Looking for a dumpling spot, then take it to the heart of Covent Garden at Gyoza bar. Make it a feast with a selection of Japanese dishes or get stuck into heartier ramen dishes…
What to Expect?
Gyoza – small dumplings packed with a choice of fillings. Choose to have them deep fried, pan fried or steamed. Think no fuss, with a simple menu – with a selection of a few dishes per section – gyoza, bao, ramen and small plates, so you can get deciding quicker!
What to Eat?
If it’s the namesake dish you’re going for the formula is simple: choose from vegetable, chicken, pork, ebi (prawn) and salmon; then choose your cooking method – deep fried, pan fried, or steamed. Can’t pick? Go for the Gyoza Moriawase, which includes 2 of each! Gyoza Bar also serve small plates including Edamame, to add some greens in the selection; as well as Bao – steamed buns, including our favourite – the Chicken Katsu Bun with tonkatsu sauce.
In need of something more filling? Go for the Char Siu Ramen – with char siu pork, shoyu tamago (egg), spring onion, broccoli, beansprout and Japanese fish cake. There’s also vegetarian options and chicken so something for everyone!
What to Drink?
There’s a selection of wines, beers to choose from, but if you’re after some Sake, you’ll find the Takashimizi Honjozo, which is slightly dry at £3.50 for 50ml; or the Tenzan Yuzushu – think citrus hints from the yuzu fruit – at £5.50 for 50ml.
Dessert! Whether it’s the indulgent crispy fried ice-cream with maple syrup or the mochi ice cream in coconut, yuzu and green tea.
A quick pre-theatre bite and affordable dishes. Don’t miss lunch deals including the Happy Buns Bao board with a pulled pork bun; stewed pork belly bun; lamb jalapeño board; aubergine harusame; and green beans gomae for £8.50.
Gyoza Bar | 63-66 St Martins Lane WC2N 4JS