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THREE OTHER JAPANESE RESTAURANTS

<strong>ROKA</strong><br />Roka is rightly Soho&rsquo;s favourite, buzziest Japanese and one of the area&rsquo;s best restaurants. The sushi, sashimi and goodies from the Robata grill are all divine and choosing one dish over another is an eternal struggle. The airy, colourful interior lifts the whole experience further. Go for the tasting menu if you have time. 37 Charlotte Street, W1 1RR, tel: 020 7580 6464<br /><br /><strong>SUMOSAN</strong><br />A connoisseur&rsquo;s choice and favourite of hedge-funders and wealthy Russians, there&rsquo;s nowhere better to people watch as you enjoy superb spicy king crab and yellowtail teriyaki. The meat, such as lamb chops furikaki and chicken yakitori is also sumptuous, and the quality of the sashimi is extremely high. 26 Albemarle Street, W1S 4HY, tel: 020 7495 5999<br /><br /><strong>ZUMA</strong><br />Tucked away on a quiet Knightsbridge street, the stark design lends an air of intimidating chicness, Zuma&rsquo;s Japanese dishes with a European twist are sure to delight, from miso marinated foie gras to crispy lemon sole with spicy ponzu sauce. Go for the kotatsu room with sunken seating and an authentic Japanese feel. 5 Raphael Street, SW7 1DL, tel: 020 7584 1010