The Lu Ban Restaurant - Tianjin Private Dining

LU BAN MENUS - JULY 2020

In light of COVID-19 safety measures, we are adapting the way our food is served.  You will still get amazingly flavoured, beautiful dishes. 

Your experience at Lu Ban will be a new version of fabulous!

MAIN MENU
主菜单

SNACKS
零 ⻝

Snacks are available as a pre-course to your dishes

CRACKERS 
虾片 

 Crackers, smoked caviar

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LU BAN SNACKS BOARD  
零食拼盘 

Pickled veg, crispy seaweed, steamed mantou bun, whipped Tobanjang butter

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FIVE FLAVOUR CUCUMBER 
五味⽠条 

Cucumber, chilli, shitake mushroom, ginger, sea salt

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COLD DISHES TO START
冷 盘

JINHUA STYLE HAM AND PEAR 
金华火腿 

Chinese style air dried ham, poached pear, cinnamon, radish, ginger and Chinese onion oil

7.75
THREE COLCHESTER ROCK OYSTERS 
科尔切斯特牡蛎 

Three oysters served on ice with Chinese black vinegar sesame and soy, Szechuan chilli oil and pickled ginger with green onion 

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SILK TOFU AND SESAME 
芝麻绢豆腐 

Smooth tofu, soy sauce, chilli, sesame brittle, peanuts and Liverpool micro greens 

7.5

HOT DISHES TO START
热 菜

CRISPY BATTERED STRETCHED PRAWNS 
脆⽪虾 

Crisp battered stretched prawns Lu Ban salt and pepper seasoning, sweet chilli sauce 

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RED DRAGON CHICKEN AND POPPING SWEETCORN 
鸡⾁串 

Marinated chicken thigh skewers, chicken popcornanise leaf, sweet popping corn, yellow corn foam 

7.5

DUCK AND DUMPLINGS
烤鸭、饺子

15 MINUTE WAIT FOR THESE DISHES

SIU MAI 
猪肉馅烧卖 

Four Siu Mai with crispy pork and lobster foam 

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CHINESE MUSHROOM AND PAK CHOI  
小白菜蘑菇馅水饺 

Four steamed dumplings with black truffle and spring onion oil

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ROAST DUCK AND PANCAKES 
果⽊烤鸭 

Cherry wood roasted duck leg, orange, plum and hoi sin sauce, cucumber, pancakes, green onion, Lu Ban spice 

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HOT DISHES FROM THE WOKS, STEAMERS AND OVEN
热菜

ZHENG SEA BASS, GINGER AND SPRING ONION 
蒸海鲈⻥ 

Steamed stone bass, black puffed rice, baby pak choi, soy, and sesame

18.5
AROMATIC JIAN SALMON 
香煎野⽣三⽂⻥ 

Pan roast Loch Duart salmonstir fried Chinese lettuce, soybean, smoked pork, garlic greens, oyster sauce 

17.5
BEEF AND FRAGRANT
MUSHROOM
香菇带骨西冷牛扒 

Beef sirloin* on the bonejiang sauce, shitake mushrooms, crisp onion, roasted sesame baby leaf, street vendor fries, and watercress salad 

*226 grams raw meat weight

28
OLD BEIJING LAMB 
老北京烤羊肉

Roast rack of lamb, cumin, chilli, white pepper, spinach charcoal yoghurt 

24
KUNG PAO CHICKEN 
宫保鸡丁 

Hot chilli, ginger, spring onion, peanut, Sichuan 

16.5
CRISP KAO PORK BELLY 
脆皮烤五花肉 

Slow roast crisp pork belly, spiced pear, sticky sweet soy, Tianjin pickled veg

15.5
MA PO ROASTED CAULIFLOWER 
麻婆烤花椰菜 

Roasted cauliflower, Ma Po sauce, peanuts, black bean, ginger, chilli, sesame 

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JACK FRUIT AND PANCAKES 
素鸭 

Cherry wood roasted jack fruit, orange plum and hoi sin sauce, cucumber, pancakes, green onion, Lu Ban spice 

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SIDES
配菜

GREEN BEANS  
蒜香豆角 

Stir fried fine green beans and garlic 

4.5
STREET VENDOR FRIES 
薯条  

With Chinese mayonnaise, Lu Ban spice

4.5
JASMINE RICE 
⾹⽶饭  

Steamed fragrant rice with jasmine tea and black rice 

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TIANJIN STIR FRIED NOODLES 
津式炒面 

Soft green handmade noodle, spring onion, beans sprout, sesame and soy 

4.5
WATER LEAF AND SESAME SALAD
熟芝麻嫩叶水田芥沙拉

Watercress, baby leaf, micro greens, roasted sesame dressing

4.5

At Lu Ban we serve many dishes that contain ingredients that are listed as allergens. Please ensure you make your table host aware of any dietary requirements. A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill in dining rooms, and for tables of six or more in the restaurant. Lu Ban staff will donate 2.5% of the service charge to Hospitality Action to help with the great work they do within the hospitality industry.

