Best restaurants Chinatown
Best restaurants Chinatown
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TheFork: Hot-Pot Heaven, take your friends to London's Chinatown!

03/01/2024
3 minutes

London's Chinatown is a vibrant cultural district, and a culinary heaven for enthusiasts of Chinese cuisine. The neighbourhood thrives with restaurants offering dishes ranging from traditional favourites to contemporary innovations, each bringing a slice of China's rich culinary heritage to the heart of London. Chinatown's best Chinese restaurants offer a diverse range of dishes that cater to various tastes and dining preferences. From the sizzling hotpots and delicate dumplings to the aromatic ducks and grilled skewers, each restaurant adds its unique flavour to London's West End.

Book one of these popular neighbourhood restaurants and savour their signature dishes for an unforgettable dining experience with TheFork.

China Modern, Chinatown

China Modern stands out for its fusion of flavours and creative twists on traditional Chinese dishes. This heavenly hangout for hungry Chinese diners is popular for good reason.

The restaurant's Crispy Aromatic Duck and Pancakes are a feast for the senses that offer the perfect blend of textures and taste. Accompany this with wonton soup, crispy seaweed topped with fish floss, and the heat of hot spicy Dan-Dan noodles mixed with pork and peanuts, for a feast of flavours. Not to be overlooked, the Fujian Egg Fried Rice provides a comforting balance to the meal's more intense flavours, showcasing the balance of Chinese cuisine.

China Modern
China Modern

Beijing Dumpling, Chinatown

The humble dumpling is elevated to an art form at Beijing Dumpling. Book this restaurant on TheFork to get to know this delicious classic for yourself.

Vegetarian pancake rolls and Tom Yum Soup with prawns start the meal with a burst of flavour, but it's dumpling delights such as the Seafood Supreme Dumpling and Spicy Pork Xiao Long Bao that steal the show. The tender beef slices in Spicy Szechuan Broth round off the experience, offering a spicy kick that is addictively tasty.

Beijing Dumpling
Beijing Dumpling

Shu Xiang Ge Hotpot, Chinatown

Shu Xiang Ge Hotpot offers a communal dining experience centred around the traditional hotpot. This is the perfect day or night out with your friends, so make sure to book a table big enough on TheFork!

Ingredients like wind-dried Chinese sausage, fat beef with chillies, baby octopus, king prawn, squid tentacles, and vegetables like kelp and lotus root slices are cooked in a simmering pot of flavorful broth at the table, creating a cosy and interactive meal that's fun and flavourful.

Shu Xiang Ge Hotpot
Shu Xiang Ge Hotpot

Skewer and Beer, Chinatown

In London’s Chinatown, Skewer and Beer takes a casual approach. Focusing on the simple pleasure of skewers grilled to perfection. You can experience this fun and friendly folk style of cooking with friends or family today when you book on TheFork.

From lamb and beef to chicken and pork, each skewer is cooked to perfection and infused with rich, smoky flavours. The addition of prawn skewers, spicy crayfish, aubergine, and green pepper ensures there's something for every palate, making it an ideal spot for a balanced, relaxed and flavorful meal.

 Skewer and Beer
Skewer and Beer

Imperial China Restaurant, Chinatown

Imperial China Restaurant offers a dining experience that combines elegance with traditional Chinese flavours. Each dish is a testament to the chef's expertise and the rich culinary traditions of China.

The chef's special set menu is a highlight, featuring a steamed dim sum seafood platter, crispy aromatic duck, steamed sea bass with black bean sauce, and a variety of meat and seafood dishes cooked in authentic Chinese styles.

Imperial China Restaurant
Imperial China Restaurant

Got a hot date? With 72% of diners agreeing that trying out a new restaurant is the perfect recipe for a first date, it could be love at first bite when you try something new at these special restaurants on TheFork.

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