If you know Shikumen you probably associate the collection of restaurants in London with top class lunchtime dim sum served in opulent surroundings with flair and elegance. However it turns out there is so much more to explore on the menu.
The name Shikumen means “stone gate” and is a style of housing unique to Shanghai. This arched housing blends Chinese and Western structural styles and was popular in the 40s following colonial influence. The owners of Shikumen say both their design and kitchen techniques apply methods seen in this architecture in that they combine the best of east and west.
The menu features a selection of the best Chinese dishes with carefully sourced, high quality ingredients pairing the very best of British produce with Chinese sauces, garnish and flavours.