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Joy's Chinese

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40 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1EP, England
+44 20 7631 4538
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40 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1EP, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing flash or fancy, but a high proportion of Chinese patrons which was a good sign. Steamed dumplings were excellent, fried rice very good and accompanying stir fries very tasty. If looking for good honest Chinese served quickly, this is the place for you if...More

Thank Dale F
Reviewed 29 July 2017

bad experience - no cash accepted which was not announced when they seated us. ATM next door charges 2GBP for cash withdrawal. Food was not great either.

1  Thank Artem V
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

On a recent visit to London, my friend and I popped into this place close to our hotel (based on Trip Advisor reviews!). It did NOT disappoint. The first thing we noticed was the authenticity. The food was clearly prepared "old school," and was absolutely...More

Thank Nancy T
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We ordered chicken satay with peanut sauce and the sauce was a surprise. Not your traditional peanut sauce but still good. We also had the pork dumpling which were really good. Service was slow and distant.

Thank jmeddick
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Committed the cardinal sin of not checking Trip Advisor first - looking at the reviews, probably just as well as I doubt I would have gone. However I did go and whilst the restaurant is not the prettiest and I suspect possibly not the cleanest...More

Thank Fraser G
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We wanted to eat out for Chinese New Year, so came on the Saturday. Although they seemed quite busy, they were able to seat us at a table quickly. We picked this restaurant as we reasoned, being a bit further out of Chinatown, there was...More

1  Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

***WARNING*** Me and a friend had our evening meal 21/12/2016 and was absolutely shocked at poor quality of food and taste. I have previously been here for the buffet which has now stopped for some apparent unknown reason. Staff are extremely rude and do not...More

1  Thank Ryan A
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I had amazing good chinese food, my colleagues were not that happy, but I believe that it was more related to what they ordered. The Starters were big, the bill comparably small.

Thank Christian R
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Wish I was exaggerating but... we had the buffet today, from outside it was looking ok for the price. But like life.. nothing is as it seems..... The squids rings weren't fried properly and were cold... but if it was just this it would be...More

1  Thank Luana G
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I had a great evening in this restaurant with my lady friend. Thankfully we did not take the buffet but ordered food instead as it was freshly prepared. The waiting time was not too long and the starters preoccupied us during the wait. One particular...More

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Inner London’s busiest streets crisscross quiet
cobbled lanes for an effect that can be urbane or
quaint – or an intriguing blend of both – depending on
the particular corner you turn. Due to its especially
convenient location, bustling Holborn hosts an
excellent range of hotels, eateries, and shops to suit
practically any taste or budget. With major
attractions like the British Museum and Somerset House
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1EP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Holborn
  • Neighbourhood: Holborn
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7631 4538
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