Soho, Fitztrovia, Covent Garden

Baiwei


Chinese | Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden

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Address: 
8 Little Newport St, London WC2H 7JJ
Nearest station: Leicester Square

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Critic reviews - total score 5.5 out of 10

Critics' score: 4
Giles Coren Times
Reviewed by August 17, 2013
"Pot-sticker dumplings, though, were heavy and tasted grimly of burnt plastic or rubber (deliberate or accidental, I cannot say), and a dish of lamb and rice, all tumbled together and roasted, had an awful gamey tang to it, which didn’t seem right at all, but may have been." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 4
Steve Dinneen City AM
Reviewed on July 31, 2013
"I wanted to like it, I really did. It looks and feels like a restaurant that might serve really excellent food – every now and then it even threatens to – but too often it falls short. Far short. I’d say I wouldn’t go back, but I’ll never remember where it is anyway." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 6.5
Marina O'Loughlin Guardian
Reviewed on June 22, 2013
"I realise we've forgotten to order Sichuan's beloved twice-cooked belly pork with black bean and chilli, but there's so much more to explore. Baiwei is the kind of rickety little joint you'd find in backstreet Sheung Wan, but with a better travelled menu. And I mean that as quite the compliment." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 8
Christine Yeo Time Out
Reviewed on June 04, 2013
"They say two’s company, three’s a crowd, and four’s a party.This gang of four from the Barshu group are rocking Chinatown with their celebration of south-west China’s home cooking." READ REVIEW

 
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