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Xian Chinese Restaurant, London
Xian Chinese Restaurant, London

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    • Qype User JujWal…
    • London
    • 32 friends
    • 210 reviews
    5.0 star rating

    My family has been going to this restaurant for years. It is our favourite local chinese and in all these years we've never had a bad meal. The food is all of a high quality, not greasy and really tasty.
    It is a family-run place and the owners, Shomshree and Kim, are delightful and always welcoming.
    They also do a takeaway service.

  • 2.0 star rating
    First to Review

    I'm angry. I read the menu outside and it said 20% discounts on take-away. I made my order and THEN they showed me the fine print. You have to be a member and place your order before 7:30 pm. A zero for customer service because any reasonable business would have taken into account that this is a first visit and just 35 minutes after their cutoff time.
    I do have to confess that they were polite, and the food was reasonably good. Not excellent though.

  • 4.0 star rating

    A very nice local Chinese restaurant with friendly attentive staff and more importantly deliciously fresh and clean tasting food. The egg fried rice is very nice, as was everything. I would really recommend this restaurant if you are looking for Chinese food in Whetstone/North Finchley. The Chinese brocolli was perfectly cooked, crunchy and very good. Pretty reasonably priced too although the portions are not huge they are enough to share a rice for instance. All in all you could definitely do a lot worse and I personally think this is one of the better Chinese restaurants in the area.

  • 3.0 star rating

    I suppose it could have been worse but it was still very disappointing, especially as the food was not at all very authentic and it tasted of takeaways and fast food. the food was all together very greasy and salty, like a typical 'chinese' restaurant and the flavours tasted like it was mass and pre made from a jar.

    • Qype User citybo…
    • London
    • 10 friends
    • 61 reviews
    4.0 star rating

    I love getting a take away from this clean and tidy restaurant every Thursday night. I have been going there for about 6 months and it's like a second home. I would highly recommend if you are looking for a extremely nice Chinese to either take away or eat in to go.

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From the business


Duck lovers will enjoy our traditional crispy aromatic duck, meats and seafood  cooked in many different ways with a wild range of flavours, which always  facinates regular diners. Vegetarians are also able to find their favourite choices.  We are able to cater for all needs upon request.  

All our staff are committed to serving food of  an unparalleled quality to our  diners. XIAN is a must-try restaurant in London.


Established in 1989.

Xian restaurant has been serving the community with  traditional Chinese food especially the Beijing and Cantonese style.  XIAN is well known in the Finchley area for its hospitality and excellent food  which is ideal for family parties, pre-theatre and post-sightseeing meals.