Yauatcha

15-17 Broadwick Street, Soho, W1F 0DL

WLC Rank : 164

Food Type Cuisine: Chinese

Glass PriceGlass from : £ 12.80 (175 ml)

+44 (0)20 7494 8888

www.yauatcha.com

reservations@yauatcha.com

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Dessert Wines

As with Hakkasan, the list here has the experienced eye of group wine buyer Christine Parkinson overseeing things. The team meet weekly to taste wines with the food, and if one of the wines fails to match with any of the dishes it is discarded.

REVIEWS

Review 2016/17

The atmosphere downstairs is romantic, being decadently dimly lit by a galaxy of glinting bulbs and faux flickering candles. Upstairs, the tea urn lined room feels crisper; perfect for a less sensually-inclined lunch. Propped by almost brutal concrete pillars, the ceiling is latticed as a Mondrian; a study of Bristol blue emphasised by an aquarium below which serves as a shop window. I hope fish don’t suffer sunburn! Albeit comfy, one-armed leather chairs are so low as to play on scale. As with Hakkasan, the list here has the experienced eye of group wine buyer Christine Parkinson overseeing things. The team meets weekly to taste wines with the food, and if one of the wines fails to match with any of the dishes it is discarded. This obsessive attention to detail ensures these wines have the armoury to cope with tricky elements of chilli, sugar, salt and vinegars, which can knock some wines sideways from a fabulous food menu which includes morel dumplings, venison puffs, steamed Dover sole with black bean sauce, and jasmine tea smoked ribs. An extremely thoughtful list, served up in Riedel stemless — en vogue.

WLC Overall Score 87.6

Value
83
Size
89
Range
87
Originality
89
Service
90

WLC Overall Rank : 164

Food Type Cuisine: Chinese

Glass PriceGlass from : £ 12.80 (175 ml)

+44 (0)20 7494 8888

www.yauatcha.com

reservations@yauatcha.com

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