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Occupying an arch that used to house a mechanic’s yard near Haggerston station, the new branch of noodle joint Tonkotsu will follow the same formula as the Soho original. Exposed brick, naked light bulbs and an open kitchen will form the backdrop for proceedings, while communal tables and vibrant Japanese textiles will help to capture the Tokyo spirit. Expect a no-nonsense menu based on the idea of doing one thing really well – namely steaming, slurp-worthy bowls of ramen. There are likely to be three variations on offer, including slices of pork belly atop thin wheat noodles with a soy-seasoned egg in a rich, long-cooked broth of pork bones. Just add some handmade gyoza dumplings, deep-fried karaage chicken, octopus pancakes and a few sides – plus a handful of craft beers, shochu and saké.

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  1. Published : Wednesday, 18 December 2013

    Drifting Epicure :: Tonkotsu East

    Finally, a place dedicated to ramen in East London! Now there is no need to go all the way into Soho for a quick bowl. If the past year was about testing the market for ramen the coming year will be about expansion beyond central London and Tonkotsu East is the first one of the few that are all based in Soho to take the step. This also means that ramen is here to stay...
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  1. Published : Tuesday, 10 December 2013

    Nomface :: Tonkotsu East, London

    Tonkotsu East is a spin off of Tonkotsu, the popular ramen joint on Dean Street in Soho, London. Situated on an alley of lock ups by Haggerston it is not the easiest to locate in the dark but it offers a bigger vibrant space over the Soho branch.

    There are a handful of ramen choices but I was only interested in the signature Tonkotsu on a chilly night. Served in a rich sea salt based pork stock the ramen noodles were bouncy and firm, just how I like them. The stock was rich and deep in flavour which made slurping the ramen even better. The accompaniments of pork belly, soft boiled egg, menma, beansprouts...
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Essential Details for Tonkotsu East

  • Address: Arch 334, 1a Dunston Street, London E8 4EB
  • Telephone: 020 7254 2478
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  • Opening Hours: Tues-Sun 5-11pm (Sat-Sun 12N- )

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