TASTING MENU
品尝菜单

LU BAN DRAPPIER CHAMPAGNE
鲁班德拉⽪尔⾹槟酒 

A glass of Lu Ban Drappier Champagne 

LU BAN SNACKS BOARD  
零食拼盘 

Pickled veg, crispy seaweed, steamed mantou bun, whipped Tobanjang butter 

COLCHESTER ROCK OYSTER 
科尔切斯特牡蛎 

Oyster served on ice with Chinese black vinegar sesame and soy, Szechuan chilli oil and pickled ginger with green onion 

FIVE FLAVOUR CUCUMBER 
五味⽠条 

Cucumber, chilli, shitake mushroom, ginger, sea salt 

CRISPY BATTERED STRETCHED PRAWNS 
脆⽪虾 

Crisp battered stretched prawns Lu Ban salt and pepper seasoning, sweet chilli sauce

CRISP KAO PORK BELLY 
脆皮烤五花肉 

Slow roast crisp pork belly, spiced pear, sticky sweet soy, Tianjin pickled veg 

SIU MAI 
猪肉馅烧卖 

Siu Mai with crispy pork and lobster foam 

CHERRY BLOSSOM 
樱花盛开 

Cherry and ruby chocolate, cherry ‘tea’ cherry and apple blossom, morello cherry 

 
70 PER GUEST
MINIMUM TWO GUESTS

At Lu Ban we serve many dishes that contain ingredients that are listed as allergens. Please ensure you make your table host aware of any dietary requirements. A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill in dining rooms, and for tables of six or more in the restaurant. Lu Ban staff will donate 2.5% of the service charge to Hospitality Action to help with the great work they do within the hospitality industry.

VEGAN BANQUET MENU
全素宴会菜单

SILK TOFU AND SESAME 
芝麻绢豆腐 

Smooth tofu, soy sauce, chilli, sesame brittle, peanuts and Liverpool micro greens 

FIVE FLAVOUR CUCUMBER 
五味⽠条 

Cucumber, chilli, shitake mushroom, ginger, sea salt 

MA PO ROASTED CAULIFLOWER 
麻婆烤花椰菜 

Roasted cauliflower, Ma Po sauce, peanuts, black bean, ginger, chilli, sesame 

JACK FRUIT AND PANCAKES 
素鸭 

Cherry wood roasted jack fruit, orange plum and hoi sin sauce, cucumber, pancakes, green onion, Lu Ban spice 

CHINESE MUSHROOM AND PAK CHOI  
小白菜蘑菇馅水饺 

Steamed dumplings with black truffle and spring onion oil 

TIANJIN STIR FRIED NOODLES 
津式炒面

Soft green handmade noodle, spring onion, beans sprout, sesame and soy 

STEAMED JASMINE RICE        
⾹⽶饭 

Steamed fragrant rice with jasmine tea and black rice 

PIMMS AND PAN DAM 
飘仙鸡尾酒

Pimms cocktail jelly, coconut, strawberries, star anise 

 
49 PER GUEST
MINIMUM TWO GUESTS

At Lu Ban we serve many dishes that contain ingredients that are listed as allergens. Please ensure you make your table host aware of any dietary requirements. A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill in dining rooms, and for tables of six or more in the restaurant. Lu Ban staff will donate 2.5% of the service charge to Hospitality Action to help with the great work they do within the hospitality industry.

