Self-consciously luxurious in style, with toffee-coloured banquettes, black lacquered screens and dark, polished tables, low-lit Lychee Oriental matches its cool, flashy appearance with jazzily presented Chinese food (square plates and all). Hot and sour soup, crispy duck rolls and sesame prawn toasts are all present and correct at the top of the menu, while main courses offer a hotchpotch of classics (lemon chicken etc), sizzlers and specialities such as braised belly pork with aubergines in chilli and black bean sauce. There’s also a smattering of pan-Asian favourites too, including Thai fishcakes and Japanese katsu curry. Of course, the eponymous soapy-fleshed fruit pops up here and there on the menu – as an extra component of roast duck with plum sauce and as an accessory for several of the blatantly westernised desserts. Lunchtime set menus and pre-theatre deals are worth noting.