Itadaki Zen  

 
 
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139 King's Cross Road, King's Cross, London WC1X 9BJ
 
 
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Weekdays: 12noon-2.30pm and 5.30pm-10pm; Sat: 5.30pm-10pm; Sun: closed
 

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Europe's first ever organic and vegan Japanese restaurant, Itadaki Zen is a trailblazer in the very centre of London. With its name combining Japanese terms for 'taking the food of life' and 'to fix', Itadaki Zen aims for much more than the simple sating of appetites. In the peaceful surroundings of the pale coloured dining room, food is taken for its healing properties as well as its flavour. With a slow food ethic reflected in the care taken over each dish, Itadaki Zen uses traditional, sustainable and authentic, seasonal and organic ingredients with the eventual aim of producing all of its own vegetables. Recurring on the menu are products deemed important in maintaining a strong and healthy metabolism. With an organically produced selection of wines, beers and sake though, Itadaki Zen isn't too angelic.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
King's Cross Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Angel Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Judd Street NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 5 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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251 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 minutes from Itadaki Zen
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