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Grand Imperial London

101 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0SJ, England
+44 20 7821 8898
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“dim sum” (80 reviews)
“peking duck” (20 reviews)
“fried rice” (7 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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101 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0SJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The variety of the dishes is outdone only by their quality and relevance to genuine Cantonese cuisine. Awesome dim sum. This is a formidable restaurant in a great central setting. One for special occasions. Can be helpful to go with a Cantonese speaker or two!...More

Thank Alexander9999999
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a slightly odd restaurant - as many restaurants in hotels in London are! Calling it the Grand Imperial is rather overselling it to say the least - but the food is good and the set menu at lunchtime is excellent value at 2...More

Thank AndieH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday evening with family and friends, 6 of us in total. The restaurant is nicely set within the Grosvenor hotel and looks well. Seemed quiet at the time which took away from the atmosphere in the restaurant. However great selection on the...More

Thank Marc S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is very good here but why it has to be put on stone cold plates eludes me. Every plate came straight out of a cupboard close to our table. I was taken here by friends who had heard that it was good and...More

Thank MarkPatrick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our server was rude, abrupt and refused to answer questions about the menu. Food was so-so, mostly bland. Wouldn't go back!

1  Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We had dinner here last night. It was a little slow service-wise to start with but once ordered the food came very quickly and was very good. Our waitress apologised profusely for the delay - I think everyone came in at once. We did not...More

Thank Sarah S
Becky T, Manager at Grand Imperial London, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Hi Sarah. Thank you for taking the time to write a review, your feedback is really important to us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and hope to make it even better next time

Reviewed 5 October 2017

We came far behind schedule from Heathrow and needed to attent a meeting in the Grosvenor Hotel. Decided to eat in The Grand Imperial not knowing what to expect... The Chinese lunch menu for the day looked great so an easy choice . They have...More

Thank Lambèrt P
Becky T, Manager at Grand Imperial London, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you for your review and we are happy to hear you will visit again. We will feed back your comments and look forward to welcoming you back with a smile!

Reviewed 16 September 2017

Dinner for 2 on 13 September. We had a nice quiet table in the corner. The décor is grandiose and very elegant. The food was superb: dim sum, followed by Peking duck (a whole one!). The dim sum were very tasty, fresh, and full of...More

Thank rubon
Becky T, Manager at Grand Imperial London, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Thank you so much for your extensive review, we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your food. We will certainly take into account your comments on training and waiting staff and we hope to see you again very soon at Grand Imperial London

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Fantastic original Chinese cuisine. Always available for seating unlike other restaurants around the vicinity. The choice and cost was surprising and refreshing. Highly recommended.

Thank Devraj D
Becky T, Manager at Grand Imperial London, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We hope you will visit Grand Imperial London again very soon

Reviewed 27 August 2017

Conveniently located in The Grosvenor Hotel, the Grand Imperial serves delicious Cantonese dishes in both large and small portions.

Thank Karen M
Becky T, Manager at Grand Imperial London, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you Karen for taking the time to review your visit. We look forward to seeing you again

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0SJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Pimlico
  • Neighbourhood: Pimlico
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7821 8898
  • E-mail
An opulent Cantonese fine dining restaurant, Grand Imperial London has an elegant bar and specialises in authentic Hong Kong Cantonese cuisine. Designed around the concept of Feng Shui, Grand Imperial restaurant features stunning artwork, traditional artifacts and beautiful calligraphy. Striking and elegant, the Grand Imperial restaurant in Victoria has a sophisticated ambience, featuring amber velvet banquettes, well dressed tables and a warm colour scheme. The private dining room is exquisitely designed, creating an intimate and calm dining space. On Buckingham Palace Road, Grand Imperial in London is a stunning independent restaurant. Victoria Tube Station is just a 2-minute walk away.
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