We tend to get very excited when we find a a great utility restaurant in our fair city, and Taka nicely fits the bill. It’s a small, elegant Japanese restaurant in Mayfair, serving great quality sushi and small plates at surprisingly affordable prices for the neighbourhood. Keep it in your back pocket for when you need a low key option for dinner in Mayfair.
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Bombay Bustle is more formal than your local curry house but not at all stuffy, even though it’s in Mayfair.
Gymkhana is the best Indian restaurant in London, an upscale establishment serving elevated classics and an incredible biryani.
Sexy Fish is a flash seafood place in Mayfair. It’s fairly funny, fairly vulgar, and it serves food that’s rarely anything more than fine.
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In addition to nice Japanese comfort food and good beers, Brixton’s Nanban is a solid place for a hang with mates.
Bone Daddies brought hipster ramen to London, and for that we’re forever grateful. Hit it for an excellent bowl of noodles, and don’t skip the sides.
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Yashin Sushi is an excellent, creative, and modern sushi restaurant with an ever-changing list of unusual and seasonal ingredients.
Tetsu is a tiny, intimate sushi counter in Clerkenwell serving the best sushi in town. Go for the omakase. It isn't cheap, but it's worth it.
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