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Gerrard Street & Lisle Street, London W1D 6JW, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting place with authentic Chinese restaurants, bakeries, supermarkets and shops for souvenirs. It is close to Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus, in the heart of London’s west end, Chinatown is a great place to visit if you are visiting London or a local Londoner on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank geekstreettravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just about every major city has a Chinatown. London is no different. London’s Chinatown is nice and clean with some good restaurants. It makes for a nice stroll when you’re in the area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rizznizz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Used to live not far away in the eighties and it has certainly moved hugely upmarket since then. It is cleaner more touristy with lots of foreign Chinese and prices have gone up. Sure I would love to order a large beef chow main from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walking there. It was so hard to pick a place to eat at. You can walk from Carnaby Street & Chinatown. They are both within walking distance.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Postcardsfrom M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have lived in London all my life and driven past chinatown many times going back over 50 years. I have never actually eaten in any of the restaurants or walked through it. So we decided to go up by train and explore. It was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lenphotographic
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous atmosphere and great to see so many Chinese restaurants. Really hard to pick the best. The one we ate at was not very friendly and was expensive. Was hoping to see street vendors but there were non😩

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Di H
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Nice restaurants and supermarkets. Restaurant prices do vary so check before you enter but generally the standard is good. The supermarkets, bakeries and Candy Cafe are the real gems of this street

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Magilune-travels
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Usual offering and you can take it or leave it. Have to say it was clean . Buzz to this area of town.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Went after having studied Japanese for a year (they use Chinese characters) so I appreciated this place a lot more than previously. It is such a beautiful place; great to take pictures!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sophie K
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit if you are passing through Leicester Square. Lots of Chinese restaurants available and really cool gateway.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Chrisbraxx | Reviewed this property |
“Wonkee’s” without a doubt ! You’ll love it.....really busy though...
Hellen S
8 June 2018|
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Response from BTNHome | Reviewed this property |
Leceister Square is the closest, but other stations may be easier to get to depending on where you’re coming from. Our ultimate favourite restaurant in Chinatown is Orient London. Love it!!
Paul M
3 April 2018|
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Response from 500chungl | Reviewed this property |
The lanterns are up today.