Mama Lan brings the best of Chinese food from the streets of Beijing to Brixton Village Market. The restaurant’s founder, Ning Ma, was inspired by her grandfather’s dumpling and snack stall in the street markets of Beijing, and continues his legacy with her delightful menu. This is undoubtedly one of Brixton’s top places to eat, if not the best. We ate in the add-on part of the restaurant in a booth and it was quiet for a meal with friends we had not seen for many years. There is now a longer menu with summer specials and an added glossary, so you can understand the naming of dishes.

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