Wagamama Ropemaker Street

1a Ropemaker Street , London, EC2Y 9AW

Wagamama Ropemaker Street

SquareMeal Review of Wagamama Ropemaker Street

Credited with bringing the Japanese noodle bar into the mainstream, Wagamama still does exactly what it says on the tin. The menu is dominated by noodles – mostly wok-fried or in broth – & portions are generous throughout. It’s not expensive, either: classic yaki soba, a heaped, glistening plate of wheat noodles tossed with shrimp, chicken, sprouts, scallions, & pink slivers of Japanese pickle, weighs in at a mere £7.60. Mains represent the best value for the hard-up, but for flavour & innovation make room for sides & puddings. A newish dish of glazed chicken wings is a savoury, sticky, smoky treat, while the creamy cheesecake topped with tart Japanese cherries – also new to the menu – is a terrific way to end a meal. Seating is at long, communal tables & service is efficient – too efficient for some, who find the practice of delivering dishes in no particular order an irritation.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Moorgate Station 112m

Moorgate Tube Station 228m


Address: 1a Ropemaker Street , London EC2Y 9AW

Area: Moorgate Liverpool Street

Opening times

Mon-Fri 7am-10pm

Nearby Landmarks

The Brewery 181m

The Barbican Arts & Conference Centre 240m


Telephone: 020 7588 2688


Cuisine: Japanese

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