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“Sometimes the food is great but sometimes not”
Review of Green Cottage

Green Cottage
Ranked #3,998 of 23,854 Restaurants in London
Price range: US$0 - US$116
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 27 April 2013

I've been to this resturant many times and do recommend it, but sometimes the food can be very bad too and complaining does not help.
All the barbecue meats are Microwaved before serving, also sometimes they put too much MSG (chemical taste enhancer) making the food unpleasant.
But when they are good, its great.
The fish flavoured Abergene is always excellent.

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Thank MasterDev
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Reviewed 13 April 2013

I was looking forward to our frst visit to the Green Cottage last night!
Rather dissapointed by the service we received. We ordered one of the set menus, our starters arrived after a 20 minute wait! The crispy duck we waited for 10 minutes after they took our starters away and the mains were also delayed! As we asked for some extra pancakes when having the duck, the lady gave us a look and stated: 4 pancakes should be enough! Turned around as we waited a further 7-8 minuted for the extra pancakes. At the end of the £104 bill for 4 people, they tried to charge us £11 service charge! Having said this, the food is very delicious, however I do not wish to compromise this by the lack of service we received.

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Thank vignatova
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Reviewed 9 April 2013

Lovely chinese food, well priced and restaurant is well located. I have been coming to this restaurant for 30 years and have never been dissapointed

Thank Alan S
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Reviewed 11 March 2013

We have been going here for many years and it is still a. much better than average Chinese. Good fresh food the duck is very good

Thank csnlondon
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Reviewed 22 February 2013

Went for lunch on my own. Felt at ease as there were plenty of people in the restaurant and it had almost the same 'buzzy' feel as in the evenings.
This has the most reliable and consistently good Chinese restaurant in Swiss Cottage for the last 20 years...'It does what it says on the tin' type of place....no fuss or 'airs & graces', just great Cantonese food at very reasonable prices. It feels homely and so one is quite comfortable eating at leisure, reading, talking or just people-watching during one's meal.
The take-away business, with people waiting awkwardly in the passageway, is the only negative thing to say.
Do please stay there and continue the good work...we depend on you !!

Thank Traveller07_10
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