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47 Museum Street, London WC1A 1LY, England
+44 20 7405 3211
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“okonomiyaki” (118 reviews)
“pancakes” (26 reviews)
“gyoza” (19 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
47 Museum Street, London WC1A 1LY, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been to Abeno before, so booked a meal with work colleagues to celebrate. Staff were really friendly & service was great. Food was cooked in front of us & really made part of the meal. Is definitely recommend booking, but nite the table can...More

Thank amymell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first time I visited this restaurant was by chance, on a cold winter day after a visit to the British Museum. I was very happy to taste an okonomiyaki for the first time and I liked it very much! The only other time I...More

Thank Francesca B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite a decor that could do with a refresh and cramped conditions. This highly in-demand restaurant ticks many boxes. The niche aspect is why people visit, which is for the meal being cooked in front of you. This restaurant requires reservations due to its size...More

Thank Louis C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First visit here on a busy Saturday evening. We were lucky enough to get a table for four in the window pretty quickly. If you are two people you will be sat around the central cooking station (which I think would be great too). We...More

Thank Patriciacc62
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Abeno is well worth the visit, or the wait. We arrived on a Friday night at around 8 pm and were told there was a 45-minute wait. So we decided to book a table for Saturday and return as we had to go to a...More

Thank thewanderlustkiwi
Reviewed 24 January 2018

We made a reservation and were seated on time. The food was incredible and not quite like what I had in Japan, but just as delicisous. The pancake dessert was unbelievable!

Thank Catie M
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Super friendly service and very authentic Okonomiyaki in town. Side dish Tofu is very very good. I will recommend you to book first to avoid disappointment.

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

I ordered the ginger infused winter toddy, the chicken okonomiyaki, the avocado and tofu gyoza, all of which were excellent!

Thank Tj1287
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

You get to see your okinomiyaki cooked right infront of you. The queue can get quite long and slow moving at dinner peak hours.

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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Found this place by accident - didn’t even have a signboard outside! However inside it’s unusual and the waitress was super helpful guiding us through the options. We absolutely enjoyed the Agadashi Tofu, the tempura and of course the house special which is prepared in...More

Thank Jarym213
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Museum Street, London WC1A 1LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7405 3211
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