Chef Luke Findlay's ramen supperclub puts down permanent roots in Hackney.
Tonkotsu is coming back! Yes, that's right, if you've missed their excellent ramen, chicken kara-age, gyoza and so much more, then you'll soon be able to order it for delivery. They're starting with the Haggerston branch for now (which will be staffed by people who live close by), and will review how that goes before launching more branches.
The great reopening continues with Bone Daddies about to join the ever-growing list of restaurants that have managed to switch to delivery while their venues are shut. Bone Daddies certainly has its army of loyal supporters, so if you've been missing their ramen or Japanese ‘soul food’ dishes, the very best of those are coming straight to your door with
London's first Showaken ramen bar is now open at the Japan Centre's Panton Street location, serving up special ramens with a retro-style vibe.
Tonkotsu really are becoming London's chief ramen joint with this, their eleventh opening in town. Expect the usual ramen (and a signature Shoreditch option) as well as gyoza and lots more.
If you're after somewhere in Fitzrovia to sit and slurp ramen, then this international ramen chain are hoping you'll pick their new restaurant on Goodge Street to do just that.
The new £2.3bn regeneration project at Elephant Park has signed up what will be the third London outlet of Koi Ramen, which specialises in Tonkotsu ramen noodles, and a brand new football bar and bottleshop called Tap In, serving over 300 craft beers and Cuban food.
Serving up ramen, Japanese small plates and more, this Bermondsey spot aims to be part NYC speakeasy, part Japanese dive bar.
Yamagoya ramen originally started as a pop-up upstairs at Shuang Shuang. Now they're back, taking over the main restaurant for good and are bringing their famed raindrop cake with them.
The ramen group's 10th opening sees them taking over two floors of the Dickens Yard development in Ealing.
With another site imminent, Bone Daddies is showing no sign of slowing down. Although one of their restaurants (on St Christopher's Place) is having a big change for one week in September, as it's being taken over by famed Japanese ramen bar Nagi Ramen.
The ever-popular Tonkotsu are expanding again, with their eighth London site scheduled for Stratford this at the end of July. Expect the usual signature homemade noodle ramen, gyoza and Japanese sides, alongside a selection of craft beer, sake and cocktails.
Kentish Town just got a new ramen spot
Fans of Kanada-Ya will already know the deal: big, soupy bowls of rich broth, served with springy noodles cooked to your preferred level of firmness, likely preceded by a lengthy, but worthwhile session spent queueing outside.
Tonkotsu are opening their latest ramen restaurant at Battersea Power Station, the latest in an impressive line-up of restaurants to open at the iconic space. The Battersea branch will have seating for 26 inside and a further 26 outside on the terrace, as well as having takeaway and delivery options.
On the menu as well as their trademark ramen, you can expect gyoza and Eat The Bits chilli chicken wings. And their cocktails are always worth a go.
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