Eat Tokyo

Restaurants, Japanese Covent Garden
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Eat Tokyo
Venue says Just opened, our authentic Japanese restaurant in Covent Garden!

This Catherine Street venue is the Covent Garden branch of a five-strong chain of Japanese restaurants. It's from the same group behind Golders Green's Shabu Shabu, too. This one does well with Drury Lane theatre-goers.

As with the other branches, here it's mostly about recognisable Japanese staples. Expect, then, sushi and sashimi alongside dishes such as vegetable tempura, various donburi, chicken teriyaki, tofu salads and bento boxes.

Keep an eye out for what look like good-value sushi and sashimi platters, too.

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Eat Tokyo says
If you are looking for an authentic Japanese dining experience you can find our new restaurant, just opened in the heart of Covent Garden, and nearby to Leicester Square.

Established for more than 40 years in Tokyo we now have our seventh successful restaurant in London. We're the perfect place to enjoy a night out with friends or a pre- or post-theatre bite. You can sample our wide range of traditional Japanese sakes and beers, and our delicious food. Having opened our first restaurant in 2009, we now have seven restaurants in London and another five well-established venues in Japan.

Our traditional Japanese dishes include a wide selection of sushi and sashimi bento boxes which are always great for a lunch selection. We also serve nigari, chirashi, unagi and set menus to cater for all, as well as classic sushi rolls and hyper rolls. We now also offer some vegetarian options, too.
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Venue name: Eat Tokyo
Address: 27 Catherine St
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With very rare exception, this place will not fail to impress.

Real sushi, prepared by real sushi chefs, at an affordable price.

Whether you're a sushi convert or new to this authentic Japanese dish, there's something on the menu for everyone plus plenty of hot dishes too for those who are less keen on the raw fish. (Tuna teriyaki is a must try!)

There are now several branches, but without a doubt my favourite is the Old Compton Street branch, where the queue can often been found snaking out the door and down the road. 

A must try!

Best sushi for your buck in middle of town - well priced and good quality. Try the sushi bento for a mix of a little bit of everything; it comes with tempura veg and prawns + sushi and sashimi in a satisfying mix. The menu is a bit of a bible in size so lots of things to choose from. Clean restaurant and fast service. 


Eat Tokyo really hits the spot for some authentic and fresh Japanese food, especially with their sashimi! I really liked how you could see the chefs preparing your food and even have the option of sitting in front of them to have your meal. This new branch in Covent Garden is quite modern, with a lovely fish pond by the entrance and completes the whole Japanese experience with their Japanese toilets! Definitely one of my go-to restaurants for a satisfying Japanese meal.