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4.4 (740) $$$$ $$$$ Chinese


Summary: A posh Chinese culinary journey.

Kai, a high-end restaurant in a posh area, presents an innovative take on Chinese cuisine, with a menu that features both traditional dishes and creative new twists. The atmosphere is glitzy and the service, top-notch. With a wine list that includes impressive labels, Kai caters to an international clientele, offering a luxurious dining experience. The interior boasts a glossy finish, with a tropical fish tank adding to the ambiance. While the prices reflect the restaurant's exclusivity, there are more moderately priced options such as a set lunch menu. Vegetarian options are plentiful and the desserts are notable. The venue spans two floors, with the ground level providing a tranquil dining environment, while the basement offers a more intimate setting, perfect for romantic dates. The wine list is extensive, featuring a selection of both Chinese and international wines. Kai has been a staple in the high-end dining scene since 1993, constantly innovating and impressing with dishes inspired by the Nanyang region of southern China. Signature dishes include a reimagined sweet-and-sour pork, sea bass carpaccio with a yee sang-style salad, and succulent lamb chops with a soy and honey marinade. The creativity even extends to desserts, with a unique durian and vanilla soufflé that surprisingly delights the palate. Service at Kai is exceptional, adding to the overall exclusive and sophisticated experience.


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65 S Audley St, London W1K 2QU, United Kingdom

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