I can vouch for the katsu curry and the ginger-pork donburi: both pretty good versions of Japanese comfort food staples.
Gyozas were OK (although I prefer them steamed and then shallow-fried, rather than deep-fried as they do at Aji).
Good selection of sakes, which is useful for expectant fathers, as well as for toasting new arrivals.
I had the yakisoba prawn with udon noodles. It was good with a decently sized portion. However, too few prawns and too much sesame I thought. I had the green tea, served in a little kettle with just one tea bag. It was a little weak, but for 1 pound for an unlimited amount I can't complain.
The decor is mostly minimal, modern, and with few Japanese themes. The music was a good mix of lounge jazz type tunes.
They also offer a deal for 5-7PM which is any two drinks and any two side dishes for 10 pounds.
Overall I'd say the meal was tasty and a good value, and the menu is very reasonably priced, given the area. I would go back, and try out their ramen next. It's a great place to eat after a show at the Southbank Center.
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