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Umai Sushi Saturday at Sake no Hana

Umai Sushi Saturday at Sake no Hana


If you’re looking for top-of-the-range Japanese food in London, Sake no Hana near Green Park tube station won’t disappoint. For just £47 each (or £39 if you’re vegetarian) on a Saturday, you can enjoy a seven course lunch along with a bottle of champagne and cocktails. Given how the food is absolutely fantastic, that is definitely … Continue reading

Mochi and coconuts at Tokyo Nights!

Mochi and coconuts at Tokyo Nights!


Hidden away behind behind some high rise buildings in East London is a little slice of Tokyo. Every Thursday to Sunday until 19th December the Red Market on Old Street has been transformed into a lantern-lit square that puts you in the mind of being in Japan’s charming back streets. Tokyo Nights is the brainchild … Continue reading

WIN 2 tickets to Kuli Kala, Revenge of the Samurai!

WIN 2 tickets to Kuli Kala, Revenge of the Samurai!


It’s competition time again! Here’s your chance to win two tickets to the theatre performance of Kuli Kala, Revenge of the Samurai – coming to London’s Stratford Circus Art Centre 24-28 November! It’s got samurai, ninja and awesome fight scenes. Need I say more? An evil Shogun, sword fighting Ninjas, and a Samurai bent on … Continue reading

Japanese birthday dinner at Hare & Tortoise

Japanese birthday dinner at Hare & Tortoise


To give you an idea of how overdue this restaurant review is, I went to the Hare &Tortoise‘s Blackfrairs branch back in March for a birthday dinner with friends. Being me, I obviously wanted to go out for some delicious and affordable Japanese food in central London, and after some searching came across Hare &Tortoise. … Continue reading

My mad weekend at HYPER JAPAN

My mad weekend at HYPER JAPAN


HYPER JAPAN returned for July 2015 at the O2 Arena on 10-12 July, and what a weekend! This annual summer event is a celebration of all things Japan – from food to gaming to martial arts to music – and both the venue and line-up were bigger and better than ever. I attended HYPER JAPAN on … Continue reading

Even more things at HYPER JAPAN!

Even more things at HYPER JAPAN!


I recently blogged about some of the amazing line-up at this summer’s HYPER JAPAN here but they keep announcing more and more brilliant things, so here’s another blog about it! London’s biggest celebration of all things Japanese is happening on Friday 10 – Sunday 12 July at the O2 Arena in just over 2 weeks. … Continue reading

Line-up latest for HYPER JAPAN July 2015

Line-up latest for HYPER JAPAN July 2015


If you’re a Japanophile living in the UK, you will probably have heard of HYPER JAPAN by now. This is the biggest Japan event in the UK and one of my favourites and, whether or not you’ve been before, I urge you to go! Whether it’s martial arts, cosplay, food or performing arts, you’ll find it … Continue reading

An exotic weekend in the London sun – Festival Asia!

An exotic weekend in the London sun – Festival Asia!


Last weekend, East London got a Far Eastern makeover! The first ever Festival Asia descended upon Tobacco Dock, showcasing everything Asia from taiko drumming to belly dancing to Indonesian street food. Even better, it was sunny! I was there on Saturday in my capacity as Japan blogger but, being someone always thinking about their next … Continue reading

Rock, roll n’ ramen at Bone Daddies!

Rock, roll n’ ramen at Bone Daddies!


What could be better on a cold winter’s night than a hot bowl of curry ramen? If your answer is ‘not much’, I highly recommend Bone Daddies’ new restaurant in High Street Kensington, London! Bone Daddies already have a very popular branch in Soho and, to cope with popularity, opened another on the first floor the … Continue reading