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The Peking

Charles Street, Leicester LE1 3FG, England
+44 116 262 3376
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (23 reviews)
“duck pancakes” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Charles Street, Leicester LE1 3FG, England
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1 - 10 of 214 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

2nd time at the peking and another great meal. Maureen the owner is like a female Gordon Ramsey! She has plenty of banter! Do not dare leave any food you’ll get told off! The food is always on point.

1  Thank Dannyrobinson
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Saturday evening, and the service was extremely poor. Table and floor was dirty, we did not get menus till we asked for them, and drinks......had to wait for a long time and ask 2 different waitresses. Many patrons had come in and...More

Thank HelloBrucey
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

My family and I visited the place for my mothers birthday. The service was brilliant!!! Simon, the waiter and the waitress waited on us and tended to our every need. Simon was extremely helpful and recommended some beautiful dishes. The food was some of the...More

2  Thank KingKesh
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

People, listen to me and that guy before me who gave it 1 star. The best in Leicester?? Hmmm, did you get all your friends to give it great reviews when you first opened mrs owner? Scruffy, grubby looking decor resembling a cheap 80s working...More

4  Thank tthalliday1
Reviewed 27 November 2017

How on earth this is the number one Chinese in Leicester is beyond me! We went on a Friday evening and were shown to a wobbly table with stained paper tablecloths. The paint on the walls of the restaurant are chipped and peeling where chairs...More

1  Thank tabithazoo
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Went on a Saturday night and was quite pleasantly surprised to get in without any issue. Ordered the food and waited quite a while for it to arrive. When it arrived the order was wrong so that was changed without issue and, it should be...More

Thank AngusMcKechnie
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Quite possibly the best Chinese food I've ever had! The prawns and beef in Mongolian sauce were out of this world. The head lady was fantastic, incredibly helpful and funny throughout. She made us our own banquet which was delicious If only this place was...More

1  Thank Adam S
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Come here whenever in Leicester for lunch as they do a lunch special and usually we really enjoy it,today the food was just as good but the two waiters that were serving were really not up to the usual standard as had to repeat our...More

1  Thank bovLincoln
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Like fawlty towers, if you're prepared for that you could be in for a fun night observing the chaos. Food was good.

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 28 September 2017

A bit disappointed tonight , the food was , as always , very good but the service was so slow compared to other visits . I am sure it is just a blip, maybe someone rang in sick . I certainly hope that it doesn't...More

Thank BigBlerk
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Sunita S
1 July 2017|
Response from David P |
0116 262 4288 That just worked for me
Tasneem J
26 June 2017|
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Response from Food_eater_Leicester | Reviewed this property |
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10 June 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Charles Street, Leicester LE1 3FG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 262 3376
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