New Diamond

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23 Lisle Street, Soho, London WC2H 7BA†
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The New Diamond is a Chinese restaurant of the old school. You won’t find fancy decorations or gimmicky table service there, instead what you get is truly excellent Chinese food and, in our opinion, you can ask for nothing more. Chinese food relies on simplicity and high-quality ingredients, so when we ordered scallops in a chilli-soy sauce we hoped for tender, delicately flavoured shell-fish and we were not disappointed. The sweet and sour prawns were just as good, served in a sauce that, unlike some similar dishes had a good balance between both sweet and sour. The high point of the meal though was the absolutely perfect stir-fried snow peas. They were crunchy, delicate and slightly sweet: a great contrast to the smoothness of the prawn dish. There are a lot of restaurants in Chinatown and it’s hard to make a choice between them, but if you’re after high quality cuisine at a reasonable price, the New Diamond should be top of your list.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Leicester Square Tube Station
1 minutes walk
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
4 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Charing Cross Railway Station
8 minutes walk
City Thameslink Station
22 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

China Town Masterpark
1 minutes walk
Leicester Square Masterpark
3 minutes walk

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Hotels near New Diamond

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W London Leicester Square
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £151† 37% off
10 Wardour Street, W1D | 2 minutes from New Diamond
On the site of the landmark Swiss Centre, the W London - Leicester Square Hotel has given Leicester Square a landmark building to be proud of ... More
Thistle Piccadilly Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £93† 30% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 2 minutes from New Diamond
Located right next to Leicester Square, in the heart of London's West End, the Thistle Piccadilly is the perfect hotel for those wanting to enjoy the ... More
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £117† 35% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 2 minutes from New Diamond
Overlooking Leicester Square - the setting for London's regular film premieres - the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire has glamorous, exclusive décor to match its high-profile setting: ... More
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Mr Kong
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
21 Lisle Street, Soho, London WC2H | Same location as New Diamond
This busy, lively restaurant covers three floors; try to eat upstairs if seats are available. The friendly staff will try and make you feel at home ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Imperial China
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
25 Lisle Street, Soho, London WC2H | Same location as New Diamond
One of the prettiest restaurants in Chinatown, with a cute little wooden bridge on the way in and a traditionally-clad hostess to take your coat. The ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Canton
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
11 Newport Place, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from New Diamond
Chinese cuisine. Separate room for parties. ... More
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Dining near New Diamond

Near New Diamond
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Tokyo Diner
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
2 Newport Place, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from New Diamond
Laid-back Japanese diner spread over three floors. The food at the Tokyo Diner is good, if unexceptional, the bentos satisfying, the rice plentiful and nothing is ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Haozhan
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
8 Gerrard Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from New Diamond
This is modern Asian fusion food in the heart of Chinatown, Haozhan's sleek decor and innovative menu offer something a little different from the norm. Haozhan ... More
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New Fook Lam Moon
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
10 Gerrard Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from New Diamond
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Events near New Diamond

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Urinetown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 29th September 2014 to 24th January 2015
Apollo Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, Westminster, London W1D | 3 minutes from New Diamond
After a hugely successful run at the St James Theatre at the beginning of 2014 Urinetown moves to the Apollo Theatre on 29th September 2014 making ...More
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 20th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 8 minutes from New Diamond
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
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War Horse
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 8 minutes from New Diamond
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prince Charles Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
7 Leicester Place, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from New Diamond
Having achieved almost cult status, this reasonably-priced, independent cinema in the heart of Leicester Square is not quite the true hidden gem it once was. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vue West End
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
3 Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from New Diamond
Vue West End is located on the north east side of London's Leicester Square. The nine screen cinema shows all the latest releases and has played ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hippodrome
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from New Diamond
Most Londoners have a feeling of nostalgia when they see The Hippodrome, a famous and historic Grade II listed building adjacent to Leicester Square. What was ... More
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Sights and Attractions near New Diamond

The best museums, galleries, attractions near New Diamond
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Horse and Dolphin Yard
London > Attractions >
W1D | 1 minute from New Diamond
Walking from Gerrard Street to Shaftesbury Avenue in the Chinatown area of Soho you'll come across the pedestrianised Horse & Dolphin Yard which gets its name ... More
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Leicester Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from New Diamond
With Trafalgar Square to the south, Piccadilly Circus to the west, China Town to the north and Covent Garden to the east, Leicester Square is right ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The West End
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from New Diamond
Taking in Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street, Soho, Theatreland, Chinatown, Covent Garden and Leicester Square, The West End really does have it ... More
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Shopping near New Diamond

The best shops and markets near New Diamond
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Loon Fung Supermarket
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42-44 Gerrard Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from New Diamond
In the heart of China Town, this shop offers everything you ever needed to cook authentic Chinese food. The look and the smell is authentic, and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
SeeWoo
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
18-20 Lisle Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from New Diamond
SeeWoo's flagship store is located on Lisle Street in the heart of London's bustling Chinatown. Starting as a small grocery in 1975 serving local needs, SeeWoo ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ben & Jerry's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
The Empire, 5-6 Leicester Square, WC2H | 1 minute from New Diamond
Fosil Fuel, Phish Food and Baked Alaska, no, not a tour of the Natural History Museum but the names that Ben & Jerry have come up ... More
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Education near New Diamond

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 8 minutes from New Diamond
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 12 minutes from New Diamond
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 14 minutes from New Diamond
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
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AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, W1D | 2 minutes from New Diamond
On the 6th floor of the W London the AWAY Spa certainly takes you away from the manic pace of life in Leicester Square ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from New Diamond
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from New Diamond
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
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Pubs near New Diamond

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from New Diamond
If you're not up for the hectic atmosphere of Waxy O'Connors it might be worth slipping across the street to her infinitely more tranquil Little Sister. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from New Diamond
Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's the ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from New Diamond
Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ... More
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Cork & Bottle
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
44 Cranbourn Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from New Diamond
Located in the heart of the West End you’d expect it to be packed with the usual crowds but hidden in a basement below a sex ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Opium Cocktail & Dim Sum Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Jade Door, 15-16 Gerrard Street, W1D | 1 minute from New Diamond
Hidden behind an unassuming jade door in Chinatown an intoxicating world of hedonism awaits. The Opium Cocktail & Dim Sum Parlour is a maze of nine ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wyld Bar
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
10 Wardour Street, Leicester Square, W1D | 2 minutes from New Diamond
In typical W Hotel style, the Wyld Bar on the first floor of the Leicester Square hotel is very cool. Drop in for after work drinks ... More
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Meeting venue hire near New Diamond

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near New Diamond.
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, WC2H | 2 minutes from New Diamond
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from New Diamond
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from New Diamond
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More

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The Soho Burlesque Club
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Kids Week
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It's now over a decade since the excellent idea of Kids Week was first conjured up. A truly inspired summer ...More

 
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Skylight
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Theatre | Until 23rd August 2014 

Wyndham's Theatre 2 minutes walk from New Diamond

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Herr Kettner's Kabaret
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