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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED The Oriental Restaurant

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020-7317 6328
Underground: Hyde Park Corner
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED The Oriental Restaurant Restaurant Review

: The Oriental Restaurant is a grand hotel restaurant with no expense spared to make it the finest Chinese dining room in London. The spacious restaurant has several dining areas, including private rooms beautifully decorated with chinoiserie. Service tends towards formal, with no detail overlooked. The dishes, in contrast, are surprisingly tame if you're used to ferreting around in the entrails and 'texture foods' that you will find in Chinatown restaurants around the world; the shock factor has been eradicated from this menu. Instead you get MSG-free dishes which are impeccably prepared and presented, such as a starter of boiled prawn and chicken dumplings with ginger and spring onion sauce (£9.50) or main courses such as sautéed lobster with asparagus and black pepper (a sobering £38 for the whole lobster). The dim sum set lunch seems a bargain in comparison, at only £25 per head. Delightful maybe, but a bowdlerised version of Chinese food. Set dim sum lunch £25; set meals £43-£90.

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