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Robata, this is the name of the charcoal grill commonly used in Japanese cooking – a technique that features heavily in this independent restaurant. Located in the bustling streets of Soho, Robata offers an extensive menu of sharing … Read more →

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The Japanese restaurant, Akira, is on the first floor of Japan House London in Kensington. Named after Chef Shimizu Akira, the restaurant presents a Japanese dining experience based on Akira’s ‘trinity of cooking principles’: food, tableware and presentation. … Read more →

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'ROKA is the place to bring the food snob who values substance over style'

ROKA Mayfair

Open Mon–Fri midday–11.30pm, Sat 12.30pm–11.30pm, Sun 12.30pm–10.30pm

The blurb

When it comes to Japanese, I have a selective palate and a healthy skepticism for nontraditional takes on my favourite cuisine. Though I appreciate attempts at fusion, I’m a bit of … Read more →

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'A tempting array of revamped classics, with a predictable focus on meat'

ROBA bar and restaurant

Mon–Sat 7am–10.30pm, Sun 7.30am–10.30pm

The blurb

ROBA is named after its robata grill; aiming to be a focal destination of the growing Paddington food scene, the menu combines Head Chef Andrea Secchi’s Italian heritage, experience in Michelin-starred kitchens (including Marcus … Read more →

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'Kurobuta serves up Japanese-inspired food that prioritises comfort without compromising on style'


Mon–Sun midday–10.30pm

The blurb

Don’t let the location fool you. Styled after an izakaya (the Japanese version of a gastropub), Kurobuta is a casual respite from the posh streets of Knightsbridge. While I’m a bit of a traditionalist when it … Read more →

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'Swish address – tick; pan-Asian menu – tick; mid-market brasserie – now here’s something different'

Brompton Asian Brasserie

Open daily from midday, serving lunch and dinner

By now we’re all familiar with Arkady Novikov’s name: Moscow’s ‘blini baron’ and friend of Vladimir Putin. In November 2011, he opened his eponymous restaurant in Mayfair to much critical derision which … Read more →

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