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“Great food quality and portion sizes!”
Review of Joy King Lau

Joy King Lau
Ranked #1,572 of 22,564 Restaurants in London
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighbourhood: Soho
London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great food quality and portion sizes!”
Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

We are here as a group of 5 and had a set menu shared between us all, there was plenty of food and even some left over at the end (and we like our good!) would definitely recommend, we were seated straight away on a Saturday night which was excellent.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank LSaunders91
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English first
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great value Great service Great food”
Reviewed 6 June 2014 via mobile

Visited JKL after reading reviews on TA and we were really pleased. Arrived at 5ish and got a table straight away. They were really helpful putting the pushchair away for us. The staff were great with the kids (7 & 2). We went for the £12.50 set menu and at they did not hesitate when we asked them to change a couple of dishes for us. Food was very good and at no point did we feel rushed. The bill came in at £68 which included drinks and a couple of extra starters which I think is more than reasonable for the location (just off Leicester Square). Would recommend.

1 Thank hooper1976
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125 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Good Chinese food. ”
Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

Ate here last night and have to admit I was pleasantly surprised by the quality and quantity of food.

It's very close to busy tourist trail and was expecting poor quality at tourist rip off prices (visiting for friends) however I could not fault the meal at all. The crispy duck starter and chicken and prawn dumplings were especially good.

The food was served quickly and the staff were well presented and friendly.

Overall, a good venue with good food which I would thoroughly recommend.

2 Thank philm1981
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Felt like we weren't in London anymore”
Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

Great place, no waiting, surrounded by locals (not tourists). The food had excellent flavour, huge menu selection. Kind, patient staff,

Thank artaddict
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155 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
“Good food”
Reviewed 29 May 2014

We ate here due to the good reviews on TA.

The food was good and served promptly. The wine was good value. My OH liked his squid.

The black bean sauce on my dish was a little strong for my taste but it's a matter of personal preference.

The decor downstairs is in need of some serious updating and our table arrangement was peculiar to say the least.

I wouldn't recommend this place for a 'romantic' meal (unless it gets a makeover). However, for decent food at a reasonable price and quick service, it does the job well.

Visited May 2014
1 Thank micra1
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