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The Japanese Canteen  

 
 
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83 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V 6NU
 
 
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Mon to Fri 11.30am-8pm
 

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The original Japanese Canteen opened its doors in St John's Street, Islington, in 1995 and was one of the first Japanese restaurants to offer inexpensive and accessible canteen style dining in London. The success of this venture led to the first takeaway canteen which opened in Thayer Street, W1 in 1997. There are now have several Japanese Canteen shops throughout the city bringing traditional Japanese dishes including sushi, bento boxes and dumplings to the lunchtime crowd.

 

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Holborn Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Chancery Lane Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Farringdon Rail
 
12 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Drury Lane NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Rosewood London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £350  23% off
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 1 minute from The Japanese Canteen
Located in High Holborn, Rosewood London is the most luxurious hotel in the area and is nearby to the capital's main business district and a number ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £103  25% off
61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 3 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Lincoln's Inn Fields is the 4th Club Quarters hotel in London. The hotel is an ideal accommodation choice for business and leisure travellers with close links ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £101  24% off
92 Southampton Row, WC1B | 4 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
The DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End hotel is perfectly located in London's historic Bloomsbury district, between Holborn and Russell Square tube stations for convenient ... More
 
 
 
 
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Wabi London
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
Lincoln's Inn Fields, 36- 38 Kingsway, Holborn, London WC2B | 3 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Wabi London opens 14th November 2012. Former Nobu head chef Scott Hallsworth offers a varied and seasonal menu of Japanese cuisine with a contemporary European twist ... More
 
 
 
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Koto Japanese Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
50-60 Southampton Row, Grange Holborn Hotel, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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Abeno
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
47 Museum Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 5 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
99 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from The Japanese Canteen
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
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Hush Brasserie - Holborn
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
95-97 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from The Japanese Canteen
Hush Holborn is the second brasserie in the Hush chain and promises to offer the same inviting atmosphere and warming food as the renowned Mayfair location. ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
240 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from The Japanese Canteen
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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London Cabaret Club: Queen Of Roses
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 5th September to 2nd November 2019
The Japanese Canteen, Victoria House, 37-63 Bloomsbury Square, WC1B | 3 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
The queens of England - the real ones, not drag queens - provide the inspiration for the latest immersive cabaret experience by the London Cabaret ...More
 
 
 
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School of Rock
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th October 2016 to 5th January 2020
The Japanese Canteen, Drury Lane, WC2B | 5 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock star Dewey Finn - in the ...More
 
 
 
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Fame the Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th September to 19th October 2019
The Japanese Canteen, Portugal Street, WC2A | 5 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Fame the Musical celebrates three decades of singing, dancing and leg warmers this year with a special 30th anniversary tour, swinging by The Peacock Theatre in ...More
 
 
 
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New London Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Although this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the New London Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making it ... More
 
 
 
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Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
This new Covent Garden alternative to the West End tourist traps has welcomed the likes of filthy San Franciscan Scott Capurro and TV favourite Andi Osho. ... More
 
 
 
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Peacock Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
This theatre is a major force on the national and international dance scene, with an innovative programme from Sadler's Wells that is keeping London's finger ... More
 
 
 
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The College
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12-42 Southampton Row, Holborn, London WC1B | 1 minute from The Japanese Canteen
Formerly home to Central Saint Martins and the Cochrane Theatre before the famous fashion college moved to a new home in King's Cross in 2011, The ... More
 
 
 
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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Conway Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 2 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Conway Hall is a landmark of London's independent intellectual, political and cultural life. Completed in 1929 at a cost of about £45,000, the name was chosen ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Worthington
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
28 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Service is a watchword at this salon, where clients are guaranteed a first-class hairdressing experience. Celebrity coiffeur Worthington personally trains all his staff and standards are ... More
 
 
 
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Bloomsbury Flowers
London > Shopping > Florists
29 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Bloomsbury Flowers don't do off-the-peg, so if you want to be in and out in two minutes think again. However, if you want to impress with ... More
 
 
 
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London Review Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
14 Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 4 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Opened in May 2003, with Alan Bennett cutting the ribbon, the London Review Bookshop is a welcome addition to the city's dwindling ranks of independent bookshops. ... More
 
 
 
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 2 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 6 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from The Japanese Canteen
Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
 
 
 
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Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
The largest public square in London, Lincoln's Inn Fields has a rich and varied history. In 1683 it was the site of the public beheading of ... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 3 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Inspired by the skills and techniques of the Ottoman Empire's barbers, Ted's Grooming Room provides a sanctuary for men seeking the perfect shave. With ... More
 
 
 
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The Princess Louise
London > Nightlife > Pubs
208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 3 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
The flagship London pub of Yorkshire's oldest brewery, Samuel Smith, the Princess Louise has been carefully restored to her original Victorian layout complete with snugs, removed ... More
 
 
 
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
 
 
 
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Cittie of Yorke
London > Nightlife > Pubs
22 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 5 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Although the site of the Cittie of Yorke has been home to a public house since the 15th century, it has been housed in many different ... More
 
 
 
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Scarfes Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
252 High Holborn, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from The Japanese Canteen
Named after the cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (whose characterful illustrations will adorn the bar's walls), Scarfes Bar is a shining beacon in the otherwise lacking High Holborn ... More
 
 
 
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The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 5 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
During The Savoy's �220million refit the American Bar was barely touched, ensuring it stayed true to its traditional, sleek design that is synonymous with the iconic ... More
 
 
 
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Beaufort Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 5 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
The second of two bars in The Savoy, the Beaufort Bar is a glamorous affair. The bar continues the hotel's Art Deco theme with plush black ... More
 
 
 
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 
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Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
Treasury Office, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 South Square, Gray's Inn, Holborn, London WC1R | 6 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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Hogarth: Place And Progress
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Sir John Soane's Museum 2 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

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London Cabaret Club: Queen Of Roses
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Dance | Until 2nd November 2019 

The Bloomsbury Ballroom 3 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

The queens of England - the real ones, not drag queens - provide the inspiration for the latest immersive ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 23rd November 2019 

October Gallery 4 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

A group exhibition of paintings, sculpture and photography by Romuald Hazoume, Cyrus Kabiru, Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga, Zak Ove, Alexis Peskine, ...More

Halloween at The Savoy's Beaufort Bar
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Seasonal | Until 1st December 2019 

Beaufort Bar at The Savoy 5 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

If you want to add some class to your Halloween celebrations, gets your fangs into one of the most glamorous ...More

 
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Theatre | Until 19th October 2019 

Peacock Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

Fame the Musical celebrates three decades of singing, dancing and leg warmers this year with a special 30th anniversary tour, ...More

School of Rock
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Theatre | Until 5th January 2020 

New London Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 
Inspired By The East: How The Islamic World Influenced Western Art
Inspired By The East: How The Islamic World Influenced Western Art
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

British Museum 6 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

Covering five centuries of artistic interaction, Inspired by the east: how the Islamic world influenced western art explores how western ...More

 
Nara: sacred images from early Japan
Nara: sacred images from early Japan
Exhibitions | Until 24th November 2019 

British Museum 6 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

Fifteen major Buddhist and Shinto sacred images go on display at the British Museum this autumn in a free display ...More

 
Albukhary Foundation Gallery Of The Islamic World
Exhibitions | Until 18th October 2019 

British Museum 6 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

Works revealing the British Museum's outstanding collections in engaging new ways, underscoring the global connections of this vast region of ...More

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
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Theatre | Until 27th June 2020 

Aldwych Theatre 7 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

Phyllida Lloyd, director of Mamma Mia!, helms a life-affirming musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, written ...More

 

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