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Apr 27, 2008 05:38 AM

[London] When does Oriental City close?

Is this the last weekend for a trip Oriental City? Or can we postpone it until next week?

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    1. re: isabella_deste

      That's also the most recent news item I've been able to find — but it's nearly a year old.

      1. re: Kake

        I called Oriental City today but the number they give out on the answer phone doesn't work. When I got through to the supermarket's admin department, the world's most unhelpful woman told me she had no idea when they were closing for good, or who I could call to find out.

        I'm hoping to visit this weekend, and assuming it isn't already closed, I'll try asking when I'm there. I really hope it isn't so soon. =(

    2. Just resurrecting this to ask if anyone knows if Oriental City is now closed?

      (I've been abroad and am seriously hoping I haven't missed my last chance to visit!)

      Also, does anyone know if the supermarket and food court huts will be relocating anywhere? I'd heard rumours about Bayswater but no specifics...

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      1. re: DollyDagger

        It closed at the weekend, I'm afraid. I saw an article about it in the local paper, which someone had left on the tube.

        1. re: greedygirl

          Dammit. I was hoping to pick up some of their pretty crockery before it disappeared but it seems I'm too late. Thanks for the info =)

          1. re: DollyDagger

            Yep, closed. Some folks who were there are still talking about finding a temporary home, but nothing so far.

            1. re: Ian

              do you know if the much raved about hunan chinese restaurant opening up somewhere else?