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RedFarm, London, London

RedFarm

4.5
4.5
450 Reviews
£26 to £40
Chinese
NYC cult dim sum restaurant RedFarm has arrived in Covent Garden, just a stone's throw from the Piazza, RedFarm is spread over three floors and serviced by two cocktail bars. Serving traditional Chinese cuisine and fantastic fusion seven days a week.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 9 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Chinese, American

  • Hours of Operation

    Lunch Mon–Fri 12:00–14:30 Sat 12:00–15:45 Sun 12:00–19:00 Dinner Mon–Thu 17:00–21:00 Fri, Sat 17:00–22:00

  • Phone number

    020 3883 9093

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive Chef

    Joe Ng

  • Catering

    upon on request.

  • Private party facilities

    RedFarm has two private dining areas available, our first floor dining room is perfect for groups of 20 to 30 for either a sit down dinner or canapes. It is furnished with two long tables that run through the centre of the space and the room is lined with cosy booths. Alternatively, we have our secluded attic bar Toots & Hoots, which can also be hired exclusively. It is serviced by your own cocktail bar & bartender and comfortable banquette seating for up to 16 guests.

  • Area

    Covent Garden

  • Parking Details

    None

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeaway, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 450 people are saying

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4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. D

    Doug

    London

    10 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Good for a business meal- had a booth which had a good amount of space. Attentive service and love the food
  2. TA

    TomA

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The chilli beef and cheeseburger spring rolls will have me coming back again and again
  3. A

    Achop94

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 June 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience4
    Starters were very good and unique presentation. Main courses were very over priced and not great tasting. Staff seemed a bit lost and in a rush to get your courses served and you out the door. Not quite the same experience as Red Farm in New York, menu also not as large. Disappointing considering we spent £200 for a quick meal for 2 adults and 2 children.
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 4 June 2022

    overall2food1service4ambience4
    Extremely overpriced and food was not great. There were four of us we all had different starters and mains and only a couple of dishes were good.
  5. RP

    RachelP

    London

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 28 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was fantastic and the service was great. Perfect spot for lunch.
  6. W

    Westender

    London

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 28 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a delicious and beautifully presented meal. Two of our group had eaten in the Upper West Side branch in New York some years back and had raved about it, so I was keen to try it. It didn’t disappoint. The service was friendly and helpful and there looked to be some repeat customers, who over ordered so they could take some food away with them. A real treat for lovers of Chinese food.
  7. LN

    LaurenN

    San Antonio

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The brunch was DELICIOUS! Every dish was amazing & they kept the bubbly & beers flowing.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food in a relaxed setting served by friendly, efficient and helpful staff. 5 stars.
  9. AK

    AKG24

    London

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 May 2022

    overall3food4service4ambience2
    Food and service were great but ambience in the dining space upstairs was seriously lacking.
  10. JC

    JohnC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 May 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Interesting quirky little Chinese. Very limited menue but everything served was fresh and exquisite. Soup dumplings delicious and completely unique. I used the dumpling case to wrap up some crispy beef which was best crispy beef ever
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Kent

    4 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 6 May 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Enjoyable experience, food ranged from excellent to average and was reasonably expensive for a Chinese, albeit a funky one
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 May 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Very good food and vibe
  13. A

    Aryanna

    London

    18 reviews

    4.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on 6 May 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Wonderful Restaurant with delicious dim sum and a nice atmosphere. Staff are helpful and polite and the food is good.
  14. CO

