When? October 12, 2015

What is it? An authentic Japanese neighbourhood restaurant, serving beautifully presented, traditionally cooked, high quality cuisine at a price that will ensure regular visits from Japanese food lovers alike.

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Who’s behind it? Head chef Toshimasa Tanahashi who has 30 years experience working in Japanese restaurants Matsuri in St James, Kyubi at the Arts Club in Mayfair and Kouzu in Belgravia. Front of house is headed by Kenichiro Urata who most recently led the team at cult central ramen restaurant, Kanada – Ya.

Size? Seats 40.

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What’s on the Menu? Extensive choice of Japanese starters, shasimi, tempura, sushi rolls and mains. Most notable dishes include Spicy tune tartare, Chicken kakinotane, stone bass with tomato ume and yuzu shio ponzu.

Bookings? Yes.

Contact: Wazen – 2 Acton Street, London, WC1X9NA. Ph. 020 7436 1408. Website. Twitter. Instagram.

Trading Hours: Lunch: Monday – Friday. 12:00 – 15:30; Dinner: Monday – Saturday. 18:00 – 23:00.

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