Sichuan food is bold and intense, and the celebration environment at Jinli (4 Leicester St, WC2H 7BL; 020 7437 1528) is an appropriately lively accompaniment.
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Chinatown London’s newest opening, Shu Xiangge. The traditional Sichuan Hot Pot restaurant has opened its doors on Gerrard Street, welcoming Londoners to dive into their notoriously hot and fragrant broths. Shu Xiangge features traditional Sichuan hot pot on Gerrard Street.
The upstairs has an ’80s nightclub feel and, in a laminated menu freely spread with red-pepper heat cautions; the signature meal is grilled fish in chili oil. When things truly get sizzling, there’s KTV karaoke, a Chinese institution.