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Named after the famous Shimogamo Shinto shrine in Kyoto, this cute little Japanese gives off a serene, contemplative vibe with its austere interiors and sweetly courteous service. The kitchen turns
its hand to most mainstays of the traditional repertoire, from gleaming sushi platters to teriyaki skewers and hibachi-grilled specials. In between, build a meal from gyoza dumplings,
vinegar-tinged salads, sukiyaki hotpots, clean, crispy tempura and bowls of udon noodles. Prices seem very fair, especially as a great deal of effort goes into the quality of the ingredients and
the beautiful, arty presentation – note the sashimi arranged on bundles of twigs over ice. Shimogamo also scores with its impressive saké list, which runs from everyday tipples to high-end premium
versions – although you can drink affordably by the flask.
A new shrine has opened to Japanese food in Camden. It's located on Parkway, which is fast becoming a popular spot for new restaurants in the area. The dining room is small - there's only about 5-6 tables, but it allows for a cosy atmosphere with very attentive service.Choosing the menu over a couple of pots of ocha tea, the five of us dining chose a range of dishes ranging from sushi to tempura, with meat and fish mains too...
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