Shuang Shuang
64 Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 6LU
Latest critic review: January 24, 2016
Critics' score: 5 out of 10

This Chinatown restaurant specialises in hot-pots, with boiling broth pots sunk into tables and the ingredients to throw in snaking around you on conveyor belts.

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Jay Rayner Observer
Reviewed by January 24, 2016
"I’m told a literal translation of Shuang Shuang is “feeling good with a little bit of oh yeah”. Whereas I’m left feeling baffled with a little bit of “Oh my!” and “Oh dear”." READ REVIEW
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Critic's score: 4
Giles Coren Times
Reviewed on January 23, 2016
"So unless you’re a child, a lost tourist looking for novelty giggles in Chinatown or such a good cook that you could turn all this stuff into a decent meal, I doubt that Shuang Shuang is for you. And Shuang Shuang is definitely not for me." READ REVIEW
Critic's score: 4.5
John Walsh Independent
Reviewed on January 16, 2016
"It's hard to judge the actual cooking as an achievement of the restaurant, since you do all the work yourself, but I noticed the veg did best." READ REVIEW
Critic's score: 5.5
Fay Maschler Evening Standard
Reviewed on January 13, 2016
"Eating here is novel, diverting and — overturning the Chinatown cliché — staff are notably helpful and anxious that a good time should be had by all." READ REVIEW
Critic's score: 6

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Address64 Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 6LU
Telephone numberAverage price: Moderate
  • Leicester Square
  • Piccadilly Circus
Opening timesEveryday 12pm – 11:00pm
• - No reservations

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