Koya is legendary for its affordable, authentic approach to Japanese udon noodles. Now, they're heading to the City, with new dishes, breakfast, and a bar filled with sake…
Japanese tapas in Mayfair
Try this new Japanese spot just off Oxford Street, but don't expect the traditional menu...
The new spot serves sushi upstairs and has a downstairs hideaway bar serving Japanese cocktails
The City gets a new lunchspot as Waka brings Nikkei Peruvian/Japanese cuisine to the takeaway market
Nobu Hotel is now open in Shoreditch but what's the restaurant like? We went to check it out.
The huge Bang Bang Oriental food hall has come to Colindale - but what's it really like? We find out...
Covent Garden has got a hot new party venue as Flesh & Buns prepares to relaunch with a new look and menu
Since it opened back in October, Boxpark Croydon has been going from strength to strength. Now it’s set to be the home to YO! Sushi’s newest experiment: reinventing themselves as a pop-up serving up Japanese dishes reimagined with a takeaway twist.
The conveyer-belt sushi chain, calling itself just YO!, will open with a newly expanded menu, including dishes like panko chicken thigh sandwiches, crispy fried
Good news for fans of Japan Centre on Shaftesbury Avenue as they have a big new flagship store planned for Haymarket. Here's what we know about the place so far:
They'll have a Japanese food hall with a 100 seater courtyard. This will be evoking the feel of Japanese basement food halls - we've been to a couple in Tokyo and they are amazing - with lots of specialist food rooms as a part of
The original Dinings has been around for a decade and this sees them open a second restaurant in Knightsbridge. Expect sushi, sashimi, sake and new grilled dishes too.
In a nutshell: Homely Japanese cooking from Kanada Ya
Summing it all up: Pick from little kobachi plates for breakfast, or finish cooking your panko-crusted steak over your person charcoal grill at the this new Japanese restaurant from the people behind Kanada-Ya.
Slipping almost under the radar (and frankly, only spotted because we went past it last night) is new Shoreditch sushi spot Nanashi. It's appeared on Rivington Street in a room with a pared-back modernist look.
As for the menu, it's pretty much what you expect, split into the usual mix of sushi, sashimi, gyoza, udon and tempura. A few things caught our eye, namely:
There are waves of excitement are rippling over north London this week following news that the Korean restaurant Dotori is about to reopen.
The beloved Finsbury Park restaurant, which was always notoriously busy throughout its eight year run, shut unexpectedly in summer last year. The closure was made even more mysterious by the fact it followed a lengthy period of refurbishment, including refitting the basement to accommodate more diners, which were never in short
What: Sanjugo London
In a nutshell: Traditional Japanese food in in Shoreditch
Summing it all up: Shoreditch's newest Japanese restaurant has plenty of familiar favourites, from sushi to tempura, and includes some more exotic items, like baby octopus and sparkling sake.
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