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The Japanese Canteen  

 
 
ADDRESS
61 Watling Street, City, London EC4M 9DD
 
 
OPENING TIMES
Mon to Fri 11.30am-3.30pm
 
PRICES
£5.95-£7.95
 

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The original Japanese Canteen opened its doors in St John's Street, Islington, in 1995 and was one of the first Japanese restaurants to offer inexpensive and accessible canteen style dining in London. The success of this venture led to the first takeaway canteen which opened in Thayer Street, W1 in 1997. There are now have several Japanese Canteen shops throughout the city bringing traditional Japanese dishes including sushi, bento boxes and dumplings to the lunchtime crowd.

 

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Mansion House Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Bank Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
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Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
2 minutes walk
 
Thames Exchange NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  36% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 6 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 7 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 7 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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15 Queen Street, Mansion House, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from The Japanese Canteen
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Bloomberg Arcade, EC2R | 1 minute from The Japanese Canteen
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47 Bow Lane, City, London EC4M | 1 minute from The Japanese Canteen
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9 - 11 Bow Churchyard, Off Bow Lane, City, London EC4M | 1 minute from The Japanese Canteen
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The Japanese Canteen, Bartholomew Lane, EC2R | 4 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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The Japanese Canteen, St Paul's Churchyard, EC4M | 5 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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The Japanese Canteen, 24-32 King William Street, EC4R | 6 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 6 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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Church of St Mary Aldermary
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Watling Street, City, London EC4M | 1 minute from The Japanese Canteen
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3 Queen Victoria Street, EC2R | 1 minute from The Japanese Canteen
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39 Walbrook, City, London EC4N | 3 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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London > Shopping > Jewellery
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London > Education > Cookery Courses
1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market, SE1 | 9 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 15 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 16 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
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10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 8 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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1 Fleet Place, Farringdon, EC4M | 10 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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5 Groveland Court, Bow Lane, EC4M | 1 minute from The Japanese Canteen
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21 Bloomberg Arcade, EC4N | 1 minute from The Japanese Canteen
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Veeno St Paul's
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1st Floor One New Change, EC2V | 2 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 3 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 4 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 6 minutes from The Japanese Canteen
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The Fancy Fork
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Barbican - Curve Gallery 9 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

The Barbican Centre presents the first-ever UK exhibition by Nigerian-American artist Toyin Ojih Odutola with a new site-specific installation created ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 17th May 2020 

Barbican Centre 9 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

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Exhibitions | Until 11th May 2020 

Tate Modern 9 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

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Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2020 

Tate Modern 9 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

Explore themes of faith, fame, immigration and mortality in the first major Andy Warhol exhibition at Tate Modern for close ...More

 
Dora Maurer
Dora Maurer
Exhibitions | Until 5th July 2020 

Tate Modern 9 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

The playful works of Dora Maurer come to Tate Modern this summer in what will be the first UK survey ...More

 
Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds, The Immersive Experience
Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds, The Immersive Experience
Theatre | Until 30th August 2020 

The Hallmark Building 12 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

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Aviary Skye-line Igloos with Talisker Whisky
Aviary Skye-line Igloos with Talisker Whisky
Seasonal | Until 12th April 2020 

Aviary 13 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

The sky-high igloos return to the Aviary terrace this year, taking the theme Skye-line Igloos in partnership with award-winning spirit ...More

 
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The View From The Shard Tickets
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The Shard 15 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 
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The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 5th April 2020 

The Shard 15 minutes walk from The Japanese Canteen

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