Located near the junction of Old Compton Street and Charing Cross Road, Takumi will take over the site formerly occupied by Melanie Italian Restaurant and is expected to launch in September with 50 seats.
Takumi’s first location, located in Birmingham’s Chinatown, serves a “diverse range” of Japanese cuisine.
The Soho Restaurant menu items will include familiar sushi such as tuna, salmon, and eel sashimi; nigiri; rolls of maki; and donburi.
It will also offer a selection of carpaccio dishes, as well as grilled and skewered meats and vegetables.
The drinks menu will include a range of Japanese beers, teas, a variety of sakes and cocktails.
“This is a historic site in the middle of one of London’s most exciting areas, and we are delighted to bring the Takumi dining experience to the capital for the first time,” said Alex Xu, co-owner of Takumi.
“Japan has such a rich and diverse culinary heritage, and alongside the well-known sushi and grill dishes, we will be presenting London with unknown but genuine tastes and delicacies, which we know will work brilliantly in the culture. culinary experience of the city. “
Shelley Sandzer represented the owner, CDG Leisure represented Takumi.