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Yim Wah Express

2-4 Lensfield Road | Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1EG, England
+44 1223 309530
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (22 reviews)
“roast duck” (10 reviews)
“rice” (15 reviews)
All hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
2-4 Lensfield Road | Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1EG, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the best Chinese restaurants I've ever been too, food was amazing good service staff were lovely decor was slightly dated. 100% would go again

Thank suzyjazzc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here a few times, all equally good! Service is normally great. Can recommend the Peking duck, ribs, Tom yom soul, chicken wings, pork dumplings. This place is amazing!

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All the fresh roast meats, i.e. duck, chicken, crispy pork, char siew really delicious. Fabulous freshly cooked Chinese vegetables. Rice superb. Can't recommend more highly

Thank Lindsay B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location! Quite busy in there. Food was amazing! Lovely curry, duck and rice! Service was great, and the wine was amazingly priced. What would make it a 5* would be a makeover of the restaurant as it was a bit rundown and atmosphere was...More

Thank Rjonesmu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When trying a Chinese restaurant for the first time, I generally stick to a short list of popular dishes which I hope will be done well, before venturing into more exotic terrain on future occasions. Yim Wah is a simply-furnished, cafe style establishment and was...More

Thank John-frae-Banff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really like the dim sum here - there are interesting options and they come out quickly. You can easily eat your fill on dumplings alone. But there are some good things on the main menu (like the appetiser ribs). Mix and match. Eat until...More

Thank CMGroovy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good lunch here at Yim Wah. First dim sum experience in Cambridge. The dim sum menu wasn't extensive but the food we chose was pretty good, not exceptional by any means. Some nice dim sum items we'd never tried before so it...More

1  Thank Joe_and_Jules
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I think is the best Chinese restaurant in the city!! Fresh food and good quality, you need to try! Staff is helpful and friendly

1  Thank Shas R
Reviewed 14 May 2017

There are several oriental restaurants nearby. Walking around, Yim Wah was the busiest and was clearly popular with Asians which I took as a good sign. I had steamed dumplings and fried dumplings, both were tasty. The dipping sauce for the latter was particularly good....More

1  Thank alwayscominghome1
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I've been here several times and have enjoyed the food. The last time I had shrimp dumplings and vegetarian mafu tofu and really enjoyed both

1  Thank fls28
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
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11:30 - 15:00
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11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-4 Lensfield Road | Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 309530
  • E-mail
A reputable family-run business serving authentic Chinese cuisine and provide friendly service.
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