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“A great hangout place between or after shopping”, this high-design proposition just behind Selfridges appeals to those with trim figures by touting contemporary Asian fusion small plates and exotic mains. Dim sum is an affordable sharing treat for retail-therapy refugees, while main courses keep it appealingly simple and eclectic – larger plates of black cod in miso and kimchee lamb cutlets interspersed with lighter bites including yellowtail carpaccio, shumai beef dumplings and the popular seared tuna tataki offer something for everyone. The striking, modernist interior is divided into three distinct spaces (‘dekoros’) coloured purple, white and gold respectively – all festooned with a riot of geometric screens, moody lighting, mirrored latticework and black bamboo tabletops. Terrific clued-up staff are also spot-on when it comes to suggesting innovative cocktails from the bar.

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38-40 James Street ,London W1U 1EU

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by   platinum reviewer (90)

Feb 2011

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

I did feel that the 2 bouncers and the guestlist girl on the door was a bit much… after all, Cocochan isn't exactly Chinawhite! Inside, the PR girls hover from table to table standing over guests as they dine. It's all too much for me because all I wanted to do was sit, eat and get out. The table we were seated at had an inexplicable constant vibration. The wall and floor was also vibrating. Resting my arm on the table resulted in said arm going completely numb… when I asked the staff why the table...

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  • Food & Drink: 6
  • Service: 7
  • Atmosphere: 6
  • Value: 6

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