Top Chinese Restaurants To Try Now
The Best Chinese Restaurants in SW London & Surrey
During lockdown, satisfy your Chinese food cravings with these fabulous places offering takeaway
Whether you’re looking for a healthy, midweek take on your favourite dish, or celebrating the Chinese New Year in style – this guide to south west London’s best Chinese restaurants has you covered…
Good Earth, Various Locations
With locations dotted across south west London and Surrey, including Richmond, Esher, Wimbledon and Battersea, you’re never too far from a fix of fine Chinese cuisine with The Good Earth. More costly than your typical takeout, but worth the splurge for an indulgent treat, the menu features dishes such as fresh lobster on a bed of noodles, sauteed fillet of monkfish, and whole aromatic duck with all the trimmings necessary for a savoury pancake extravaganza.
Typically a meeting ground for families and friends looking to congregate over piles of dim sum, Yimchai serves delectable Cantonese cuisine in house and via Deliveroo. Deep fried crispy shredded beef and classic fried noodles sit alongside more adventurous offerings such as marinated pigs intestines.
Winner of multiple Time & Leisure Food & Drink Awards, this Wimbledon secret on Haydon’s Road has a cult following among local fanatics of all things Chinese. A wide choice of classic dishes is available, alongside fabulous lunchtime special deals; choose one of 36 main dishes for £6.50, or add a side and a drink for £9.50.
Dumplings & Baos, Clapham
Start your Dumplings & Baos experience with aromatic duck pancakes, then tuck into however many fluffy pockets of goodness tickle your fancy. King scallop & prawn, fresh lobster with tarragon, butternut & mushroom, and charcoal teriyaki chicken are some of the fancy fillings served up, while classic stir-fries and curries are also on offer.
A Wong via Cook And Thief
Dishes by one of the masters of the cuisine, Andrew Wong, are available to order through Cook & Thief, including black bean with cod & garlic, and spiced Sichuan beef.
Meiwei London, Putney
Boldly declaring themselves to be London’s most authentic Chinese restaurant, Meiwei’s menu boasts an extensive list of Chinese dishes cooked in a Cantonese style, with set menus available for the more indecisive among us.
Naturally Chinese, Surbiton
Naturally Chinese serves all the family favourites from prawn toast to lemon chicken and beyond. With much of their menu available as gluten free and a wide range of vegetarian dishes, there’s something to please all the family.