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Chinatown

Gerrard Street & Lisle Street, London W1D 6JW, England
+44 20 7333 8118
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“chinese meal” (10 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Gerrard Street & Lisle Street, London W1D 6JW, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I think they copied their country as well :) I saw first time Chinatown in USA, and UK later. they are very similar and very colorful. especially you should go there in the evening. you can try Chinese foods, (I did not try), and you...More

Thank neslihanwar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lively area with lots of detail to see. Nice area with lots to experience. Had a great lunch for a bargain price. The children enjoyed it too.

1  Thank MumsTaxiCo
Reviewed 1 week ago

London's Chinatown has been diluted and is now more of an Asian town with a diverse mix of restaurants and shops. Still a nice place to visit for its cultural diversity.

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Possibly the most disappointing Chinatown we have experienced to date. Very small Chinatown only about two blocks, yummy looking food in the windows of the restaurants though but very limited in the size and scope of the actual Chinatown. Many places we have visited in...More

1  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Busy, vibrant and colourful. A lively and interesting corner of London's West End. Well worth a stroll. It is between Shaftesbury Avenue (Theatre Street), Leicester Square (Cinema Sq) and Piccadilly Circus (Centre of the World). I have been coming here, off and on, for about...More

1  Thank TravellingPandaA2B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think this are is lovely and charming. You have loads of restaurants and places to drink there as well. The people are friendly and fun. Next time I'm back I will definitely be trying a few of the restaurants out.

1  Thank davyu90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had decided to explore and ended up in Chinatown to be greeted by many lanterns and street entertainers (not sure about the ones that just sit there, stuck on a pole though!). The whole area seemed to sparkle in the sun, although some of...More

Thank Legionella88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In its heyday Chinatown was vibrant and had many great places to eat and shop Chinese. Now, it is a shadow of its former self, decrepit, dirty and loaded with plenty of lousy "all you can eat" places. The "legit" restaurants which have survived are...More

2  Thank RPRBBR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chinatown in London is not what I expect of Chinatowns, it looks like a place that no Chinese actually live anymore. It's small, a few square blocks, populated with Chinese restaurants (we picked a bad one), a few Chinese groceries, numerous street hookers and brothels...More

2  Thank Rick_1051
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and well conserved and tasty part of London full or eastern culture and asiatic flavors and spices ! Thousands of restaurants and soft or sweet place to eat something anytime. All inside a bunch of colors, smells and living Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Malaysia, indonesia...More

1  Thank Manuel C
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LauraJo34
Would I likely need to book in advance to eat in Chinatown on a Thursday night or would I be able to wander in off the street?
1 April 2017|
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Response from Sharon C | Reviewed this property |
You just walk in off the street, there is great choice's their so you won't have a problem finding somewhere enjoy.
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Jason L
Any must eats in Chinatown?
20 February 2017|
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Response from Johanna F | Reviewed this property |
Coconut Buns for sure!
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Morayirth
hi Jessimo, Could you give me a recommendation for an off-the-main-street good chinatown restaurant? We are heading to london for the first time in 20 years - don't know anything except that we will need to watch the pennies! Thanks, jo
16 March 2016|
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Response from Sue B | Reviewed this property |
The best advice I can give you is to book as all the restaurants in China Town are normally full Go on recommendation .check reviews etc. They want you in and out as quickly as possible.Hope this helps.
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