Compared to other ramen restaurants, Ippudo has the advantage of a very cool-looking dining room, a much larger menu, and the ability to seat reasonably large groups of people. In other words, it’s perfect for when there are a few of you hankering after some noodles, but you want to make an evening of it without being shoehorned around a tiny table like you would be at Bone Daddies or Kanada-Ya. The noodles are good, and they have things like dumplings and pork buns on the menu as well as options for non-meat eaters. It’s still no bookings, but at least the waits are shorter and there’s an area inside for you to sit and have a beer.
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Japanese-Danish restaurant in Covent Garden serving a combination of sushi and yakitori sticks from the grill.
Lima Floral is a big, colourful restaurant, where you can eat Peruvian classics and drink pisco cocktails whilst escaping the crowds of Covent Garden.
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Titu is tiny spot in Mayfair serving serving reasonably priced (for the area) gyoza with fillings like wagyu beef and foie fras.
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Lower Marsh Market
Calling all Waterloo commuters and office folk. Lower Marsh Market is packed full of delicious grab-and-go options for your lunchtime needs.
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