Kanada-Ya St Giles 1

64 St Giles High Street , London, WC2H 8LE

  • Kanada-Ya Covent Garden Ramen 2014
  • Kanada-Ya Covent Garden Interior 2014

SquareMeal Review of Kanada-Ya St Giles

This swish, compact ramen bar is permanently packed, with Japanese diners predominating – rarely will you manage to bag a perch without queueing first. The reason? Kanada-Ya’s noodles are made on the premises, the silky pork stock is so rich that it could sustain you for several days, and every single added extra is of impeccable quality: from the sticky-yolked hanjuku egg and the intense, inky-black garlic sauce to the crisp sheaf of nori garnishing your bowl. Despite the simplicity of the pine and white interior and the informality of the low stools, narrow counters and communal tables, the dining room manages to look smarter and more sophisticated than most London ramen dives, perhaps due to its clean lines and flattering statement lighting. Don’t expect to linger here, though: you’ll be given the evil eye by the waiting hordes.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Tottenham Court Road Tube Station 319m

Covent Garden Tube Station 345m


Address: 64 St Giles High Street , London WC2H 8LE

Area: Covent Garden

Opening times

Mon-Sat 12N-3pm 5-10pm

Nearby Landmarks

Shaftesbury Theatre 131m

Odeon Cinema Covent Garden 154m


Telephone: 020 7240 0232


Cuisine: Japanese

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