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Bincho Yakitori

16 Old Compton St. Send to Phone
020-7287 9111
Underground: Leicester Square
Yakitori skewers are a highlight at this Japanese grill.

Lunch & Dinner Mon.-Fri., Sat. noon-11pm, Sun. noon-10pm
Open late

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Bincho Yakitori Restaurant Review

: There’s plenty to like about this buzzing restaurant in Soho. People-watch from the tables at the open windows, or take a seat at the bar in front of the open grill. Towards the back it’s a bit quieter. Staff are young, fun and patient, which is needed given the length of the menu. Go for a mix --- perhaps cold dishes like radish with fish roe and spinach, fried yuba and avocado with a series of grilled skewers ranging from duck breast, spring onion and wasabi to the not-to-be-missed eel, and don’t forget the rice. Good set lunches with rice, pickles and miso soup cost £8.50 to £9.50; saké is first-class but you pay for the quality.


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