As a stablemate of Zuma, Roka’s Aldwych branch gets the gold seal of approval from aficionados for its fresh-as-they-come sushi and juicy cuts of meat straight off the robata grill. It’s a flashy place to splurge on the expense account, although it’s also worth keeping an eye out for more affordable bottomless brunch deals with plenty of signature dishes washed down with wine. The restaurant’s dessert platter on ice has to be seen to be believed.
Holborn doesn't always have the most glamorous of reputations: sandwiched between trendier districts, it's full of harried office workers and bland lunch chains. But look a bit closer and you'll find some seriously good dining options, with none of the hype of Soho or the pre-theatre rush of Covent Garden. Whether you're after old school fish and chips, arty cafes, fancy fine dining or down-to-earth little neighbourhood eateries, you'll find it here.
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