BANQUET MENU
宴会菜单

CRACKERS 
虾片 

 Crackers, smoked caviar

FIVE FLAVOUR CUCUMBER 
五味⽠条 

Cucumber, chilli, shitake mushroom, ginger, sea salt 

RED DRAGON CHICKEN AND POPPING SWEETCORN 
鸡⾁串 

Marinated chicken thigh skewers, chicken popcornanise leaf, sweet popping corn, yellow corn foam 

ROAST DUCK AND PANCAKES
果⽊烤鸭 

Cherry wood roasted duck leg, orange, plum and hoi sin sauce, cucumber, pancakes, green onion, Lu Ban spice 

CRISP KAO PORK BELLY 
脆皮烤五花肉 

Slow roast crisp pork belly, spiced pear, sticky sweet soy, Tianjin pickled veg 

SIU MAI 
猪肉馅烧卖 

Four Siu Mai with crispy pork and lobster foam 

TIANJIN STIR FRIED NOODLES 
津式炒面

Soft green handmade noodle, spring onion, beans sprout, sesame and soy 

STEAMED JASMINE RICE        
⾹⽶饭 

Steamed fragrant rice with jasmine tea and black rice 

CHOCOLATE SPHERE  
巧克力球

Milk chocolate dome with peanut butter and sesame ice cream, smoked sea salt caramel

 
55 PER GUEST
MINIMUM TWO GUESTS

At Lu Ban we serve many dishes that contain ingredients that are listed as allergens. Please ensure you make your table host aware of any dietary requirements. A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill in dining rooms, and for tables of six or more in the restaurant. Lu Ban staff will donate 2.5% of the service charge to Hospitality Action to help with the great work they do within the hospitality industry.

EAT OUT TO HELP OUT WEDNESDAYS IN AUGUST

Every Wednesday in August between 4pm and 11pm we will have a special £20 menu that will cost you £10 with the Government’s Eat out to Help Out scheme.
Scroll down to see the Eat Out to Help Out vegan menu.
VEGETABLE SPRING ROLL 素春卷
SALT & PEPPER CHICKEN 椒盐鸡翅
CHAR SIU BUN 叉烧包
SHANGHAI SPINACH NOODLES 上海菠菜面
FIVE FLAVOUR CUCUMBER五味⽠条
SLOW ROASTED PORK BELLY 脆皮烤五花肉
LU BAN BUDDHA BOWL 鲁班素碗
SIU MAI 烧卖
£20 PER GUEST – YOU ONLY PAY £10 AS PER THE GOVERNMENT’S EAT OUT TO HELP OUT SCHEME FOR AUGUST 2020

At Lu Ban we serve many dishes that contain ingredients that are listed as allergens. Please ensure you make your table host aware of any dietary requirements. A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill in dining rooms, and for tables of six or more in the restaurant. Lu Ban staff will donate 2.5% of the service charge to Hospitality Action to help with the great work they do within the hospitality industry.

VEGAN - EAT OUT TO HELP OUT WEDNESDAYS IN AUGUST

Every Wednesday in August between 4pm and 11pm we will have a special £20 menu that will cost you £10 with the Government’s Eat out to Help Out scheme
VEGETABLE SPRING ROLL 素春卷
SALT & PEPPER TOFU 椒盐豆腐
CHAR SIU BUN 叉烧包
SHANGHAI SPINACH NOODLES 上海菠菜面
FIVE FLAVOUR CUCUMBER 五味⽠条
MUSHROOM DUMPLING 蘑菇饺子
LU BAN BUDDHA BOWL 鲁班素碗
MA PO CAULIFLOWER 麻婆烤花椰菜
£20 PER GUEST – YOU ONLY PAY £10 AS PER THE GOVERNMENT’S EAT OUT TO HELP OUT SCHEME FOR AUGUST 2020

At Lu Ban we serve many dishes that contain ingredients that are listed as allergens. Please ensure you make your table host aware of any dietary requirements. A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill in dining rooms, and for tables of six or more in the restaurant. Lu Ban staff will donate 2.5% of the service charge to Hospitality Action to help with the great work they do within the hospitality industry.

GIN SUM THURSDAYS

 
If you love dim sum and gin, Thursdays at Lu Ban are perfect for you.
Every Thursday between 5pm and 7pm we will have a special menu with a fabulous array of dim sum,
meaning bite sized food in China, and two gin cocktails.

 

CRISPY VEGETABLE SPRING ROLL

With black vinegar, Chinese onion and ginger

PORK SIU MAI 

Pork siu mai, lobster foam and crispy pork belly crumble

SALT AND PEPPER CHICKEN

Salt and pepper chicken, popping corn, basil

JASMINE RICE

Lu Ban buddha bowl steamed jasmine rice, master stock, Tianjin vegtables

MASTER YU’S FIVE FLAVOUR CUCUMBER

Cucumber, chilli, shitake mushroom, ginger, sea salt

TWO GIN COCKTAILS

From chosen supplier

29.5 PER GUEST INCLUDES ABOVE DISHES AND TWO GIN COCKTAILS

If you don’t drink gin, don’t worry, there will be plenty of other options

At Lu Ban we serve many dishes that contain ingredients that are listed as allergens. Please ensure you make your table host aware of any dietary requirements. A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill in dining rooms, and for tables of six or more in the restaurant. Lu Ban staff will donate 2.5% of the service charge to Hospitality Action to help with the great work they do within the hospitality industry.

