Koya  

 
 
ADDRESS
49 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D 4SG
 
 
CONTACT
info@koya.co.uk
 
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OPENING TIMES
Lunch 12noon-3pm, Dinner 5.30pm-10pm
 

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This much hyped (and rightfully so) little Japanese Udon restaurant in Soho is rarely without a queue out the door which moves fairly quickly, and is definitely worth the wait. Noodles are kneaded by foot in the traditional Japanese fashion and served up hot or cold in an array of broths with a selection of toppings. A very hearty and satisfying meal.

 

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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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China Town Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
Brewer Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  29% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Koya
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £141  41% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 4 minutes from Koya
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Every Hotel Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  24% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 4 minutes from Koya
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Koya-Ko
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
50 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Koya
Koya-Ko opens August 2013. A sister restaurant to Koya next door, Koya-Ko is from the same team and the food served is testament to their affection ... More
 
 
 
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Chotto Matte
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
11-13 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Koya
"You go first", "No, you", that's the polite kind of thing we expect at Japanese restaurant Chotto Matte whose name translates as "please wait a moment". ... More
 
 
 
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Tonkotsu
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
63 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Koya
Emma Reynolds and Ken Yamada, the team behind the hugely popular pop-up restaurant Tsuru Sushi, launched Tonkotsu (meaning 'pig bones') in July 2012 and since then ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
49 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | Same location as Koya
The third London-based Indian restaurant for the Sethi siblings - Karam, Jyotin and Sunaina Sethi, the siblings behind Michelin-starred Gymkhana and Trishna who also back Bubbledogs, ... More
 
 
 
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
43 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Koya
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
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Mooli's
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
50 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Koya
This welcome addition to the Soho fast food scene serves up fresh and zingy Indian-style wraps and salads at affordable prices. Mooli's was founded by two ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 31st March 2016 to 1st April 2018
Koya, 218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, W1V | 5 minutes from Koya
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Koya, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 6 minutes from Koya
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th February 2016 to 28th October 2017
Koya, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 6 minutes from Koya
Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical transfers from Broadway to the West ...More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
47 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Koya
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Prince Edward Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Koya
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
93-107 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Koya
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London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Koya
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19 Greek Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
19 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Koya
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The House Of St Barnabas
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Koya
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London > Shopping > Clothing
40 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Koya
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London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
7 Royalty Mews, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Koya
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
52 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Koya
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from Koya
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 7 minutes from Koya
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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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 10 minutes from Koya
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Koya
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Koya
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London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Koya
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it's a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Koya
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The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Koya
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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Koya
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
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Simmons Soho
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Bateman Street, W1D | 1 minute from Koya
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Admiral Duncan
London > Nightlife > Bars
54 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Koya
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Kettner's Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
29 Romilly Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Koya
Celebrate in style at this elegant yet wholly unpretentious Baroque champagne bar in the heart of Soho. Dimly-lit, effortlessly elegant and with gleaming Mahogany surfaces, Kettner's ... More
 
 
 
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Koya
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Koya
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from Koya
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
 

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