Located in the foodie hub of Angel, Tanakatsu offers a range of Japanese cuisine, cooked with huge amounts of passion and care. The dining room truly embodies the Japanese spirit with a subtle, warm aesthetic that compliments its desire to focus on ‘casual dining with a refined edge’.
The menu at Tanakatsu offers a plethora of aromatic plates that are certain to satiate all diners’ tastes. With a focus on Katsu and Teriyaki dishes, Tanakatsu brings together plates like prawn katsu curry drizzled in a chicken stock sauce or salmon bathed in a home-made Teriyaki sauce that is certain to offer tantalising flavours. Alternatively, Tanakatsu offers plant-based options in the form of pumpkin croquette curry, ideal for vegetarian or vegan customers who wish for a taste of Japan.
Sushi, another staple of Japanese cuisine, is at the heart of Tanakatsu. Guests can choose from a variety of options, including classic staples such as salmon nigiri or soft shell crab rolls coated with avocado as well as more unexpected plates like the grilled eel dragon roll which uses eel kaba-yaki as well as crab and yuzu to offer diners new eclectic choices that are certain to please. The veggie roll meanwhile, uses a selection of ingredients such as seaweed and soy-braised tofu to offer a tempting option for plant-based diners.
The drinks menu at Tanakatsu brings together a collection of sake from areas across Japan such as Kyoto and Hyogo, bringing diners vivid flavours. Additionally, Tanakatsu offers a range of beers sourced from Japan, including familiar favourites like dry Asahi as well as lesser known brands like elegant and light bodied Coedo.
At Tanakatsu, diners are certain to experience a range of flavours reminiscent of Japan, whether they indulge in katsu, teriyaki or sushi. Throw in the restaurant’s range of sake and beers, and Tanakatsu makes a convincing case for itself as a must try when out and about in Angel.