Roka

Japanese Restaurant in Central London Roka is an amazing Japanese restaurant in Central London with venues in Fitzrovia, Mayfair and Aldwych. There is also one in Canary Wharf. Their main focus is on dishes served from the Robata grill. This actually originates from the fishermen of the northern coastal waters off Japan! We visited the…

Best Japanese Restaurants in London

Best Japanese Restaurants in London After visiting Japan in 2016, Japanese food has quickly become one of my favourite cuisines. Here are my best Japanese restaurants in London: Sake no Hana The renowned Sake no Hana Japanese restaurant in Mayfair serves up modern authentic Japanese dishes.  It oozes style and sophistication with interiors designed by…

Kanada-Ya

Japanese Ramen Bar in London Kanada-Ya is a relaxed, Japanese ramen bar in London with three locations. Its simplistic interior gives off a canteen feel, and the hanging lanterns add a touch of the oriental origins. Service is friendly, quick and efficient – they don’t hang around much, as you’d expect from a casual dining…

Robata

Japanese Izakaya in Soho We visited Robata, a Japanese Izakaya in Soho, to try some of their signature dishes. Robata, meaning fireside, specialises in Japanese charcoal cooking. It was a tradition first introduced by ancient fisherman using boxes of hot coals to warm their food as they gathered their day’s catch. The menu is helpfully…

Flesh and Buns

Japanese restaurant in Fitzrovia Flesh and Buns is an amazing Japanese restaurant in Fitzrovia with another venue in Covent Garden. Offering a 170 cover dining area, the restaurant is pretty swanky without being pretentious. Think oaky furnishings, gorgeous light fittings, plush seating and Japanese décor. The open kitchen with seating creates an open atmosphere where…

Sake No Hana

Sake No Hana Japanese Restaurant in Mayfair The renowned Sake no Hana Japanese restaurant in Mayfair serves up modern authentic dishes.  It oozes style and sophistication with interiors designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma. This is matched by great customer service and some really impressive food and drinks. The Autumn Leaves Menu In their words,…

Hot Stone

Hot Stone Steak and Sushi Japanese Restaurant in Islington Hot Stone is a cute little Japanese restaurant is Islington and a fine gem of North London. On arrival you walk through the door and the open plan kitchen is immediately to the left. That means the second you step inside you are greeted by the…

Kazu Japanese Restaurant

Kazu Japanese Restaurant in Fitzrovia Kazu is a contemporary and intimate Japanese restaurant in Fitzrovia. With a lot of great restaurants in the area it is tough to stand out against the competition but Kazu wipes the floor with them. With Izakaya style dishes with a fancy twist, that wonderful Japanese service and gorgeous décor it is a recipe…

Sakagura

Sakagura Japanese restaurant in London I absolutely loved my trip to Japan in 2016! The food and culture were just amazing so I am always very happy visiting a Japanese restaurant in London. Sakagura is situated just off Regent Street nestled in Heddon Street courtyard. The restaurant reminded me of Japan with wooden panelling, sake…

Beers and Buns

Beers and Buns in Shoreditch Beer & Buns is a Japanese style Izakaya in Shoreditch (like an informal gastropub) hidden at the top of K10 on Appold Street. After visiting Japan last year, we were pleasantly surprised that it reminded us of some of the Izakaya’s that we visited! It had a pretty cool and…