    CurlyOne

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 1 May 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    We really enjoyed our lunch. The crab and pork soup bun was wonderful, and the spicy beef was tasty (but not spicy). The prawn-stuff chicken and duck dishes were very good. The party next to us ordered several entrees including the lobster and a prawn dish, both of which looked very good. The food was flavourful and presented nicely. The staff were lovely and friendly. I look forward to returning and exploring more of the menu. It's a small space with a large communal in the middle, with some booths along the walls. The noise level was fine (except for the really drunk table of guests).
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    vip
    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 April 2022

    overall1food2service1ambience1
    Best advice is do not go: service is really bad (waitress is rude), food is bad (duck super salty, dim sums are meh, and too expensive for what they are), decoration is bad - basically: rather go to a local Chinese restaurant/Chinatown which is nearby, you’ll avoid the frustrtion of paying 80£ for three starters and one main which was frankly uneatable, in a bad decor, with lame music playing in the background.
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 29 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Really really lovely evening - thanks guys!
  17. F

    Fittermd

    London

    27 reviews

    3.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on 29 April 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience5
    Normally a great experience but tonight the food was arriving at the wrong times, drinks orders not arriving etc. they weren’t busy either which was a bit strange. Food was as good as ever but let down by the lack of the normally brilliant service.
  18. RP

    RoshP

    London

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 April 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience3
    Food was very meh. I was expecting a lot from the menu, but in reality it was disappointing. The dumplings were average, the soup was ok, we stuck around for starters and got our mains elsewhere. We only got starters and the price was considerable, can't imagine if we'd have stuck around for main.
  19. VY

    VeronikaY

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We dined here on a Sunday and had their bottomless lunch menu for £68 pp, was really good value for money. Service was efficient and friendly. The food was really great and very fresh, we didn’t finish everything as the portions were very generous. Will definitely come back soon.
  20. NM

    NiallM

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 10 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was stunning. Every dish was really good and tasted freshly made. We had the brunch menu and paid for a couple of cocktails. Highly recommended.
  21. MS

    MiaS

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 April 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience5
    Didn’t like the food and it was expensive. Really liked the drinks
  22. JD

    JackD

    Newcastle

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 April 2022

    overall1food1service2ambience2
    We have been to red farm over 5 times since October 21 and loved it however this time was extremely disappointing. The quality of the food has gone down massively the portion size has been hugely reduced and the service was below par . We sent one dish back because it was freezing cold we got another it was Luke warm . Quality of meat was poor sauces not up to normal standard. I know cost of things is going up but your cutting to many corners I can get a lunch menus at a Michelin restaurant for cheaper and don’t get me started on the price of coke the doesn’t even fill up half a small glass. So disappointed won’t be returning
  23. MK

    MeltemK

    San Francisco

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on 3 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    We came to here twice!! I think really super good food… try the turbot, fried rice noodles with veggies, friend egg rice or more… all super delicious… just almophere is stuffy and small. We sat down at a booth super tight near the wc… so not very appealing but servers are nice and I think food is seriously very good!!!
  24. NL

    NickL

    New York Area

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 April 2022

    overall3food4service4ambience3
    Much too expensive for what it was. Would have been a decent meal at half the price. The custard bun dessert was especially surprising. Mediocre, the most basic ingredients, and very poorly made, floury dough.
  25. a

    antoniak

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 April 2022

    overall1food4service1ambience1
    We made a reservation for 5 for a birthday. We were led to a long, bench-like table and very squashed in. So much so our elbows touched the people next to us. The other couple next to is ended up leaving without ordering because they couldn’t move and were as uncomfortable as us! Waited quite a long time to have our order taken. Ordered starters and main courses. The main courses arrived less than 5 minutes after we had our staters - and therefore went cold while we finished our starters. We were told that one of the starters contained lobster and it was carrot! The food was very tasty but we felt VERY rushed. Was not the special occasion we were hoping for. Spent £200 on 5 of us (3 of which were children and only included 1 alcoholic drink, a beer)
  26. OB

    OksanaB

    London

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 April 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience2
    Food was not delicious. Taste was not balanced. Pieces of lamb and chicken was dry and tough and after felt like they stuck in the throat. The one star more is for dumplings. Sly and cheeky staff. Not comfortable sits. Overpriced. The mood from such a dinner was spoiled before the ballet. I do not recommend.
  27. FF

