Japan Week Festival returns this September to bring the UK’s largest celebration of Japanese food, drink and culture to the heart of London. 

From Monday 27th September to Sunday 3rd October, The Lexus Takumi Townhouse in Covent Garden will play host to a vibrant array of Japanese culture and cuisine. 

This year, the Japan Week Festival will have a permanent hub throughout the week at a space in Seven Dials where the public can visit for all sorts of food, drink, and cultural experiences. As well as this, restaurants, bars and venues across London and the UK will be packed full of one-off events, bookable treats, limited-edition menus and exclusive discounts. 

Both sizable and boutique restaurants and bars across London are taking part, from high end restaurants such as Nobu, Novikov and M Restaurants, through to some of the coolest restaurants including Bone Daddies, Kanpai and Japanified

Highlighting Japan’s culture and film, Japan Week is partnering with The BFI, which is launching a Japanese film series thisautumn, while drinkers will be able to experience some of the country’s finest spirits, beers and sake. 

The festival will play host to a range of Japanese pop-up experiences at The Lexus Takumi Townhouse, Stables X, Seven Dials, in Covent Garden. Including a KANPAI sake tasting where Co-founder Tom Wilson and his team tell their fascinating story of the UKs first Sake Brewery, describe their production process and presents a seasonal limited edition Sake, as well as origami workshops with Coco Sato and a Ueshima Japanese coffee lounge, with hosted sessions from their Coffee Master. 

Japan Week Festival hub at The Lexus Takumi Townhouse 

40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, WC2H 9LH