Chinatown

Your All In London guide to Chinatown

A region within the Soho part of City of Westminster, Chinatown is largely just one street although it does spread slightly from the main Gerrard Street. As the name suggests, Chinatown is the home of everything Chinese, including Chinese restaurants, souvenirs, food shops and businesses.

Historically the first ‘Chinatown’ area of London was in Limehouse, due to the proximity of this area to the docks, but this area was largely destroyed in 1934 and several years later a new Chinatown began to emerge in Soho.

Very few individuals actually live in Chinatown and today it consists largely of shops and commercial premises. Chinatown is considered a must see venue for visitors to the city, particularly around the Chinese New Year.

Going out in Chinatown

What's On in Chinatown


The LoveCrafts Festival
Online Event

Starts: 03/08/2020
Ends: 31/08/2020

Campfire Club Live: Nick Hart, Ewan McLennan - DIGITAL Ticket
Online Event

Starts: 26/08/2020
Ends: 26/08/2020

Vue West End introduces lower prices
3 Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square

Starts: 20/01/2020
Ends: 31/12/2020

Learn how to draw a self-portrait: A young person's guide
Online Event

Starts: 18/03/2020
Ends: 31/12/2020

The HUMEN Space
15 Bateman Street, Soho, London

Starts: 06/05/2019
Ends: 06/05/2021

Diwali In London
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London

Starts: 01/11/2020
Ends: 01/11/2020

Chinatown High Street Directory


Food & Drink


Home & Garden


Health & Beauty


Clothes & Fashion


Shops & Amenities


Taxis & Transport


Chinatown Shopping Streets


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