Ping Pong St. Christopher's Place

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The Ping Pong concept was always a good one. Take the centuries-old Chinese tradition of ‘yum cha’ – tea and dumplings – then add funky cocktails to the mix. A stroke of genius that had punters queuing out the door from the get-go. These days, however, the reality isn’t quite as impressive as the concept. Inconsistent service and food remains a bugbear, particularly when bills are ‘hefty’ (for dim sum, at least). On a good day (or, more likely, night) when the atmosphere is buzzing, it’s still a lively experience – especially when you factor in budget cocktails (from £5.95). Roast pork puffs, duck spring rolls and chive dumplings are reliable picks from the menu, and there are seasonal specials too, such as ‘luxury’ spring rolls with truffle oil.

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Ping Pong St. Christopher's Place
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Ping Pong St. Christopher's Place

29a James Street ,London W1U 1DZ

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Delicious, as always

by   silver reviewer (17)

Mar 2017

Ping pong is definitely the go to place for reliably fresh dim sum. I am a big fan of the steamed spicy chicken dim sum, but was pleased to see a new addition to the menu with the ginger duck dim sum that was absolutely delicious! This was lunch during a shopping trip so it was nice to pop into the restaurant for a quick lunch with speedy service and delicious food. I left with a full and happy tummy!

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  • Food & Drink: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Atmosphere: 8
  • Value: 8

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    The Swindian :: Restaurant review: Ping Pong | The Swindian

    I first discovered Ping Pong when I was visiting London with my father last summer. We were wandering around Central London and saw the sign for dim sum, which immediately caught our fancy. Since then, I have eaten there 3 or 4 times.

    Their choice of dim sums is vast. I would highly recommend the steamed chicken cashew nut, steamed scallop and shiitake and fried duck spring rolls. I also love the variety of sauces they give you – besides the standard soya sauce, there are 3 different chilli sauces and if you have a loyalty card (I have a habit of getting loyalty cards wherever I go), they also bring you...
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