Chinatown offers plenty of tasty Chinese cuisine in the heart of London. The most difficult aspect of finding a restaurant here is choosing from the vast array of them. Peek into establishments to see the clientele; if they seem to be neighborhood residents, you'll likely find tasty food. Many restaurants present the bill in Chinese, so keep your own record of what you order and how much it costs. As you stroll the area, keep an eye out for details such as the stone lion on Gerrard Street. The neighborhood hosts various events and celebrations throughout the year, so check the schedule before you visit. Chinatown is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , online itinerary creator Edition.
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Though restrictions have applied in London it was at one time a good place to eat out and drink and buy unusual Asian cuisine more »
Many large cities around the world have a ‘Chinatown’ - a district in a non-Chinese city where the community is largely of Chinese origin. It’s probably not meant to replicate the visual landscape.... more »
As a kid of about 8, I remember visiting Chinatown with my Dad so he could buy drawing ink. Many decades later, I still find it fascinating and try and fit in at least a walk-through when I visit the capital. The sights, sounds and smells are so evocative.
Brilliant to have a walk around and there is loads of amazing food to try!! If you want authentic Chinese food this is really the place to go. You will find some hidden gems.
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