RestaurantsLondonCovent GardenWC2

survey result

Summary

£27
    £
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“I just love it: it’s so cheap ’n’ cheerful” chorus the many fans of this down-to-earth Japanese canteen in Chinatown, which has been for yonks “a great place for the freshest sushi and yummy tofu”.

Summary

£27
    £
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“I just love it: it’s so cheap ’n’ cheerful” chorus the many fans of this down-to-earth Japanese canteen in Chinatown, which has been for yonks “a great place for the freshest sushi and yummy tofu”.

Summary

£24
    £
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A huge choice of classic Japanese fast food” at “very reasonable prices for central London” make this diner a real “go-to” in Chinatown. The tastes are “authentic – just like in a Tokyo eatery”, although “portions are larger”. There’s a “buzzy atmosphere and cheerful but slightly haphazard service”. Top tip – “bento boxes definitely recommended”.

Summary

£24
    £
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Just like the kind of Japanese restaurants you find in Japan” – this “bargain” diner, on the fringe of Chinatown, is “really small, but comfy and welcoming”. “Delicious noodles and tasty sushi keep cost-conscious fans coming, and the no-tips policy also helps keep the bill down.”

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Restaurant details

Highchair
No dress code
80

Prices

Main Pudding
£19.50 £4.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £13.50
Filter Coffee £0.00
2 Newport Place, London, WC2H 7JJ
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday5 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday5 pm‑11 pm
Thursday5 pm‑11 pm
Friday5 pm‑11 pm
Saturday5 pm‑11 pm
Sunday5 pm‑11 pm

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