39 Gerrard Street , London, W1D 5QD

SquareMeal Review of Ikkyusan

Known primarily as an all-day hotpot café, Ikkyusan extends over three floors & also spreads its culinary net to take in decent dim sum, Japanese specialities & Thai dishes. On the first two levels, choose tatami or conventional bistro seating before nibbling your way through har gau dumplings, turnip cakes, steamed ribs or assorted sushi sets. Proceeding to a green curry after raw fish is no bad thing, & the quality doesn’t seem to suffer from the non-purist approach. On the top floor, in a setting of shabu shabu tables with built-in ceramic hotplates, Asian regulars show Western friends the way of the hotpot: choose your broth, then add seafood, meat (ostrich & pig’s kidney, as well as beef), leafy veg & mushrooms, with lashings of condiments. Good for pre-theatre warm-ups.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Leicester Square Tube Station 127m

Piccadilly Circus Tube Station 265m


Address: 39 Gerrard Street , London W1D 5QD

Area: Soho

Opening times

Mon-Sun 11am-11pm

Nearby Landmarks

Prince Charles Cinema 67m

The Venue 82m


Telephone: 020 7434 0899

Cuisine: Pan-Asian

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