There would be no Japan Centre or Shoryu without intrepid entrepreneur Tak Tokumine. Heralding from Fukuoka in southern Japan, he came to the UK in the 1970s for love, but his ambition and passion led him to establishing London’s premier Japanese food hall and more recently, the Michelin recommended and unstoppable Shoryu Ramen. We sat down with Tak over a cup of freshly ground matcha tea to find out more about the man behind Japan Centre.
With just a few days left till Christmas, we thought we’d remind you of some of the wonderful gift opportunities we have in store. Don’t forget, we’re conveniently located in Piccadilly AND in Westfield Shopping Centre, Stratford.
Roll up, roll up to Japan Centre’s 6th Japan Food Festival! From the 11th – 31st of August we will be showcasing regional produce from Kyushu, the southern most of Japan’s four main islands.
Visitors to our Piccadilly store will get a chance to sample a different selection of these delicious foods in free tastings everyday! Plus there are free original tote bags for the first 100 people to spend over £20.
Free stuff, delicious food! What more could you want from a weekend?