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Monday 2 October 2017 2.20pm
I think that refers to their previous incarnation on Shaftesbury Avenue, rather than The Cut.

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Monday 2 October 2017 3.40pm
James Hatts wrote:
I think that refers to their previous incarnation on Shaftesbury Avenue, rather than The Cut.

Ah, didn't see that. Distracted by the tasty looking menu I guess.
Monday 2 October 2017 3.58pm
Don't think so, Edward. Think it's permanent (or as permanent as London restaurant openings can be).
It has come from being a yr-long popup above a Chinese restaurant. The Yamagoya website is very outdated and makes no mention of relocation, but their twitter says it's a permanent home.
Walked past yesterday and it was looking very nearly ready to open.
Looking forward to seeing how it compares to Tonkotsu by Tate Modern.

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Monday 2 October 2017 6.37pm
Just walked past it. Looks good and already busy.
Monday 2 October 2017 8.49pm
Agreed, looks 2/3 full. What is Ramen?
Zoe
Tuesday 3 October 2017 7.42pm
I was a bit surprised on Sunday to see it open and full of people!
Tuesday 3 October 2017 9.12pm
Soft opening, I guess, Zoe.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramen For theedy

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Friday 6 October 2017 9.43pm
Had a meal there yesterday-very good
Sunday 8 October 2017 2.10pm
Had lunch there today.
Soup was tasty, but thinner than you'd expect for tonkotsu, and it could definitely have been hotter.
Chashu was lean, but maybe a little thinly sliced.
Egg had been somehow made sweet (a marinade, I imagine). Not to my taste, but clearly to their taste.
All of these things are matters of personal taste, but the thing I couldn't get past was the noodles. They were cooked to have some bite - which is fine by me - but they were somehow hard on the outside whilst mushy and floury on the inside.
Gyozas had tasty filling with good texture, but I like them more when they have more of a crispy finish on one side.
Not overly impressed by the new place.
Tonkotsu Bankside is better, imho, even though it's 2-3 a bowl more expensive.

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