Category Archives: Asian

Vietnamese Cuisine at Pho, Shoreditch

Pho bills itself as London’s ‘first specialist Vietnamese street-food restaurant’, a brazen lie that’d shame Shia LaBoeuf himself. But they are amongst the first of London’s restaurants to make Vietnamese food truly accessible, which is definitely a good thing.

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Flesh and Buns, Covent Garden

Fancy Japanese food with a side order of deafening rock music? Head to Flesh and Buns, a brand new and very edgy eatery in Covent Garden.

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Wagamama, London Bridge

If you’re looking to pay restaurant prices to eat in a canteen at vastly different times to your companions you’ll love Wagamama, an inexplicably popular Japanese style eatery where the food comes in vats and you are sometimes expected to eat using an actual ladle.

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Oaka at The Mansion House, Kennington

A brand new addition to Kennington’s non-existent dining scene is Oaka at The Mansion House, a pub/bar/restaurant mishmash which has taken the slightly dodgy Thai food in a pub issue and made it all… posh.

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Churchill Arms, Kensington

The Churchill Arms looks, to any unsuspecting human being, passerby, tourist or house pet, like your average pub. Possibly above average actually, for the owners have decorated it lovingly in the flowers of a thousand gardens. Food wise, though, it is something out of the ordinary. Read on for mysteries revealed…

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Ichi-Riki, Strutton Ground

Ichi-Riki is an odd establishment. It’s a bit Alice in Wonderland, in that you probably won’t find it unless you’re looking for it. The doorway to this elusive eatery is on Strutton Ground, a small street in which five stalls constitute a market at lunchtimes. Time Out thinks it’s a real market. It isn’t.

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