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This serviceable kaiten outfit on busy Kingsway is a popular shout for local workers & LSE students in search of a quick sushi fill-up – though larger groups can pack into the side booths for
mighty bowls of noodles followed by a karaoke session in one of the bookable spaces downstairs. Top-notch sushi & sashimi, freshly prepared by chefs in the centre of the conveyor belt, includes
mackerel, sweet shrimps & fatty tuna belly, all served on colour-coded plates (£2.20-5.20 each). Bulging hand rolls, neat maki & battleship maki loaded with gleaming fish roe are equally
tempting, though hot dishes such as chicken teriyaki are more hit & miss. The set-up is smart – think a gleaming black counter & Japanese artwork lit by traditional square lanterns – but
there have been a few gripes about service.
I have just the place in mind, Sushi Hiroba in Holborn.Why? Because:A) It's a stunning restaurant, but is totally unpretentious.B) You don't need to have that awkward silent moment gawping at the menu, thinking "What do I order? What do I order?? There's so much choice Ahhhh...." Here you just sit around the conveyer belt and casually choose whatever dish you fancy. Easy.C) You can share ;] Ice-breaker bonus!...
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Part of my Japanese culinary enlightenment had led to dinner at Sushi Hiroba the other evening.Sushi Hiroba is nestled in among the many chains, and fast food restaurants on Kingsway offering a fusion of Japanese and Korean food for the busy Londoner, but also for those who fancy settling in for the night and making their way down to Hibiki after - the karaoke room, which i'd most probably get far too carried away with after a bottle of sake or two. The decor inside, rich lacquered dark wood, with booths centred around the conveyor built (much like Yo Sushi's)...
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Nestled between the lunchtime food chains is Sushi Hiroba, a Japanese/Korean restaurant, different from its neighbours and certainly a treat.I’ve been to Sushi Hiroba a few times and every time I realise why I fell in love with the place with its relaxing atmosphere and modern classic decor catering both to lunchtime workers with sushi on a conveyor belt (how ‘Yo Sushi’) or for anyone wanting a relaxing dining experience.For me personally, I always dine with friends and sit away from the belt, so we can enjoy different parts of the detailed menu. For anyone that has never had sushi before, the...
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