it

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BV
London
1 review
Dined on 10 May 2019
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 4

One of the most absurdly expensive Chinese restaurants I have ever been to. If you are charging these amounts for your food you should make sure the quality is top notch - which it isn't.

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r
London
9 reviews
Dined on 7 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very beautiful and opulent restaurant, the food is incredible quality and perhaps the Chinese I have had (baring in mind I have just returned from Hong Kong). You do pay a very high price for it all but worth it for an occasion! I will be back

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New England
1 review
Dined on 3 May 2019
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 3

Main points:
1) we forgot to cancel in time and they showed no flexibility and told us we would be charged €100 unless despite us traveling
2) we decided to show up. Waitress recommended a few dishes which we quickly realized was all fried. We asked to change after 2 minutes of placing the order. She said she can’t change the order
3) food was average at best
4) price was high £200 for two people (one drink each and no dessert).

In summary I don’t recommend. Very far from earning a single Michelin Star

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MA
London
2 reviews
Dined on 1 May 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Fantastic service, beautiful dinner settings and views in the restaurant. Food was a little bit of a let down.

Park Chinois
Responded on 9 May 2019

Glad you enjoyed the evening, sounds like you had fun. Sorry to hear that food didn't absolutely hit the spot for you. Thanks for the feedback.

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OT
London
6 reviews
Dined on 20 April 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Very nice waiter. Very dark and found it hard to not be distracted by other guests. Music was very cool, a tech house kind of vibe ... wife was also not massively on board with this date night. This one just wasn’t for us I’m afraid ...

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FU
London
8 reviews
Dined on 20 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

An enjoyable evening for us, in a relaxed setting. Great food and attentive service. Would be happy to recommend this restaurant.

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i
London
3 reviews
Dined on 10 April 2019
Overall 2food 4service 3ambience 3

One accepts that a 'lux' Chinese restaurant in Mayfair isn't going to be cheap; but in addition to the steep food prices, it was the wine list pricing that really annoyed me. As well as 400%+ mark ups, they have the cheek to charge an additional 15% service charge, (which of course includes wine!). SO - a magnum of the very reliable Pieropan La Rocca, which can be found for £50-£60 was £230 PLUS 15% = £264!!! BTW - When did 15% inclusive service charge become the 'norm'?

Park Chinois
Responded on 15 April 2019

Hi Ian, thank you for this feedback, we're undertaking a review of all pricing at the moment so will certainly add this into that project. Thanks, Lyndsay

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London
1 review
Dined on 8 April 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 5

The truffle rice was burnt so I couldnt taste anything because of the burnt rice.

The salad needed more dressing

The soup needed salt.

I have been in PC several times and never had an issue,
maybe the chef was having a bad day!

Hope it doesnt happen again.

Park Chinois
Responded on 15 April 2019

Hi, I'm sorry to hear that, it certainly doesn't sound like the norm so apologies that the kitchen was off mark at that particular time. Thank you for letting us know and let us know next time you make a reservation. Thanks Lyndsay

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NL
London
1 review
Dined on 8 April 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Food is great and delicious, albeit slightly overpriced in my opinion. Interior decoration is very impressive. Service is a 4 because while they ticked all the basic boxes, our server was not very well informed about the menu and could barely answer any of our questions regarding the dishes. They also have an air of arrogance (in particular the guy in the white suit, who I believe is the manager) and did not exude the warmth and sincerity you'd expect from a high-end restaurant like theirs. Would go again thought because the food and ambience is good.

Park Chinois
Responded on 15 April 2019

Hi Natalie, glad you loved the interiors and the food and we'd love to see you back in the restaurant. I'm sorry to hear that about your server. The ones in the white coats are our commis waiters, or junior waiters so I'll feed that back to their manager as it may be that you had someone brand new serving you and hence they didn't know the menu as well. Either way though, not great for you so apologies again. Thanks Lyndsay

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 1

Very bad ambiance

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A
London
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Amazing service, entertainment and atmosphere. Good was good, not as amazinggn as i thought it may be, but good nonetheless. We enjoyed our evening here

Park Chinois
Responded on 15 April 2019

Hi, glad you loved the entertainment and atmosphere! Hope to see you back in the restaurant one day.

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E
London
20 reviews
Dined on 5 April 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Really good food - lunch menu is a lot cheaper and still very nice. Cold inside.

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SN
London
23 reviews
Dined on 3 April 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Very nice evening and the service was very good. Food was very good too, however the bill was up there with a Michelin star meal and really it felt a little expensive for what it was. Good if you are feeling flush.

