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Roka Aldwych is the newest restaurant from Rainier Becker and the 4th Roka in London (others located at Charlotte Street, Mayfair and Canary Wharf). The group of restaurants have set the standard for excellent Japanese cuisine in London, so I was looking forward to trying Roka Aldwych out when bestie and I got together recently.The Aldwych restaurant is certainly a looker. A Japanese bathtub with running water greets you as you walk in, a really welcoming bar area with large windows in the front of the restaurant and a huge robata grill in the middle. I liked being able to see and hear the chefs at work...
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When Roka opened a fourth branch in Aldwych, I was keen to check it out. Roka is my favourite sushi restaurant in London with faultless food, a sexy and seductive atmosphere and killer cocktails - I've never had a bad experience there.After a fun meal at Hibiscus back in January, Roka Aldwych was next on the list for some fellow bloggers and I. Joining me were Gary from The Foodaholic, Mehreen from Wrap your Lips Around This and Tahira from Ramblings of a Food Addict. Over the past year, we've got to know each other really well and look forward to these nights out with great anticipation...
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Being a lover of fish, simple flavours as well as easy to share food, Japanese cuisine ticks all my eating preferences which is why it’s still one of my most favourite cuisines. However, sushi in particular tends to not to be as popular with others with the idea of raw fish, smaller portions or even sometimes a menu not focusing on meat dishes are all excuses I’ve continuously heard.When the opportunity does arise and I’m armed with a group of equally obsessed sushi fanatics (Mehreen, Angie & Gary), it’s all systems go and ROKA was the destination of choice. The only problem was how to narrow down our choices...
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Last week, Tom treated me to an amazing weekend to celebrate my birthday.He arranged for us to stay in a beautiful apartment on Aldwych (more to come on that) directly across the road from the restaurant he'd chosen for dinner - Roka.I love Japanese food and Roka has been on my to-go list for years so Tom really excelled with this choice!...
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