Tag Archive: Japanese

Review: Zaibatsu, Greenwich

Greenwich and Blackheath are pretty much a foodie wasteland, at least as far as I can tell. Nothing around here ever gets a rave review and it is frankly downright weird to see most places getting TripAdvisor ratings of 3.5 stars. That’s not how TripAdvisor works! Even crappy chain restaurants average 4+ stars! You can …

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Review: Tsunami, Clapham

Quick one this. Tsunami is a Japanese restaurant in Clapham. It’s fairly good value, but not if you really love great Japanese food. It’s also a big barn of a place and with the background music roaring and everyone raising their volume to compensate, it ain’t very bloody zen at all. Gyoza were okay, nice …

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Review: Yuzu, Manchester

Yuzu is a nice reminder of eating out in Japan. It’s small, three or four tables and a counter. Plainly furnished, bare wood. The menu is small too. And the food is all excellent, right down to the perfect rice with just a hint of vinegar. There’s one tiny oddity that annoys me. If you’re …

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Review: Moshimo, Brighton

It’s so long since I last visited Moshimo that I haven’t even blogged it! So it must be at least six years. In fact this Brighton sushi restaurant has been here in the very centre of the Brighton Laines (and yet neatly hidden in a small empty square that most visitors walk past unnoticed) for …

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Review: Koj, Cheltenham

I feel the need to ‘splain this up front. We were lucky enough to visit Japan just over a year ago, and as well as some convoluted kaiseki feasts and high-end tempura temples, we also ate tons and tons of delicious casual Japanese cooking – tonkatsu restaurants, okonomiyaki places, and smoky bars serving yakitori and …

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