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VP
1 review
Dined on 27 March 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 3

Nice place, starters amazing, main food average, but very very very very expensive!!!!

Park Chinois
Responded on 1 April 2019

Thank you, we're glad you enjoyed the venue and starters. Our pricing reflects the overall nature of the restaurant and whilst we don't shy away from that, we do hope customers value the overall experience. Thanks

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New England
1 review
Dined on 19 March 2019
Overall 1food 5service 2ambience 3

We went and thought the food was fabulous,but the problem was there must of been a misunderstanding between us and the waiter. We had ordered a noodle dish and it never came so we asked our waiter , he apologized and went to get it for us. There was leftovers so I thought my son would be able to take it home. but they have a policy of you can’t take with you anything home. . That wasn’t the problem. The problem was that when we were ready for dessert he came to us and said sorry you won’t be able to have dessert because you have exceeded your 2 hr limit.... really we are eating and enjoying our food and we can’t order dessert??? What type of policy is that....

Park Chinois
Responded on 1 April 2019

Thanks for feeding back, like a lot of busy restaurants we do have a 2 hour seating and whilst we try and be as flexible as possible, we do also have to balance that with guest bookings. However, I'm sorry that you felt like you were rushed off during your meal, that is certainly not the intention. Thank you for letting us know and for also taking the time to let us know that the food was fabulous.

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JB
1 review
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went for birthday celebrations. It is expensive but the food was unique. There was a live band the extra cover charge was an unexpected add on the bill! The service was great! Would recommend as a treat!

Park Chinois
Responded on 1 April 2019

Thanks Jay! Glad you had a great evening. We do put the cover charge info on the confirmation but we actually reviewed this recently to make sure that it was clear, as we'd also had feedback from others to say they hadn't picked up on this and that was not our intention as we don't want it to be a surprise for anyone. Thanks Lyndsay

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l
London
4 reviews
Dined on 15 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Exquisite food, excellent staff, overdone decor

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on 12 March 2019
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 4

The restaurant itself is beautiful and has potential to be a nice dining experience. However, the food and service here is some of the worst I have experienced thus far in London. Not only was the food subpar at best, the service was abominable. Our waiter would disappear for 15 minutes at a time and it was impossible to find someone to bring us more water. You would receive better service dining at Pret a Manger than here. For the amount of money they charge for their food, I am beyond disappointed with my experience. Won’t be returning ever again.

Park Chinois
Responded on 18 March 2019

Thank you for this feedback though naturally we're disappointed that your experience fell short of your expectations. We're putting a lot of focus on the service to ensure it's absolutely consistent for each and every guest so feedback like this is important to us. Thanks again, Lyndsay

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 12 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent will be back for certain.

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MP
London
2 reviews
Dined on 10 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Love the food and ambience there. I would definitely go back

Park Chinois
Responded on 1 April 2019

Thanks Monica, we're glad you had a great time and look forward to having you return to Park Chinois.

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London
2 reviews
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

The additional service charge (15%) when other high end restaurants is 12.5% is quite offensive especially as the service is no better than other restaurants. It’s also quite poor that they add a £10 per person fee to the bill because they offer live music, this isn’t stated anyway and you can’t opt out of it if you so wish.

Park Chinois
Responded on 18 March 2019

Thanks for the feedback, the £10 per person charge is reflective of the entertainment that is in Salon de Chine. From April onwards this will no longer apply. To your point about not knowing this, we do put that info on the confirmation, however, I do think people overlook it, hence one of our reasons for reviewing and removing the entertainment fee. Thanks Lyndsay

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 6 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A birthday.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Service was great, Food arrived in good time. Staff were amazing. Overall a great dining experience.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was very romantic, the restaurant has set up the mood well

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GR
London
5 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Superb evening. Delicious food, excellent service, very large menu and live music. We’ll be back very soon.

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A
London
1 review
Dined on 13 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best restaurant in London. Perfect for date night. Great entertainment, good food and awesome ambiance

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l
London
39 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great set price lunch menu as a la carte very pricey.
Not that busy on a Friday lunchtime with 3 friends so noise levels good. Service prompt.
Food excellent. We enjoyed vegetarian dim sum, normal dim sum, and octopus.
Mains we chose were wild sea bass, duck, and sweet and sour chicken. The latter 2 very traditional chinese style, very tasty, quite heavy though. But we all cleared our plates. They don't serve much green veg but a good size portion of egg fried rice.

Wine list seems extortionate.
We stuck to tea - £7 each but they do refill!

They serve little jellied sweets as birthday dish.

Would rcommend. My friends all really enjoyed it and as it was quiet they let us stay chatting til after 5pm!

