All reader reviews by Qooboomint
I am Chinese and I think Lido serves the best dim sum in China Town.
Service: I must admit that I do agree with a lot of the comments below, that service is not the best in this restaurant. This restaurant is relative small in size, and hence one can understand why waiters will come to your table to ask "finished? finished?" every 2 minutes when you still blatantly have food on your plates because this is a rather traditional and normal way Chinese shop owners would act in order to get AS MANY CUSTOMERS (and hence money) in the door as possible.
Food: I've only been here for dim sum (i.e. lunch) but not dinner so I cannot comment on the dishes. Dim sums always come to your table within 5 minutes (ok, or 10, but wont be much longer), and the most important thing is that they ALWAYS COME HOT! there are restaurants in china town which has very varied quality of food. sometimes excellent sometimes freezing cold. and yet every time I've been to Lido, the food has always been very freshly cooked/steamed and very hot! More to that, their dim sum is probably the best that I've has in china town. They taste good, proper, and authentic.
Atmosphere: Nice and modern. Fairly spacious...
Value for money: Within the whole china town, dim sums in Lido are averagely priced (possibly leaning towards the more expensive end) but it's good for its value and quality of food.
All in all, if you were here for good service, probably a wrong pick. If you were here for food - definitely 5*!
Friday, January 25, 2008
Food 10 | Service 4 | Atmosphere 7 | Value for money 8