MrKong
Cuisine: Chinese
Price:    pound pound_grey pound_grey
Verdict based on 1 critic, 2 blogger and 0 user reviews and awards
Restaurant Profile »

Address: 21 Lisle Street, London WC2H 7BA

Website: Visit restaurant website

Telephone: +44 20 7437 7341

Chinese restaurant with a famously long menu and late opening hours, Mr Kong has been operating for more than 25 years.

Latest reviews of Mr Kong

Hugh Wright

Hugh Wright, TwelvePointFivePercent

31 March 2013

The best dish of the meal, not to mention the most enormous and most fun, was a hotpot of curry crab with glass noodles from the Chef’s Specials menu. A whole baked crab, the shell cracked and cleaved into about eight large pieces, swam in a deep pan of sweet, mild curry laced with fresh chillis, vegetables and short strands of noodles…

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Andy_Hayler

Andy Hayler, andyhayler.com

15 August 2010

Mr Kong continues to deliver reliable Cantonese food. On my last visit I deliberately tried several dishes that I often have at my benchmark Royal China (…) The gai lan was certainly some way below that at the Royal China in standard, but still capable. The sea bass was nearly at the same level, while the soup was a little less well balanced (…) no mean achievement given the moderate prices and then generally low standard of cooking in this area…

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Time_Out

Time Out Editors, Time Out

15 December 2009

The menu is gargantuan and that’s part of the problem: it’s not always easy to separate Cantonese wheat from Anglo-Chinese chaff…

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What the Critics say

Time_Out

Time Out Editors, Time Out

15 December 2009

The menu is gargantuan and that’s part of the problem: it’s not always easy to separate Cantonese wheat from Anglo-Chinese chaff…

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What the Bloggers say

Hugh Wright

Hugh Wright, TwelvePointFivePercent

31 March 2013

The best dish of the meal, not to mention the most enormous and most fun, was a hotpot of curry crab with glass noodles from the Chef’s Specials menu. A whole baked crab, the shell cracked and cleaved into about eight large pieces, swam in a deep pan of sweet, mild curry laced with fresh chillis, vegetables and short strands of noodles…

Read full review »
Andy_Hayler

Andy Hayler, andyhayler.com

15 August 2010

Mr Kong continues to deliver reliable Cantonese food. On my last visit I deliberately tried several dishes that I often have at my benchmark Royal China (…) The gai lan was certainly some way below that at the Royal China in standard, but still capable. The sea bass was nearly at the same level, while the soup was a little less well balanced (…) no mean achievement given the moderate prices and then generally low standard of cooking in this area…

Read full review »