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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Rosewood London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
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
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 £67  27% 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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Aljaz Skorjanec & Janette Manrara: Remembering The Oscars
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 29th Mar to 3rd Apr 2021 - Various Times
The Japanese Canteen, Portugal Street, WC2A | 5 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
The two Strictly Come Dancing favourites celebrate Academy Award-winning songs from the golden ages of Hollywood to the present day, supported by a cast of live ...More
 
 
 
Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 30th April 2021 to 13th February 2022 - Various Times
The Japanese Canteen, 166 Drury Lane, WC2B | 5 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
The fairy tale heroine shall go the royal ball when Laurence Connor directs a musical comedy with a book by Emerald Fennel, music by Andrew Lloyd ...More
 
 
 
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Gillian Lynne Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
166 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 Gillian Lynne 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
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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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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Le Cordon Bleu
London > Education > Adult Education
15 Bloomsbury Square, Marylebone, London WC1A | 4 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
The London HQ of famed culinary institution Le Cordon Bleu , the cookery school widely considered as the guardian of French culinary techniques, trains ... 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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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
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Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 3 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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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
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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 adorn the bar's walls), Scarfes Bar is a shining beacon in the otherwise lacking High Holborn area. ... 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
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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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The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 27th March 2021 

Fortune Theatre 7 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

One of the less well-known West End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 2nd May 2021 

Duchess Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 
Showstopper! The Improvised Musical
Theatre | Until 22nd March 2021 

Garrick Theatre 13 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

Spontaneous musical comedy based on suggestions from members of the audience, with a live on-stage band of six musicians, who ...More

Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2022 

Trafalgar Square 16 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

London born artist Heather Philipson puts an ice cream with a cherry on top on The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar ...More

 
Wellcome Collection: Being Human
Wellcome Collection: Being Human
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2021 

Wellcome Collection 16 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

Replacing Medicine Now as a permanent display at the Wellcome Collection, Being Human is a free exhibition which takes a ...More

 
Pretty Woman: The Musical
Theatre | Until 4th September 2021 

Piccadilly Theatre 17 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

Aimie Atkinson plays Vivian Ward and Danny Mac is Edward Lewis in the romantic musical based on the 1990 film, ...More

 
 
 
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