Wing Yip

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  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 5/10
  • SELECTION 4/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 7/20
ManVsBeer  (2060) Hebden Bridge, England | May 10, 2013| Updated March 5, 2014
Essentially a supermarket full of Chinese food without any emphasis on beers although there’s some sake. It does have a small range of rice based lagers from East Asia in bottles, not just Chinese brands. Not really worth a side trip for though.
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 6/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Boudicca  (1232) London, England | April 22, 2012
The place for everything Chinese! Wing Yip is a huge Chinese supermarket just off Oldham Road. We visited on a Sunday morning around the time of Chinese new year and it was doing a roaring trade. It’s primarily a food supermarket but also sells kitchen equipment, hardware and homewares as well as oriental beer and saki. It’s not easy to know exactly what’s what and I got the impression that the English labels were less descriptive than the ones in Chinese lettering but it’s certainly a interesting place to visit. Once I’d dragged myself away from the fascinating live fish counter I located the beer and saki scattered on a number of different shelves and over some of the freezer compartments. (Last visited 22 January 2012).

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