Guide to Chinatown in London

Chinatown is an ethnic enclave in the City of Westminster, London, bordering Soho to its north and west, Theatreland to the south and east. The enclave currently occupies the area in and around Gerrard Street. It contains a number of Chinese restaurants, bakeries, supermarkets, souvenir shops, and other Chinese-run businesses. The name Chinatown has been used at different times to describe different places in Greater London.


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London's China Town is located in central London around Gerrard Street, close to Leicester Square. The nearest tube stations are Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus.


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Bake
Bake

9 Wardour Street, London, W1D 6PF

Best for: DessertRead more

Chinatown Restaurants Eating Soho Wardour Street

Bao & Noodle’s
Bao & Noodle’s

16 Lisle Street, London, WC2H 7BE

Bao & Noodle bring beautiful buns and naughty noodles to Chinatown’s Lisle Street. Best for: Dumplings, Dim SumRead more

Chinatown Soho Eating Restaurants Dim Sum Restaurants

Baozi Inn
Baozi Inn

25-26 Newport Court, London, WC2H 7JS

Super cool Sichuan street food and small plates is what Chinatown’s Baozi Inn does best. Best for: Noodles, Spicy foodRead more

Chinatown Soho Eating Restaurants

Beijing Dumpling
Beijing Dumpling

23 Lisle Street, London, WC2H 7BA

Dumplings are the taste of China and, at Beijing Dumpling, good things do come in small packages. Best for: DumplingsRead more

Chinatown Restaurants Soho Eating

Bubblewrap
Bubblewrap

24 Wardour Street, London, W1D 6QJ

Putting a sugary-sweet 21st century spin on one of Hong Kong’s biggest street snacks, Bubblewrap in Chinatown is a...Read more

Chinatown Restaurants Eating Soho Wardour Street

C&R Café
C&R Café

4 Rupert Court, London, W1D 6DY

Lusting over Laska? Nuts about Nasi Lemak? Rupert Court’s C&R Café is Chinatown’s best-kept secret for authentic...Read more

Chinatown Restaurants Soho Eating

Café TPT
Café TPT

21 Wardour Street, London, W1D 6PN

Café TPT brings all the flavours of authentic Chinese and Malaysian street food to Chinatown. Best for: Street food,...Read more

Chinatown Restaurants Eating Soho Wardour Street

Canton
Canton

11 Newport Place, London, WC2H 7JR

Canton’s friendly and good value Chinese BBQ and street food makes for popular, honest fare at one of Chinatown’s...Read more

Chinatown Soho Eating Restaurants

Chinatown Bakery
Chinatown Bakery

7 Newport Place, London, WC2H 7JR

A full Chinese bakery serving pork buns and sweet treats, with a mesmerising Taiyaki machine creating Japanese red...Read more

Chinatown Restaurants Soho Eating

Chinese Tapas House
Chinese Tapas House

15 Little Newport Street, London, WC2H 7JJ

Chinese fast food at its finest, pop to Chinese Tapas House for a tasty, quick light bite. Best for: Street foodRead more

Chinatown Restaurants Soho Eating

Doughnut Time
Doughnut Time

97 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 5DA

Gooey fillings. Madcap toppings. Lip-licking flavours. You can bet your bottom dollar it’s Doughnut Time! A...Read more

Chinatown Restaurants Soho Eating

Dumplings’ Legend
Dumplings’ Legend

15 Gerrard Street, London, W1D 6JE

Dumplings’ Legend has done for soup dumplings what Pelé did for football, making this Chinatown restaurant a...Read more

Chinatown Soho Eating Restaurants Dim Sum Restaurants

Er Mei
Er Mei

6 Lisle Street, London, WC2H 7BG

Sensational authentic Sichuan, super-hot hot pot and KTV singalong fun: Chinatown‘s Er Mei presents fine food and...Read more

Chinatown Restaurants Soho Eating

Far East Bakery and Restaurant
Far East Bakery and Restaurant

13 Gerrard Street, London, W1D 5PS

A café-bakery by day and restaurant by night, Far East is a fabulous Chinatown eatery that gives you everything your...Read more

Chinatown Soho Eating Restaurants Dim Sum Restaurants

Feng Shui Inn
Feng Shui Inn

6 Gerrard Street, London, W1D 5PG

Discover the secret behind some of the best dim sum Chinatown has to offer at Feng Shui Inn. Best for: Seafood, Spicy...Read more

Chinatown Soho Eating Restaurants Dim Sum Restaurants

Four Seasons
Four Seasons

23 Wardour Street, London, W1D

Small plates – but big on taste – will keep you coming back, again and again, at Four Seasons on Wardour Street. Be...Read more

