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Address: Gerrard Street & Lisle Street, London W1D 6JW, England
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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ok me old china

over the last 4 years when i have been visiting friends in london we always meet up at the entrance to china town and go to various restaurants with in china town and i can... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Alicante, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

this place is small but have so much character. It's really nice they have some nice restaurants at reasonable rates

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Alicante, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

over the last 4 years when i have been visiting friends in london we always meet up at the entrance to china town and go to various restaurants with in china town and i can honestly we have not had a bad meal in any one we visited .

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After a great time in the theatre district, we walked around Chinatown. The lanterns, the atmosphere, so much choice in food. Dimsum everywhere!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very busy, hustle and bustle. Plenty of smells around from the wonderful food that makes you hungry. So beautifully decorated, cultural and a super hangout.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The sight of the vibrant red colour, the aroma of Chinese food, the hustle and bustle, the small shops, the lion, Pagoda have a tranquillising effect on you. Around 6-7ish the perfect time to stroll in China town. It has a feel good vibe in there. You have to visit it to believe it.

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Sandnes, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chinatown is a special part of London. It's funny to see a miniature China in the middle of Europe. It's mainly dominated by restaurants. The quality of these restaurants vary a lot, so be aware. Together with a group of 20 I entered one of these restaurants. We agreed that we would pay by card (not all restaurants accept card).... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This will be a cultural experience for anyone who hasn't been here before to see the differing Chinese shops selling goods that you can't generally buy elsewhere and the hubbub of people milling around as this area is nearly always busy with the 80 or so restaurants being very busy on must daysv

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have just spent 3 days in London and on our todo list was to visit Chinatown. We found it by mistake when looking for the Theatre we were due to visit that night. I'm not to sure what we were expecting but to be honest it's just restaurants and a few bakeries so unless we missed a big bit... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Londons Chinatown is an interesting place to wander around either day or night and just to see the differing restaurants although there are so many 'eat as much as you like buffets' which I do not like personally as I prefer restaurants that one can order off the menu as at least the food can be expected to be cooked... More 

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here as we had not been before and had been told good things about it. It was great to see and wonder around. Lots of places to eat, my recommendation would be to chose somewhere that doesn't do all you can eat buffet and go for somewhere that's a proper restaurant, this is what we did and the... More 

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The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars, and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene – and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the most strategic place to set off on a tour of the world's most celebrated department stores. In the southern part of the neighbourhood lies Chinatown, with its multitude of delicious and affordable restaurants. Closer to the Thames, Chinatown's narrow and teeming lantern-lit lanes spill onto the expansive hub of glitzy Leicester Square.
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