    FabulousFood

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 April 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Amazing food at a lovely restaurant. It is pricey but that is typical for the area, and for that it is wonderful and interesting food.
  28. W

    Winger

    Chicago

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 31 March 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Pork belly was particularly outstanding
  29. HL

    HelenL

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 March 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience2
    Went as it CN traveller recommended but the service was not great although polite and pleasant perhaps an off day
  30. PT

    PaulT

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 27 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Super meal. Good fun. Great service. Awesome playlist x
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 19 March 2022

    overall4food5service2ambience5
    Food was awesome as usual and staff was friendly. Only thing is service felt quite rushed. We were seated upstairs which I know has not been open in some time but given how much we spent £450 (we were celebrating multiple occasions), I would have expected service to be less rushed. We were basically told to vacate at 10:30 when downstairs the restaurant was packed and nobody was leaving (or showing signs of moving). Would have been nicer had they asked if we wanted to stay for drinks and found room for us downstairs vs rushing us out the door.
  32. CS

    CS22

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 18 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good advice on options for vegan dining. Food was amazing for both vegan and non vegan diners. Cocktails also fantastic. Green Farm was a hit!
  33. J

    Jimmydundas

    Nashville

    15 reviews

    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on 12 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Outstanding rapid, efficient and friendly service. The food was all enjoyable and good fun. The belly pork and lamb skewers were highlight dishes for us and the pacman dim sum and cheeseburger spring rolls definitely worth trying for the entertainment value. Custard bao buns and espresso make for a surprisingly excellent desert.
  34. VZ

    VictoriaZ

    London

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 March 2022

    overall3food2service3ambience4
    Disappointed with the food - chicken was rubbery - but nice ambiance
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 28 February 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Good service good foods
  36. A

    Arthur

    London

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 February 2022

    overall3food5service2ambience4
    The food was delicious but the service was odd - the staff brought us our bill, swiftly followed by the card machine, without asking us if we wanted any more food or drinks (or us requesting the bill). There were empty tables so no indication that they were waiting for the table and no explanation was given.
  37. s

    spoiler68

    London

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 24 February 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The quality of the food is superb - the soup dumplings have so much flavour and were great fun. Bavette - tender and flavoursome - 3 chilli chicken - yep that’s hot! Not that cheap but the quality kinda deserves it…..will be back
  38. C

    Chande

    London

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 20 February 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a wonderful meal. It was recommended to us and the restaurant did not disappoint.
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 February 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Absolutely delicious and lovely. A little bit on an expensive side. Soup in dumpling with straw is very clever and lovely!
  40. RL

    RobL

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 February 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    I was a bit hesitant about booking based on some mixed reviews but we enjoyed. Booking was for set brunch menu. Food was really good. Service a little slow. It felt a bit unpolished, but to be honest I quite liked that.

FAQs

RedFarm does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo. RedFarm also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 020 3883 9093.

RedFarm is rated 4.5 stars by 450 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

19:00


Booked 9 times today
Google Map for RedFarm

9 Russell Street London, London WC2B 5HZ

Additional information

  • Area

    Covent Garden

  • Hours of Operation

    Lunch Mon–Fri 12:00–14:30 Sat 12:00–15:45 Sun 12:00–19:00 Dinner Mon–Thu 17:00–21:00 Fri, Sat 17:00–22:00

  • Cuisines

    Chinese, American

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    None

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive Chef

    Joe Ng

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeaway, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    020 3883 9093

  • Catering

    upon on request.

  • Private party facilities

    RedFarm has two private dining areas available, our first floor dining room is perfect for groups of 20 to 30 for either a sit down dinner or canapes. It is furnished with two long tables that run through the centre of the space and the room is lined with cosy booths. Alternatively, we have our secluded attic bar Toots & Hoots, which can also be hired exclusively. It is serviced by your own cocktail bar & bartender and comfortable banquette seating for up to 16 guests.

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