196 Essex Road, Islington, London, N1 8LZ
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196 Essex Road, Islington, London, N1 8LZ

020 7226 9943



Nearest Station
Essex Road (0.03 miles)

Opening Times
monday Closed
tuesday Opens 17:00 - Closes 23:00
wednesday Opens 17:00 - Closes 23:00
thursday Opens 17:00 - Closes 23:00
friday Opens 17:00 - Closes 23:00
saturday Opens 12:00 - Closes 23:00
sunday Opens 12:00 - Closes 22:30

Akari is a recreation of an izakaya, a Japanese 'pub' with food, serving delicious Japanese food with a fair selection of dishes for the adventurous as well as plenty for the more conservative.

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London's best izakaya (Japanese pubs)

(Yep, we had to look it up, too).

Islington’s Akari combines a classic British pub setting with an extensive menu of Japanese bar snacks, from miso soup and sushi to deep fried oysters and pork belly rolls.

User Reviews

Reviewed by DP from London
We had the seaweed salad which we thought was very nice, followed by chirashi which was presented nicely, but we felt the portion was extremely small compared to other Japanese restaurants we have visited in the past. In addition, we ordered a tuna special from the menu. Unfortunately, it was a lit

Name: DP
Location: London

May 6, 2012

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