If you're wondering about that wasabi tonkotsu, I too was curious before finally coming here on Sunday.. I had checked out their ramen selection in advance to see what they had to offer compared to the other ramen joints..and wasabi ramen is definitely a new one for me.
So I will start with the con. They have a scoop of pasty wasabi shavings when your bowl is brought out untouched, along...more
As I found myself standing in yet another queue to get into a ramen restaurant, I got to wondering why there is always a queue for ramen restaurants. Perhaps the Japanese have taken over from the Brits as the masters of queueing and are showing off their new-found mastery of the art. Perhaps ramen contains some addictive substance which draws the customers back again and again. Perhaps they...more
I've been to Shoryu now twice, once during their soft opening and once afterwards.
This place specializes in a a different sort of white soup ramen from a particular region in Japan. Compared to places like Bone Daddies, this is more of an authentic Japanese-style ramen place (but that's not to say that authenticity=better).
Service: When I went during the soft opening, they were...more
I went along to this extended soft opening to take advantage of the half price extravaganza on ramen goodness (which I wouldn't have known about unless Desi F. was around). There was of course some buzz and a line was naturally out the door, the only place really as it was a small restaurant. Still, the wait was only 15 minutes and then we were there, close enough we could be served the soup...more
Went today to take advantage of their soft launch special where ramen is all 50% off. The place was packed!! I've never seen so many Japanese people in one place in London :P
I had the spicy miso ramen which was awesome. Broth and noodles were legit. Loved it and you can't beat the price at 4 quid for the special price. Service was fast and friendly.
Soft launch special prices are until...more