Soho, Fitztrovia, Covent Garden

Shuang Shuang

Shuang Shuang

Chinese | Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden

This Chinatown restaurant specialises in hot-pots, with boiling broth pots sunk into tables and the ingredients to throw in snaking around you on conveyor belts.

Restaurant details

64 Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 6LU
Nearest tube: 
  • Leicester Square
  • Piccadilly Circus

Opening times: Everyday 12pm – 11:00pm

• - No reservations


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64 Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 6LU


Critic reviews - total score 5 out of 10

Critics' score: 4
Jay Rayner Observer Estimated score
Reviewed by January 24, 2016
"I’m told a literal translation of Shuang Shuang is “feeling good with a little bit of oh yeah”. Whereas I’m left feeling baffled with a little bit of “Oh my!” and “Oh dear”." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 4.5
Giles Coren Times
Reviewed on January 23, 2016
"So unless you’re a child, a lost tourist looking for novelty giggles in Chinatown or such a good cook that you could turn all this stuff into a decent meal, I doubt that Shuang Shuang is for you. And Shuang Shuang is definitely not for me." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 5.5
John Walsh Independent
Reviewed on January 16, 2016
"It's hard to judge the actual cooking as an achievement of the restaurant, since you do all the work yourself, but I noticed the veg did best." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 6
Fay Maschler Evening Standard
Reviewed on January 13, 2016
"Eating here is novel, diverting and — overturning the Chinatown cliché — staff are notably helpful and anxious that a good time should be had by all." READ REVIEW

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