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
 
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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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7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 6 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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10 Godliman Street, EC4V | 6 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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