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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
2 minutes walk
 
China Town Masterpark
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Every Hotel Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  28% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 2 minutes from Chinatown
Located right next to Leicester Square, in the heart of London's West End, the Every Hotel Piccadilly is the perfect hotel for those wanting to enjoy ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £136  24% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 3 minutes from Chinatown
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
 
 
 
Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £97  26% off
Whitcomb Street, WC2H | 3 minutes from Chinatown
Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar is a recently refurbished 4 star hotel located right in the heart of London's famous West End. Leicester Square, Piccadilly ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Sights nearest Chinatown

Nearest to Chinatown
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Piccadilly Circus
London > Attractions > Sights
Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1J | 2 minutes from Chinatown
Right in the middle of the West End, Piccadilly Circus isn't a circus at all, but an enormous road junction where Piccadilly itself Regent Street, Shaftesbury ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Nelson's Column
London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Chinatown
Master tactician, inspirational leader, patriotic martyr, Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson is one of England's great heroes. His Nelson's Column statue is at the very heart of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fourth Plinth
London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Chinatown
The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square remained empty after its completion in 1841 - it was designed for an equestrian statue of one of Britain's Colonial ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Chinatown

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Chinatown
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Horse and Dolphin Yard
London > Attractions >
Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Chinatown
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leicester Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Chinatown
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 Chinatown
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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Events near Chinatown

Near Chinatown
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Ferryman
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th June 2017 to 6th January 2018
Chinatown, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 1 minute from Chinatown
Following a sold out run at the Royal Court, (the fastest selling show in the theatre's history) Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman is enjoying an equally popular ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gruffalo's Child: Tall Stories
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd November 2017 to 7th January 2018
Chinatown, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Chinatown
The sequel to The Gruffalo, which proved such a hit and a popular Christmas outing in the West End, The Gruffalo's Child is a stage version ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 10th February 2018
Chinatown, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 4 minutes from Chinatown
Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his Oscar-nominated 1974 film about a New ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Chinatown

Near Chinatown
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Picturehouse Central
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
7-14 Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Chinatown
A vast and much needed improvement on the old Cineworld cinema in the Trocodero, Picturehouse Central opened in June 2015 and was treated to a full ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prince Charles Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
7 Leicester Place, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Chinatown
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
Gielgud Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Chinatown
From the outside, the Gielgud Theatre is an impressive sight, towering four storeys over Shaftesbury Avenue, its height further emphasized by the turret on top. The ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Chinatown

The best shops and markets near Chinatown
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
SeeWoo
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
18-20 Lisle Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Chinatown
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, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Chinatown
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Doughnut Time
London > Shopping >
96 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 1 minute from Chinatown
Well known in Australia, Damian Griffiths' Doughnut Time comes to London bringing t wo bespoke creations: Love Actually, a fragrant doughnut ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Chinatown

What are the best dining options near Chinatown London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Golden Dragon
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
28 Gerrard Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Chinatown
Stylish, huge and well-run, his is one of the more popular places with the locals of Chinatown and on weekends it’s completely packed. The house specialities ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Plum Valley Fine Dining
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
20 Gerrard Street, Chinatown, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Chinatown
Chinese Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jade Garden
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
15 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Chinatown
Chinese cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Chinatown

Near Chinatown
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 6 minutes from Chinatown
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 9 minutes from Chinatown
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, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 11 minutes from Chinatown
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
 
 
 
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Leisure near Chinatown

Chinatown gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Chinatown
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
Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Chinatown
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it's a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Chinatown
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
 
 
 
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Pubs near Chinatown

The best pubs near London Chinatown.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Chinatown
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
Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Chinatown
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Chinatown
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Chinatown

Chinatown clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Opium Cocktail & Dim Sum Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Jade Door, 15-16 Gerrard Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Chinatown
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, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Chinatown
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bar Rumba
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
36 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Chinatown
Located nearby to Leicester Square, Bar Rumba is a lively bar that's ideal for late-night partying in the West End. Having moved away from its urban ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Chinatown

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Chinatown.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Chinatown
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 Chinatown
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
Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Chinatown
A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
 
 
 
 

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Comedy Carnival
Comedy | On 21st October 2017 

Bar Rumba 1 minute walk from Chinatown

Ian Stone headlines the night, supported by Earl Okin, Stuart Goldsmith and Pete Jonas with Phil Dinsdale as MC....More

Les Miserables
Les Miserables
Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

Queen's Theatre 1 minute walk from Chinatown

Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by ...More

 
Mark Thomas: A Show That Gambles On The Future
Comedy | Until 28th October 2017 

Leicester Square Theatre 1 minute walk from Chinatown

Drawing inspiration from his 2011 show Manifesto, stand-up and political activist Thomas takes suggestions from the audience about their predictions ...More

The Ferryman
The Ferryman
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

Gielgud Theatre 1 minute walk from Chinatown

Following a sold out run at the Royal Court, (the fastest selling show in the theatre's history) Jez Butterworth's The ...More

 
99 Club Leicester Square
Comedy | On 21st October 2017 

Ruby Blue 1 minute walk from Chinatown

Topical stand-up with circuit regulars and TV favourites Nish Kumar, Zoe Lyons and Prince Abdi....More

Stick Man: Scamp Theatre (Over 3s)
Theatre | Until 7th January 2018 

Leicester Square Theatre 1 minute walk from Chinatown

An adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's story book by Scamp Theatre....More

Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel
Comedy | Until 26th November 2017 

Leicester Square Theatre 1 minute walk from Chinatown

Each day, an all-star cast improvise a brand new Austen work based on audience suggestions. Full of swooning ladies, stolen ...More

Thriller Live
Theatre | Until 1st April 2018 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 2 minutes walk from Chinatown

A slickly choreographed, multimedia celebration of the music and career of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5 includes the hits ...More

The Simon & Garfunkel Story
The Simon & Garfunkel Story
Theatre | Until 4th November 2017 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 2 minutes walk from Chinatown

Award-winning actor Dean Elliott writes and directs a 50th anniversary celebration of the musical duo featuring original photos and film ...More

 
The Book Of Mormon
The Book Of Mormon
Theatre | Until 9th December 2017 

Prince of Wales Theatre 2 minutes walk from Chinatown

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