London Chinatown area

Looking for more information about the best attractions in London’s Chinatown area? You’ve come to the right place!

Chinatown is famous for its authentic Chinese shopping and food experience. Although it has only a few streets, it offers almost eighty restaurants where visitors can enjoy unique snacks, lunches or dinners. It also offers special places where you can go for a reflexology specialist or explore the many Chinese medicines. Nightlife in London generally leads to Chinatown and it is extremely beautiful to see this area of London at night, especially when the lanterns are lit. We strongly recommend you make it part of your London vacation! If you do go to Chinatown, you could easily fill the rest of your day with several other attractions nearby that will keep you busy.

Things to do in Chinatown area

One of the most famous London attractions in Chinatown area is the popular Leicester Square. Leicester Square is the home of all entertainment in London. From its occasional movie premieres to its casinos, this place is an ideal spot for those who are touring London. Once you feel like you’ve seen enough of this square, we recommend it’s time to head towards Soho.

Soho has a particular charm about it and that’s why it is so constantly busy with tourists as well as locals. The area has a reputation for its sex shops and gay and lesbian bars however it also has some very unique restaurants like Kettners and fashion boutiques. Soho London inspired places like SoHo New York and Soho Hong Kong to open!

Visit The Strand which is also close to Chinatown to see historic churches such as St Mary le Strand or St Clement Danes. Nearby is another very hot tourist spot – Trafalgar Square. You will be lucky if you are on vacation in London during a time when the Square hosts a special event such as New Year’s Eve or getting to see the beautiful Christmas tree during December. Take a photo with the notorious lion statues that have guarded the square since 1867!

Not far from London’s Chinatown you will also find two excellent museums: the National Gallery and Portrait Gallery. If you desire to see some works by the great masters of art then make sure you take a look inside these museums! Admission is free, but donations are always welcome here. Need more ideas? Check the rest of our guides for more great things to see and do in London.

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