Trip Planner:   Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  London  /  Chinatown
Chinatown offers plenty of tasty Chinese cuisine in the heart of London. The most difficult aspect of finding a restaurant here is choosing from the vast array of them. Peek into establishments to see the clientele; if they seem to be neighborhood residents, you'll likely find tasty food. Many restaurants present the bill in Chinese, so keep your own record of what you order and how much it costs. As you stroll the area, keep an eye out for details such as the stone lion on Gerrard Street. The neighborhood hosts various events and celebrations throughout the year, so check the schedule before you visit. Chinatown is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, London Edition.
Create an itinerary including Chinatown
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Chinatown Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
2,269 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • This area didn't surprise me too much because I know other Chinatown like New York, San Pablo, Buenos Aires... yet it has the charm they all have! It is a nice area to walk around and try some typical food, since all the menus have a very good price.
    View original
  • visited recently for food, the area is constantly evolving which is great but the amount of rubbish on the streets was unreal. very close to Trafalgar Sq, Soho, Covent Gdn etc so worth a visit if visi...  more »
Places to stay near Chinatown

Plan your trip to London

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in London

View all >
4.7
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.5
Duration: 3​h
5.0
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Historic Sites in London

View all >
4.2
Duration: 2​h
4.5
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.6
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.3
Duration: 1​h

Museums in London

View all >
4.7
Duration: 3​h
4.7
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 3​h
4.8
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Parks in London

4.6
Duration: 2​h
4.8
Duration: 1​h
3.4
Duration: 2​h 30​min
5.0
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Hidden gems in London

4.9
Duration: 3​h
4.9
Duration: 3​h
4.7
Duration: 1​h
4.2
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Nearby attractions in London

4.6
Duration: 1​h
4.3
Duration: 30​min
3.9
Duration: 2​h
4.9
Duration: 2​h 30​min
5.0
Duration: 1​h 30​min
5.0
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Plans to Chinatown by other users

42 days in London BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 37 days in London BY A USER FROM BRAZIL December, culture, romantic, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, romantic, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in London, Italy & Marseille BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in London, Italy & Barcelona BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in South East England BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in England BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans