THE HAGUE'S CHINATOWN IS (will soon be) bustling!
Chinatown The Hague is the welcoming, colourful and multifaceted Chinese-Asian district of The Hague that oozes the atmosphere of multiculturalism. This unique district is ideal for a day out. It is home to numerous Asian food shops and beaneries, Chinese restaurants and supermarkets – not to mention the many special shops and services from other cultures, such as a Moroccan fish monger’s, Turkish jeweller’s, Surinamese hair and body care salon, Vietnamese nail studio, Dutch photoshop and much more. Chinatown The Hague will tickle all your senses!
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Chinatown, like the rest of the Netherlands, is currently facing a second lockdown to stop the spread of COVID-19.
To the left, you can see a clip about how Chinatown opened up after the first lockdown of the pandemic. Now, we are trying our best to stay afloat, and we are looking forward to the moment that Chinatown will be bustling again!
This lockdown will take until at least February 9, 2021. When the shops re-open, we happily invite and welcome you to come visit, albeit at one-and-a-half meter!
Chinatown The Hague is known for its Chinese street furniture and decorations. The two beautiful, detailed Chinese gateways are true eyecatchers. Did you know they are the first Chinese gateways on European soil? Street signs are in Dutch and Chinese, you will find Chinese proverbs in the pavements, and red Chinese lanterns will light the streets at night.
If you are a true gourmet, you will enjoy the authentic Asian cuisine, browse the cosy Asian food shops and take in the lovely smell of spices. A range of hospitality businesses will bid you a warm welcome for breakfast, lunch, dinner – and drinks until well after midnight. Not only the Chinese restaurants are well worth a visit for a bite to eat. What about the Japanese, Indonesian, Thai and other cuisines and snacks?
There is plenty for you to see in-between meals. Take, for instance, the special shops with exquisite Chinese silk fashion and fabrics, porcelain, antiques and furniture – each with their specific ambience and character. We even have a real record store and stamp shop for true enthusiasts.
If you want to relax, be our guest! Chinatown houses a great many beauty and hair salons, nail studios, massage salons and wellness centres. Enjoy whatever beauty treatment you fancy! Asian medicine is also well-represented by acupuncturists and other practices.
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