1st September 2016
The sister company of Splendid Hospitality Group, has opened premium casual Hong Kong cafe-inspired restaurant concept Cha Chaan Teng in Holborn, London. The Kinsway restaurant is inspired on the popular cafes found in Hong Kong during the 1950s and ’60s – all-day diners fusing western influences with traditional Cantonese cooking. The 4,000 square foot basement site has 170 covers in the bar, dining room and at a 16-seater “bao table”. Executive chef Jeremy Pang, creator of School of Wok creator, has curated a menu that includes macaroni soup, crusty rolls with a variety of fillings, and sharing dishes such as chilli tiger prawns with lobster claws and whole crispy sea bream. Mixologists Soulshakers have created cocktails influentced by the Chinese tea culture, available alongside beverages by The Real Tea Co and Chinese draught beer. The latest addition to the Splendid Restaurants portfolio, which includes Southern US-inspired chicken restaurant brand Absurd Bird – is also about to launch a second London site – and Jack & Alice wine bar and pantry, also in Holborn.