The Japanese Canteen  

 
 
ADDRESS
61 Watling Street, City, London EC4M 9DD
 
 
OPENING TIMES
Mon to Fri 11.30am-3.30pm
 
PRICES
£5.95-£7.95
 

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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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Mansion House Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Bank Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
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Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
2 minutes walk
 
Thames Exchange NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  21% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 6 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  35% off
10 Godliman Street, EC4V | 6 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Perfectly located in the heart of London's financial district, yet moments away from the delights of the West End, the Grange St Paul's mixes contemporary style ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £75  29% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 7 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
This neat and simple hotel gets all the basics right. The prices are sensible, the rooms are simply and attractively decorated, there's a decent little bistro, ... More
 
 
 
 
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Tsuru - Mansion House
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
15 Queen Street, Mansion House, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from The Japanese Canteen
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Kurumaya
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
76 - 77 Watling Street, City, London EC4M | 1 minute from The Japanese Canteen
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Tokyo City
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
46 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 3 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Japanese cuisine. Booking advised for lunch. Separate room for parties. ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
47 Bow Lane, City, London EC4M | 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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Bow Wine Vault
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
10 Bow Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 1 minute from The Japanese Canteen
Bistro ... More
 
 
 
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Taberna Etrusca
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
9 - 11 Bow Churchyard, Off Bow Lane, City, London EC4M | 1 minute from The Japanese Canteen
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Luna Cinema: One New Change: Zoolander
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Sunday 31st July 2016
One New Change, New Change, Cheapside, EC4M | 2 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Film fans can enjoy al fresco movies with the most incredible rooftop views over St Paul's Cathedral when the Luna Cinema brings Zoolander to the big ...More
 
 
 
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The City Garden by Rebecca Louise Law
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th April to 25th September 2016
The City Centre, 80 Basinghall Street, EC2V | 3 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
For the first exhibition at The City Centre artist Rebecca Louise Law, who works from a studio on Columbia Road, has created 'The City Garden', a ...More
 
 
 
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Capturing the City: Photography at the Bank of England
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th January to 31st December 2016 - 10am-5pm
Bank of England Museum, Bartholomew Lane, EC2R | 4 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Explore a selection of images from early salt paper prints from the 1840s through to new images of the city in 2015, including a series of ...More
 
 
 
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Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 6 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Empty for four years, the building next to Drapers Hall and behind the Bank of England which used to be Throgmortons became Heroes Grotto of Comedy ... More
 
 
 
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Mansion House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
City of London, City, London EC4N | 3 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Mansion House, the Palace of the London Mayor, was originally for the Lord Mayor to represent the City in appropriate style, Sir Crispin Gascoigne was the ... More
 
 
 
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The City Centre
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
80 Basinghall Street, EC2V | 3 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Learn about the square mile, the area's 800 year history, its people and its architecture, at The City Centre, where exhibitions, public events ... More
 
 
 
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Bank of England Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R | 4 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Sorry, no free samples here but you can get your hands on a real gold bar. Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of England ... More
 
 
 
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Ted Baker & Friends
London > Shopping > Clothing
120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 3 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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Beau Gems
London > Shopping > Jewellery
26 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 5 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
A high-class repair service for all varieties of damaged items. Antique jewellery and second-hand designer watches are on offer.... More
 
 
 
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Penhaligon's
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
8 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 5 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
130-year-old scent emporium with royal warrants. For a sweet-smelling, sensory overload, Penhaligon’s has to be the place to go. From the original Hammam Bouquet to the Winston ... More
 
 
 
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London > Education > Cookery Courses
10 Foster Lane, City, London EC2V | 4 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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Pitman Training Centre
London > Education > Professional Training
Warnford Court, 29 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 6 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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Cannons Health Club and Spa
London > Leisure > Fitness
Cousin Lane, City, London EC4R | 4 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Cannons Health Clubs are a growing collection of private members' health clubs focusing on adult and family orientated health, fitness and relaxation facilities. They offer the ... More
 
 
 
Cannons Health Club & Spa
London > Leisure > Fitness
Cousin Lane, City, London EC4R | 4 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 7 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 10 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
 
 
 
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 11 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
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The Tipperary
London > Nightlife > Pubs
66 Fleet Street, City, London EC4Y | 11 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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The Four Sisters Townhouse
London > Nightlife > Bars
5 Groveland Court, Bow Lane, EC4M | 1 minute from The Japanese Canteen
Falling somewhere between an old curiosity shop and a sumptuous Victorian gentleman's club, The Four Sisters Townhouse is an elegant, intimate cocktail ... More
 
 
 
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Dirty Martini, St Paul's
London > Nightlife > Bars
130 Wood St, City, London EC2V | 2 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
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Reserve Bar Stock Exchange
London > Nightlife > Bars
46 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 3 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Reserve Bar Stock Exchange in the City uses the stock market model to price its drinks - prices change in line with their popularity on the ... More
 
 
 
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Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 3 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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Guildhall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 4 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 2000 people.... More
 
 
 
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Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 6 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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Seasonal | Until 29th August 2016 

National Theatre 11 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

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The Deep Blue Sea
The Deep Blue Sea
Theatre | Until 17th August 2016 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 11 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

After working together on the acclaimed 2014 production of Medea, Helen McCrory and director Carrie Cracknell reunite for an adaptation ...More

 
Dr Johnsons Houses
Tours | Until 31st December 2016 

Dr Johnson's House 13 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

A 300 year old town house, nestled amongst a maze of courts and alleys. It was built in 1700 and ...More

Unseen City: Photos by Martin Parr
Unseen City: Photos by Martin Parr
Exhibitions | Until 31st July 2016 

Guildhall Art Gallery 18 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

For two years acclaimed British photographer Martin Parr was the City of London's official photographer-in-residence. Between 2013 and 2015 ...More

 
Yerma
Yerma
Theatre | Until 10th September 2016 

The Young Vic 18 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

After presenting a critically acclaimed version Ibsen's The Wild Duck in 2015, Simon Stone has now written and directed his ...More

 
Groundhog Day
Groundhog Day
Theatre | Until 17th September 2016 

Old Vic Theatre 19 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

Based on the 1993 comedy starring Bill Murray, a new stage musical of Groundhog Day will ...More

 
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Fabric 19 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

Shadow Demon Coaltion supplies drum'n'bass....More

Charlotte Posenenske And Ursula Schulz-Dornburg
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

Works by the German artists which explore the intersection between architecture, mass-produced objects and found sculptural forms....More

 
 
 
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