RestaurantsLondonPiccadillySW1Y

survey result

Summary

£45
   ££
3
Good
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Good quality Japanese comfort food” including “proper tonkatsu – rich pork served with cabbage” – is on the menu at this rather “cramped” venue off Leicester Square from the duo behind Kanada-Ya, Aaron Burgess-Smith and Tony Lam. “Also of note is the speakeasy bar in the basement”.

Summary

£45
   ££
3
Good
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Good quality Japanese comfort food” including “proper tonkatsu – rich pork served with cabbage” – is on the menu at this rather “cramped” venue off Leicester Square from the duo behind Kanada-Ya, Aaron Burgess-Smith and Tony Lam. “Also of note is the speakeasy bar in the basement”.

Summary

£44
    £
4
Very Good
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

High-quality Japanese dishes and patisserie win strong ratings for this little two-year-old near Leicester Square, from Aaron Burgess-Smith and Tony Lam (the duo behind Kanada-Ya on the same street). It’s named after the stacked wooden town houses in Kyoto, but the setting is the weakest part of the offering.

Summary

£45
   ££
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Positive early reports on this “yummy new Japanese from the folks behind Kanada-Ya” (just down the street). Upstairs it’s a neutrally decorated café with a to-the-point short menu – downstairs a bar serves a wide range of sakes and whiskys.

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Restaurant details

No dress code

Prices

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£2.00 £13.00 £6.00 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £25.00
Filter Coffee £4.50
Extras  
Service 12.50%
5 Panton St, London, SW1Y 4DL
Opening hours

Last orders: 10.30 pm, Fri & Sat 11 pm, Sun 10 pm

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