Red Farm


Chinese | Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden

The people behind New York's infamous Pac Man dumplings have made it to London. The menu here is a modern take on Chinese dim sum with a few NYC influences too.

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Test Driving RedFarm London - Pac Man dumplings and so much more arrive from NYC
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Restaurant details

9 Russell Street, London WC2B 5HZ
Nearest tube: 
Covent Garden


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Critic reviews - total score 7.5 out of 10

Critics' score: 8
Grace Dent Guardian
Reviewed by November 09, 2018
"But Red Farm is a place to remember if you simply want to please people; it’s for charming clients, or an I’ve-had-a-bad-day, credit card be damned-type of place. It is an illicit number in my little black book. Yes, Red Farm serves Pac-Man dumplings, and it is a new flame I can’t quite ghost." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Giles Coren Times
Reviewed on October 06, 2018
"And they were delicious. Very American – sweet and fatty – but, yep, that thing you just ate was a cheeseburger in a spring roll, just like in your naughtiest dreams." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Rebecca Cope Tatler
Reviewed on September 14, 2018
"Other must-order dishes include the crab soup dumplings, which are ingeniously served with a straw to prevent any spillage disasters and to drink all the tasty broth inside, as well as the crispy beef, Red Farm’s take on the takeaway favourite, which comes doused in an orange and soy-based sauce." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 6
Fay Maschler Evening Standard
Reviewed on September 05, 2018
"Soup dumplings, aka xiao long bao, here served two to an order, have the ineffably cunning component of a little stripy straw stuck in the centre of each through which the broth flavoured by pork and crab can be sipped. No wasteful spills. " READ REVIEW


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