Hunan  

 
 
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51 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W 8NE
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon-Sat: 12.30pm-2pm and 6.30pm-11pm; Sun: closed
 
PRICES
Set Courses: £65 per head (including wine)
 

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HunanIf you've ever been in a Chinese restaurant looking over your shoulder at the exciting things that the Chinese diners are eating while you tuck into your sweet 'n' sour, but too scared to order them, then Hunan is the place for you. There's no menu, just an endless procession of food, arriving at your table in groups of five or six mouthful-sized pieces.

The cuisine of the Hunan region is saltier and spicier than that of the Cantonese, and very elaborately prepared. Everything is wrapped, packed and stacked, with meats and fishes mixed in exciting combinations, and lots of glorious flavours.

Though this is an attractive restaurant, the seating is pretty cramped. Service can be fantastically rude, and the charming manager will flirt outrageously with the prettiest girl on your table.

But if you go to restaurants because you love to eat, rather than because you enjoy fawning waiters, then this is one of the finest experiences in London. The food is utterly authentic, immaculately prepared, and constantly surprising.

It's not exactly cheap, but this is real gourmet cooking. The meal you'll get here is as good as the tasting menu in any of London's top restaurants.

 

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Underground Stations

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Sloane Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Victoria Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Victoria Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Bourne Street Pure Parking
 
3 minutes walk
 
Semley Place NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Sloane Square Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  40% off
7-12 Sloane Square, SW1W | 5 minutes from Hunan
Located right on Sloane Square, where the old Royal Court Hotel used to be, Sloane Square Hotel is a welcoming and well decorated reincarnation. All the ... More
 
 
 
Cheval Phoenix House Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £188  29% off
1 Wilbraham Place, SW1X | 6 minutes from Hunan
The Cheval Phoenix House apartments offer you the chance to enjoy your very own private residence in London, with open plan, one or two bedroom and ... More
 
 
 
Eccleston Square Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £100  33% off
37 Eccleston Square, SW1V | 7 minutes from Hunan
The grade II listed Eccleston Square Hotel provides unique accommodation in central London. Bordering Belgravia and Victoria, the boutique hotel is ideally located to explore the ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Orange
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
37-39 Pimlico Road, Pimlico, Belgravia, London SW1W | Same location as Hunan
The Orange on Pimlico Road is a pub with rooms that does both rather well. The mid-19th century building has been lovingly restored by the team ... More
 
 
 
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La Poule au Pot
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
231 Ebury Street, Belgravia, London SW1W | 1 minute from Hunan
This French bistro would be comically cliched if it wasn't, in fact, the genuine article: the hanging baskets, cramped wooden furnishings, and rustic decor have been ... More
 
 
 
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La Fontana
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
101 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 1 minute from Hunan
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Torn
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 7th September to 15th October 2016 - Various Times
Hunan, Sloane Square, SW1W | 4 minutes from Hunan
Angel, the youngest member of the Brook family, calls together her loved ones to confront the generations of secrets that have torn her clan apart in ...More
 
 
 
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Father Comes Home From The Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 15th September to 22nd October 2016 - Various Times
Hunan, Sloane Square, SW1W | 4 minutes from Hunan
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Mariinsky Orchestra 1: Complete Cycle Of Prokofiev Symphonies
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 26th September 2016 - 7.30pm-9.40pm
Hunan, 5 Sloane Terrace, SW1X | 6 minutes from Hunan
Valery Gergiev conducts the Russian composer's Symphony No 1 In D, Symphony No 2 In D Minor, Violin Concerto No 1 In D and Symphony No ...More
 
 
 
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Royal Court Theatre
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Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 4 minutes from Hunan
Dedicated to putting on new work and discovering new voices, the Royal Court Theatre was seen as 'the most important theatre in Europe' by no less ... More
 
 
 
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Cadogan Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
5 Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, London SW1X | 6 minutes from Hunan
Cadogan Hall opened its doors on 18th June 2004 with a surprising lack of fanfare but is making up for that with a year of 10th ... More
 
 
 
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The Boisdale Jazz & Cigar Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
15 Eccleston Street, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 7 minutes from Hunan
A tartan clad jazz, cigar and supper club, Boisdale of Belgravia has an the old fashioned charm of a gentlemen's club. Situated in an elegant Regency ... More
 
 
 
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Saatchi Gallery
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Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Hunan
The Saatchi Gallery re-opened on 9th October 2008 in the former military barracks of the Duke of York's Headquarters. The 70,000 square feet represents a significantly ... More
 
 
 
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Purple Dragon
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Grosvenor Waterside, 30 Gatliff Road, Pimlico, London SW1W | 5 minutes from Hunan
Purple Dragon is a dream playground, kindergarten, day nursery and private members' for kids. Relocated from its original location in Battersea, the exclusive club occupies ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Hunan
Built by Sir Christopher Wren 1682-1692, the Grade I-listed Royal Hospital Chelsea was intended by King Charles II to be a home for soldiers who were ... More
 
 
 
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Daylesford Organic Pimlico
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
44B Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 1 minute from Hunan
Three floors of classy, top quality organic food from the most well respected suppliers and specialists in the country and beyond. Daylesford Organic was set up ... More
 
 
 
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Wild at Heart
London > Shopping > Florists
54 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 1 minute from Hunan
Wild at Heart put the fresh back into fresh flowers. Each bloom is of a very high quality and is always meticulously selected. Their ... More
 
 
 
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William Curley, Belgravia
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
198 Ebury Street, Orange Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 1 minute from Hunan
The William Curley chocolate empire continues to swell with the opening of the patissier and chocolatier's latest venture in Belgravia. Curley has worked with the best ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria School of English
London > Education > English Language Courses
28 Graham Terrace, Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 2 minutes from Hunan
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Panakeia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
44 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 1 minute from Hunan
Health Clinic ... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Eaton Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 6 minutes from Hunan
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Ushvani
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Cadogan Garden, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Hunan
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The Orange Public House & Hotel
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | Same location as Hunan
The Orange Public House and Hotel on Pimlico Road has been lovingly restored to its former glory by the team behind The Thomas Cubitt and The ... More
 
 
 
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The Ebury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
11 Pimlico Road, Pimlico, London SW1W | 1 minute from Hunan
The Ebury closed on 5th November 2012. When The Ebury first opened up in what was a neglected corner of Pimlico, replacing a grungy old man ... More
 
 
 
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Greenwood
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 12 minutes from Hunan
A large two floor pub within the Nova Victoria development, Greenwood offers so much more than just beer. As well as a large central bar and ... More
 
 
 
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Thomas Cubitt
London > Business > Venue Hire
44 Elizabeth St, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 5 minutes from Hunan
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Executive Offices Group - Eaton Gate Belgravia
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Eaton Gate, Belgravia, Belgravia, London SW1W | 5 minutes from Hunan
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Hunan
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