There’s a lot more to Chinese food in London than luminous-orange sweet ’n’ sour chicken and the old egg-fried. Whether you want to keep things authentic in Chinatown (still full or great discoveries), nip down to a treasured local or give your tastebuds something more adventurous to try, you’ll find brilliant suggestions on this curated list. London’s Chinese-food scene stretches in many, many directions. There’s Cantonese dim sum, fiery Xinjiang hotpots, poshed-up teahouse staples, fragrant Sichuan dishes and classic Beijing duck, at restaurants ranging from high-end to the super-casual. Chopsticks at the ready!
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