Itadaki Zen  

 
 
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139 King's Cross Road, King's Cross, London WC1X 9BJ
 
 
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Weekdays: 12noon-2.30pm and 5.30pm-10pm; Sat: 5.30pm-10pm; Sun: closed
 

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Europe's first ever organic and vegan Japanese restaurant, Itadaki Zen is a trailblazer in the very centre of London. With its name combining Japanese terms for 'taking the food of life' and 'to fix', Itadaki Zen aims for much more than the simple sating of appetites. In the peaceful surroundings of the pale coloured dining room, food is taken for its healing properties as well as its flavour. With a slow food ethic reflected in the care taken over each dish, Itadaki Zen uses traditional, sustainable and authentic, seasonal and organic ingredients with the eventual aim of producing all of its own vegetables. Recurring on the menu are products deemed important in maintaining a strong and healthy metabolism. With an organically produced selection of wines, beers and sake though, Itadaki Zen isn't too angelic.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
King's Cross Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Angel Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
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Judd Street NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Tune Hotel Kings Cross, London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £37  33% off
324 Gray's Inn Rd, WC1X | 3 minutes from Itadaki Zen
Whether you have missed the last train home, heading on a business trip to Europe or spending a night in the capital for business or pleasure, ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £52  38% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 5 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  30% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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Wazen
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
2 Acton Street, WC1X | 1 minute from Itadaki Zen
Wazen, which means 'Japanese table' brings Londoners an authentic Japanese experience, serving up high quality food prepared by Japanese chefs. With a minimal design aesthetic, the ... More
 
 
 
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2 acton street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 1 minute from Itadaki Zen
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26 Penton Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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126 Kings Cross Road, King's Cross, London WC1X | 1 minute from Itadaki Zen
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181 King's Cross Road, King's Cross, London WC1X | 2 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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Honest Burgers King's Cross
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
251 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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Surya, 156 Pentonville Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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Housmans Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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The Railway Children
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th December 2014 to 30th October 2016
King's Cross Railway Station, Euston Road, N1 | 6 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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66 Acton Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 2 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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The Lexington
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96-98 Pentonville Road, Clerkenwell, London N1 | 5 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6-24 Britannia Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 2 minutes from Itadaki Zen
The Gagosian is a cavernous space for exhibitions of the highest calibre. It is a major asset for the regeneration of the King's Cross area. Larry ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
City Road King's Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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10A Acton Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 1 minute from Itadaki Zen
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9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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18 Penton Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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256 Gray's Inn Road, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 5 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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1 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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The White Lion Building, White Lion Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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44 Wicklow Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 3 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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Rodney Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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258-274 Gray's Inn Road, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 4 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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The Harrison
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28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 5 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
22 Easton Street, Clerkenwell, London WC1X0DS | 6 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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43 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 7 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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Smithy's Wine Bar
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16-17 Leeke Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 2 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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Travelodge King's Cross Royal Scot Hotel
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100 King's Cross Road, Clerkenwell, London WC1x | 1 minute from Itadaki Zen
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10-42 King's Cross Road, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 3 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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Motown The Musical
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