Chinatown Eating Restaurants Soho Wardour Street

Four Seasons
Four Seasons

12 Gerrard Street, London, W1D 5PR

Best for: Seafood, BBQ & RoastRead more

Chinatown Restaurants Soho Eating

Gerrard’s Corner
Gerrard’s Corner

30 Wardour Street, London, W1D 6QW

Plentiful set meals, dim sum and traditional Asian drinks make Gerrard’s Corner an attractive spot in Chinatown. Best...Read more

Chinatown Eating Restaurants Soho Wardour Street Dim Sum Restaurants

Golden Dragon
Golden Dragon

28-29 Gerrard Street, London, W1D 6JW

A hit with Chinese, Londoners and celebs alike, Golden Dragon provides dim sum by day and a mixture of Cantonese and...Read more

Chinatown Restaurants Soho Eating Dim Sum Restaurants

Golden Gate Cake Shop
Golden Gate Cake Shop

13 Macclesfield Street, London, W1D 5BW

Macclesfield Street’s Golden Gate Cake Shop is known for their beautiful oriental bakes and ornamental birthday...Read more

Chinatown Restaurants Soho Eating

Golden Phoenix
Golden Phoenix

37-38 Gerrard Street, London, W1D 5QB

Dine like an emperor, on dim sum and fantastic Cantonese cuisine, at the majestic Golden Phoenix. Best for:...Read more

Chinatown Soho Eating Restaurants Dim Sum Restaurants

Good Friend
Good Friend

14 Little Newport Street, London, WC2H 7JJ

Good Friend Chicken brings Taiwanese night-market food to the heart of Chinatown. And it’s sooooooo good. Best for:...Read more

Chinatown Restaurants Soho Eating

Gourmet Kitchen
Gourmet Kitchen

34 Lisle Street, London, WC2H 7BD

A traditional Chinese restaurant in London’s Chinatown, serving authentic Cantonese food on Lisle Street, Gourmet...Read more

Chinatown Soho Eating Restaurants Dim Sum Restaurants

Guo C 100
Guo C 100

35 Newport Court, London

The legendary Chinese dessert chain’s debut European outpost, Guo C 100 in Chinatown London serves up fruity-fresh...Read more

Chinatown Restaurants Soho Eating

Haozhan
Haozhan

8 Gerrard Street, London, W1D 5PJ

Expect witty, fine dining-esque takes on Far Eastern dishes at Chinatown’s Haozhan. Best for: BBQ & Roast, Dim SumRead more

Chinatown Soho Restaurants Eating Thai Restaurants Dim Sum Restaurants

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Areas & Streets Near Chinatown

Popular Nearby Streets & Areas: Brewer Street (0.16km) Great Windmill Street (0.1km) Greek Street (0.19km) Lexington Street (0.19km) Meard Street (0.17km) Old Compton Street (0.15km) Romilly Street (0.16km) Shaftesbury Avenue (0.07km) Wardour Street (0.18km) Coventry Street (0.07km)

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Ichibuns
Ichibuns

22 Wardour Street, London, W1D 6QQ

0.02km

Experience the best of japanese culture, creativity and culinary kapow! With an ichibuns twist.Read more

Eating Restaurants Japanese & Sushi Restaurants Soho Wardour Street

W London Hotel (Leicester Square)
W London Hotel (Leicester Square)

10 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1D 6QF

0.02km

Sophisticated and quirky, glamourous and decadent, W London - Leicester Square crystallizes the quintessential dual...Read more

Accommodation Hotels Approved Wedding Venues Soho Wardour Street

Cafe de Paris
Cafe de Paris

3 Coventry Street, St James's, London, W1D 6BL

0.03km

Set in the heart of London's Piccadilly, Café de Paris has been a dazzling and opulent venue since it opened...Read more

Nightlife Coventry Street Nightclubs Approved Wedding Venues Soho Leicester Square

Prince of Wales Theatre
Prince of Wales Theatre

Coventry Street, London, W1D 6AS

0.05km

The first hit production at the original Prince of Wales Theatre, initially known as Prince's Theatre, designed by...Read more

Nightlife Theatres Coventry Street Soho Approved Wedding Venues

Every Hotel Piccadilly
Every Hotel Piccadilly

Whitcomb Street , St James's, London, WC2H 7HG

0.05km

Located close to Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square. Details of rooms, facilities and services. Online...Read more

Coventry Street Accommodation Hotels

Opium
Opium

The Jade Door, 15-16 Gerrard Street, Soho, London, W1D 6JE

0.06km

After a year spent searching for a space in which to open a cocktail bar, Eric Yu and Dre Masso opened Opium in...Read more

Restaurants Gerrard Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Dim Sum Restaurants

Bar Rumba
Bar Rumba

36 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, London, W1D 7EP

0.06km

Bar Rumba is a late night party bar and club in London’s West End. Rumba plays commercial music, chart hits and dance...Read more

