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49 Frith Street, London W1D 4SG, England
+44 20 7434 4463
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
27 Jan 2016
“The size of the crowd suggested this was special...”
8 Jan 2016
“An experience to have”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Asian
49 Frith Street, London W1D 4SG, England
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Reviewed 27 January 2016

Our London friends suggested we meet at this restaurant as it had "the best udon in London." There was a crowd when we arrived, and a crowd when we left - enough said. No tables, just a very long counter. We had the udon soup...More

Thank 2009Benjamin
Reviewed 8 January 2016

I feel bad saying Koya was average but to me it was. The starters were nice but nothing exceptional. The udon noodles were nice but it my sense not enough meat / fish in the soup. The chicken wasn't even that tasty. I think it's...More

Thank Morgane M
Reviewed 26 December 2015

We look forward eating in this restaurant every time we visit London. Usually there is a long queue but service is fast and efficient and food is worth the waiting. We love the hot pork udon noodles and miso soup. Tried grilled mackerel once and...More

Thank Olga P
Reviewed 17 November 2015

I really did not like this restaurant. There was a lot of hype about it but I just remember my udon being flavourless and the service was disappointing.

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Reviewed 25 May 2015

I had to go three times in a row during my short stay in London because it was so good! Service was flawless, Restaurant and tables were cleaned and disinfected after every customer had left.

Thank jojo i
Reviewed 20 May 2015

long queue... is how you start your Koya experience. Waited 45 minute for 2 person on saturday 7:00pm. Food was excellent and reasonable price! Order the special manu crab miso udon was excellent. 5 star!

Thank Yaucc86
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

Decently priced udon in London. Be prepared to wait as there is usually a line. There are a few small bites to choose from also. This is a great option in winter. The place is small and you will need to share the bench with...More

Thank Zesshhh
Reviewed 17 May 2015

I've been to Koya around 4 times for lunch, once in 2013, twice in 2014, and just today (after we read that it was closing down) and it has never disappointed. I read quite a few of the reviews below in puzzlement, I would have...More

Thank ricepapergirl
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

We visited Koya after initially intending to visit Koya bar but not being able to get two seats in the full restaurant. We were greeted by a friendly waitress who seated us on a table with two others. We don't mind sharing tabled but I...More

Thank huge_appetite
Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

I've never written a review before but I felt compelled to after the last time I went here. I go here by myself quite often because I love it so much. I think it's my favourite restaurant in London. The food is not some kind...More

Thank LesterYoung
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Frith Street, London W1D 4SG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7434 4463
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