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Japanese cafe bar necco

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Japanese, Cafe, Sushi, Asian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
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All reviews sushi octopus balls katsu curry crispy chicken brown rice cakes bento box exmouth market lunch set japanese meal food was lovely
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Reviewed 30 December 2018

A small Japanese bar located in the area where there are quite a few restaurants on Exmounth Market. An exceptional place due to the highly motivated and professional staff. Ask for excellent Japanese jasmine tea.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank T0urist7
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Lovely cafe for very affordable Japanese meal. Attentive staff. Delicious ginger roll, octopus balls, green tea ice cream. Curry not the best but plenty of other choices.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PaddyBurke
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Necco has been on my radar for some time and as a fan of Japanese food and all things on the kawaii side, I knew I had to visit. Their location is a little out the way from where I tend to stay in London,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank GuruLark
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Great casual place to sit down and eat at lunch on Exmouth Market. Presentation of food was great and it was quite big portions so it was filling. Had the choice of brown or white rice with the lunch set. Pot of tea was a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sct10
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Worst Katsu curry iv ever had. It was tasteless with over cooked rice. The chicken in the meal was disgusting. I tasted like a tough piece of chicken leg where the bread crumbs were falling off so I could see the colour of the chicken....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank emmacK6944CD
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Popped in on a whim as we were walking by. Had an enjoyable lunch, and were impressed with the attentive service. We will visit again.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank rain7198
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

I lived in japan for 4 years and I live in france now and every time I go to a Japanese restaurant outside Japan it is always the same, sushi. So it was a big surprise when I came to Necco. Lots of “real” Japanese...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Claudiaclement
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Popped in for lunch. Nice cosy cafe, food was good but the portions were small and price is quite high. The cakes and tea selection was good.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Janisprice
Reviewed 29 May 2018

It's a rainy summer's day in Clerkenwell and a yearning for a spicy katsu curry with brown rice drew me to Necco. Absolutely divine Katsu curry - spicy and heart warming. My colleague had a bento box stuffed full of goodies - tempura, sushi, rice...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank dparmar2017
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Necco was so disappointing. I was craving a decent bento but the salmon teriyaki was pathetic. A slither of salmon, ten times as much rice and I didn’t touch the supposed “salad” (a shred of dirty lettuce) and “side dish” (some tiny old pieces of...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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focal point for all things foodie though. Spend enough
time wondering through the area's maze of streets and
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