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Mao Tai - Parson’s Green

N.B. Bookings can no longer be made for this restaurant through London Online

About Mao Tai - Parson’s Green

Described by some critics as having ’among the finest Chinese food in London’, forget everything you ever thought about Chinese food. This contemporary, vibrant place has a cheerful irreverent attitude, which happily culture-hops amongst champagne bubbles and schmoozing long legged girls in party frocks. Imagine a buzzy New York style brasserie with a well-structured wine list that serves memorable Szechwan, Peking and Hunan food. Thin strips of Baby Pork Chops marinated in Honey, Salt & Pepper Soft Shell Crab, Smoked Chicken Shreds, Hot & Sour Seafood Soup, Vongole Clams with Black Beans, Glass Noodle & Mushroom Dumplings, ’Blue Ginger’ Dancing Crab, Crispy Beef Shreds, Sticky Glass Noodles, Leeks with Green Chilli, Tangerine Peel Chicken, Double cooked French beans with Pork mince and everyone’s favourite - Crispy Aromatic Duck or Wok Flashed Vegetables & Croutons with Mandarin Pancakes & Plum Sauce washed down with a cool bottle of Pinot Gris Reserve 1998 from F.E. Trimbach are some of the more popular choices. Efficient service and sharp wit serve to maintain universal praise for the vibrant atmosphere and dishes that whet the appetite.



Full a la carte

Starter

Steamed or Grilled Pork Dumplings - £6.20
Hot and Sour Soup - £4.50
Fresh Monkfish - £9.50
Drunken Fish - £7.80
Wun Tun Soup - £4.50

Main Course

Willow Chicken in a Garlicky Black Bean Sauce - £7.85
Lemon Chicken - £7.85
Sizzling Lamb Slices with Spring Onion - £8.50
Grilled Sirloin Steak with Oyster Sauce - £9.50
Ma-Po To-Fu - £6.20
Buddhist Monks Vegetables - £5.50
Sauteed Baby Bok Chok - £5.50
Double cooked Pork with Chinese Cabbage and Peppers - £7.50
Beef slices in Oyster Sauce - £7.85

Dessert

Chilled lyches (8) - £3.50
Double coconut squares - £5.50
Toffee apple & banana flambe (4 pieces) - £5.50
Irresistable poached pears with ginger - £6.00





Additional Information


Address:

58 New Kings Road, Parsons Green, SW6 4LS

Nearest tube:

Parsons Green

Average Price:

£25 - £34

Opening times:

Mon - Sat 6pm - 11pm

Dress Code:

Smart Casual

N.B. Bookings can no longer be made for this restaurant through London Online



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