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Summary

This “fun and exciting” Soho basement is a Japanese take on the Asian steamed bun phenomenon. Part of the Bone Daddies group, fans say its dishes are “always superbly cooked and presented”, but ratings were dragged down this year by a significant minority who reckon it’s just “overpriced and quite average”. Top Tip: oft-nominated for its brunch.

£53
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A taste sensation” – this “party vibe” Japanese izakaya in a Soho basement (part of the Bone Daddies group) wins consistently rave reviews for its steamed buns, loaded with “high quality meat”. Top Tip – “Sunday brunch is a firm favourite”: “an amazing amount of food and drink for the price”.

£53
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3
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Packed to the gills with a loud and well-lubricated crowd”, this “buzzing and cool” Soho basement (sibling to Bone Daddies) provides “fab” steamed buns that are “so good and fresh”, plus “excellent hot stone rice dishes”.

£50
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3
Good
3
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Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Nice buns…”; this “funky” Soho basement (sibling to Bone Daddies) serves “mouthwatering, meat-filled steam buns” and other “unusual Japanese-influenced dishes” to a “hip” crowd, some of it on communal tables; it’s “too loud” though.

£50
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3
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3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Opening hours
Monday12 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-10 pm
Tuesday12 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-10 pm
Wednesday12 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-11 pm
Thursday12 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-11 pm
Friday12 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-11 pm
Saturday12 pm-11 pm
Sunday12 pm-9:30 pm

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