Ping Pong Bow Bells House

4.3
53 reviews
£25 and under
Asian

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Casual
Welcome to Ping Pong Bow Bells House, a Dim Sum restaurant located on Bread Street near St Paul’s.


Located right next to the One New Change shopping centre and St. Paul’s Cathedral, Ping Pong is the perfect place to escape the chaos – serving delicious dim sum and cocktails.


Our extensive bar and vast restaurant space allow for the perfect party booking.


Whether you are looking for lunch, dinner, or a party booking – let Ping Pong take care of your requirements!

COVID-19: Following the new government guidelines any bookings from the 12th of April and 16th of May will be outside and we will only take bookings of 6 or less ( mixed household). Your reservation is for 1h30 minutes. NHS app check in, face mask and temperature control are still in place.
The terrace is not heated or covered.
From the 17th of May, we will be able to host you inside. Same rules as above.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 53 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.3based on all time ratings
4.3
food
4.2
service
4.1
ambience
4.1
value
Noise · Moderate
90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipAmIAHappyDiner
London
4 reviews
Dined on 14 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and lunchtime service at the restaurant. My friend and I really enjoyed the food and cocktails, which were brought in a timely manner. The 0% non-alcoholic beer is "alright y'know" too (per my friend's opinion). Diners are spaced out and your temperature is checked on arrival. They also provided a special birthday treat for my friend which was appreciated. PS: There is a 3-6pm half price deal on here which I must take advantage of next time! I highly recommend going there for high-quality & quick service, and good food which you know and recognise.

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Daydreamer
London
24 reviews
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

The food from the new year menu was not so good. They alos ran out desert options, which was disappointed.

CH
vipCarleyH
London
13 reviews
Dined on 23 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great meal and great service

JB
JonathanB
London
6 reviews
Dined on 10 January 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Lovely venue and good food. Perfect setting for a double date. Price was reasonable also.

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
3 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

New Year’s Eve meal. Very good food and always updating the menu every so often. Love the dim sum here.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
London
48 reviews
Dined on 12 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great experience in here and was Christmas themed also

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Georgina
London
23 reviews
Dined on 10 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and cocktails. Staff were very attentive and the price is always very good. Was VERY noisy, but it is the holiday season and an open-plan room.

RF
RayF
London
7 reviews
Dined on 22 November 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Nice food, fast service and good ambiance. Perfect for a quick business lunch.

g
vipgeebeegee
London
9 reviews
Dined on 31 October 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Enjoyed as it was before the commuter crowd descended. Will go again, especially at that time of the evening.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
London
48 reviews
Dined on 22 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always perfect and informal

JS
JanetS
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience2

The level of the service and quality of food is consistently very good. Staff are friendly, helpful and attentive. Food is delicious and never disappoints.

Having to compete with the music is a strain and unless one chooses an early sitting, engaging in conversation is a challenge. Resist cranking up the volume of the music so early in the evening.

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
3 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2019
Overall5food5service3ambience3

The atmosphere was great, although music was a little loud (for talking across the table). Beautiful food!

R
vipRosie
London
180 reviews
Dined on 24 September 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Was a bit disappointed as it was very much fast food, a bit greasy. Was expecting some more fresh-tasting options. Not as much variety as hoped - mostly dumplings it seemed. No milk alternatives for a post-prandial latte which seemed odd. Good service.

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Ivvvvy
London
2 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great restaurant. Combined Asian food with European style environment. Staff are friendly. Recommend the cocktail. A bit noisy.

SC
SeanC
London
4 reviews
Dined on 17 September 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great food and service. Perfect for a City lunch

SC
SeanC
London
4 reviews
Dined on 5 September 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great service and fantastic dim sum

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vipalessandro
London
10 reviews
Dined on 31 August 2019
Overall2food2service4ambience3

Too expensive

WH
WendyH
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 August 2019
Overall2food3service2ambience1

Very very noisy

MB
vipMiaB
London
4 reviews
Dined on 23 July 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience3

It's lost it's charm and novelty but still a nice choice for a quick get together.

C
vipCosmickitten
London
40 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Enjoyed ping pong as always. This time around the crispy duck rolls were a little too crisp but the black prawn dumplings are the highlight. Would recommend.

C
vipCosmickitten
London
40 reviews
Dined on 11 July 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Love love this place for all occasions!

SF
vipSimonF
London
28 reviews
Dined on 11 July 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Good food and good service. I really like the way that there is a bit of a gap between tables - it makes it much more comfortable.

BC
vipBrendanC
London
28 reviews
Dined on 9 July 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Nice meal.
Service good. Little bit overpriced compared to some of its competitors.

UJ
UJack
London
7 reviews
Dined on 20 June 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

PingPong can be formulaic, but it is a formula that works!

CM
CocoM
1 review
Dined on 19 June 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food in Ping Pong is always superb, and the staff are extremely friendly and helpful - always nice when they are attentive! Will definitely return here.

R
vipRuby06
London
23 reviews
Dined on 9 June 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We went for the Sunday buffet and it was terrific!
Service was impeccable, atmosphere was lovely, not too busy even for a Sunday. Great value for money 😊

CE
CarE
London
25 reviews
Dined on 26 April 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Informal Business lunch. Food was lovely. Speedy service and good atmosphere. Will be back again for sure.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
London
48 reviews
Dined on 18 April 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always nice and easy dining

H
Harriet
London
3 reviews
Dined on 10 April 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is really tasty and great for sharing. The non-alcoholic cocktails are great too. I’m vegetarian and my friend is allergic to milk and we had loads of options to choose from. They have a milk free menu.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
London
48 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Haven’t dined here for a few years was some lovely additions to the menus

M
Maglite
London
16 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Ping Pong Bow Bell is my go to restaurant in the City. The food is good, service always spot on and efficient. The noise level is far to high for me though.

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vipDom1
London
25 reviews
Dined on 28 February 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Kind of ok. Daft ordering concept. Menus don’t match the paper you have to fill in to order. Food wasn’t terrible but overpriced

AP
AndreeaP
London
2 reviews
Dined on 25 February 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

The filling in the dumplings was like a big lump, tasted bland - I don't think they were freshly made.

SJ
vipSonjaJ
London
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice location, good view of St. Pauls. Food was very nice. Stools have low backs so not a huge amount of support. Ambiance nice, however, noise level fairly loud so a little difficult to hear my colleague. Overall, good food and good value for money.

M
Maglite
London
16 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I love Pong Pong. The fold is tasty. The service is fast. The atmosphere is cheerful. But it’s always so noisy. Doesn’t prevent me from coming back ;)

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 11 February 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Fantastic gluten free options and loads of variety.

AM
AllyM
London
1 review
Dined on 17 January 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Besides the fact that we didn't get the table by the window (even thought I have reserved it over a week prior to the dinner and requested one by the table) the overall experience was very pleasant.

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Niki
London
3 reviews
Dined on 8 January 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Service was great, they were very accommodating. Food was good.

S
lollyS
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on 2 January 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We came here for mid week lunch the food was incredible. The buns were delicious . We will be back and would highly recommend .

p
paul
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 28 December 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Decent food with good service. Seating is bit tricky.

FAQs

Ping Pong Bow Bells House offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 020 7651 0880.

Ping Pong Bow Bells House is rated 4.3 stars by 53 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.