Good Earth - Mill Hill

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The Good Earth"s ideal is to continuously strive to improve and innovate as reflected in our menu. We were one of the first Chinese restaurants to break the traditional mould and take an approach based on quality and authenticity, quality in ingredients, cooking and service.
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E
London
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Food good but tables too close together so noisy.
Prices have risen since our last visit and are now expensive.

B
London
18 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 2

Always fresh delicious food. Service very efficient and friendly. A satisfying and enjoyable evening.

PK
London
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Good Earth never fails to amaze me how good it is. We don’t mind driving for just over an hour to get to this our favourite Chinese restaurant.

Y
London
5 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Really good can do service, lovely food, the only negative was that it was a bit too noisy for my mum and she couldn’t hear our conversation

TW
London
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

excellent meal and service at the good earth mill hill, always an enjoyable evening here

L
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very enjoyable , great food , great service a little pricey but worth every penny. Went on a week day wasn't too busy seating area very comfortable & plenty of room as well as being fully air conditioned . Totally recommend the Good Earth to experience authentic Chinese cuisine .

N
Hertfordshire
31 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Amazing food, excellent service, not cheap but certainly worth the price.

I had a lovely Birthday meal and will definitely return.

K
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

First time I visited after hearing good reviews from friends. Was not disappointed. All the dishes we ordered were excellent including the sea bass which was superb. Service was very good and attentive. Will be coming back for sure. Certainly not the cheapest night out but you get what you pay for.

S
London
6 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 2

I have been here before and it's been wonderful however wouldn't go on a Friday.
Rushed service.

They couldn't wait to get our order, serve the food and gave us our. Restaurant had excessive tables which meant everyone was cramped and disturbing each other to get in/out.

The staff was under pressure but still very courteous; thank you!

Food was lacklustre and quite expensive for what was served.

O
London
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious food and excellent service. Good Earth continues to delight.

r
London
4 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

We enjoyed the place and food and wine and service A good and varied menu. The only criticism is that the tables are too close together and table should be removed so a more spacious feel and privacy

BC
London
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Have been here a few times. The last visit was over 1 year ago.
Service is fine and staff pleasant.
Food quality has changed since last visit, and was not to our expectation. However I can not say this for the entire menus. It could be the chicken dishes we ordered were not satisfactory. Singapore noodles was great.
Will try again in a few months.

D
London
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Nice food ...small portions & very expensive! When you order a dish for a table of 4 you expect there to be at least enough for 4 ??

KC
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is absolutely lovely so fresh,can’t wait to come again.

CB
London
5 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have been coming here for 38 years!!! Food is fabulous and the staff are lovely,friendly and efficient

j
London
8 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Well for consistent service and quality the Good Earth at MillHill takes a prize. We have been dining
there for over 20 years and you still know what to expect!!!

It could be improved with some additions /deletions to the menu which has now stayed the same
for I think 5 years - please more Sichuan/Hunan dishes.

CS
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good food and service. My only complaint is how small the dining area is as you can feel as the tables are quite close to each other but that wouldn’t stop me going there.

JJ
London
2 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Lucy time so only 3 tables taken. Food lovely all hot.

GG
London
7 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We came as a group for dinner for the first time and as we walked in, the restaurant looked very nice and had a great ambiance. The service was excellent, everyone was polite and the service was fast. We ordered a couple of dishes in which the quality was very good. The only improvement is the portions can be more generous especially for the price, and some dishes can have stronger flavour (stronger garlic flavour on a garlic infused dish, stronger red bean flavour on the red bean crepe, for example), they tend to be on the lighter side. The restaurant is a little noisy but that did not stop us from having a good meal. Overall, we really enjoyed the meal and the only thing that would stop us going often is the price as it is on the higher end of the market.

CS
London
3 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food is delicious and service is really good. The dishes are perfect size to share or eat all for yourself. There are lots of options from chicken, fish, vegetarian, beef and pork dishes. Be careful not to over order on the starters as it’s so easy to do and try to save room for the toffee apples at the end which are delicious! Great place to visit with family or friends!

SS
London
104 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good food. Big portions

GD
London
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

The food is nice but nothing overly special to warrant the price they charge. The staff were polite and friendly but twice tried to start clearing our table when we were still eating our main meal. I am afraid to say this is not a restaurant we will be returning to.

n
London
2 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing overall as always . My favourite place to eat with friends and family

I
London
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We had a lovely experience, the service was great , very polite and friendly. The food was great really tasty and brought to our table very quick. I find the prices on the high side because the food is good but not excellent to charge these prices. My only criticism is the tables are quite small and way too close to the other tables. It feels you’re sitting with the guys next to you..

NG
London
8 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food! Great service with attention to detail. Everything tasted freshly made and was a wonderful sharing experience

OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

A busy, noisy place with the table packed very close together.
We waited an hour after ordering for our starters to arrive.
When they did finally appear they were excellent, but trying to order another round of drinks to go with them was a challenge!
It then took about 10 minutes from start to finish for our main course dishes to all arrive at the table.
The staff seemed far more interested in filling their take away orders, judging by the number of bags appearing from the kitchen & they were clearly too busy to worry about polite, friendly service.
A disappointing experience where the above average food failed to make up for the appalling service.
We won’t go back, next time we will order a take away!

PB
London
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 3

I have been coming to Good Earth, Mill Hill since I was young and it has always maintained that 'treat' status. Yes it is expensive but in my mind and that of my father's (who lives around the corner), it is worth it. We are warmly welcomed by the owner each time who is always pleased to see us, as we are him. I cannot speak highly enough of the excellent staff and the food is delicious. My father, myself and my son all come here for our individual family birthday dinners (I live in Wimbledon!). It was my son's 12th birthday recently and they made a real fuss, which was a lovely extra touch and tantamount to the family feel of this place and how much they value your custom.

F
London
48 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Quite small portions and expensive but otherwise good food and service.

p
Hertfordshire
4 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I think this is the best Chinese food in North London. Food is consistently good and the staff are very attentive and efficient.

JM
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a lovely night at the Good Earth. The food was outstanding it came to the table hot and so fresh. The staff were efficient and friendly . This is s must to go back to, but have to save up.

L
1 review
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The restaurant was buzzing and for good reason! Really delicious food served promptly with a good range of vegetarian options. We started with the vegetarian spring rolls which were delicious and then tried a couple of the 'mock chicken' dishes which were really lovely too. Super smiley staff and great atmosphere. Would definitely go back!

M
London
2 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This was simply the best Chinese meal we’ve ever eaten .

NK
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Have not had a bad neal there. We have been eating there for more than 15years!

SM
London
2 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very accommodating with vegetarians, great tasting food and service. Quite pricey but worth it!

OT
London
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 2

Ridiculously salty food and have had an upset stomach since the meal

OT
London
21 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

We felt that the quality of the griddled beef dish had slipped from previous visits. What a shame. Very noisy too for a Wednesday night. Some large, party tables and particularly noisy children need to be reminded by FOH managers that the other diners would like to eat without screaming noise levels.

BD
Hertfordshire
2 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

The good was very good, a little expensive though. Service was excellent and the food arrived hot.

PM
Surrey
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We love Good Earth Mill Hill and go very often. The staff and management are hands on an always ready to help.

m
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Amazing food and a great service. It's is a little pricey but its reflected in the god quality

PS
London
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

The best food I've had in London. I've genuinely travelled around but for some reason this restaurant has always been a favourite. Quality over quantity, I highly recommend.

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