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#433 of 844 Chinese in London
#11,743 of 17,513 Restaurants in London
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Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Chinese, Asian
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed 11 May 2022 via mobile

I came here last month after a show at a nearby theatre. It was too early to have a meal before the show. I didn’t think anywhere would be open, but the receptionist at my hotel told me that there were a few places open...in Chinatown, and recommended this place to me. I’m so glad she did as the food was simply delicious! I ordered sweet and sour chicken with egg fried rice. The sweet and sour chicken was sooooo good, and they gave me a mountain of egg fried rice! It was too much rice really, and I couldn’t eat half of it. I’ll certainly be coming here the next time I have a show in the vicinity, and highly recommend it.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 26 April 2022 via mobile

Really looking forward to taking back home to Yorkshire my takeaway Dumpling and Duck Noodles after our lovely meal there on Monday night after seeing Moulin Rouge. However on getting home at nearly midnight I was extremely disappointed to seeduck was all skin and bones...and no actual meat. The guy was so friendly and we were in a hurry to catch our train so I trusted him and took the bag. A very disappointing end to a lovely breakMore

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 27 March 2022 via mobile

A post theatre meal in Chinatown. Fantastic seafood and prawn. A must have is the Wasabi Prawns. Egg fried rice is perfect. Best we have had in Chinatown

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 23 January 2022

Got a takeaway of steamed chicken with noodles. Got home opened the takeaway box and instantly found it very disgusting. Steamed chicken submerged in a thick layer of sauce with a very small amount of noodles. The sauce and noodles tasted very bitter, funny and...overcooked because of black residues in the wok left in the sauce and noodles. Clearly, the chef did not bother cleaning the wok before firing noodles. I put the takeaway in the bin. This is not the first time how the restaurant gave overpriced junk to customers. Not very honest doing their business. Avoid going there!More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 9 January 2022 via mobile

Overpriced poor quality food, portions were small and not at all authentic. We ordered the chefs spe ial green beans with aged egg yolk and no egg yolk to be found, the salt and pepper spare ribs were covered in bread crumbs and over fried...with no taste. We left most of the food because of lack of flavour and seemed to be reheated, will not go back.More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 2 January 2022 via mobile

I’m sad to write this as I’ve always like 97OT up until recent, but tonight the staff were so rude and the food was so poor. I tried to nicely tell the waiter why the food wasn’t great (I was going to pay, wasn’t trying...to get a freeby, I don’t do that). His response was to laugh and dismiss it. And when you pay £30 for a few dumplings, an inedible noodle soup and a beer I think you have every right to give them some constructive feedback. Sadly will never return.More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 25 November 2021

My friend and I went here today and it is rather disappointed. The char Siew fried rice doesn’t taste good. The female staff at the counter was rather rude. We had to ask if we made her upset as she was rather grumpy. Not recommended...as there are plenty better restaurants at china town and the food isn’t cheap eitherMore

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 10 October 2021

This restaurants stays open until late night. You can always find great food for sure. It is a bit expensive but as the position is quite central it is understandably pricey.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 30 September 2021 via mobile

Fun and friendly place. Soft shell crab starter was tasty but unnecessarily over salted. Main course of morning glory in garlic with steamed rice was a delicious and wholesome antidote. Good place for a late night meal.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 25 July 2021 via mobile

I’ve visited here multiple times and has been faultless every time. Amazing food and attentive service. We can’t get enough of the chicken curry and beef in black bean sauce! More of a cafe/takeaway atmosphere so not the one if you’re looking for a fancy...restaurant experience, but can guarantee the food here would be as good if not better!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Yes, Old Town 97 offers takeaway services.

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Old Town 97 is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5