Rai Restaurant London

RAI London

Rai Restaurant London, located a convenient five-minute walk from Goodge Street & Tottenham Court Road Underground Station, offers a fabulous contemporary take on modern Japanese cuisine. The restaurant has been named after the founders Shrabaneswor Rai and Executive Chef Padam Raj Rai.

Chef Padam Raj has opened a new Japanese restaurant in Fitzrovia. Expect the menu to include dishes using “quintessential British” ingredients such as Marmite, Kobe and Wagyu beef, Wiltshire truffle, Sanpuku nori and Koshihikari rice rub shoulders with cave-aged cheddar, Scottish heather honey and Exmoor caviar. The menu also includes razor-sharp sushi and sashimi alongside contemporary new-style Japanese dishes.

The kitchen adds a focus element on multi-course omakase-style tasting menus that of course use the highest quality Japanese dishes with unique ingredients from the UK and around the world.  Ingredients as far as from Japan the team source the highest-grade Hyōgo Prefecture Kobe and Kagoshima wagyu beef; Sanpuku, the finest nori from Japan’s Ariake Sea; Koshihikari rice and aged soy sauce.

Wherever possible the chef and kitchen team use local and seasonal products throughout the year to create perfectly balanced tasting menus, which have consistently been recognized as one of the best Japanese experiences in London by the leading press.

Rai offers a tasting menu that will excite your palate. Dishes include, homemade tofu, Amaebi prawns, hand-picked Maldon rock oysters with 5-year aged soya sauce and fresh Japenese wasabi, hand-dived Orkney scallops, 48hrs marinated Chilean seabass, Wagyu chocoloate with rosemary, pistachio and thyme and to end off Petit fours with organic chocolate and homemade rice wine.

For the interior, Rai uses a selection of tableware that has been handcrafted from scratch using recycled materials such as plastics, scrap metals and wood.

Rai Restaurant London Dress Code & Address

Cuisine: Japanese

Dress Code: Smart Casual

Area: Fitzrovia

Address: 3 Windmill Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T 2HY

Website: www.rairestaurant.com/

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