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“Nice Dim Sum experience”
Review of Ping Pong - Westbourne Grove - CLOSED

Ping Pong - Westbourne Grove
Price range: US$16 - US$56
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Notting Hill
Description: At Ping Pong we have kept all the best bits of the ancient tradition of Chinese tea houses, like meeting to relax and share. We just thought that after a thousand years or so it would be ok to add cocktails to the mix. Our Dim Sum is handcrafted by our specialist chefs using the freshest ingredients. We may have put a man on the moon, but there remains no better way to make Dim Sum.Join us for an endless assortment of steamed or griddled dumplings, steamed fluffy buns, baked flaky puffs, spring rolls, soups or coconut rice pots and, admire the varied shapes and colours of our little parcels of deliciousness. Enjoy some of our signature dishes or our Dim Sum favourites such as the king prawn & garlic black dumpling, cuttlefish in satay sauce, chive dumpling, scallop & shitake dumpling, har gau, char sui bun or crispy hoi sin duck spring roll, all available for a starting price of £3.39 a serving. We love a sharing experience at Ping Pong so try our set menus to take through the A-Z taste of Dim Sum, starting from £9.99. Have you heard about our seasonal specials? These are our unique creations updated every two months, so catch them while you can.Tea drinking is an integral part of the Chinese Dim Sum experience, come and wow your eyes with our hand-tied flowering teas and hand-rolled jasmine pearls. Simply sit back and let the tea theatrically blossom in your glass. We also offer an exclusive range of cocktails, such as a lychee & roses martini (tanqueray gin, rose petals and lychee juice) or raspberries & bourbon (four roses small batch whiskey, guava Juice, raspberries and butterscotch liquor). Coolers and iced teas are also our speciality with the exotic pineapple coconut and lime, lemongrass & ginger iced tea, or strawberry & vanilla. A wide variety of Chinese beers and wines of the world are also available.
Reviewed 10 April 2014

Very enjoyable Asian restaurant. The chain is good, they have locations all over London. Great dim sum choice for meat lovers as well as vegetarians. Highly recommended.

Thank Schnubi
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Reviewed 20 March 2014

We had some very interesting cocktails, while we waited for our food. When it arrived, without undue wait, the food was very tasty and service was polite and very friendly Would definitely re-visit.

1  Thank Harrytime
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Reviewed 16 February 2014

We went in early on a Saturday evening when it was reasonably quiet. After being shown to our table we were left alone by the staff for a little too long and did feel slightly forgotten about for a while. The tables are quite small and considering the number of plates that came as part of our order the staff could have been a little more attentive. Luckily the table next to us was empty so we off-loaded our finished with dishes there. That said the staff were very friendly and the food was excellent. We will definitely go back. If you go for the first time and are not sure what to order then I recommend the set menu...and don't worry about the weird 'national lottery' style menu that you fill in, the staff will collect that from you.

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1  Thank CPS1974
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Reviewed 7 February 2014

Great service food ambience. Have been dining there for past three visits to London. Always a great experience .

Thank Stephann C
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Reviewed 2 February 2014

Came here with friends on the 1st Feb 2014. Booked for 8pm - busy - but it was a Saturday night AND the first weekend of the Chinese New Year.

Nice atmosphere - and our table was close to the kitchen area - which may have helped with the speed of the service - as it was pretty seamless. Last time I has Dim Sum was in Hong Kong, so knew my way around the ordering process a bit and some inkling of what we were ordering.

The Beef Dumplings are sweet and delicious - and not too doughy. The fizz was good too, and the cocktails really did end a lovely evening. I say Interesting as they were not the normal cocktail fair you get these days.

Passion Fruit Martinis with a flaming fruit shell on the top.
Lemongrass and Lime concotion - refreshing - but with a lot of "vegetation" in it!
Spicy Mango - winter warmer - and although it tasted like a Yankee Candle of the Christmas variety - it was weirdly tasty and I fully appreciated the chunk of cinnamon bark on the top! This was taken home and put in the spice cupboard.

As an intro to Dim Sum - this place hits the spot - it's user friendly - good wait staff, and the food is tasty and reasonably priced. Plenty of dips and sauces too to keep each mouthful interesting.

If I was in this part of town again I would definitely come here again - with friends or family.

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Thank Charleygirl76
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