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5-6 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 8PT
 
 
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Mon to Sat 11am-11pm, Sun & Bank Holidays 11am-10.30pm
 

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Din Tai Fung Well known across the world - Din Tai Fung has 160 restaurants in America, China and beyond - the Taiwanese makers of seriously good steamed dumplings opened their first European restaurant in London's Covent Garden in 2018. This is the place to go for their famous xiao long bao (steamed pork dumplings), made with pork filling and wrapped in a pleated, twisted delicate dough and steamed. Pinched to a precise 18 folds ( minimum) , each dumpling is created with an astute eye for accuracy. The b ao pass through six different stations, each manned by a different team of highly trained dim sum chefs. Other well-known dishes include the steamed chicken soup, simmered for six hours. Tea is a serious business in Taiwan and here at the flagship Din Tai Fung restaurant they serve traditional Chinese tea as well as Taiwan-inspired cocktails at the bar. Handpicked o olong tea leaves and jasmine blossoms are just two of the specialist teas you can sip on in this pared back restaurant where oriental grey tiles, hard wood and rattan are set against a collection of artworks by Singaporean painter, Tan Oe Pang, who created the paintings specifically for this Covent Garden site.

 

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Covent Garden Tube Station
 
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4 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
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St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  36% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Din Tai Fung
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from Din Tai Fung
One of the first design hotels, it certainly hasn't lost any of its cool appeal and continues to impress with great service and high standards. The ... More
 
 
 
The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £175  40% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 4 minutes from Din Tai Fung
Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Red Farm
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
9 Russell Street, WC2B | 2 minutes from Din Tai Fung
London branch of the New York dumpling restaurant. ... More
 
 
 
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Yiu Fat Noodle
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
13 Newport Place, WC2H | 5 minutes from Din Tai Fung
Yiu Fat Noodle is the latest restaurant from the group behind Peruvian-inspired London restaurants Pachamama, Chicama, Pachamama East, and Happy End Bar ... More
 
 
 
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Shanghai Modern
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
12 Newport Place, Unit 14, WC2H | 6 minutes from Din Tai Fung
Bringing Shanghai to Chinatown Shanghai Modern specialises in delicious dumplings, noodles and traditional Shanghai dishes. The restaurant, done up with glossy ... More
 
 
 
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Franco Manca, Covent Garden
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
39 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Din Tai Fung
Fast becoming London's favourite pizza restaurant, new branches of Franco Manca are popping up all over the place and this Covent Garden branch is their prettiest ... More
 
 
 
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
29 Southampton Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Din Tai Fung
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
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Rules
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
35 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Din Tai Fung
Named after Thomas Rule who founded the place in 1798, Rules is the oldest restaurant in London yet manages to keep up with even the most ... More
 
 
 
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Waitress
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th February 2019 to 4th January 2020
Din Tai Fung, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 1 minute from Din Tai Fung
Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical to have an all-female creative team, ...More
 
 
 
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The Worst Witch
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th July to 8th September 2019
Din Tai Fung, 404 Strand, WC2R | 1 minute from Din Tai Fung
Miss Cackle, Mildred and their broomstick flying friends come to the London stage as the much loved children's books, a favourite among the over sevens since ...More
 
 
 
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Touching The Void
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th November 2019 to 29th February 2020
Din Tai Fung, St Martins Lane, WC2N | 4 minutes from Din Tai Fung
The true story of two young climbers who get into trouble has already been told in a BAFTA-winning film and now it comes to the stage ...More
 
 
 
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Savoy Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Din Tai Fung
Situated alongside the Savoy Hotel, the building of the current theatre with its Art Deco auditorium, was financed by Richard d'Oyly Carte with the considerable profits ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Opera House
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Din Tai Fung
This impressive building in the heart of Covent Garden has been playing host to major stars of the classical music world since 1858. The third ... More
 
 
 
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Linbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Bow Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Din Tai Fung
Part of the Royal Opera House , the Linbury Theatre was completely refurbished in December 2018 revealing, "a handsome new ... More
 
 
 
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St Paul's Church, Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Din Tai Fung
Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre community. ... More
 
 
 
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Covent Garden East Piazza
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Din Tai Fung
A visit to Covent Garden is a must, whether you intend to shop, sightsee or soak in the carnival atmosphere. The focal ... More
 
 
 
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Din Tai Fung
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
 
 
 
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Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
44 The Market, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Din Tai Fung
This tiny shop in the heart of Covent Garden is crammed full of traditional toys but is probably most famous for its selection of toy theatres ... More
 
 
 
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Lush
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
Unit 10 The Piazza Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Din Tai Fung
An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose before you even enter these premises, which offer a huge mix of fizzing bath bombs to suit all ... More
 
 
 
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Din Tai Fung
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 4 minutes from Din Tai Fung
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 5 minutes from Din Tai Fung
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from Din Tai Fung
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Din Tai Fung
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Din Tai Fung
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Din Tai Fung
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Din Tai Fung
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
 
 
 
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The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Din Tai Fung
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Din Tai Fung
The Harp, a welcoming bar in Covent Garden, is a traditional pub where the emphasis is firmly on real ale - earning it CAMRA's National Pub ... More
 
 
 
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Eve Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
34 Southampton Street, WC2E | 1 minute from Din Tai Fung
A short hop below Frog, Adam Handling's restaurant in Covent Garden, is Eve Bar, the chef's first stand-alone cocktail joint. He's brought in talented mixologist Sam ... More
 
 
 
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Blame Gloria
London > Nightlife > Bars
20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 2 minutes from Din Tai Fung
A subterranean den of delight, with cocktails, tunes and parties, Blame Gloria is a basement bar in Covent Garden where the wallpaper is based on ... More
 
 
 
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Mr Fogg's Society of Exploration
London > Nightlife > Bars
1A Bedford Street, WC2E | 2 minutes from Din Tai Fung
Mr Fogg's adventures around the globe (well, London, more like) continue apace with the opening of ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Din Tai Fung
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Din Tai Fung
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
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Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 5 minutes from Din Tai Fung
Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More
 
 
 
 

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Waitress
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Vaudeville Theatre 1 minute walk from Din Tai Fung

Miss Cackle, Mildred and their broomstick flying friends come to the London stage as the much loved children's books, a ...More

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The London Transport Museum looks at the history of the Thameslink train line with its new exhibition, Untangling the Tracks. ...More

 
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Explore the world of transport engineering in the Future Engineers gallery, a permanent display at the London Transport Museum since ...More

 
The Lion King
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The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
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