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 LUNCH

all dishes only served at lunch time.
for a complete meal. all dishes come with a delicious miso soup
teriyaki don £7.50 V
choice of beef, chicken, salmon or tofu on a bed
of steamed rice with a sweet teriyaki sauce
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yakiniku don £7.50 V
sliced beef/chicken or tofu with vegetables in
a japanese-style bbq sauce on rice
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tofu curry rice £8.50 V
crispy tofu in a delicious japanese curry sauce
served on a bed of steamed rice
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chicken katsu curry rice £8.75
chicken katsu in a delicious japanese curry sauce
served on a bed of steamed rice
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chicken katsu don £8.50
chicken katsu with a dashi sauce, egg and onion
served on a bed of steamed rice
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shoga yaki don £7.50
sliced beef or pork with stir-fried vegetables in a
soy, sake butter and ginger sauce
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hoikorou don £7.50 V
choice of beef pork/chicken or tofu with vegetables in a
homemade red miso sauce served on a bed of rice
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tempura don £8.75
2 x prawn, salmon, squid and vegetables tempura
served on a bed of rice
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special offer – extra gyoza

add 4 pieces of vegetable or chicken gyoza to
any rice or noodle dish
£3.50
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NOODLE DISHES


yaki soba £7.50 V

japanese egg noodles with mixed vegetables and
a choice of pork/chicken/beef/prawn or tofu

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rice noodle stir-fry £7.50 V

rice noodle with a choice of pork, chicken or beef,
prawn or tofu. stir-fried with vegetable in a spicy
chilli olive oil

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curry udon £7.50 V

udon noodles with our japanese curry sauce and a
choice of pork, chicken, beef or tofu

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wakame chicken udon £7.50

delicious chicken soup with udon noodles and
seaweed

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miso ramen £8.95 V

a filling miso based noodle soup with vegetables
and choice of pork/chicken or tofu, add seafood £3.00

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tonkotsu ramen £8.95

soy and pork based noodle soup with vegetables
and a choice of pork/chicken or tofu, add seafood £3.00

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chanpon ramen £8.95

light flavoursome soy and chicken based noodle soup
with vegetables and a choice of pork/chicken/tofu or seafood

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LUNCHTIME BENTO


bamboo bento £9.75

2x prawn katsu, 2x veggie gyoza,
teriyaki tofu, sushi omelette, 2 x salmon nigiri or your choice
of1x any hoso maki roll, edamame and miso soup

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veggie bento £9.45 V

2x korokke pumpkin, 2x veggie gyoza,
teriyaki tofu, sushi omelette and your choice of 1x any
hoso maki roll, edamame and miso soup

V = totally vegetarian dishes

 

 

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tempura

mixed tempura                           for sharing: £22.50

seasonal local fish, salmon, prawn, squid and kakiage,
with asparagus, sweet potato & japanese mushroom

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seafood tempura      £11.50

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prawn tempura

prawns (x2), salmon, squid and seasonal local fish with vegetables

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vegetable tempura      for one: £6.95   for two: £9.85 V

selection of vegetables, such as sweet potato, aubergine,
japanese mushroom, carrot and asparagus

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soft shell crab tempura    £13.45

prawn tempura (5 pieces) £10.75

 

 

sushi


nigiri (1 piece)

£2.30   salmon
£2.30   tuna
£2.60   scallop
£2.00   amaebi (raw prawn)
£2.00   octopus
£1.85   mackerel
£2.00   prawn
£1.85   squid
£2.20   tobiko (flying fish roe)
£2.45   anago (eel)
sushi platter       for one: £12.00      for two: £23.75
for one: 4 nigiri (2x salmon, 1x tuna, 1x prawn) +1 of any hoso-maki
for two: 10 nigiri (4x salmon, 2x tuna, 2x prawn, 1x mackerel, 1x squid) +1 of any hoso-maki

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hoso-maki (6 pieces, thin rolled sushi)

£5.25   salmon roll
£5.25   tuna & spring onion roll
£5.25   spicy tuna roll
£4.20   avocado roll  V
£3.90   cucumber roll  V
£3.90   natou roll (fermented soya beans)  V

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futo-maki (4 pieces, thick rolled sushi)

£5.95   philadelphia roll smoked salmon, cream cheese, avocado & cucumber
£5.95   california roll crab stick, prawn, avocado & cucumber
£5.45   vegetable roll avocado, pickles & cucumber  V
£5.95   bbq mackerel roll
£5.85   salmon tobiko roll salmon, avocado, tobiko & cucumber
£7.75   soft crab tempura roll
£6.45   prawn tempura roll

