Imperial City

1A Royal Exchange, Cornhill, London, EC3V 3LL

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 17:00 - 23:00.

Excellent oriental restaurant

Paul Smith 22 March 2017
From London

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Rich and sensuous, Imperial City serves stunning oriental cuisine in an intimate, vault-style setting. Spread over 2 stretching dining rooms, Imperial City boasts a dazzling bar and a fashionable selection of drinks.

With understated finesse, the Imperial City menu foregrounds wholesome flavours and stunningly artistic presentation. Classic recipes incorporate touches of refinement, like steamed scallops with glass noodles, or Mongolian lamb skewers with caramelised onions. A range of traditional desserts includes a rich chocolate pave with azuki bean liqueur and sorbet, or the signature lotus pancake.

Blending cosmopolitan design and underground chic, Imperial City restaurant showcases rustic bare-brick walls alongside a luxurious sweeping bar and glittering lighting. Imperial City Bank boasts an extensive international wine list, from easy-drinking options to more robust flavours.

Blending time-honoured tradition and modern flourishes, Imperial City London offers gourmet Eastern cuisine. Bank Tube Station is less than 1 minute’s walk away.

Customer Reviews for Imperial City


(based on 37 reviews)

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22 March 2017 by Paul Smith from London
Excellent oriental restaurant
21 March 2017 by Melissa Dunnett from London
Amazing. Food was perfect, drinks were great and service was excellent. We had vegetable spring rolls, pork dim sum, crispy duck and noodles.
21 March 2017 by David Noble from London
Good food, good service
10 March 2017 by Gerald Hamerston from London
16 February 2017 by Anton Tasker from London
Good menu
Friendly staff
nice eviroment
3 February 2017 by The Japanese Guy from Guildford
This is a restaurant that I have been visiting regularly over 10 years.

Ambiance is nice and food and service are good.

It is slightly pricey - circa £80 a head if you want to eat with wine - as it is targeted at corporate sector.
2 February 2017 by Sajada Afzal from London
Excellent experience, waitress was great in assisting with recommendations of the best dishes for sharing and foods suitable for vegetarians,
24 January 2017 by Andy Hartree from Baldock
Food was excellent - full of spice and flavour. Attentive and friendly service.
23 January 2017 by Anonymous from London
food average and the staff were very grumpy and impatient. This is my second visit to Imperial City, I enjoyed the first visit, however, I won't be dining here again.
17 December 2016 by David Mullen from Cornhill
I have been to this place before and always enjoyed the food but understandably at Christmas it was very busy. I did not like having to wait nearly one hour after the starter and main course. Arrived at 1pm and got away at 4 pm. Far too long

Imperial City

1A Royal Exchange, Cornhill, London, EC3V 3LL

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