“Glamorous interpretations of Cantonese cooking” - AA Inspector
LONDON W1, LONDON POSTAL DISTRICTS
Our Inspector's view
The Mayfair branch of the now global Hakkasan chain features a contemporary mix of seductive design and dazzling east-meets-west Cantonese cuisine. A long entrance corridor leads to the ground-floor dining room with its smart bar and low-slung leather seating. A high-gloss high-octane approach abounds; from the slick, informed service to the kitchen’s vibrant reimaginings of traditional Cantonese dishes. Divine dim sum encompasses the likes of caviar-dotted abalone and chicken shu mai to royal king crab jade dumplings. House speciality mains might be melt-in-the-mouth stir-fry black pepper rib-eye beef with merlot. Desserts prolong the thrill factor to the very end.
Facilities – at a glance
- Seats: 220
- Private dining available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Closed: false
- Wines under £30: 2
- Wines over £30: 350
- Wines by the glass: 14
- Cuisine style: Modern Cantonese, Chinese
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About the area
The UK's capital was founded by the Romans shortly after they invaded in 43AD. Since then it’s evolved into one of the greatest cities on earth. From a bloody, squalid history to the vanguard of fashion in the Swinging 1960s to the buzzing metropolis it is today, London has something for everyone. There are very British pursuits like the Oxford and Cambridge boat race, changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace and an impressive collection of traditional English pubs. And that’s not to mention world-renowned arts venues, galleries and museums, award-winning theatre and unrivalled shopping – all found within a few Tube stops of each other.
London’s royal history is not to be missed. Visitors can roam around one of Britain’s finest medieval castles and royal prison, and learn about the final days of Anne Boleyn at the Tower of London or, for the less bloodthirsty, visit the Queen’s London home, Buckingham Palace. Don’t miss out on exploring the capital’s Royal Parks – from St James’ Park and Hyde Park in the centre to the majestic Hampton Court and wilderness of Richmond Park in the southwest.
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