The best restaurants in London to celebrate Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is a great excuse for a celebration and a meal out with delicious fresh and traditional food.  2019 is the year of the pig and there will be parties, parades as well as plenty of delicious Chinese food in the Capital to tuck in to. Take a look at our recommendations for the best restaurants in London to celebrate Chinese New Year in 2019.

Royal China

Royal China are renowned for their great tasting high quality food across the world and you can taste it for yourself in one of their restaurants dotted around the Capital. Whether it’s Dim Sum, Cantonese or some Hong Kong flavours you’re after, Royal China will have your Chinese New Year off to a great start.

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Mamalan is a family run restaurant that serves authentic, handmade dumplings, noodle soups and street snacks. Its roots are in Beijing street food and they serve delicious traditional food in Brixton and Clapham in London.  Celebrate the Chinese New Year with tasty crispy chicken toasted buns and a fried tofu & Chinese mushroom noodle soup sit alongside traditional Beijing style skewers.
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Park Chinois

If you want somewhere lavish and luxurious to celebrate the new year in true style then look nowhere else than Park Chinois. From the 4th February until the 10th, there will be plenty of entertainment, fantastic food as well as special one off cocktails made to celebrate the year of the pig. Whether you go with your loved one, or with a group of friends, Park Chinois is the perfect place to have a spectacular new year party.

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Sichuan Folk

For a great budget meal away from Central London head to Sichuan Folk on Brick Lane for an authentic taste of Sichuan cuisine. The brave amongst you might like to kick off this year by trying the pig’s trotters- it is the year of the pig after all! Don’t worry though, there’s plenty more pleasing dishes on the menu for you to try too.

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Barshu Restaurant

Barshu believe that food should be an experience and their dishes certainly look and taste the part. As well as it being Chinese New Year, the restaurant are also celebrating their 12th year serving some new dishes to accompany their older favourites. Their food has traditional Sichuan roots so you’re sure to be taken on a culinary journey full of unique flavours from more mild dishes to something a little more fiery.

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Ping Pong Restaurant

Handmade Dim Sum and crafted cocktails await those who want to celebrate the Chinese New Year the Ping Pong way. For the year of the pig, Ping Pong will be offering something different to get your snout into as well as the traditional Chinese favourites. Celebrate the new year early and head over for a ‘lazy Sumday’- unlimited Dim Sum all day on Sundays.

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Pearl Liang

Pearl Liang is an outstanding cosmopolitan Chinese restaurant in the heart of Paddington which offers an authentic Oriental atmosphere- perfect for celebrating the new year traditionally. Bring a group of friends together and take advantage of their ‘Year of the Pig’ menu which has plenty to share.

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