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Review: Dim Sum at Ping Pong | FOOD

I’ve not visited many Asian restaurants before but I’ve seen quite a few Ping Pong restaurants across London so I was really keen to try it out with my friend, Pippa.

Every weekday between 3-6pm it’s half price on selected drinks and dim sum so we arrived straight after work to make the most of it.

Ping Pong – What We Ordered

We started off by ordering cocktails, my favourite is a Cosmopolitan (bargain price of £3.77) and pippa chose the Strawberry and passionfruit cocktail (£3.62) while we pondered the menu.

Of course we opted for prawn crackers which comes with a spicy mango sauce (£0.98) and we chose a selection of food to begin with. From the ‘crispy’ menu section we ordered the soy chicken skewers (£4.85) which came with a smoky orange sauce and they were delicious but I think we chose these from the normal menu rather than the half price menu. We also ordered the crispy duck spring roll (£2.63) which came with hoi sin sauce. These were really good- one of my faves but I just LOVE duck and hoi sin sauce.

From the ‘dumplings’ menu we chose the spinach and mushroom dumpling (£3.65) which were soft and flavourful but these were full price. There were three of each of these.

The only disappointing dish we tried was the Shanghai xialongbao (£1.93) which we thought looked a little bit like brains! They were also from the dumpling menu and are little balls of pork and spring onion in a thin pastry casing, steamed to serve. The flavour was good but the texture was a bit weird.

All these goodies came together so we enjoyed a mini feast before ordering the crispy duck bao (£15.95) which was the highlight of the whole meal for me! It’s also served on a huge plate so you’ll want to make sure you have space on your table ready for it! It comes with three fluffy white steamed buns and a whole platter of crispy shredded duck, spring onion, cucumber and hoi sin sauce. The dish serves three, but you can order another bao bun for an extra 80p which we did and it was 100% worth it. Makes sharing between two people easier too! Unfortunately this dish wasn’t included in the half price selection before 6pm but it’s worth paying full price for.

By this point we were getting pretty thirsty so we ordered another cosmopolitan (£7.55) and strawberry and passionfruit cocktails (£7.25) but unfortunately these ones were full price as it was after 6pm.

To finish, we ordered a chocolate fondant (£4.55) to share as it sounded too good to miss. It was delicious and perfect, with a gooey chocolatey centre but I don’t think I could’ve eaten a whole one on my own.

Ping Pong – 3/5

Great food, at a great price on my visit.

Food – 3/5

Service – 3/5

Decor / Ambience – 3/5

Our dim sum selection cost £64.72 for two people, including service. 

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