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The arch is wonderful but in the day it looks all run down and largely closed. It needs and thinks its going to get a facelift. At night when the restaurants are open it might be... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 November 2016
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Some cities have a Chinatown and some cities don't. In my opinion Liverpool doesn't really have one any more. Yes - it's got a big Chinese arch, but other than that there is nothing worth coming here for. In truth, you can find more Chinese restaurants in most suburban High Streets than you will find here.

Thank johnhouston2
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Council and local business have tried to promote this but it is truely one of the real part fo Liverpool's immigrant community. It may be a bit downheal but it is genuine and there are good shops and restaurants to go to in the area.

Thank DDee_1970
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

A beautiful authentic Chinese Arch which has to be seen to be appreciated. Gorgeous craftsmanship and well maintained. A fitting tribute to Liverpool's long standing and well integrated Chinese community. For best effect come for the annual Chinese New Year Celebrations. This was us celebrating the year of the horse (picture attached)

Thank p2northwest
Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

The place looks really run down! It is a small Chinatown and during the day only 1 resturant was opened. There was approx 4 to 5 resturants which looked like permanently shutdown and around 5 shops only open at night. I went into the only shop opened and ordered Beef stir fried rice noodle (乾炒牛河), those who are of Chinese... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

The arch is wonderful but in the day it looks all run down and largely closed. It needs and thinks its going to get a facelift. At night when the restaurants are open it might be very different - I dont know.

Thank Howard-Liverpool
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Went for a walk after eating in a Chinese restaurant nearby. It is good to be reminded that Liverpool has the oldest Chinese community in the UK. Although very cold we enjoyed the walk.

Thank graham198
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Despite being the 1st place where chinese migrants landed, and the biggest dragon arch outside china (gift from shanghai), the st is v short and boring.

Thank Belinda L
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

There is such a range of restaurants to choose from and so many styles of Chinese cuisine, that I can only suggest going along and choosing what best suits your taste. having one of the oldest Cninese communities in the country, the variety of cuisenes on offer is quite brilliant. My peronal favourite is Mabo,which at first may seem a... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The China Town in Liverpool looks as though it could do with a bit of love or a lick of paint. There is not really much to do and I can't say that any of the restaurants looks particularly enticing. A real shame really as China towns are usually happy and busy with great atmospheres but this one really was... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

The entrance to this, the oldest China Town in Britain, is marked by an enormous, resplendent arch, packed full of symbolism. Beyond, there are a few restaurants, several anonymous looking businesses, but little else.

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