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10 Best Hot Pot Restaurants In London, England - Updated 2020

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London is home to hundreds of thousands of people of Asian descent and as a result, their mark on the city can be seen anywhere from the numerous stores and restaurants to London’s very own Chinatown. Groups of immigrants tend to bring their culture with them when they move and things like food are often one of the biggest markers on any ethnic community. One of the biggest dishes is Hot Pot, a cooking method done by providing a simmering pot of soup stock in the middle of the table, where people then place ingredients into the pot to cook it. Although traditionally a Chinese dish, there is a wide variation of Asian style hot pots available as well. So if you’re in the London area and looking for a great hot pot place. Try out these best hot pot restaurants in London.

1. HOT POT

HOT POT Thai Cuisine is actually a very popular chain of restaurants found around Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia and this one is the first of its kind in the UK. Located in Chinatown, HOT POT offers some amazing Asian-inspired hot pot dishes as well as some Thai favourites. Like a standard hot pot restaurant, guests order their ingredients and have their hot pot delivered to their table so they cook.

HOT POT

Address: 17 Wardour St, London W1D 6PJ, UK

Opening hours: 12 PM - 10:15 PM

Average price for two: 20 - 40 USD

Website: HOT POT

Editors’ Note: Establishment is Permanently CLOSED as of latest update

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2. Weizi Prawn Hot Pot


What originated as a family restaurant in the 1980s in China is now one of Londons most authentic hot pot restaurants. Weizi Prawn Hot Pot sticks to its family traditions and roots in their recipes and is known for their amazing and unique prawn hot pot. All their spices and ingredients are sourced from China offering amazing Szechuan and Cantonese style dishes.

Weizi Prawn Hot Pot

Address: 236 Blythe Rd, Hammersmith, London W14 0HJ, UK

Opening hour: Weekdays: 11 AM - 3 PM, 5 PM - 11 PM; Weekends: 12 PM - 11 PM

Average price for two: 30 USD

Website: Weizi Prawn Hot Pot

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3. Shuang Shuang


Shuang Shuang offers a little something modern with their hot pot process. Guests come in and order and choose their broth and dipping sauce, afterwards they sit along a conveyor belt style table where ingredients pass them by and you can choose what you want on the fly. Shuang Shuang makes all their broth in-house and freshly prepared with ingredients are delivered every day.

Shuang Shuang

Address: 1st floor of, 64 Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 6LU, UK

Opening hours: 12 PM - 11 PM

Average price for two: 35 USD

Website: Shuang Shuang

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4. Chillicool Restaurant

Chilli Cool, Bloomsbury, London
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Chillicool Restaurant specializes in traditional Sichuan style hot pot dishes in a casual café style restaurant. They specialize in some hot and spicy dishes made in-house from chilis and chilli oil all of which are handmade. Chillicool also offers some lesser eaten cuts of meat (at least by western standards) like pig’s feet and ox tripe.

Chilicool Restaurant

Address: 15 Leigh St, Kings Cross, London WC1H 9EW, UK

Opening hours: 12 PM - 10:30 PM

Average price for two: 65 USD

Website: Chillicool Restaurant

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5. Tian Fu

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Born and raised in Chengdu chef Zhang XiaoZhong brought is speciality hot pot recipes over to the U.K when he’s been cooking ever since. Chef Zhang’s father was a personal chef for the late leader Deng Xiaoping who passed on his knowledge of cooking to his son who has won several awards for his cooking. Suffice it to say, chef Zhang has is credentials cut of out for him and now, cooking at Tian Fu you can taste some of the best dishes and hot pot in London.

Tian Fu

Address: 39 Bulwer St, Shepherd’s Bush, London W12 8AR, UK

Opening hours: 12 PM - 10:30 PM

Average price for two: 13 USD

Website: TIAN FU

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6. Sichuan Folk


Sichuan Folk promises some of the best authentic Sichuan food and hot pot around. Their menu is large and you would be hard pressed to not find tons of delicious ingredients you would want with your hot pot. Sichuan Folk also offers lots of other non-hotpot related dishes as well as lunch specials and even take-out offers.

Sichuan Folk

Address: 1201 E Parker Rd, Plano, TX 75074, USA

Opening hours: 11 AM - 10 PM

Average price for two: 30 USD

Website: Sichaun Folk

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7. Assa

Assa
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Assa comes in with the Korean style hot pot flavours as well as a myriad other Korean specialities like Korean fried chicken and kimchi rice. The place is relatively new but has made a name for itself recently so sometimes there are lineups, but that’s how you know its good! Located just outside of Chinatown, this place offers a tasty alternative to traditional hot pot.

Assa

Address: 23 Romilly St, Soho, London W1D 5AQ, UK

Opening hours: 12 PM - 11 PM

Average price for two: 32 USD

Website: Assa

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8. New Culture Revolution


New Culture Revolution promotes itself on healthy lifestyle while still providing amazing tastes and flavours from the north of China. All their noodles, dumplings and dim sum are freshly prepared in the restaurant every day without any MSG. By ensuring a delicate balance of vegetables, fibre and protein you can feel good about every dish here.

New Culture Revolution

Address: 305 King’s Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 5EP, UK

Opening hours: 12 PM - 3 PM, 5 PM - 11 PM

Average price for two: Under 15 USD

Website: New Culture Revolution

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9. ROKA Shochu Lounge

Roka Shochu Lounge, Fitzrovia,
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ROKA Shochu Lounge has beautiful decor going for a rustic style Japanese eatery when guests can sit by a Teppanyaki grill or grab a table. The Japanese style dishes and hot pot have been getting quite a bit of attention recently making the restaurant a lively and exciting place to dine.

Roka Shochu Lounge

Address: 37 Charlotte St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 1RR, UK

Opening hours: 5:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Average price for two: 45 USD

Website: Roka Shochu Lounge

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10. Zen Mondo


Zen Mondo offers delicious Japanese food with a healthy and modern twist. On top of classic Japanese dishes like a variety of sushi and sashimi, there is also a wide variety of hot dishes and take-out bento boxes. There are also a bunch of lunch and set dinner specials available on top of a large dessert menu.

Zen Mondo

Address: 326 Upper St, London N1 2XQ, UK

Average price for two: 30 USD

Opening hours: 11:30 AM - 10 PM

Website: Zen Mondo

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Hot pot London

London has a wide variety of hot pot restaurants around that cater to all kinds of tastes, so go out and give them all a try!

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Alex is a Canadian university graduate with degrees in English literature and History. He was born in Montreal and when he's not traveling he enjoys movies, video games, playing the drums and...Read more

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