This Mayfair venture showcasing some of Japan's most highly prized Kobe beef sets a new benchmark for restaurant prices in the UK, with a standard meal plus wine costing around £750 a head. The bill will be considerably higher if you choose one of the fancier Burgundies or clarets on the wine list.
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Esteemed Tokyo steakhouse, Aragawa (est 1967, and actually predated by its Kobe branch) is set to open in late 2022 on the Mayfair site that for over 20 years as Miyama (long RIP) was an exemplar of traditional Japanese cuisine. Tokyo diners may pay over £400 per head for the best cuts… and that’s before you go wild with the list of Premiers Grands Crus on the wine list.
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