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Tokyo Diner

2 Newport Pl. Send to Phone
020-7287 8777
Underground: Leicester Sq.
Cheap and cheerful Japanese food, surprisingly in Chinatown's heart.

Cuisine
Open
Open daily noon-midnight
Open late
Features
  • Dress code: Casual

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Tokyo Diner Restaurant Review

: London's first inexpensive Japanese eatery is still one of the best and keeps its competitive prices. Donburi dishes (chicken, pork or salmon served on rice), curries, sushi, sashimi, bento lunch boxes --- all are here and all are good value. Beware the wasabi: it’s very strong. Drinks are equally as cheap. Tips are not accepted. At such prices something has to give, and, dear diner, it may be you if you are long or large, for tables and chairs are minuscule. But they fit the authentic décor and layout of this three-story warren of tiny rooms. Set lunches and bento boxes range from £7.30 to £19.90.



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