Japanese Izakaya London
London's Modern Japanese Sharing Experience
London's Favourite Bao Buns
At Flesh & Buns we believe that food and experiences are made to share. Our Japanese inspired menu serves up a mix of small and larger plates, meaning every guest can build their very own sharing experience, as well as their own hot hirata buns.
What do our customers say?
The tasting menu is a great option to try for delicious variety, and the service is brilliant
Conor - Google
We always have a fabulous experience here. The food is always so flavoursome, the amount of food is perfect and the service is always spot on.
Katie - Google
10/10 will drool thinking about the chicken wings again
Isabel D - Google
Flesh & Buns Oxford Circus is our second site of hedonism. Nestled in the Copyright Development at the top of Berners St. This feasting lair offers secrecy at our private bar and a whole host of bountiful modern Japanese food to gorge on in the restaurant. At our heart we’re Izakaya but in our soul we’re willing to push the boundaries and indulge our senses and set our mouths on fire.Learn More
The original basement restaurant – Covent Garden was the birth site of Flesh & Buns and it’s in this underground bunker that we set the nights alight. This feasting fairground is indulgent yet fierce with ample private spaces for secluded dining and bountiful modern Japanese feasting food to gorge on. At our heart we’re Izakaya but in our soul we’re willing to push the boundaries and indulge our senses and set our mouths on fire.Learn More
In the Press
"The tranche of grilled sea bass with salty crisp skin alongside leaves of pungent kimchi – Korean fermented cabbage – is a killer combination."
Jay Rayner - The Guardian
“The pork belly hirata was wobbly, decadent and glorious and arrived with a mustard miso.”
Grace Dent - Evening Standard
"This is a fun way of eating – an assemble-it-yourself, tuck-in-to-a-bit-of-everything type of dining. It’s not fussy: flavours pack a serious punch, and portion sizes aren’t scrimped on."
Sarah James - Conde Nast Traveller
"Not only is the food served at Flesh and Buns pretty damn delicious, but the atmosphere is lovely and the waiters and waitresses really go above and beyond to make your experience dining here a memorable one."
"Flesh & Buns is just fun, it’s noisy, it’s loud and you’re going to make a mess when eating. The cocktails are excellent and the buns – well there’s a reason they became such a hit."
Emily Gray - The Handbook
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