Situated in the trendy Soho district of London, Chinatown is a vibrant area that is rich in culture and packed with wonderful sights and restaurants. A vivid and colourful place, Chinatown was established in the 1970s. While there was a Chinatown in London prior to this, it was located elsewhere in the city. With its convenient location in one of the city’s most fashionable areas, Chinatown is close to many attractions and places of interest. Leicester Square and the West End are just steps away from Chinatown, with sights, attractions and entertainment around every corner.
As the name would suggest, Chinatown boasts a wide range of Chinese businesses, from fabulous restaurants and places to drink to Chinese retailers selling everything from souvenirs to snacks. In the bustling areas surrounding Chinatown you will find entertainment venues, casinos and educational facilities, as well as businesses and offices to let. The Edge Picture Company, American Express Europe Ltd, Reliance Tours and BP PLCare all companies can be found in this area.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Chinatown is a hub of entertainment, where you can easily reach a diverse array of entertainment. Cinemas, theatre performances, comedy clubs, and nightlife are all a stone’s throw away, which means that you can look forward to entertainment to suit your every mood. As you would expect, you will find some of the most wonderful Chinese restaurants in this part of the city, enabling you to enjoy a palate pleasing, memorable, dining experience. You will also find many other restaurants nearby, offering everything from British and American dishes to Italian and Spanish cuisine.
Chinatown is conveniently located, making getting around town quick and easy. Both Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus underground stations are right on the doorstep, while mainline rail services are available at Charing Cross station. Taxis are always available in and around Chinatown and the city’s regular bus services can be easily accessed as well. There are also secure car parking facilities in this area of Soho.