Christmas F:east! – festive celebrations with a Japanese flavour


This Christmas is going to be a feast not only for the tastebuds, but the eyes, mind and wallet too! We’ve decked the halls and gone all out this year to make sure there’s something amazing going on at all times. So don’t miss out, check out our amazingly comprehensive round up of everything Christmas!

Festive Sushi Platter

Eat, Drink and Be Merry! Christmas F:easts at Japan Centre and umai 

Whether you’re eating out, cooking up a storm or letting the experts handle the strain, there’s food and drink for all this Christmas at Japan Centre.

Santa is a massive ramen fan and has given his approval for his Christmas must eats at Shoryu Soho and Regent Street, you’ll be able to enjoy these special faves from 17th November to 25th December.

If you’re looking for festive food then don’t miss out on the special Christmas dishes at umai! With a wide range of options for all budgets and tastebuds, umai will also be offering festive sushi platters and Christmas cakes. Fantastic for party season, make your office bash 100% better with some delicious grub. Plus orders will be accepted online, at Piccadilly and Acton, so there’s no excuse not to book.

Sake Keg Kagami BirakiTons of Tastings, Mochi and More!

If you want to add some carouse to your carolling there will also be tastings at Piccadilly, umai Westfield and Acton from the 1st November to 28th December to whet your tastebuds for festive feasts.

Cool cats that prefer New Year revels will also be happy to know that mochi tsuki mochi pounding and kagami biraki sake cask openings will be taking place at Piccadilly on the 2nd of January!

Great Gifts For All‘Tis the Season! Great Gifts for All

Give something they’ll really enjoy whether your giftee is a foodie, Japan fan or just a sophisticated lover of the good things in life! With everything from food kits, ceramics, confectionery, toys, bento, sake and more the hardest part is going finding somewhere big enough to fit all the presents where helpful ‘elves’ won’t find everything!

What’s more no matter where you are in London or abroad gift shopping need not be a hassle with amazing gifts available online, in-store at Piccadilly and Acton or umai Westfield.

Save this Christmas

As you gift to your friends and loved ones, we gift to you our lovely fans! This year is a bumper for awesome offers with double loyalty points at Shoryu from the 26th to 31st December, loads of awesome vouchers for sweet deals in the new year on everything from melon pan to magazines, continuing free delivery over £100 on all orders at and 25% off in the new year, great value bulk buy offers online, in-store, at umai, even our bookshop and fish & meat counter are included!

Shop Now!

Whether they’ve been naughty or nice there’s something for all, so buy online or in-store now!