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Address: Manchester, England
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Dining, Shopping
Description: Manchester’s Chinatown is one of the largest outside of China. It’s home...
Manchester’s Chinatown is one of the largest outside of China. It’s home to shopping and restaurants and is the center of the city’s Chinese community.
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Great for restaurants or Chinese New Year.

As you would expect this place is great for the Chinese New Year festivities but all year round it is a good place to visit and as you would expect there are some good restaurants... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
Corneliusfudge
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

As you would expect this place is great for the Chinese New Year festivities but all year round it is a good place to visit and as you would expect there are some good restaurants around.

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Prestonpans, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

this place is a nice experience to many nice places to eat to mention good place to walk around not to big but nice area ps great supermarket

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Nice area to wander around - it offers a lot of colours and authenticity, although it is smaller than expected. There are a lot of nice eateries and cheap eats. And the supermarkets are awesome - walking in for a browse is a great experience.

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nottingham
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139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Quite disappointing we where expecting a lot more to say it was the weekend of the Chinese new year celebrations, we did plan to eat here on the Saturday night but after walking down the back streets of the restaurants decided against it (see my photos), we did enjoy the walk around the Chinese supermarket.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

It has an archway and that's about it, around 4 restaurants and 1 supermarket. It isn't exactly a 'town' and half of the restaurants are a rip off anyways

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Reading, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Worth a photo to see the gate/archway and absorb the wonderful smells. Very busy, lots of litter, but the restaurants looked popular. Then move on.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

There were several nice Chinese restaurants in China town but they werenotmuch different from other Chinese restaurants in other cities. The traditional looking Chinese arch gate did not impressed me much.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We have been to this place many times to enjoy the restaurants and buffets and sweetshops.There are also chinese grocery shops but the difficulty is the parking area, which is fairly limited. So park your car somewhere and then walk to this ' chinese oasis' inside the Manchester city to enjoy green tea and a spot of dimsum.

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Trondheim
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I went for a walk in Manchester (10 am) and got this gate recomended at the turist information. Don't bother to use time here at this time of the day, its just a gate, quite decorative, but thats it. The restaurants where all closed at this time (naturally), I guess this can be a nice place in the evening to... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

dont expect much......it was tiny and had like 4 shops, its great if you want to go and eat there, but the place was so small and i found most of the chinese people there a bit rude.

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