Oseyo opens supermarket in London’s Chinatown
Korean supermarket Oseyo has opened a new store in London’s Chinatown district.
Part of Shaftesbury’s new Central Cross development, the shop is situated at 73-75 Charing Cross Road and spans 2,600 square feet. It sells a range of Asian food such as kimchee, noodles and mochi, as well as a selection of fresh ingredients. It also stocks non-food items such as imported Korean cosmetics, K-pop albums, stationery and Korean household appliances.
Designed by an in-house team, the store features a Korean pancake station.
Isaac, Kweon, operations coordinator at Oseyo, said: “With its position to Chinatown and fantastic footfall, we couldn’t think of a better location than Central Cross for our latest supermarket. We are delighted to bring Korean food, music and culture to London’s West End, and with our new site, will offer even more products manufactured by the Oseyo brand, offering tourists, office workers and local Londoners an exciting new all-day grocers.”
Shaftesbury has also seen the Bun House steamed bun specialist relocate its restaurant from Soho to 26-27 Lisle Street in the heart of Chinatown.
Julia Wilkinson, head of group restaurant strategy at Shaftesbury, said: “Oseyo and Bun House are both fantastic additions to this thriving part of the West End. Oseyo’s eagerly anticipated launch has been a great success, with their modern Korean offer perfectly complementing Chinatown London’s current line-up of Asian supermarkets.”
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