London - the melting pot
Few cities are more multi-cultural than London. Some communities come to London and start to blend in almost immediately but thankfully many maintain their own cultures, customs and way of life adding another layer to London’s vibrancy.
Eat, shop or wander around some of the areas listed below and you’ll discover some new tastes and products you didn’t know existed. Rather than give long lists of restaurants, shops and attractions, we're assuming you're adventurous, enterprising souls. This overview isn't exhaustive but should provide some starting points for your explorations.
Where to go to eat, shop and enjoy different cultures
Cultures & communities
Brixton, Harlesden, Shepherds Bush, Tooting, North Kensington
|Greek, Cypriot & Turkish||Enfield, Stoke Newington, Haringey|
|Asian||Tooting, Wembley, Southall, Newham, Tower Hamlets|
|Japanese||North & West London, Finchley, Hampstead|
|Middle Eastern||Edgware Road, Kensington|
|Polish||West London, Hammersmith, Ealing|
|Spanish & Portuguese||Notting Hill, Golborne Road|
|Thai||West & South West London, Putney|
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