These are the top five best London bento boxes you need to try…
There’s nothing quite like a delicious bento box to hit the spot when you’re feeling hungry. Imbued with delicious Japanese flavours and cooking techniques, it’s packed full of flavour and can be super healthy too. Here are the five best London Bento Boxes you need to try…
NOBU LONDON & NOBU BERKLEY STREET
A name synonymous with masterful techniques, confident Japanese flavours with a hint of Peruvian influence, and picture-perfect presentation, Nobu London is an undisputed culinary jewel in London’s crown. The pioneering restaurant that led the way in Japanese dining continues to cast its culinary spell over guests 20 years on and they offer one of the best London Bento Boxes we just had to share with you.
Classic bento box includes assorted sushi, sashimi, Baby Tiger shrimp with Ponzu, signature Black Cod Miso, vegetable spicy garlic rice and miso soup for £39.50
Bringing a unique modern Japanese dining experience to the capital is Akira at London’s Japan House on Kensington High Street. The eponymous restaurant from acclaimed Executive Chef Shimizu Akira is founded on the trinity of Japanese cooking principles – food, tableware and presentation.
Each handmade box houses 15 beautiful, intricately prepared bowls of assorted sashimi, osozai and vegetables such as tender salmon with fish eggs; tuna topped with delicate herbs and allium blossoms; crisp vegetable tempura; and mushroom and cheese croquettes from £40.
Hot Stone is Angel’s Japanese restaurant dedicated to serving the best wagyu beef and seafood using the traditional Japanese method of cooking. Guests can cook their steaks and seafood on their own stone grill, served at the table, as well as try the delicious sushi and sashimi dishes available.
Choose beautiful boxes of sushi, sashimi or a combination of both that include a selection of dishes served with fresh wasabi, including delicately prepared salmon, tuna, octopus, scallop and butterfish, from £21.
Aqua Kyoto boasts an innovative and contemporary spin on Japanese dining. Indulge in a menu boasting beautifully presented sushi and creative hot dishes whilst enjoying the spectacular roof terrace view over Regent Street.
Each box comprises the chef’s selection of tempura, sushi, salad, rice and miso soup, served with your choice of meat or fish, from £25.
Set within the heart of Piccadilly, Engawa is one of London’s most authentic and traditional Japanese restaurants, specialising in the highly sought-after delicacy of Kobe beef alongside a stunning selection of fresh sushi and sashimi.
The lunch bento boxes are as visually striking as they are delicious. An array of jewel-like, individual hand-painted pots and bowls include Kobe beef sashimi with kumquat; slow-cooked Kobe with daikon and sudachi zest; fried maki roll with shrimp, green bean and avocado; Kobe meatball with sukiyaki sauce; and deep-fried chicken marinated with soy and ginger, from £35