Tao Tao Ju
For bookings less than 3 hours prior please contact the restaurant to confirm availability.
Very authentic and delicious food. I always like it.
very very good Chinese restaurant with great Veg and vegan options
We were the only Chinese family in the entire establishment. And then the food came and we realized why...
Great service and superb food choice
Well presented with staff who were attentive but not intrusive and who were very efficient
We had a really enjoyable meal with no sense of being rushed
Great, authentic tasting food and attentive service. Away from hustle and bustle of main China Town area down a quieter street. Good ambience and lovely setting for a sociable dinner where you can easily converse with your group, without being drowned out by the loudness of huge crowds
The food was really good, but the service was lacking a little.
The restaurant was busy, we had made a reservation. Was shown to a corner cramped table, on ground floor.
Food was presented quickly, absolutely nothing wrong with it, but just average
Service was good.
In summary very acceptable, just average, nothing exceptional
Poor food, bad service
Nice family lunch. Dim Sums are great but Thai style fish did not impress us. Otherwise, great service and pleasant setting. Will be back
Great food. Handled a table of 10 very efficiently. Great rounds tables for big groups.
Very poor food with quite rude waitresses. Also, the restaurant has a 15£ per person minimum spend policy that was not indicated before we ordered. The dim sum are almost all frozen food or poorly cooked. I would definitely not recommend it
Was a great night but restaurant was nothing special. Just nice . Food nice . Staff nice.
Never a 5 * experience as advertised.
Would go back but not what we expected.
We were there to celebrate Chinese New Year. We arrived on time but had to wait for 11mins for our table despite arriving on time. The waiter who greeted us was friendly. However, when he came back to see us at the waiting area, he almost gave our table away to another couple.
Dim sum was delicious, great selection & good value for money. The restaurant is clean & spacious.
As we were about to finish our meal, a waitress was trying to rush us out. It was awkward and it’s a shame that we have to end our experience that way. We were not even offered a dessert menu. We had dessert somewhere else instead. What a shame to end our CNY celebration.
Very nice atmosphere, food was great and seemed busy at lunch time. Friendly but rushed off feet staff. Wish they would smile more otherwise very business like .
The street in which TTJ is located has many Chinese restaurants. I had done my research beforehand and I wasn’t disappointed by my choice. The atmosphere was very welcoming. The choice of set menus was excellent. The food was delicious. If I hadn’t been going to a show I would probably have tried a couple more dishes. I will definitely go again. Good place for several hungry friends to go.
Great food as usual.
Fantastic authentic Chinese venue in the heart of Soho. Excellent, tasty food coupled with attentive service throughout the meal. Whole family thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Can’t wait to come back.
Food is crazy good. You better have a reservation because the line was literally out the door. No real ambiance, service is all about flipping the tables, food comes out super quick and they speed you along. However, there’s a reason about 100 people walked in to eat in the hour we were there.
The waitress were very nice. And they serve dimsum all day
This was our first visit to this restaurant and we were favourably impressed with delicious food / reasonable wine selection and great service. A very varied menu catering for a widespread of innovative Chinese food. We will be returning
Excellent what a find ! Will definitely go again .
Good crispy duck and starters. Really nice. Wine list not great and back of restaurant not as stylish or buzzing as the front
It’s our second visit and as always the food was great! Celebrated out daughter’s birthday as she loves Chinese food. Always busy and pre-book a table if possible so you don’t get disappointed. Value for money and the servings are very good portions.
Good chinese food menu. Food wel preesented and plentiful. Would recommend if visiting Leicester square/china town
We came late but notified the restaurant a beforehand and asked if that is okay, manager ensured that there is no problem with us showing up 10-15min late. Upon arrival, we were told that we must leave within 2 hours because there is another reservation. I understand that reservations are usually made for a couple of hours but it was quite rude to tell us that we have to eat quickly. We got starters first but unfortunately, we had limited time to finish it, because while I was holding a spring roll in my hand waiter came and collected the plates including the sauce and served us our mains. Sometime later we were given a bill, without us asking. Overall the experience was not pleasant and we were rushed to eat and leave.
Wide ranging menu selections, mosty Chinese with several Thai items as well. Friendly staff, comfortable and cozy atmosphere. Pleasant lighting. Not to overly bright , like many Chinese resturants in London.
Fun night for a group of 6 of us. Food is great but service is hard work as you have to put a lot of effort to be noticed by the staff. Overall I would recommend it as a good after works social place to eat.
Loved it!!!! Great for family style meal. Excellent value for central London. Beer prices were a tiny bit high but again in central London and they gotta make their rent too.
We were so full afterwards we couldn’t go for another pint. Absolutely no room in the belly.
Really and truly loved this restaurant. It’s sooo cosy and perfect for a date night or simply just catching up with friends. Place is a bit on the small side but it just enhances its cosiness. Had a set meal for about £20 and it was soooo filling and extremely yummy! I highly recommend
Very busy restaurant but service was efficient. Food was good quality and speedily delivered.
The food is fine - everything was tasty without being in any way exceptional. That said, dinner for three with a bottle of wine costing £35 or so amounted to approximately £110 including a 10% service charge which is exceptionally cheap in Central London. As such, this was very good value. The one piece of advice for future diners is that the rear room is somewhat lacking in charm and atmosphere. It looks dated and is overlit. Better to ask for a table in the front part of the restaurant which is much nicer. If we had been in the front room this review would have had 4 stars not 3 stars
It was lovely
Great value set menus along with extensive a la cartr and dim sum. Efficient and friendly service.
Nice atmosphere. Drink prices very reasonable for London.
Delicious food at a reasonable price. We over ordered (easy to do when there is so much to choose from) and the restaurant were happy to put the extras in a carry out tub for us. Really friendly staff and efficient service, although tables a little cramped.
Food decent for most part but lettuce wraps filling was terrible on the border to disgusting. We complained and got a shoulder shrug from the waitress.
Had the peking duck and was really good! Also had tofu hotpot, shredded chilli beef and rice... had a great meal, restaurant very clean and nicely set. Unlike those other restaurants in chinatown. Service was great , with change of plates, not rushed and very reasonably priced! Strongly recommend
Arriving at 18:15 we stressed the need to leave within an hour for the theatre. We were told this would be fine as the restaurant was not yet very busy. A first course was served quite promptly but then there was a long delay despite several assurances from the staff that the food was on the way. Eventually there was clearly not enough time to finish the meal so a waiter offered to box what remained as a take away. There was further stress when the restaurant had an internet problem and was unable to process my credit card payment so that the transaction had to be transferred to a neighbouring restaurant.
This was a quick pre theatre bite to eat, but the crispy duck was dry and tasteless.
We went here because it had 4.1 stars but TBH, it was nothing special and akin to a chinese you'd find in a local neighbourhood with no discerning tastebuds- not in china town.
Had a lovely lunch - staff very welcoming & food was great. Will be back!