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Itadaki Zen

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) #3,549 of 17,887 Restaurants in London ££ - £££ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
139 King's Cross Road, London WC1X 9BJ, England
+44 20 7278 3573
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“bento box” (9 reviews)
“sushi” (25 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
139 King's Cross Road, London WC1X 9BJ, England
Neighbourhood: Clerkenwell
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Barely 25 seats for vegan Japanese - the tempura of vegetables is excellent. The vegetarian sushi are very good. And deserts too: no gluten and no added sugar, especially in a lime cheesecake ;-)

Thank philhellich
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We booked to celebrate a family birthday and as a family of five vegetarians it was great to have a choice of everything on the menu. Itadaki Zen is a small cafe/restaurant about 10 minutes walk from Kings Cross and easy to park near on...More

Thank RobertJE
Reviewed 13 April 2017

superb food ; generous portions; great variety and delicious sugar-free desserts. This Japanese vegan restaurant is a great find. no longer open lunchtimes seemingly.

Thank malcolmuk13
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here several times and I like it more and more each visit. Really terrific food, and interesting selection of beer and wine. It does get busy - so best to book. Very highly recommended

Thank ppmcg
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Beautifully presented vegan Japanese restaurant with gluten free options. There is quite an extensive menu, all based around vegan versions of Japanese favourites like sushi, tempura and katsu. The flavours are more subtle and delicate due to the ingredients, so dont expect a like for...More

Thank nicosanremo
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Had a day up in London and was looking for somewhere sutiable to eat as my wife is Vegan and this place seemed to tick the boxes so booked for the Saturday evening. Given a warm welcome and were first in, place son filled up....More

Thank Coxy2014
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We went for dinner on Saturday night - having booked (tip, book in advance as there were a fair few disappointed folk being turned away) a table for 2...Having recently started experimenting with being Vegan it was reassuring that everything is vegan without having to...More

Thank Scousemooncat
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Small and friendly cafe-style restaurant. My SO had a Bento box, which he said was good. I had an Udon noodle set - which included nori rolls and small salads. I found everything to be pretty tasty but the soup was too sweet for my...More

Thank Margo S
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Ordered table in advance, which was a good idea, since it was packed after a little while. Got there 20 minute early, but no problem, they found us a table. We ordered the set menu, two different varieties, tempura and .... another one. The food...More

Thank Tore D
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Itadaki Zen is a vegan restaurant in King's Cross. They have a fairly extensive menu with plenty of choice, ranging from sushi, noodle soup, rice bowls etc. Their set menus are very good value for money, and incredibly tasty. I would recommend making a booking...More

Thank jljl92
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of an ancient meat market which remains in operation
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some of London's favorite pubs. This isn't merely a
focal point for all things foodie though. Spend enough
time wondering through the area's maze of streets and
you might become accustomed to the litany of slinky
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Is the food organic?
14 July 2016|
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Response from ML H | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I think it may. They are branded organic vegan. But do check their site for confirmation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 King's Cross Road, London WC1X 9BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clerkenwell
  • Neighbourhood: Clerkenwell
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7278 3573
  • E-mail