Koya  

 
 
ADDRESS
49 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D 4SG
 
 
CONTACT
info@koya.co.uk
 
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OPENING TIMES
Lunch 12noon-3pm, Dinner 5.30pm-10pm
 

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This much hyped (and rightfully so) little Japanese Udon restaurant in Soho is rarely without a queue out the door which moves fairly quickly, and is definitely worth the wait. Noodles are kneaded by foot in the traditional Japanese fashion and served up hot or cold in an array of broths with a selection of toppings. A very hearty and satisfying meal.

 

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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
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China Town Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
Brewer Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Nadler Soho Hotel
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10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Koya
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