Ping Pong

 
 

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ADDRESS
3-6 Steward Street, Spitalfields, London E1 6AL 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Sat 12pm-11pm, Sun 11am-10pm
 

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The ancient art of Dim Sum, created for the 21st Century. The Ping Pong revolution started in Soho in May 2005 and these sleek black restaurants are now something of a London institution. The contemporary style is combined with an authentic Chinese aesthetic while the menu offers accessibility and affordability. Its signature dim sum range comes in little parcels of deliciousness with a choice of over 40 dim sum dishes, from the finest translucent dumplings that melt in your mouth to the king of dumplings: the prawn Hai Gau. Known for its shell like appearance and delicate crest of nine to eleven pleats, this is considered the ultimate test of a dim sum chef's skill. Whether a dim sum novice or junkie, diners will welcome new pan-Asian dishes and specials including vegetarian tom yam soup; straw mushroom and salmon rolls; spring buns with sesame seeds; lamb chops with lemon grass; and duck in sweet sauce. Dim sum started with the humble bun, but Ping Pong are taking this simple staple to new levels with the introduction of their deliciously decadent dark chocolate and whisky bun – ideal for those with a sweet tooth. Tea drinking is an integral part of the Chinese dim sum experience and it is said that it was in the tea houses of Canton (now Guandong) that the tradition of snacking on small sweet and savoury delicacies began. Ping Pong acknowledges the age-old art of Chinese tea-drinking by offering a range of infusions including the light and fragrant Jasmine – simply add hot water and this exotic blossom theatrically opens in the glass, offering a delicate, floral aroma and sweet taste. Low black onyx tables geometric lattice screens, exposed brickwork and olive green leather stools and banquettes create a sexy and sophisticated environment.

 

LondonTown.com - Ping Pong Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Aldgate Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
2 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Bishopsgate Ballroom
Dance | Until 27th June 2014 

Bishopsgate Institute 1 minute walk from Ping Pong

Learn how to ballroom and latin dance in this taster session. Also try Argentine Tango and Salsa or maybe even ...More

Super Swing Pit
Exhibitions | Until 18th May 2014 

Bishopsgate Institute 1 minute walk from Ping Pong

Lindy Hop taster classes, impromptu floor shows and music from vintage DJs and the Down For The Count band....More

We Are Funny: Hecklers
Comedy | On 21st April 2014 

Dirty Dick's 2 minutes walk from Ping Pong

Stand-up where the audience are encouraged to heckle the acts and challenge their abilities....More

Open Mic Night
Concerts | Until 26th May 2014 

The Vibe Bar 5 minutes walk from Ping Pong

Aspiring musicians perform to an open genre music policy....More

Sex, Drugs And Painting
Exhibitions | Until 22nd April 2014 

The Old Truman Brewery 5 minutes walk from Ping Pong

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Chris Marker
Chris Marker
Exhibitions | Until 22nd June 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 7 minutes walk from Ping Pong

Visionary French filmmaker, photographer, writer and artist Chris Marker (1921-2012) is widely acknowledged as the finest exponent of the essay ...More

 
Reflections On The Realm Of Dimensional Affect, Space And The Queer Racialised Self
Exhibitions | Until 29th April 2014 

Rich Mix Centre 8 minutes walk from Ping Pong

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Phil Maxwell: Brick Lane
Exhibitions | Until 28th April 2014 

Rich Mix Centre 8 minutes walk from Ping Pong

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Joanne Tatham & Tom O'Sullivan: Does The IT Stick
Exhibitions | Until 15th June 2014 

Bloomberg SPACE 8 minutes walk from Ping Pong

A Studio Voltaire-commissioned work with multiple elements, from the young Newcastle-based artists, challenging the convention of architecture....More

Comedy Bin
Comedy | On 21st April 2014 

The Rhythm Factory 9 minutes walk from Ping Pong

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