The Japanese Canteen serve a variety of dishes including sushi, noodles and rice to eat in or take away.
83 High Holborn, King's Cross, London, WC1V 6LS
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+44 (0)20 7405 4540
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The Japanese Canteen
83 High HolbornKing's CrossLondonWC1V 6LS
- +44 (0)20 7405 4540
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I was quite excited to try out the Japanese Canteen as I've read about it, and the shop seems nice.
To be honest I must say that I am a bit disappointed. Yes the concept is nice, be able to have a quick japanese type like lunch to take out or eat in on the small tables. The choices are respectable, you can either chose from the display some sashimis or sushis, or you can order a hot meal (rice...more
Before I begin my first Yelp review (!!!!) Let me first state: I am something of a noodle soup obsessive. Yep, obsessive. Not that I'll take just any old thing. I have standards. I want a flavorsome but light stock, just the right amount of noodles and lots of veg on top. I also want the meat to be tender and delicious, and for there to be enough of it.
Japanese Canteen fulfilled all my soupy...more
eh. not terrible, but far from great. veggies and tofu in my noodle dish were sparse. after finishing my meal, i thought i would've been better off eating something in my fridge. next time, would venture elsewhere.more
I was a little bit suspicious of a Japanese takeaway that seems to be run by non Japanese staff. However I wanted to try pork katsu as bread crumbed pork combined with curry sauce on rice sounded nice. I ordered a crystal roll as well. The roll was bland and indifferent. The katsu was great served hot and crispy in a sweet curry sauce.
I know that this place does not serve food to die for...more
I had missed Japanese food rather more than I remembered, upon my first foray into the Japanese Canteen. The smell of their rather curious version of curry sauce, got me quite excited, and next thing I knew I was ordering deep fried pork, over rice with curry sauce and some questionable red ginger. Just like home, well my temporary home for 3 years anyway.
I am consistently disappointed when...more