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sashimi

mixed sashimi       for one: £16.50    for two: £29.85
a selection of fresh raw fish, including salmon, tuna,
octopus, squid, prawn, scallop & amaebi

mixed sashimi zuke   £6.85
salmon, tuna & seasonal fish marinated in soy
sauce with wasabi & cucumber

my sashimi choice
£8.25   salmon
£7.25   mackerel
£8.95   scallops
£6.95   amaebi (raw prawn)
£8.65   tuna

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fast light tapas dishes

£2.20   steamed japanese rice  V

£1.85   vegetable miso soup  V
a light and simple soup with seaweed and vegetables

£2.95   edamame  V
salted soya beans in their pods

£3.50   age mochi  V
deep-fried squares of mochi rice with a soy sauce dip

£3.80   japanese pickles  V
classic japanese pickled vegetables

£3.50   horenso  V
warm spinach in a sweet tahini & sake sauce toppedwith sesame seeds

£3.50   ingengoma  V
green french beans tossed in tahini & sake sauce lightly warmed with sesame seeds

£4.25   takoyaki
japanese famous octopus balls with a hot melted centre,
topped with bonito flakes and an original sauce

£5.95   spicy squid tempura
daily fresh and locally sourced squid, served with japanese chilli and salt

£6.75   yasai itame  V
9 types of seasonal mixed vegetables, pan fried with salt, pepper and soy sauce

 

 

tapas dishes

seafood

£6.75   prawn katsu
4 breaded tiger prawns deep-fried and served with a homemade sauce

£5.65   ikageso
crispy…crunchy…garlicky…squid tapas… highly recommended

£5.85   prawn gyoza
5 traditional Japanese dumplings with dipping sauce

£6.85   hotate yaki
fresh scallops, asparagus & mushroom stir fried in a sake based, garlicky soy sauce

£6.95   hotate cheese
scallops deep fried in breadcrumbs with melted mozzarella cheese and served with sauce

£7.25   onigara yaki (4 pieces)
crispy fresh black tiger prawns, topped with sea salt and lemon

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meat

£4.50   yakitori (3 pieces)
famous skewered chicken with a sweet teriyaki sauce

£6.25   kakuni
tender pork belly slow-cooked for 12 hours in a sweet sake & soy sauce with green
vegetable garnish

£5.75   chicken or pork gyoza
5 traditional japanese dumplings with dipping sauce

£8.25   bbq spare rib japanese style
grilled spare ribs in a japanese bbq sauce, all freshly made in the house

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vegetable


£4.85   aubergine miso yaki  V
seared aubergine chunks and crisped-up tofu served in a delicious miso sauce

£6.95   mixed japanese mushroom  V
4 kinds of steamed mushrooms in a soy and sake butter and seaweed sauce

£4.85   korokke pumpkin  V
4 pumpkin & vegetable rosti with a homemade sauce

£7.65   daikon & seaweed salad  V
shredded daikon & seaweeds with fried tofu strips.
 choice of dressing: wasabi & yuzu, citrus, sesame or plum leaf dressing

£5.65   age dashi tofu  V
crispy tofu garnished with daikon and ginger in a dashi sauce

£5.45   veggie gyoza  V
five traditional japanese dumplings with dipping sauce

 

 

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chef’s speciality dishes

fish & seafood dishes

£12.50   ebi chilli
king prawns and sliced squid cooked & tossed in a sweet mild chilli sauce

£12.50   saba tata age
mackerel with lemongrass & leek straws in an almond & soy vinaigrette

£12.50   bbq salmon or bbq mackerel
chargrilled salmon/mackerel with a choice of miso, teriyaki or sesame sauce

£12.50   bbq sea bream
a fillet of fresh local sea bream, marinated in full-flavour miso sauce for 48 hours,
pan fried and served with a scallop

seafood nabe         for one: £12.50        for two: £24.50
squid, scallops, prawns & seasonal white fish with chinese cabbage, wakame, mush-
rooms & tofu in a delicious fish stock served in a japanese pot. (add udon noodles +£2.00) 
when you have only the stock remaining the staff will take your dish away, the chef
warms it through and adds udon noodles – this is a custom in japan

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meat dishes

£19.85   teppan sukiyaki for two
traditional japanese dish with thin cuts of fine beef & japanese vegetables in a
rich sweet soy broth

£11.85   chicken namban
japanese-style bite size chicken with griddled aubergine in a sweet and sour sauce

£11.85   chicken katsu
chicken breasts deep-fried in breadcrumbs with a homemade sauce & salad

£11.85   pork katsu
breaded pork steak deep-fried in breadcrumbs with a homemade sauce & salad

£11.85   oroshi karaage
chicken tempura with vinaigrette ponzu sauce topped with daikon & ginger

yakiniku       beef £11.85    chicken £11.85    tofu £10.45 V
sliced beef, tofu or chicken with mixed vegetables in a japanese-style
bbq sauce

£11.85   buta kimchi
stir-fried sliced pork, beef or chicken with mixed vegetables in a chilli infused gravy

