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Charlie Chan

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14 Regent Street, Cambridge CB2 1DB, England
+44 1223 359336
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (74 reviews)
“egg tarts” (4 reviews)
“noodles” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00 Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
14 Regent Street, Cambridge CB2 1DB, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Been here a few times for dim sum and have been pleased with the quality of the food! Being Cantonese, I often crave authentic cuisine since moving to Cambridge and Charlie Chan's is the only place in town that serves Cantonese dim sum. Although the...More

Thank KateMaC_88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It has always had amazing dim sum, very authentic, having recently moved to Newcastle and tried multiple restaurants, and theirs is still the best dim sum! The other menu is filled with a huge number of Hong Kong style food. Their food is delicious! Easily...More

Thank Nic T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Charlie Chan, in my opinion, is still the best place for authentic Dim Sum in Cambridge. I went last weekend- quality of food remains good; friendly staff. Peter the owner & son who now runs the restaurant are very hands on to help & accommodate...More

Thank Silvia D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dishes are delicious, the quality is above average. The environment is also quiet and great. I'd like to visit it again.

Thank alienwang2012
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is divided in two parts, downstairs is more informal and easygoing whereas upstairs is more traditional with big round tables for ceremonies. Having had dim sum in Hong Kong I expected to be disappointed, and I wasn't at all! I went on a...More

Thank Elisa7Seas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday lunch at Charlie Chan has become a tradition after our annual weekend conference in Cambridge. It’s always delicious and never disappoints. I went for a range of dim sum: beef balls, tripe, cuttlefish cakes, turnip paste (a personal favourite but do rarely available), as...More

Thank Pete M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch during the past weekend. The dim sum were very tasty especially egg tart, fried beef Ho Fun, shrimp dumplings ...We loved all very much. It’s a good place for families and friends to gather.

Thank ahlimama
Reviewed 12 March 2018

I have lived in Cambridge most of my life and somehow never been here before! Now I have been twice in two weeks and both times the food was absolutely delicious. The service could occasionally be a little brusque but otherwise no complaints. Excellent food...More

Thank Emma R
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I booked a table for a family birthday meal Unfortunately found the food very dry and below average quality for the price paid Also when we went upstairs to use the toilets we noticed that they had a far better meal choice and the food...More

Thank Terri N
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Fantastic food, in a really buzzy place. We were lucky to get a table on Chinese New Year, on a Friday night in particular. Had only dim sum dishes, which were all fantastic. The Prawn Cheung Fun was fantastic. We are both dim sum fiends,...More

Thank Oggdeferrer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Regent Street, Cambridge CB2 1DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 359336
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Cambridge's oldest Chinese restaurant, family run since 1982. Classic home made Cantonese food, cooked by traditional methods. The restaurant of choice among the long established Chinese community in and around Cambridge.
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