Ittenbari

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  • Address:

    Ittenbari 84 Brewer Street
    London
    W1F 9UB

  • Venue phone:

    020 7287 1318

  • Venue website:

    www.ittenbari.co.uk

  • Opening hours:

    Meals served noon-10.30pm Mon-Sat; noon-9.30pm Sun

  • Transport:

    Tube: Piccadilly Circus tube

  • Price:

    Main courses £8.90-£15. Set meal £15.50. Meal for two with drinks and service: around £30

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bassman

I'm going to say that so far, this is my favourite ramen place in London, especially for the miso ramen they have more recently introduced. I have not eaten their other fare, but frequent solely for the ramen. The miso stock is absolutely delicious, and I would say it comes close to the quality of ramen I have tasted in Japan. It really does have a unique taste. Noodles are OK. Not the best, but you can ask them to cook them how you would like. Toppings again are OK, but not amazing. However, given the great portion sizes, kaedama and hot broth (tonkotsu restaurant can learn from this), this place gets the thumbs up. Gyoza are also generally cooked properly, sometimes not crispy enough but good flavour. Also, the surroundings here are more cafe like, so don't expect trendy surroundings and impeccable service. If you want a great miso ramen, come here :)

Yoko

Worst service I've ever had in Japanese restaurant. When we wanted to order, a waitress was just reading a magazine and did not even take a glance at us! We had to walk to her and ask for food. When we are eating, anohter customer came in and tried to order, but the same thing happened. The waitress was too busy reading to take a order! One of the cusotmer was standing up, waiving to her to get her attention but no luck. We had to shout at her 'They need your help!' as we were at closer table. Other staff were chatting each other and no one took care of customers. The foold was ok (not excellent) but as service was terrible, we did not give any tip. The waiter who collected money was obvioulsy not happy and did not say 'Thank you (Arigato gozaimasu in Japanese). He ignored us until we left the restaurant! V. unpleasant experience. Never go back. As a Japanese myself, shame...

cp

Horrible! I couldn't finish my meal used to be one of my favourite restaurants

Exqueezeme

The Japanese restaurant that used to be here was amazing - hearty, authentic meals and super cheap too. But since its makeover/rebrand, it's gone down hill. The service is patchy. The sashimi tastes like it's sat out all day. And the gyoza is like one from a packet. The set meals also come with a salad - which is just a small heap of lettuce with two slices of cucumber on top. I hate to admit it, but if you're hankering for this kind of food, you're better off at Wagamama.