Chinatown Guide

Your All In London guide to Chinatown

Chinatown Neighbours and Area Guide

Explore Chinatown

Neighbouring regions...
Chinatown is in the borough of City of Westminster, click the links to see other regions.
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.

Nightlife, Bars & Clubs

Bars & Clubs in Chinatown
Listings with reviews and more.

Restaurants

Restaurants in Chinatown
Reviews, recommendations and more.

What's On in the area

Jun
14
Wed
The Luna Cinema

Location: Various venues across London
Jun
28
Wed
The Deptford Rivieras
St Martin-in-the-Fields

Jul
1
Fri
The Price of a Mile
Anaesthesia Heritage Centre, Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain & Ireland, 21 Portland Place, London
Jun
19
Mon
Chen Li: Paintings from the Heart
The Coningsby Gallery, 30 Tottenham Street

Jun
26
Mon
The Herder Boys of Lesotho
White Space Gallery, 5 Great Newport Street, London
Jun
26
Mon
Universal Language
The Framers Gallery

The following events are coming up soon and are all listed at locations within 1 mile from central Chinatown.
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Our local trusted reviews...

[Restaurant]
Sakagura
9/10
[Restaurant]
The Balcon
7/10
[Restaurant]
Dalloway Terrace
8/10
[Restaurant]
Ma' Plucker
8/10

Experiences in the area...


The best places near here...

Avenue
Best for...
  • Twists on mac 'n' cheese

Matsuri St James's
Best for...
  • The most fun you can have whilst eating


Quaglino's
Best for...
  • All night long: our top after-hours bars

Cafe Pacifico
Best for...
  • The best Mexican food in the capital
  • Bars which serve London's biggest drinks



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