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

Jan
31
Fri
Mushrooms: The Art, Design And Future Of Fungi

Location: Somerset House, Strand, London
Jan
22
Wed
Winter Set Menu at Bocconcino
Bocconcino, 19 Berkeley Street, Mayfair, London
Feb
6
Thu
Preface - a group exhibition
Rhodes Contemporary Art (42 New Compton Street, London)

Nov
21
Thu
Troy: Myth and Reality
The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London
Jan
28
Tue
VAULT Festival 2020
The Vaults, Leake St, London

Feb
12
Wed
Jekyll / Hyde
The Vaults, Leake Street, London,
Feb
6
Thu
Amin Roshan: Fire of Love
Rossi & Rossi, 21 Georgian House, 10 Bury Street, London

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]
Fafa's
7/10
[Restaurant]
Carluccio's
7/10
[Restaurant]
Piano Works West End
6/10
[Restaurant]
Ping Pong Restaurant
7/10

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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