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Roka AldwychOne of two new Roka restaurants to open in 2014, Roka Aldwych occupies a huge space with over 150 covers both at the bar and in the restaurant. Offering a unique style of contemporary Japanese robatayaki cuisine with the robata grill located in the heart of the restaurant, Roka has built up a reputation for excellent casual yet up-market dining, smooth service and a western-friendly take on Japanese food. Stand out dishes include sashimi platter served in a giant granite bowl filled with crushed ice, skewered scallops with wasabi cream, black cod marinated in Yuzu miso, crab and crayfish dumplings, Korean spiced lamb cutlets, and (for those with deep pockets) Wagyu beef. Deserts include the five inch high chocolate mousse with a Buddha face which comes accompanied by exotic fruits. Aldwych House, previously an office block, has been designed by Claudio Silvestrin, the man behind L'anima and Princi London. Roka Aldwych and Roka Mayfair both opened in 2014 bringing the total number of Rainer Becker's contemporary Japanese restaurants in London to four, along with the original Roka Charlotte Street and Roka Canary Wharf.

 

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Temple Tube Station
 
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Holborn Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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City Thameslink Station
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
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Drury Lane NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
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The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £179  42% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 3 minutes from Roka Aldwych
Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
 
 
 
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336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Roka Aldwych
A luxurious 5-star hotel situated right in the heart of the city, ME London offers guests a lavish accommodation experience. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide the impeccable guestrooms ... More
 
 
 
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61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 4 minutes from Roka Aldwych
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Jidori
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
15 Catherine Street, WC2B | 4 minutes from Roka Aldwych
The team behind Jidori, the much-loved yakitori restaurant in Dalston comes to Covent Garden. Taking up residence across multiple floors of a terraced house on Catherine ... More
 
 
 
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Wabi London
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
Lincoln's Inn Fields, 36- 38 Kingsway, Holborn, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Roka Aldwych
Wabi London opens 14th November 2012. Former Nobu head chef Scott Hallsworth offers a varied and seasonal menu of Japanese cuisine with a contemporary European twist ... More
 
 
 
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Kulu Kulu
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
51-53 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 7 minutes from Roka Aldwych
Kulu Kulu is a good example of a typical sushi bar, a great place to go for sushi whether you’re a novice or an experienced fan. ... More
 
 
 
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The Delaunay
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55 Aldwych, Holborn, London WC2B | 1 minute from Roka Aldwych
Jeremy King and Chris Corbin, "the nation's most polished and enterprising restaurateurs" (The Independent), the pair responsible for The Wolseley, have taken inspiration from the grand ... More
 
 
 
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
181 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Roka Aldwych
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
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29 Kingsway, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Roka Aldwych
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 3rd May 2020
Roka Aldwych, Catherine Street, WC2B | 4 minutes from Roka Aldwych
Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th October 2016 to 5th January 2020
Roka Aldwych, Drury Lane, WC2B | 6 minutes from Roka Aldwych
Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock star Dewey Finn - in the ...More
 
 
 
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Roka Aldwych, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 7 minutes from Roka Aldwych
Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical to have an all-female creative team, ...More
 
 
 
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Peacock Theatre
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Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Roka Aldwych
This theatre is a major force on the national and international dance scene, with an innovative programme from Sadler's Wells that is keeping London's finger ... More
 
 
 
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213 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Roka Aldwych
The Funny Side comedy group runs comedy clubs in three locations in London, including the flagship Covent Garden venue above The George pub which puts on ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Royal Drury Lane
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Roka Aldwych
London's oldest theatre is also its most spectacular, with a palatial auditorium that is among the most impressive in the world. The first theatre on this ... More
 
 
 
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Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Strand, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Roka Aldwych
A stunning example of Gothic architecture, London's Inns of Court date back to before the 14th century. It is here that barristers train and traditionally practice. ... More
 
 
 
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Hunterian Museum
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35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Roka Aldwych
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180 The Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Roka Aldwych
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The Old Curiosity Shop
London > Shopping > Shoes
13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Roka Aldwych
16th century shop and literary landmark. With its precarious overhanging upper storey, uneven floorboards, sloping roof and wooden beams, this 16th century building warrants its title as ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Roka Aldwych
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Primrose Bakery
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42 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Roka Aldwych
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1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Roka Aldwych
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Courtauld Institute of Art
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Roka Aldwych
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4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 7 minutes from Roka Aldwych
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Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Roka Aldwych
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252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 5 minutes from Roka Aldwych
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 7 minutes from Roka Aldwych
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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40 Essex Street, Holborn, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Roka Aldwych
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39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Roka Aldwych
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from Roka Aldwych
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The Parrot
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Waldorf Hilton, WC2B | 3 minutes from Roka Aldwych
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The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Roka Aldwych
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Somerset House Terrace
London > Nightlife > Bars
Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Roka Aldwych
For summer 2019 the riverside terrace next to Somerset House is partnering with San Miguel beer to offer a summery menu of Spanish-inspired ... More
 
 
 
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Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Roka Aldwych
Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More
 
 
 
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Somerset House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Roka Aldwych
Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute Gallery, ... More
 
 
 
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Two Temple Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
Two Temple Place, Holborn, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Roka Aldwych
With its castle like façade and a striking interior, Two Temple Place is one of London's most prestigious settings for corporate and private events. As well ... More
 
 
 
 

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Aldwych Theatre 3 minutes walk from Roka Aldwych

Phyllida Lloyd, director of Mamma Mia!, helms a life-affirming musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, written ...More

 
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Duchess Theatre 4 minutes walk from Roka Aldwych

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Novello Theatre 4 minutes walk from Roka Aldwych

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Somerset House 4 minutes walk from Roka Aldwych

A group of around 100 interdisciplinary artists come together at Somerset House to celebrate the past 50 years of black ...More

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Somerset House 4 minutes walk from Roka Aldwych

The alt rock supergroup comprising Damon Albarn, Paul Simonon, Tony Allen and Simon Tong promotes the second studio album, Merrie ...More

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Somerset House 4 minutes walk from Roka Aldwych

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Exhibitions | Until 28th July 2019 

Somerset House 4 minutes walk from Roka Aldwych

The World Illustration Awards exhibition returns to Somerset House this summer to showcase the very best artworks across the diverse ...More

 
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Concerts | Until 21st July 2019 

Somerset House 4 minutes walk from Roka Aldwych

Grammy-nominated five-piece The Internet, Brit Award-nominee Nao, and Mercury Prize-nominated Sons of Kemet kick off this year's Somerset House Summer ...More

 
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Somerset House 4 minutes walk from Roka Aldwych

A photography exhibition, featuring stills and moving images, that explores identity and immigration in modern Britain. It showcases the work ...More

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The Lyceum Theatre 4 minutes walk from Roka Aldwych

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