Chinese New Year is almost upon us and choosing where to celebrate is no easy task. To help you, we’re taking a look at what Golden Dragon Restaurant and Bang Bang Oriental in London have to offer.
The Golden Dragon Restaurant
In celebration of the Year of Pig, guests at Golden Dragon will be treated to a traditional Lion Dance performance on Saturday 2 February 2019 at 8pm. Also, two menus have been specially curated for the occasion. Menu A consists of appetizing dishes including Golden Sand Lobster, Arrowhead Mushroom, Steamed Sea Bass and Golden Suckling Pig.
Menu B includes Siu Mai with Dried Oyster & Black Moss, Deep Fried Prawn Balls with Pumpkin Sauce and Pan Fried Traditional Sweet Paste.
The sleek restaurant boasts a large BBQ area which is fired up each morning so that chefs can expertly cook everything on site. Guests can rest assured that all the dishes are prepared fresh that day by skilled Cantonese chefs with over 30 years of experience.
Golden Dragon has an extensive wine list, plus a fine wine section as well as a vast tea menu with an impressive range of teas, which are stored in a traditional Chinese tea chest behind the bar.
Where: Golden Dragon, 399 Edgware Road, Colindale, NW9 0FH
How: For reservations, please call: 0208 2058333
Bang Bang Oriental
London’s largest Asian food hall, Bang Bang Oriental, will be hosting an evening of celebrations for Chinese New Year on Friday 1 February 2019 – marking the start of the Year of the Pig.
Chinese New Year celebrations will be free to enter with performances from 7.00pm until 8.30pm. One lucky guest will have the chance to win a return economy class ticket to Taipei, Taiwan nonstop from Gatwick courtesy of China Airlines. The Money God will be handing out red envelops to guests with one containing the free ticket to Taipei.
A range of traditional Chinese events will be taking place throughout the evening including Lion Dancing, Dai Dance, Hulusi Flute, Guzheng and Erhu Performances, Ribbon Dancing, Face Changing and a Mongolian Dance Showcase.
The winner of the January 2019 Lucky Raffle will also be announced at the New Year celebrations and will receive another return ticket to Taipei.
Traditional Lion Dance performances will also be taking place on Saturday 2 February at 7:00pm to bring good luck and fortune for the New Year ahead.
Bang Bang Oriental encompasses a food court, restaurant, and community space – all under one roof. It has 24 individual kiosks offering an eclectic mix of Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Indian, Vietnamese, Taiwanese, Malaysian Thai, Hong Kong, and Filipino cuisine, as well as a bar for refreshments and alcoholic beverages. This sophisticated and affordable food court brings the energy and authentic vibe of an Asian Street Food Market to London.
Bang Bang Oriental – Where and how
The venue is open Monday to Thursday from Noon until 10pm, Friday and Saturday from 11.30am until 10.30pm and Sunday from 11.30am until 9.30pm. Three hours of free parking is available.
*Terms and Conditions apply, for more information please view Bang Bang Oriental website*
Bang Bang Oriental Foodhall, 399 Edgware Road, NW9 0FH