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If you're looking for Japanese food with a twist then experience Nanban and its cutting-edge Japanese soul food.

From ackee and saltfish korokke for starters to curry goat tsukemen for mains, this is the perfect destination for anyone who loves fusion cooking. Enjoy a wide selection of Japanese and British beers and take in the vibrant South London atmosphere.


Typical meal price From £26.00 (USD 36.38) per diner

£26 to £40

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Venue Details & Map


426 Coldharbour Lane
+44 (0) 20 7346 0098

Yelp Reviews

8.00 out of 5
based on 24 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Nanban

4.0 out of 5
26 January 2017
by Nathan G.

I've edited my review of Nanban because I feel they are worthy of 4 stars moreso than the 3 I originally gave them. I've been three times now, and I have a bit of a weird like for Nanban, in that I usually prefer more traditional Japanese style ramen, but I have still enjoyed the fusion style food offered at Nanban.

I've tried the Kumamoto Pork ramen as well as the Miyazaki Chicken ramen. I... more

2.0 out of 5
14 July 2017
by Ada C.

Again, lovely food but seriously. The service here is continuously abysmal. Every single time we come here, the servers seem really ignorant of what their jobs are.

We finished our starters and no one came to collect the dishes. The server then comes around with the mains and waits while we clear the table for her. Seriously, this is her job. Not ours.

Then after we finish the mains, the... more

3.0 out of 5
11 April 2017
by Scott C.

Soup base was way too salty and the noodles slightly overcooked. The "angry birds" chicken wings were tasty and they served the drumette piece of the wing making it a bit easier to eat. Service was friendly though pieces of our order were forgotten.

I would say for proper ramen, there are loads of better places. But in the area for a pan Asian menu, this place is not too bad. more

5.0 out of 5
03 February 2018
by Margaret S.

Fusion is what you get here-and fused well, it is. Soba, hot and cold, fresh tempura from the Brixton Market. The service by Italians is superior, the ambience is multi-everything you can think of, and the pear sake worth staying over for another day.

Lovely. more

5.0 out of 5
17 November 2017
by Chantee F.

Excellent ramen. Comfortable setting. Friendly service.

I came for the lunch special from 12-2:30 which is also available for happy hour from 5-6 on weekdays. £7 for a bowl of ramen + toppings sold separately. This worked out to be how much their normal ramen is but the best thing was customizing it for your preference.

I didn't realize mine already came with half an egg when I ordered so I... more

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