Shoryu Ramen serves Hakata tonkotsu ramen noodles, made with a thick, rich pork soup. Noodles are made fresh to an original recipe and come with a range of meat, fish and vegetarian toppings.
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9 Regent StreetLondon HaymarketLondonSW1Y 4LR
I was walking and on my way to a different restaurant when I passed by this place. The place had this warm and inviting vibe to it. Or maybe it was the rain that made me want to just grab a bowl of ramen. So I decided to forgo the steak I was about to go enjoy and walked into this place. The staff was friendly and attentive and seated me right away. Took a look at the menu and decided on the...more
Typical Tonkotsu place. Nothing special, frankly, it's really over-hyped. Ramen could have been out of preserved or dried packages, Kimchi was not especially tasty (probably made more palatable for unsophisticated western's taste) and the shrimps on the seafood's Tonkotsu seemed straight out of the refrigerator, they were cold inside the warm soup which was an unpleasant contrast.
I don't eat pork and presume their tonkatsu is their signature ramen, but their wafu chicken ramen isn't great. The stock is ok, albeit a bit unappetizing in hue, and the chicken karaage is passable at best. Kaarage is meant to be marinated, typically chicken thigh and coated in a thin dusting of potato starch or flour; theirs is chicken breast and in a tempura type batter which does not...more
We went to a Japanese restaurant in soho and found it shut earlier this evening. It may been closed due to the bank holiday plus gumball 3000 was on in regent street.
We ended up walking round and found this place! I went in to ask for a table for three and was told it was bout 15 min wait, and the queue was outside, as no room inside to stand!
They do have a heater outside so it's not too...more
Wow! It was a toss up between here and Bone Daddies and we settled on this beauty. Being relatively new to Ramen I was excited to try another place and another type.
We arrived and had to wait 10 minutes for a table. Be warned: You do have to wait outside for tables so maybe not the best option if freezing or raining but we were happy to wait as it was a mild night and it smelt so god damn...more