For those of you into recreational drugs, don’t get too excited. This Chinatown newcomer may take some of its design cues from Victorian opium dens, but you won’t find any opportunities to smoke the heady morphine-based poppy extract here. Not that this bar and ‘dim sum parlour’ isn’t an intriguing place: from being shouted at (in Chinese Mandarin) by the speakers in the loos, to being wowed by the theatrical cocktails, Opium is anything but boring. Tania Ballantine
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