Seventeen

17 Notting Hill Gate , London, W11 3JQ

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SquareMeal Review of Seventeen

The dark basement setting & chillout tunes suggest that Seventeen is more of an evening haunt than a lunchtime spot. Carved wooden screens, blue lighting & black lacquer furniture don’t deliver quite the glamour of high-rolling Hakkasan, but at least they’re an improvement on the dated interiors of most Queensway Chinese eateries. Best bets on the menu are the lip-numbingly authentic Szechuan specialities, so if you can take a dose of chilli & have an appetite for offal, the blisteringly hot seafood soup, griddled intestines or dry-fried green beans with minced pork won’t disappoint. Dung po pork (a rich, savoury stew from Hangzhou province), is also worth ordering, but other items – especially mainstream Cantonese staples such as sweet & sour chicken – get a lukewarm reception from most readers.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Notting Hill Gate Tube Station 190m

Queensway Tube Station 443m

Address

Address: 17 Notting Hill Gate , London W11 3JQ

Area: Notting Hill Holland Park

Opening times

Mon-Sun 12N-11.30pm

Nearby Landmarks

The Gate Cinema 181m

Gate Theatre 202m

Details

Telephone: 020 7985 0006

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Cuisine: Chinese

Private Dining: 12

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