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“Metal bar in slice of sponge cake!!!”
Review of Chinatown Bakery

Chinatown Bakery
Ranked #30 of 306 Bakeries in London
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese
Neighbourhood: Soho
Restaurant details
Neighbourhood: Soho
Reviewed 19 June 2014 via mobile

I bought a triangle sponge cake slice from this place today which looked and tasted lovely but it had a 4cm slim metal bar concealed within it. What the hell! Just imagine if I had not noticed it in time and swallowed it! Never going back there again!

4  Thank Philberfox
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

You go around with tongs and put what you want on a tray. There are a few things that they get for you though. It's so cute and interesting, plus a cheap snack that tasted good. Go by here if you like different types of baked goods and need a snack. I found it interesting that there is a "watch for pickpockets" sign inside the store. We didn't see any questionable characters lingering, but watch your wallet just in case.

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Thank moonslice
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Reviewed 17 May 2014

I bought a delicious slice of sponge cake here. Lots of delicious looking items sweet and not sweet. It was crowded and the staff helpful, but I wish there were more room to peruse. I almost ordered a sponge cake with fish filling. Yikes! If you go, take your time and do not feel rushed if it is crowded!

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Thank PandMinDC
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Reviewed 30 April 2014

I've been coming here for over 15 years now and it is still my first choice by a mile for baked chinese products. The buns are always soft and fresh, there is a large selection of baked goods found in Hong Kong and their window display always entices you to go in.
The smell inside is wonderful, it can get a bit busy inside when there is a lot of people trying to get served but it really is worth it. Try their chicken pie!

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Thank Martin S
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Reviewed 12 April 2014

We went there after having a splendid lunch on the other side of the road. We bought there a couple of buns with coconut and others with beans, after tasting the one with beans, I told my wife we had to buy a couple more, as I was already finishing gulping down one. The staff is very friendly too.

Thank makakito
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