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London
1 review
Dined on 6 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 4

Booked this for my husbands big birthday. The food, ambience and entertainment was excellent however we felt very underwhelmed by the service in the restaurant. The waiter was hesitant to recommend dishes, saying everything was nice. The food would be brought out from the kitchen only for somebody to stand and hold it at a nearby table for a few minutes before it was brought to us. Our drinks were not topped up at all and the transition between courses required a wait for 15 minutes to clear the table once we had clearly finished eating. Perhaps they were very busy and the waiter was new, but for the amount we paid and the service charge of 15%, I found the service in the restaurant sub standard compared to others within this calibre of restaurants.

Park Chinois
Responded on 8 February 2019

Glad you really enjoyed the experience and the food but I'm sorry that the service wasn't up to scratch. This is definitely something that we're constantly reviewing so feedback like this is very helpful. Thanks for letting us know, Lyndsay

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London
7 reviews
Dined on 4 February 2019
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 3

Went for Chinese New Year. Website advertised a set menu to experience a wide range of dishes - wasn’t available on arrival. Waiter didn’t believe me, said they “don’t do deals” - the online menu was £130 - not exactly a deal!
Then forgot one of our starters, and forgot our tea and coffees we ordered at the end of the meal.
The food was good but not great, and considering the cost of £300+ for two people, nowhere near good enough.

Park Chinois
Responded on 8 February 2019

Apologies, we did indeed do a set menu for CNY but it had to be ordered 24 hours in advance and we forgot to put that info on our website. We apologies profusely as that communications error upset a few people on Chinese New Year which which was not our intention. Thank you for letting us know about the serving errors, we'll feed that into our managers meeting today. Apologies again, Lyndsay

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A
London
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Its a special place to wine and dine someone your truly love or appreciate. The table set up around the perimeter upstairs, slightly raised flooring, with a stage for musicians and seating for diners in the middle provides a good way to pend a couple of hours and a bit.
Food prices are reasonable considering the location and the choice of wines and fizz is perfect in enjoying a night out.
Compared to China Teng which I frequented quite a bit when considering Chinese cuisine, Park Chinois comes out much better.
I discovered late that they also do Cabaret downstairs and from the 5 minutes I spent at the bar said to my guest that if we were to come again we should look to book a table downstairs.
One negative was the bar staff downstairs were to busy and pre-occupied with orders to the point I was left standing with no one to serve us. That disappointment led to us leaving rather than staying.

Park Chinois
Responded on 8 February 2019

HI Arnie, glad you had a good time and you should definitely come back and experience the Cabaret and dinner in Club Chinois as it's a ton of fun and quite different to the experience in Salon de Chine. I'll let the bar team know about, they are usually spot on so I can only presume that they were extremely busy but I'm sorry that you felt like that. Thank you for letting us know and we look forward to seeing you in the restaurant again soon, thanks Lyndsay

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KS
London
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

We liked the place a lot, the shows were greatly and very professional

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VS
Hampshire
2 reviews
Dined on 30 January 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Really great experience. Glad I came but will not

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a
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 26 January 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 4

Service was terrible, food extremely overpriced, waiter completely messed up order didn’t even apologize or offer any compensation. We were asked to leave our table new though he messed up the order and we were eating still as a result. They also charge a hidden cover fee for the live entertainment which no one tells you about.

Park Chinois
Responded on 1 February 2019

Hi Anne, this certainly doesn't sound like the kind of experience that we would want our guests to experience. Apologies that your experience was not up to scratch. We'll feed this into the team and aim to find out what went wrong, thank you for letting us know.

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Montreal
1 review
Dined on 20 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing from start to finish

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I
London
17 reviews
Dined on 15 January 2019
Overall 1food 3service 3ambience 3

Grossly overpriced.

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AP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 13 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent Food at a very nice environment although more expensive than it should have been.

Park Chinois
Responded on 1 February 2019

Hi Alex, thanks for your feedback. Glad you enjoyed the experience; our pricing reflects the overall experience and quality and whilst expensive, we do hope that guests see it as worth it. Thank you for letting us know, Lyndsay

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T
London
1 review
Dined on 13 January 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Myself and the wife treated ourselves for our anniversary. Knew it would be pricey but it was a special occasion so didn't mind. Nice venue, quiet on arrival but soon got busier. Some of the dishes was really nice, and some was just seriously average. As I said earlier I knew the bill wouldn't be cheap but wouldn't say the food justified the cost. Our waiter provided very good service and we caught the beginning of the musical jazz entertainment. Don't know if we would return but enjoyed our time regardless. It was an experience.

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