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Hunan

#1,153 of 17,936 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
££££
Neighbourhood:
Chelsea
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51 Pimlico Road, London SW1W 8NE, England
+44 20 7730 5712
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12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second times I had a dinner at Hunan, both time food has been excellent. The tasting menu is a great experience, rich of flavor and very tasting. I didn't give 5 stars as the I have not been impressed by the service, "mechanic" presentation of the dish with no interaction and 12.5% service charge discretionally applied. We... More 

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london
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106 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here a few times and cannot recommend it enough, The leave it to them option on the menu is amazing, you will never go hungry @ Hunan. The staff are so welcoming and the food is always up there. Every time i visit with new guests they fall in love with the place. Shame its not a bigger place,... More 

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Thank lazycouple
London, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hunan serves very good food. Delicious food. Really outstanding food. Brilliantly varied, delicate small portions. And it caters for vegetarians with no difficulty. So, why not a five star rating? Its about the ambience; the tables are close together and cramped. Its about the service; you don't know what you are having and the explanations from the waiting staff are... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had never visited before but this restaurant has been a favourite of my partner's for decades. Mr. Peng and his son Michael greeted us and made us and all customers that evening, feel welcome. There is no menu at Hunan, just a gentle enquiry at the outset, as to any allergies or dislikes. It's best to keep any dislikes... More 

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Thank sarayvetteclark
London, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a table for 9.00 pm for five people but did not get seated until gone 9.30 pm It is testament to the fantastic management, staff and food that at no stage did we feel annoyed about the delay. Wonderful food, wonderful service. No wonder it is so busy. My thanks in particular to Michael for taking such good care... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to have an experience of different flavours of China, this is the place to go... excellent food! This is a set menu, you don't choose... but all choices are awesome!

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Thank Alber C
London, England, United Kingdom
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33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I booked a table for two some time ahead and was offered only 8.30, later than I would have wished. On arrival we we stuck in the narrow corridor for 10 minutes while 4 people in front were trying for a table without a reservation. When we finally got through our table was not ready and there is nowhere to... More 

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Thank John W
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This has been and still is perhaps the top Chinese Restaurants in London. The sophistication of the menu and its delivery, the ingredients completely fresh daily and the most amazing wine list to pair with Chinese cuisine which I've ever found. It is an icon of London and a model of what a fantastic Chinese meal should be all about

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Thank Dr K
London
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37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

I must declare my hand, I'm not crazy on Chinese food. BUT, tonight's meal was wonderful. Course after small course of delicious food. And, despite one of us not eating fish and another not eating pork, the stafff took it all in their stride. Wonderful main course - superb crispy, fragrant duck - and, very obligingly, they allowed one of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

My third visit with friends, outstanding food at a set price . Tapas sized portions and a decent wine list .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Pimlico Road, London SW1W 8NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7730 5712

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