Robata on Old Compton Street is serving up Japanese izakaya dishes in Soho


Soho's latest opening is a Japanese izakaya-style spot. Robata, which officially opened its doors on Old Compton Street today, is a project from entrepreneur Sonny Huang whose family has two Chinese restaurants in Birmingham.

Sonny has teamed up with designers turnerbates Design & Architecture to come up with this Japanese pub serving up dishes cooked over the open robata grill. On the menu you'll find:

  • Soft Shell Crab bao with spicy mayo, green mango, purple shiso, cucumber and red chilli
  • Miso Aubergine with pickled shimiji mushroom and Robata red chilli
  • Wood Flamed Iberico Pluma with black pepper miso

Drinks-wise expect sake pairings and sake cocktails.


More about Robata

Where is it? 56 Old Compton Street, London, W1D 4UE

When? Opens 27 March 2019

Find out more: Visit their website or follow them on Instagram @robata.soho



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