Hunan  

 
 
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51 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W 8NE
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon-Sat: 12.30pm-2pm and 6.30pm-11pm; Sun: closed
 
PRICES
Set Courses: £65 per head (including wine)
 

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HunanIf you've ever been in a Chinese restaurant looking over your shoulder at the exciting things that the Chinese diners are eating while you tuck into your sweet 'n' sour, but too scared to order them, then Hunan is the place for you. There's no menu, just an endless procession of food, arriving at your table in groups of five or six mouthful-sized pieces.

The cuisine of the Hunan region is saltier and spicier than that of the Cantonese, and very elaborately prepared. Everything is wrapped, packed and stacked, with meats and fishes mixed in exciting combinations, and lots of glorious flavours.

Though this is an attractive restaurant, the seating is pretty cramped. Service can be fantastically rude, and the charming manager will flirt outrageously with the prettiest girl on your table.

But if you go to restaurants because you love to eat, rather than because you enjoy fawning waiters, then this is one of the finest experiences in London. The food is utterly authentic, immaculately prepared, and constantly surprising.

It's not exactly cheap, but this is real gourmet cooking. The meal you'll get here is as good as the tasting menu in any of London's top restaurants.

 

LondonTown.com - Hunan Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Sloane Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Victoria Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Victoria Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Bourne Street Pure Parking
 
3 minutes walk
 
Semley Place NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Sloane Square Hotel London
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