SWEETS MENU

PIMMS AND PAN DAM
飘仙鸡尾酒

Pimms cocktail jelly, coconut, strawberries, star anise 

BAO CUSTARD DOUGHNUT 
蛋黄包 

Steamed duck egg custard bun, five spice dust, lychee jam 

CHERRY BLOSSOM 
樱花盛开 

Cherry and ruby chocolate, cherry ‘tea’ cherry and apple blossom, morello cherry 

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LU BAN ICE CREAMS AND SORBETS 
鲁班冰激凌、冰沙 

Home made ice cream and sorbet, rice dragon fly ask your server for today’s flavour 

CHOCOLATE SPHERE 
巧克力球

Milk chocolate dome with peanut butter and sesame ice cream, smoked sea salt caramel 

At Lu Ban we serve many dishes that contain ingredients that are listed as allergens. Please ensure you make your table host aware of any dietary requirements. A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill in dining rooms, and for tables of six or more in the restaurant. Lu Ban staff will donate 2.5% of the service charge to Hospitality Action to help with the great work they do within the hospitality industry.

XING FU WEEKEND BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH

Our chefs cook delicious dishes and our servers bring round these dishes in waves which you can enjoy for 90 minutes.
To help accompany your dishes, we offer a range of drinks that are inclusive.
Our Xing Fu menu is available every Saturday and Sunday for table sittings between 12pm and 3pm.

 BOTTOMLESS MENU
幸福

CRACKERS
Deep fried, seasoned with Lu Ban spice

SPRING ROLLS
Spring onion, winter shoots, soy, ginger and chilli sauce

CHINESE MUSHROOM AND PAK CHOI  
Steamed dumpling with black truffle and spring onion oil

TIANJIN STIR FRIED NOODLES 
Soft green handmade noodle, spring onion, beans sprout, sesame and soy 

JASMINE RICE
Steamed fragrant rice with jasmine tea and black rice
 

SIU MAI
Siu Mai with crispy pork and lobster foam 

ROASTED MEAT
With Tianjin style spices 

If you require vegan, vegetarian or pescatarian dishes please inform your server.

INCLUSIVE DRINKS

Lu Ban Sunday cocktail 
Lu Ban beer 420ml – Our very own locally sourced beer
Jasmine Tea – Selected for Lu Ban Liverpool
House fruit juices
Red wine 125ml
White wine 125ml

29.5 for 90 minutes of food and selected drinks

Or you can upgrade to 120 minutes for an extra 7.5 per person (please indicate this when making your reservation)

At Lu Ban we serve many dishes that contain ingredients that are listed as allergens. Please ensure you make your table host aware of any dietary requirements. A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill in dining rooms, and for tables of six or more in the restaurant. Lu Ban staff will donate 2.5% of the service charge to Hospitality Action to help with the great work they do within the hospitality industry.

LITTLE LU BAN - CHILDREN'S MENU

 

RAINBOW POPCORN

彩虹爆米花

A snack while you look at the menu

 

MASTER YAKUAN’S HUAJUAN STEAMED BUN

张氏蒜香花卷

Traditional twisted bun, garlic

 

Select one of the following

CHICKEN SKEWER

鸡肉串

A kebab of chicken thigh, hoi sin, cucumber

LION HEAD PORK

狮子头丸子

Pork meatballs, garlic, ginger spring onion, soy

LUCKY FISH

吉利鱼排

Crumbed haddock fingers, Chinese mayonnaise

JIAN DAN

中式鸡蛋饼

Street food omelette

RAINBOW NOODLES

彩虹面条

Soft noodles with tomato sauce, crispy bits

All served with steamed greens

 

 

DRAGON FLY ICE CREAM

蜻蜓冰淇淋

Vanilla ice cream, edible dragon fly, candy floss

 

12 PER CHILD (UNDER 12)
INCLUDES A SOFT DRINK

 

At Lu Ban we serve many dishes that contain ingredients that are listed as allergens. Please ensure you make your table host aware of any dietary requirements. A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill in dining rooms, and for tables of six or more in the restaurant. Lu Ban staff will donate 2.5% of the service charge to Hospitality Action to help with the great work they do within the hospitality industry.

WINE AND DRINKS LIST

Our wine and drinks list will be available soon.