£11.85   bbq chicken
chargrilled chicken with miso, teriyaki or sesame sauce

£12.85   saikoro steak
strips of sirloin beef steak and vegetables with a choice of garlic butter soy sauce, teriyaki or sesame sauce

£11.85   hoikorou  V
choice of beef, pork, chicken or tofu with a rich red miso sauce

kimchi nabe    for one: £12.50      for two: £24.50
chicken & seafood with chinese cabbage & tofu in a chilli-infused soup served in a japanese pot. ( add udon noodles + £2.00 ) - when you have only the stock remaining the staff will take your dish away, the chef warms it through and adds udon noodles- this is a custom in japan

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bento boxes


£18.85   murasaki bento box
chef’s mixed sashimi choice, with 2x salmon nigiri, 3x cucumber hoso-maki, edamame & mixed tempura with miso soup

una jyu     for one: £11.25        for two: £22.00
a box of crispy unagi eel fillet on a bed of steamed rice with
sweet teriyaki sauce & served with miso soup

 

sake

warm ozeki sake                                                                         175ml flask        £5.25

a good simple rice wine - 14% abv

 

kikusui sake                                                                                 200 ml               £6.75

dry, aromatic & fresh unpasteurized nama sake - 19% abv                                            

 

taru sake                                                                                      300ml bottle     £11.85

barrel fermented - 13% abv

 

nama sake                                                                                    180ml bottle      £7.80

fine, slightly dry, well-balanced, chilled sake – 13.5% abv

 

 

iced plum wine                                                                       glass                              £6.25

a lovely refreshing plum wine - 10% abv                         750 ml bottle                        £31.00

 

beer

sapporo lager                         bottle 334ml                 £3.75                                      

kirin draught lager                  pint  £5.75  –  half pint  £3.75

asahi draught lager                pint  £5.75  –  half pint  £3.75

 

      

whiskey

scotch                                                                                £2.50

 

chu-hi

chu-hi are iced soda water with fresh fruit juice and shochu, a japanese vodka

(25ml of shochu - 25%abv)

grapefruit chu-hi                                                               £5.00

with freshly-squeezed grapefruit juice & soda water

plum chu-hi                                                                       £5.45

with plum-wine instead of juice & soda water

 

cocktail

sake margarita                                                                   £6.95

sake, lime, cointreau, shaken over ice

coffee sake martini                                                            £6.95

a smooth refreshing coffee flavoured, martini style sake cocktail for after dinner!

 

non-alcoholic drinks

iced green tea                                             £2.00

genmai cha green tea                                 £3.00

still mineral water                                        £2.20

sparkling water                                            £2.20

orange or apple juice                                  £2.25

fentimans  -  curiosity cola                          £3.80   

fentimans – mandarin/orange                     £3.80

fentimans – ginger beer                              £3.80

hampstead – peach oolong ice tea             £3.25

hampstead – raspberry green ice tea         £3.25                   

whole earth - sparkling lemonade               £3.00

whole earth - sparkling elderflower             £3.00       

            

champagne

lanson black label                                                                                    £38.00                    fine persistent bubbles with hints of toast and flowers, citrus & ripe fruit

 

                                       all our wines are organic

 

sparkling wine

davenport english sparkling                                                                    £28.00                    wonderful, richly flavoured champagne like fizz from our neck of the woods – organic

 

giol prosecco (italy)                                                                                  £18.75

delicate pear like fruits, dry fizz from italy - organic

 

giol rosé frizzante (italy)                                                                           £17.85

charming pink fizz, a blend of prosecco and merlot - organic                 

                       

       

rosé wine

mas de longchamp rosé (france)                                                            £16.80

sunshine soaked, pale peach, beautifully fragranced rosé - organic

 

 

white wine                                                     

touchstone sauvignon blanc (chile)              glass (175ml) £5.30           £16.50

wonderful crisp classic with plenty of gooseberry & lemon - organic

 

rioja genoli (spain)                                        glass (175ml) £5.30           £16.50

a lovely fresh rioja with citrus, herbs and white flowers on the nose & palate - organic 

            

red wine

rioja livor (spain)                                           glass (175ml) £5.30           £16.50 

a medium bodied smooth velvety texture, liquid cherry ice-cream with

a warming lingering finish - organic           

 

stellar cabernet sauvignon (south africa)      glass (175ml) £5.30          £17.00

no added sulphur, lighter cabernet to compliment japanese food - organic

                    

desserts

tempura ice-cream                                                                                  £4.85

with a choice of: chocolate or honey topping lovely vanilla ice-cream

flashed in hot tempura batter. you have to try it!

 

macha ice-cream                                                                                      £4.45

a subtle green tea flavoured ice-cream with a soft sponge biscuit

layered with sweet soyabeans

 

dorayaki                                                                                                     £3.90

a red bean or custard Japanese pancake

 

 

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