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The new food hall is like no other in the UK with nine new restaurant concepts, created by JKS, and some of London’s most exciting food names in one big culinary playground, bringing all the drama of open kitchens and chefs’ tables!

New brands from the JKS Restaurants team include Plaza Khao Gaeng, a southern Thai restaurant; Hero Indian Fast Food, serving up North Indian street food classics; and Middle Eastern shawarma kitchen Shatta & Toum. There is also American diner-style food at Manna; Indonesian street food from Bebek!Bebek!; day-to-night deli Arcade Provisions; Japanese sushi and omakase experience from Sushi Kamon and Nepali street food from Tipan Tapan. There is also the Benham & Froud Jelladrome from dessert connoisseurs Bompas & Parr.

Harden's says

A new, very grown-up style of food hall for central London; this "food hall" on the ground floor of Centre Point has seven kitchens, three bars, a coffee shop and bakery, an outdoor terrace and an "incubation-focused space showcasing some of the city’s most exciting and emerging culinary concepts". Brands at the launch were: Lina Stores, Pophams, TU by TA-TA Eatery, Pastorcito, Le Bab, Flat Iron Workshop, Casita Do Frango and Chotto by Chotto Matte.

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

As a “buzzy venue for the young, after-work crowd”, this JKS Restaurants food court at the foot of Centre Point does have its fans, who feel that as a “cheap ’n’ cheerful” option it’s “phenomenal, with such a great variety of street food to try all under one roof – ideal for big groups”. Ratings are undercut, though, by those who just find it “very noisy”, “pricey” and “average”. (In July 2023, JKS launched a second Arcade in the new Battersea Power Station complex, mixing brands from the original together with a new selection of offerings.)

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The food court in the landmark Centrepoint building by Tottenham Court Road station was relaunched by JKS Restaurants under a new, tightly curated format and with new outlets in early summer 2022, after two years of off-and-on trading during the pandemic. It now offers American, Middle Eastern, Indian, Nepali, Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese, Japanese and Spanish food options, along with a jelly & ice cream bar and several booze outlets – with between them six negroni or five G&T options, among others. Everything is listed on one centralised menu, so you can mix and match without slogging around – and queuing up at – a succession of individual stalls.

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After a bit of a false start, JKS restaurants are to resuscitate their food court offering by Centrepoint in November 2021. Originally it opened about eight months before the pandemic, and never really found its mojo. The new format still incorporates eight different kitchens, but there is to be a novel streamlined ordering system allowing dishes from multiple kitchens in a single order. All this plus various other innovations, such as a new counter for coffee, sarnies and cakes.

Summary

A new style of food hall for central London; this industrial-chic space on the ground floor of Centre Point has seven kitchens, three bars, a coffee shop and bakery and an ‘incubation-focused space’. Stalls at the summer 2019 opening were Lina Stores, Pophams, TOU by TA TA, Pastorcito, Oklava, Flat Iron, Casita do Frango and Chotto Matte.

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103-105 New Oxford Street, London, WC1A 1DB

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Arcade Food Hall Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Arcade Food Hall Restaurant in WC1A, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Arcade Food Hall restaurant.
Chris F
Good choice of options however tend to grav...
Reviewed 3 months, 19 days ago

"Good choice of options however tend to gravitate to the same ones over time. Service using the app is fine although you lose the element of human touch"

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Melissa M
This food hall allows you to order from you...
Reviewed 5 months, 12 days ago

"This food hall allows you to order from your table, on your phone, and a waiter brings your food to you, from whichever street food stall you have picked. You are shown to a table too and it is all so much better than the disorganised queueing for food at similar food halls. My Nepalese street food was fine. Its speedy service and central location make it a useful place for a pitstop or quick dinner while out in the West End. Bar area serving happy hour beers and cocktails was busy."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£7.00 £10.00 £5.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £20.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
103-105 New Oxford Street, London, WC1A 1DB
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday11:30 am‑10:30 pm
Wednesday11:30 am‑10:30 pm
Thursday11:30 am‑10:30 pm
Friday11:30 am‑10:30 pm
Saturday11:30 am‑10:30 pm
Sunday11:30 am‑9:30 pm

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