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Hap Lee Chinese

#13,426 of 17,931 Restaurants in London
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1585-1587 London Road | Streatham, London SW16 4AA, England
+44 20 8764 2336
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been coming here for over 20 years and I guess its longevity is a testament that sticking to the same old formula, menu and traditions counts for something. It serves reasonable food and is reasonably priced in a traditional chinese restaurant setting. Being lovers of chinese food we do occassionbally order "off menu" which they kindly accommodate for.Whilst not... More 

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Thank Tony A
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are regular customers here and takeaway quite often, never eaten in so cannot say much about that but we cannot fault their veggie options. The Salt and chilli paneer is soon good and so are the Veggie Singapore Vermicelli noodles! Very lovely friendly staff, and this is the best Chinese local to us. Good portion sizes at very decent... More 

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Thank Megha0804
Bristol, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

All the food we had was lovely, not greasy as is often the case with Chinese food. The salt and chilli tofu/aubergine was the best, so light, crisp and fluffy. the hot and sour sourp was hot and sour, the kind prawn chow mein was smoky and the king prawns were huge. The chopped vegetables and cashew nuts in black... More 

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Thank 186220Ellenb
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 17 January 2017

In short, despite years of patronage we have to warn others phoning in to book or to order, that the level of customer service is woefully bad... after several orders through 2016 arriving with incorrect contents, we stopped using them, but recanted in the new year... we rang to order and once again it arrived with wrong items and what... More 

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Thank BranLieu
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

What more can you ask for, lots of variety, items topped up quickly, wether you have the buffet or choose from the menu you won't be disappointed. Book in advance as it can get busy

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Thank poohbear999
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I have eaten here before and had a good service. However, I went to the restaurant to buy takeaway and I cannot explain how dry the food was almost as though they ran out of oil or soy sauce. It was terrible. I had to throw the food away instead of letting the family eat it. I rang them the... More 

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Thank J293
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Great food good choose on menu staff brilliant and reasonably priced a great take away all way, never had to complain you get what's on offer will recommend to all friends

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Thank Kevin A
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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Noodles that come rock hard with no seasoning and plain as can be, honestly think they gave me super noodles uncooked out the packet, never been to a worse Chinese in my life, along with this the rice was doughy and horrible. Not that this wasn't bad enough the chicken had the texture of play dough and was spongy....Avoid this... More 

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Thank Joey W
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

This restaurant has been around in Norbury where I have worked over 40 years. Whilst much of Norbury has changed this family restaurant has survived and maintained high standards. They have evolved with time to suit tastes of the local population. If you like good anglicised Chinese food as we have here in the UK (better than Chinese foo in... More 

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Thank Manny V
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016

The food is excellent very tasty and the portions are just right. The manager was very helpful and polite, as for the staff they were friendly, and it was great service. I felt as though I was at home very welcoming

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1585-1587 London Road | Streatham, London SW16 4AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8764 2336

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?