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Old Friends, London

Old Friends - London, United Kingdom
Old Friends
659 Commercial Road, London, United Kingdom E14 7LWMap
+44 20 7790 5027
Neighborhood: Docklands/ Wapping
Cuisine: Chinese

London's oldest Cantonese restaurant is one of the few survivors in what was London's original Chinatown, developed after Chinese sailors first settled around the docks. Regulars are most likely old friends with its owners; after more than fifty years, the restaurant still belongs to the same family. This is your classic upscale Chinese - as in lacquer and gold and high-backed chairs, not minimalist glass and wood. You should try the Docklands specialty Jar Jow for history's sake, although the Roast Pork in Chili Sauce is a bit cloying and a reminder that Chinese food has made great leaps since the first influx of immigrants.

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  • Nearest Train: Limehouse
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