Din Tai Fung’s arrival in London is one of 2018’s most talked-about pieces of restaurant news. The global Taiwanese chain — which started life as a cooking oil business and became one of the world’s most famous dumpling restaurants — will open two restaurants in London.
The first London restaurant is open now, on Henrietta Street: Din Tai Fung Covent Garden. The second will open at the Centre Point development on Tottenham Court Road in 2019. Here’s why it’s coming, what it’s bringing, and, crucially, what to order at Din Tai Fung U.K.