Nightlife Bars Shaftesbury Avenue

Cafe Monico
Cafe Monico

39-45 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, W1D 6LA

0.07km

On London’s Shaftesbury Avenue, Cafe Monico serves French-Italian dishes from breakfast through to dinner, seven days...Read more

Eating French Restaurants Italian Restaurants Shaftesbury Avenue Soho

Queens Theatre
Queens Theatre

51 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6BA

0.07km

Committed to providing the best facilities for patrons owner Cameron Mackintosh, one of the world’s most successful...Read more

Nightlife Theatres Shaftesbury Avenue Soho

Babaji Pide
Babaji Pide

53 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, W1D 6LB

0.07km

Pide, sometimes called ‘Turkish pizza,’ is a boat-shaped flat bread with a variety of toppings that may include...Read more

Restaurants Turkish Restaurants Shaftesbury Avenue Soho Eating Pizza Restaurants

Experimental Cocktail Club
Experimental Cocktail Club

13A Gerrard Street , Covent Garden, London, W1D 5PS

0.07km

A great place for great cocktails.Read more

Nightlife Soho Pubs Gerrard Street Covent Garden

Bella Italia (Shaftesbury Avenue)
Bella Italia (Shaftesbury Avenue)

61-63 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, W1D 6LG

0.07km

In Italy the best moments in life are those spent with loved ones, sharing food, wine and laughter. At Bella we bring...Read more

Eating Restaurants Italian Restaurants Shaftesbury Avenue Soho

Century
Century

61 - 63 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, W1D 6LG

0.07km

Soho's Best Kept Secret - Private Members Club. Opening its doors in 2001, The Century Club encompasses the...Read more

Living Life Nightlife Shaftesbury Avenue Soho

Apollo Theatre London
Apollo Theatre London

31 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, W1D 7EZ

0.08km

After first opening its doors February 1901, the Apollo Theatre has since become an inspiring destination for London...Read more

Sightseeing Theatres Explore Shaftesbury Avenue Soho

Century Club
Century Club

61-63 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6LD

0.08km

(Approved Wedding Venue)Read more

Approved Wedding Venues Nightlife Soho

Lyric Theatre
Lyric Theatre

29 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES

0.08km

The Lyric Theatre, opened on 17 December 1888, was designed by C. J. Phipps and built by producer Henry J. Leslie. ...Read more

Nightlife Theatres Shaftesbury Avenue

Platinum Lace (London)
Platinum Lace (London)

13 Coventry Street, London, W1D 7DH

0.08km

Platinum Lace London prides itself on being part of the latest generation of clubs with entertainment for the adult...Read more

Nightlife Gentlemen's Clubs Bars Strip Clubs Coventry Street Soho

The Piccadilly West End
The Piccadilly West End

65-73 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, W1D 6EX

0.08km

Just around the corner from the watchful eye of Eros, the statue poised above Piccadilly Circus, the Piccadilly West...Read more

Accommodation Hotels Shaftesbury Avenue Soho

Fancy That of London
Fancy That of London

34 Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4HA

0.09km

Fancy that of London is a chain of London gift and souvenir shops situated in prime positions in the West End of...Read more

Shopping St James's Haymarket

RainForest Cafe
RainForest Cafe

20 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, W1D 7EU

0.09km

Branches across the U.S. and in Shaftesbury Avenue. Food and shopping in an environment with a rain forest theme....Read more

Eating Restaurants Cafes & Coffee Shops Caribbean Restaurants Shaftesbury Avenue Soho

Rodizio Preto (West End)
Rodizio Preto (West End)

73 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, W1D 6LN

0.09km

Preto is a dining experience like no other. Our succulent meats are finely carved at your table side by our Passadors...Read more

Eating Restaurants Shaftesbury Avenue Soho

Radical Roots
Radical Roots

44-46 Rupert Street, Soho, London, W1D 7EH

0.09km

Serving The London Street Food Scene With Our Passionately Crafted Salads.Read more

Eating Shopping Rupert Street Soho

McDonald's (Shaftesbury Avenue)
McDonald's (Shaftesbury Avenue)

25-27 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, W1V 7HA

0.09km

McDonald's is the world's largest chain of quick service restaurants, serving tens of millions of customers daily...Read more

Cafes & Coffee Shops American Restaurants Shaftesbury Avenue Soho Eating Restaurants

Busaba Eathai (Panton Street)
Busaba Eathai (Panton Street)

35 Panton Street, Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4EA

0.09km

Situated in the heart of London’s film and theatre land, a slight walk from Leicester Square, Busaba Panton...Read more

Haymarket Leicester Square Restaurants Eating Thai Restaurants