Date of first inspection: 22/01/2024 | Last update: 20/02/2024 | Physical site inspected: Leyton

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Full menu breakdown

N.B. Please inform staff you follow a halal diet, so that fried items can be cooked separately

Cold AppetisersHalal Status
Seaweed SaladHalal Friendly
Avocado Salad

Halal Friendly

Soft Shell Crab Salad

Halal Friendly

Salmon Sashimi Salad

Halal Friendly

Prawn Tempura SaladHalal Friendly
Cucumber PickleHalal Friendly
Hot AppetisersHalal Status
Agedashi TofuHalal Friendly
Yakitori ChickenHalal Friendly
King Prawn KatsuHalal Friendly
Sesame Spicy Chicken WingsHalal Friendly
Chicken GyozaNot Halal
Vegetable GyozaHalal Friendly
EdamameHalal Friendly
Spicy EdamameHalal Friendly
Curry CroquetteHalal Friendly
CroquetteHalal Friendly
Tako YakiHalal Friendly
Chicken KaraageHalal Friendly
SoupHalal Status
Miso Soup

Halal Friendly

Seafood SoupHalal Friendly
NigiriHalal Status
NigiriNot halal-friendly, due to the presence of alcoholic Mirin in the Sushi Rice
Night SetHalal Status
All optionsNot halal-friendly due to the presence of alcoholic Mirin in the Sushi Rice
Signature RollsHalal Status
All optionsNot halal-friendly due to the presence of alcoholic Mirin in the Sushi Rice
Maki RollsHalal Status
All optionsNot halal-friendly due to the presence of alcoholic Mirin in the Sushi Rice
Uramaki RollsHalal Status
All optionsNot halal-friendly due to the presence of alcoholic Mirin in the Sushi Rice
SashimiHalal Status
All optionsHalal-Friendly as no sushi rice present (raw fish only)
TempuraHalal Status
All options
Bento BoxHalal Status
All options
DonburiHalal Status
All options
Fried RiceHalal Status
All options
Fried Soba/ NoodlesHalal Status
All options 
Fried UdonHalal Status
All options
VegetablesHalal Status
All options
CurryHalal Status
All options 
Udon SoupHalal Status
All options
RamenHalal Status
All options
Japanese TeppanyakiHalal Status
All options 
Partial halal menu.
Some possible issues of cross-contamination.
Alcohol and music present.
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Assessment

Date of first inspection: 22/01/2024 | Last update: 30/01/2024 | Physical site inspected: Leyton

Full Breakdown

General
Partial halal menu
Halal items not marked
Vegan & Gluten Free options available
All sites follow the same protocol
Possible areas of cross-contamination
Meat, Poultry & Seafood supply checks
Halal meats served:

  • Chicken
  • Beef
  • Prawn
  • Shrimp (in prawn crackers)
Soy Marinated Chicken Skewers

Chicken:

  • Slaughtered halal by a halal slaughter man, license no. 12458
  • Certificate available to view here
  • Raised/ Slaughtered in the UK
  • Stunned chicken
Chicken Wings:

Beef:

  • Certified by HQC (Halal Quality Control)
  • Beef raised and slaughtered in: Ireland
  • Beef likely stunned (awaiting confirmation)
Fish on menu:

  • Prawn
  • Shrimp
  • Haddock
Cross-contamination checks
SLIGHT risk of cross-contamination with non-halal meats:

Non-halal meats are:

  • Pork
  • Duck
Most items are made in their central kitchen
One item is made at a time, with equipment/ work surfaces subsequently wiped down and cleaned
In the restaurant, general care is taken to ensure no cross-contamination
Griddled beef gyoza cooked on same hot plate as other items, but usually on one side of the hot plate.

Hot plate is regularly cleaned.

Bun items are all steamed together in separate bamboo steamers.

There is a risk of pork items/non-halal items being steamed above halal ones.

Bamboo steamers are cleaned by hand thoroughly after usage.

Fried chicken items made in SAME fryer used for prawns and non-halal DUCK
Dishware washed using high temp industrial dishwasher
Alcohol
Alcohol sold on premises
Bar area on site
Parties are not required to not share tables
Non-alcoholic bar drinks available
Premises
Bar/ alcohol on show
Music playing on site
Simple decor with no profanities

menu

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ingredient clarifications

ItemIngredient to note
Spicy Mango SauceContains White vinegar
Prawn CrackersMade with shrimp which some sects deem haram
Seaweed SaladRice vinegar (water, rice, rice koji)
Ping Pong Padron PeppersChinkiang vinegar, light soy sauce
Sesame Dip (served with long stem broccoli)Soy Sauce, Alcohol
Ping Pong Chicken NoodlesSoy Sauce containing alcohol
Chicken Katsu CurryRice Vinegar

Map of locations & list of nearest places to pray

BranchNearest place to pray
SohoMuslim World League
SouthbankRoyal Festival Hall Prayer Room
St Katherine DocksTower Hamlets Mosque
Bow Bells HouseSt Bartholomews Hospital Prayer Room
St Christopher’s PlaceSelfridges Prayer Room

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