Wagamama Streatham Street

4a Streatham Street , London, WC1A 1JB

SquareMeal Review of Wagamama Streatham 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

Tottenham Court Road Tube Station 402m

Holborn Tube Station 453m

Address

Address: 4a Streatham Street , London WC1A 1JB

Area: Bloomsbury & Fitzrovia

Opening times

Mon-Sun 12N-11pm (Sun -10pm)

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