Nestled within the iconic Dorchester hotel, China Tang at The Dorchester stands as a beacon of authentic Cantonese cuisine in London’s Mayfair. This esteemed restaurant has carved a niche for itself by offering an array of Cantonese delicacies that resonate with the true essence of China. It’s not just about food; it’s an invitation to indulge in a culinary journey that celebrates the rich flavors and traditions of Cantonese cooking. The establishment, an embodiment of the vision of its flamboyant creator, Sir David Tang, is designed to captivate London’s most discerning and glamorous patrons.
An Ambiance of Elegance and History
Entering China Tang is like stepping back in time to the romantic era of pre-war Shanghai. Guests are greeted by an Art Deco entrance on Park Lane, leading to a world where every corner sparkles with quirky objets d’arts, and the walls are adorned with plush banquettes and ornate paneling. The Bar at China Tang, reminiscent of a 1930’s jewel and a re-imagination of Sir David’s living room, invites guests to enjoy unique Cantonese afternoon tea, exquisite drinks, and live music. The dining room, a sanctum of classical Cantonese cooking, showcases centuries-old recipes with dishes like Ma Po Tofu, Yu Xiang Aubergine, Char Siu, and the celebrated Peking Duck. Every dish is a testament to the restaurant’s commitment to authenticity and culinary excellence.