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Are Chinatown restaurants open on Christmas Eve for dinner?

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Are Chinatown restaurants open on Christmas Eve for dinner?

I frequently eat in Chinatown when I'm in London and will be there over the holidays this year. In the US, it's common for folks to eat at Chinese restaurants on Christmas as they have traditionally been among the few places consistently open.

Is that also the case in London?

Thanks!

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1. Re: Are Chinatown restaurants open on Christmas Eve for dinner?

chinatownlondon.org/news/…317

Yes, a lot of them are. Check the link.

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2. Re: Are Chinatown restaurants open on Christmas Eve for dinner?

Yes.

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3. Re: Are Chinatown restaurants open on Christmas Eve for dinner?

Thanks!

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4. Re: Are Chinatown restaurants open on Christmas Eve for dinner?

That's great to know. Were flying in on the morning of Christmas eve and would be great to have a Chinese for dinner that night. Perfect

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5. Re: Are Chinatown restaurants open on Christmas Eve for dinner?

Yes they are open, but don't waste your time and money there. They have a "special" Christmas menu that the prices are higher, portions are smaller, and accepts cash only. It is odd because they take credit cards on any other day except Christmas. Also, we had 3 orders of white rice and they charged me $20!!! What a rip off.

Since nothing else is open, the lines will usually be long and the food isn't that great. Just go to Subway and save your money.

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6. Re: Are Chinatown restaurants open on Christmas Eve for dinner?

Certainly a rip off if charged in dollars in London.

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7. Re: Are Chinatown restaurants open on Christmas Eve for dinner?

"Yes they are open, but don't waste your time and money there"

Suspect this may be a couple of weeks too late!

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8. Re: Are Chinatown restaurants open on Christmas Eve for dinner?

Or "go to Subway"???

At least I know what I'm eating when I go to a Chinese restaurant.

And I don't have to pay in dollars! ;-)

Edited: 09 January 2014, 19:15
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9. Re: Are Chinatown restaurants open on Christmas Eve for dinner?

If you're bothered to do any research before your trip, you would have discovered there's actually more open in London on Christmas Day than you realised.

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10. Re: Are Chinatown restaurants open on Christmas Eve for dinner?

Please, please can we have a trip report Dain ?

Mike