Local Friends

28 North End Road , London, NW11 7PT

SquareMeal Review of Local Friends

Local Friends is something of a rarity in suburban dim sum circles – most outfits have a 2.30pm cut-off point, but here you can feast on the full menu all day long. A canny move, as this unassuming site has been trading for years & has retained a loyal fan base of well-to-do Chinese & Hampstead locals. The cosy interior is unremarkable & slightly old-fashioned, but its suits the neighbourhood & doesn’t detract from big attraction – mainstream Cantonese fare done well. Try handmade king prawn cheung fun, har gau or Shanghai dumplings, supplemented with ‘above average’ main-course options of sweet & sour chicken or crispy chilli beef. You can tell the regulars by their rapport with the friendly staff, but first-timers are just as warmly welcomed.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Golders Green Tube Station 141m

Golders Green Station 481m

Address

Address: 28 North End Road , London NW11 7PT

Area: Golders Green

Opening times

Mon-Sun 12N-11pm

Nearby Landmarks

Hampstead Heath Youth Hostel 940m

Hampstead Heath 1km

Details

Telephone: 020 8455 9258

Website:

Cuisine: Chinese

Private Dining: 20

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