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39 Brixton Road | Coldharbour Lane SW9 8PS, London SW9 6DZ, England
+44 7943 471499
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“okonomiyaki” (43 reviews)
“noodles” (16 reviews)
“pork” (9 reviews)
12:00 - 16:00All hours
Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
39 Brixton Road | Coldharbour Lane SW9 8PS, London SW9 6DZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend of mine took me to Okan about a month ago and oh my GOD!! I had never heard of these Japanese-style pancakes called Okonomiyaki before, but now I definitely won't forget about them! They are absolutely delicious!! I had an Okan special and...More

Thank LauraMartin0504
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went for a tasty lunch with friends in Brixton, is a busy place around lunch time and there is some waiting time. It’s well worth it! I enjoyed my okonomiyaki and for a starter I had vegetable gyoza, both delicious. I drank elderflower and...More

Thank AMK1988
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly highly recommend Okan, it is always busy which is a good sign! Reasonable prices, great food and lovely staff!

Thank HollyPTP
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Went to eat at the restaurant yesterday, never had Japanese food before. The food was very nice, the lady who served us was also helpful. A quick meal, food was brought out as it got cooked was piping hot, very fresh and nice. Service wasn’t...More

Thank Heena2015
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Starters and gyoza were very good but had to send main back as squid was overcooked. Noodles come out of a packet and I suspect squid was probably frozen. Had pork omelette as replacement which was not good, just cheap tasting bacon covered in super...More

Thank Luke S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I had a tender stomach so was avoiding heavy or spicy food and this really hit the spot. Teppenyaki Beef set with an iced green tea to go with it. Beautifully presented - felt like a whole meal but not too much.

Thank John G
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We had just half an hour before rushing to the cinema - wish I had more time. We had okonomiyaki with prawns, my first one (never had any okonomiyaki before) and it was delicious! I also loved the flavour and look of topping made of...More

Thank Anna K
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Having lived in Japan for six years (near Osaka too), I can tell you this okonomiyaki is excellent and authentic. The food here is fabulous. The service is a little strange -- we did not pay the "optional service charge" on our bill. There was...More

1  Thank Jim B
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We've had Okan takeaway a few times and it was great so we decided to eat in this time. The delicious food was amazingly presented - highly recommend the Japanese omelette and the aubergine starter. Staff really friendly and all reasonably priced.

Thank Ben C
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Bloody marvellous!!! Seriously good noodles with sauces galore and beauteous staff. Small selection of different flavoured sake too. Highly recommended.

Thank islamat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Brixton Road | Coldharbour Lane SW9 8PS, London SW9 6DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 7943 471499
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