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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

760 hotels near London Chinatown

1 Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley

4 stars
4.6 / 5 7 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

2 Staunton Hotel

4 stars
3.9 / 5 9 reviews

13-15, Gower Street Map

Staunton Hotel London with its Georgian architecture welcomes travellers to plan their vacation stay and enjoy modern lodging offered to them. Guests can visit the British Museum at Great Russell... More

3 The Grand at Trafalgar Square

4 stars
4.3 / 5 11 reviews

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Housed in the historic Northumberland House, The Grand at Trafalgar Square welcomes discerning travellers with elegant surroundings and chic accommodations in the heart of London. This posh hotel... More

4 Club Quarters Trafalgar Square

4 stars
4.6 / 5 34 reviews

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Located adjacent to Trafalgar Square and various top-rated local attractions, Club Quarters Trafalgar Square invites travellers to a stylish yet affordable Victorian-style retreat in this England... More

5 Holiday Inn LONDON - OXFORD CIRCUS

4 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

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Holiday Inn London Oxford Circus is placed in a quiet Edwardian terrace in Marylebone, offering quality lodging and modern day conveniences. Guests can enjoy visiting Wax museum in Madame Tussauds,... More

6 The Cavendish London

4 stars
4.6 / 5 25 reviews

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The Cavendish London Hotel is set in the midst of London's most popular theatres, shopping centres and landmarks including, Admiralty Arch, National Portrait Gallery and Buckingham Palace. It also... More

7 Radisson Blu Edwardian, Grafton

4 stars
3.9 / 5 7 reviews

130 Tottenham Court Road Map

Whether travelling to London for a relaxing holiday or on business, Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel London offers quality accommodation and modern conveniences. At leisure, guests can visit... More

8 Amba Hotel Charing Cross

4 stars
4.7 / 5 19 reviews

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Amba Hotel Charing Cross offers modern convenience and comfortable lodging for business as well as leisure travellers. The hotel's location provides easy transit options to explore the city... More

9 Club Quarters Lincolns Inn Fi

4 stars
4.3 / 5 4 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

10 Strand Palace Hotel London

4 stars
4.5 / 5 160 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