Soho, Fitztrovia, Covent Garden

Manchurian Legends

Manchurian Legends

Chinese | Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden

Restaurant details

12 Macclesfield Street, London W1D 5BP
Nearest station: Leicester Square
Telephone number: 020 7437 8785

Opening times: Sunday to Wednesday: 12pm - 11pm
Thursday to Saturday: 12pm - 12am


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12 Macclesfield Street, London W1D 5BP


Critic reviews - total score 6 out of 10

Critics' score: 8
Matthew Norman Telegraph
Reviewed on November 07, 2011
"Sticking with the porcine, we were mad about the “sweet and sour pork”... Slivers of loin came in a thin batter, fried to an immaculately crisp finish, with a glorious sauce that mingled the faintly vinegary and the gently sweet to perfection.! READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 2
AA Gill Sunday Times
Reviewed on November 06, 2011
"I can’t remember the last time I ate so little in a restaurant. I’m not squeamish. I don’t mind chilli heat. I just have never been hungry enough to eat these repetitive plates of collapsing taupe mulch." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 5
Giles Coren Times
Reviewed by September 24, 2011
"The cooking is good in parts. Although the butchery that comes before the cooking is hellish. As if they had used not a knife but a sledgehammer." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Jay Rayner Guardian Estimated score
Reviewed on August 28, 2011
"In a Chinatown where the standard Cantonese offerings have become stale and cynical, this newcomer is more than welcome." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 6
Fay Maschler Evening Standard
Reviewed on August 11, 2011
"Based on the dishes we did try, I can recommend starting with soup, particularly the ribs and kelp soup -helpfully pictured on the menu - and the seaweed and egg broth." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Guy Dimond Time Out
Reviewed on August 01, 2011
"...such adventures are preferable to the boring, suburban set menus (crispy duck, kung po chicken et al) - so go on, try something you've not had before." READ REVIEW

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