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Chinese New Year in London

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Could London be the best place outside of China to celebrate Chinese New Year? With the rich colours and smells of Chinatown and atmosphere as far as the eye can see!

2019 is the Year of the Pig. Chinese New Year starts on 5th through to the 19th February and the huge parade in central London takes place on Sunday 10th Feb with much of the focus in and around Chinatown as well as Trafalgar Square. Looking to celebrate Chinese New Year in London? Whether on a budget, or going extravagant - we've got inspiration for you!

Image of Royal China Baker Street

Marylebone
Restaurant
Chinese

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Royal China with a celebration dish, Lion Dances, and a chance to win a special gift in their lucky red envelope. Each lei see, as they are pronounced in Cantonese, will offer a fortune message; with some of the red envelopes containing a prize. The special prizes include a voucher for a complimentary meal up to the value of £100, a bottle of Champagne, and a complimentary glass of wine.In keeping with tradition each restaurant will host Lion Dance performances from 7 February till 13 February to bring good luck and fortune for the New Year. Performance times vary so check with the restaurant location of your choice.

Image of China Tang at The Dorchester

Mayfair
Bar / Restaurant / Hotel
Chinese

Join China Tang to celebrate the onset of the new year with lion dancers, a 10 course banquet, and Lucky Tangs fortune cookies on the 4th and 5th of February. A ten course menu is offered for £188 per person enabling you to celebrate in style with at one of London's most prestigious Chinese restaurants.

Image of Yauatcha

Soho
Bar / Restaurant
Chinese

In celebration of Chinese New Year, Yauatcha is reinventing the Chinese lantern with help from leading London artists. During Chinese New Year, a celebratory menu and exclusive patisserie and macarons will be available, featuring dishes inspired by the annual festivities. Available from Monday 28th January until Sunday 24th February £60 per person for a minimum of two guests.

Image of Duddell's

London Bridge & Bermondsey
Restaurant
Asian

Duddell's London is the first outpost of the brand from Hong Kong and offers diners a haven of gastronomic delights as well as artist appreciation. Resident art adorns the walls and offers something different for diners who regularly frequent. To celebrate the Year of the Pig, Duddell's offers guests a Lunar Menu for £118 per person. Book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Image of Kai

Mayfair
Restaurant
Chinese

Awarded 1 Michelin Star - 2009 to 2018 and Highest Ranked Chinese Restaurant by The Sunday Times (Britain's Top 100 Restaurants) 2012 & 2015, Kai needs little introduction or bespoke celebratory menu. Dining here is deemed Liberated Chinese Cooking, offering a fresh approach to traditional methods which have awarded them such high regard. Mains start from £33. Book ahead to avoid disappointment and secure yourself a memorable experience.




Image of Min Jiang

Kensington
Bar / Restaurant
Chinese

Min Jiang, London's most authentic Chinese restaurant. Situated in the heart of fashionable Kensington on the tenth floor of the Royal Garden Hotel. The Pig is the twelfth of all zodiac animals and is a year of good fortune and luck. According to Chinese astrology, 2019 is going to be a year full of joy, friendship and love for all zodiac signs, and what better way to spread joy and love then dining at an authentic Chinese restaurant with your friends and family.The New Lunar Menu is only available 4-5th February priced at £118 per person.

Image of Park Chinois

Mayfair
Restaurant
Chinese

From the 4th to the 10th, Mayfair's Park Chinois celebrates Chinese New Year in decadent style. From the 4th to the 10th, Park Chinois' incredible nightly performances will be joined on selected evenings by the iconic Lion Dancers and enthralling Chinese drumming. Predictions for the forthcoming year will accompany bespoke dishes especially created for the Year of the Pig by Executive Chef Lee Che Liang and one-off cocktails. Dinner is available for £128 per person

Image of Feng Shang Princess

Swiss Cottage & Primrose Hill
Bar / Restaurant
Chinese

Combining traditional with modern innovations, Feng Shang Princess remains a firm favourite with London diners. Nestled in Regent's Park Cumberland Basin, celebrate Chinese New Year here from the 4th through to the 10th February with signature dishes which are bound to create a memorable experience. Savour a Cantonese Roast Duck from £22 or Lobster Noodles from £49.50. Book early to avoid disappointment!

Image of Ping Pong Covent Garden

West End
Bar / Restaurant

This Chinese New Year, expect to dine on a delicious selection of our handcrafted dumplings and innovative cocktails, with subtle influences from the Year of the Pig. Celebrate with a chorizo firecracker spring roll and experience the giant soup dumpling! Share the delectable flavours of Ping Pong amongst your friends and family in a celebratory environment to welcome in the New Year. Bringing you luck this Chinese New Year, offering each table red letter gifts alongside your bill between the 5th - 19th February. With one lucky winner receiving £888 and ten winners of £88 to spend in any Ping Pong restaurant. Dishes start from £4.

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