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Chinatown

Tourists can find London’s Chinatown along Lisle and Gerrard Street, between Shaftsbury and Leicester Square. Located in the Soho Area of the City of Westminster, Chinatown boosts off number of Chinese restaurants, souvenir shops, supermarkets and other Chinese-run businesses. There are many other ethnicities in Chinatown including Japanese, Malaysian, Singaporean, Thai, Nepalese, Italian and French shops and restuarants.

In February, the streets come alive with Chinese New Year celebrations. It is marked with colorful festivals, parades, and most importantly, large family gatherings. Firecrackers are burst and lion dancers perform to scare away evil spirits.

London Chinatown Restaurant on 27 Gerrard Street and China Café on 55 Berwick Street cater Chinese, Malayan, Thai and Singapore mouth watering savory foods. Of the inexpensive bistro-style 'noodle houses', favorite places among the tourists are Wong Kei on Wardour Street, Young Cheng on Shaftsbury Avenue, and Poons on Lisle Street. The popular Cantonese dishes on most of the menus are roast duck, won ton soup and chow mein (fried noodles).

Efforts are being made to attract more tourists to the Chinatown. Ongoing work is carried out to brighten up Chinatown even more with a new mural being erected above the car park depicting the wonderful colors and life of Chinatown and its people.

The Chinatown is well served by various types of transportation. The Chinatown also has various last minute hotels in its vicinity. Some of them include Strand Palace Hotel London, Best Western Burns Hotel London, and Kensington House Hotel London. A quality 5 star hotel nearby is Grange City Hotel London.

Useful resources

Chinatown in UK - A guide to the Chinese in the UK and Greater China. Covers culture, travel, food and business. London Chinatown Chinese Association - The London Chinatown Chinese Association (LCCA) was formed in August 1978. Its objective is to serve the Chinese community by responding to the needs of the businesses and residents of London’s Chinatown.

Hotels near London Chinatown

755 hotels near London Chinatown

1 Strand Palace Hotel London

4 stars
4.5 / 5 168 reviews

372, Strand Map

Surrounded by London's well known places such as Courtauld Gallery, Covent Garden and National Portrait Gallery, Strand Palace Hotel London offers modern services and quality accommodation that are... More

2 Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley

4 stars
4.5 / 5 13 reviews

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Kingsley By Thistle offers an ideal blend of luxurious accommodation and contemporary comforts for a relaxed stay. Visitors can enjoy a range of musical and theatre performances at the Royal Opera... More

3 Radisson Blu Edwardian, Kenilworth

4 stars
4.5 / 5 4 reviews

97 Great Russell Street Map

Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel London provides quality lodging in the tourist district of the city. Art lovers can visit the Courtauld Gallery and admire a fine collection of French... More

4 St. Ermin's Hotel Autograph Collection

4 stars
4.5 / 5 6 reviews

2 Caxton Street Map

St. Ermin's Hotel London presents quality accommodation and professional service. Travellers visiting London can plan their stay at this hotel. This hotel is in proximity to Westminster Abbey... More

5 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - West End

4 stars
4.4 / 5 9 reviews

92 Southampton Row Map

Situated less than two kilometres away from Leicester Square, Russell Square and Covent Gardens, Doubletree By Hilton London West End is an ideal accommodation for business and leisure travellers... More

6 Club Quarters Lincolns Inn Fi

4 stars
4.3 / 5 6 reviews

61 Lincolns Inn Fields Map

Offering plush accommodations without a hefty price tag, Club Quarters Lincoln Inn Fields makes for a suitable retreat for corporate travellers and holidaymakers in the vibrant and heritage-rich... More

7 The Academy Hotel

4 stars
3.7 / 5 9 reviews

21 Gower St Map

An elegant townhouse in Bloomsbury, The Academy Hotel London offers a unique atmosphere for a special holiday. The hotel is located in proximity to the West End entertainment district. Tourists can... More

8 The Piccadilly London West End

4 stars
3.1 / 5 7 reviews

65-73 Shaftesbury Avenue Map

The BEST WESTERN PREMIER Shaftesbury Hotel London successfully manages to mix timeless elegance with modern conveniences at a prestigious London address. The hotel is located in Piccadilly- in the... More

9 Holiday Inn LONDON - BLOOMSBURY

4 stars
4.4 / 5 8 reviews

Coram Street Map

Holiday Inn London - Bloomsbury is a stylish hotel in London's West End, perfectly located for all of leisure and business needs. Besides enjoying the modern comforts, guests at this hotel can... More

10 Rathbone Hotel London

4 stars
4.1 / 5 7 reviews

30 Rathbone Street Map

Central to popular attractions such as Royal Opera House and National Portrait Gallery, The Rathbone Hotel London offers quality accommodation suitable for visitors on a leisurely vacation or a... More