"Chinatown" Chinatown Tip by cheezecake_deli

Chinatown, London: 45 reviews and 96 photos

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by cheezecake_deli

London has one of the best Chinatowns in the world. It is located centrally, between Leicester Square and Soho - its main streets are Gerrard, Lisle, Macclesfield and Wardour Streets, plus a short section of Shaftesbury Avenue. Chinatown is a favourite hangout for locals and visitors alike, for eating and Oriental grocery shopping. Come here for reasonably-priced and (generally) good-quality Cantonese food. A particularly busy time is Sunday lunch time, when Londoners descend on Chinatown for dimsum. There is also increasing numbers of Japanese and Korean restaurants. Finally, if you need a bank on Sundays, the HSBC branch here is open (though closed on Saturdays).

Address: Chinatown
Directions: Nearest tube station: Leicester Square (Northern and Piccadilly lines).
Phone: +44 20 7851 6686
Website: http://www.britishchinese.org.uk

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Sep 2, 2008
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