Cocochan

4.2
1321 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Pan-Asian
Top tags:
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Stylish, yet unpretentious, Cocochan serves modern Asian cuisine and innovative cocktails, drawn from the Far East and South East Asia. Their well selected menu offers larger plates of black cod in miso and kimchee lamb cutlets interspersed with light bites including yellowtail carpaccio, siu mai beef dumplings and the popular seared tuna tataki. Featuring a Japanese bar devoted to sushi and sake on the lower ground floor, it provides something for everyone. The restaurant has been awarded an AA Rosette for culinary excellence and continues to hold the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2013-2017. Located in the heart of one of London’s busiest shopping district, James Street, St Christopher’s Place, Cocochan is a unique dining experience for lovers of great food and drink.

Special Offers

20% off on A la Carte Menu

Enjoy a 20% discount on food selected from the A la Carte Menu.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 8 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 8 people

Starts: 23 January 2019

Ends: 23 July 2019

Availability: Daily 12:00-18:00

Set Lunch Menu £17 per person/£15 vegetarian

Enjoy the new Set Lunch Menu served with a complimentary glass of wine/cocktail or soft drink and mochi dessert.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 10 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 10 people

Starts: 23 January 2019

Ends: 23 July 2019

Availability: Daily 12:00-16:30

1,000-Point Tables

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Sun 12:00PM - 11:00PM
Mon - Sat 12:00PM - 5:00PM 9:00PM - 10:00PM

What 1321 People Are Saying
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SK
London
36 reviews
Dined on 8 April 2019
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 2

Had lunch a few days earlier and was very impressed so
decided to come over for Dinner !
Very disappointed! The lobster noodle was over cooked greasy and just not on !
The piece size of Black cod was much smaller compared to what we had for lunch earlier and over cooked!
The jungle curry was bland and fish in the same was dry , cut wrong and over cooked !
Regret this will not do and this cooking quality on a Monday night when restaurant was empty is not acceptable.

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TN
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Took my friend here for her birthday and we both enjoyed the food, service and ambience. Highly recommend this place.

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SS
1 review
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I took my mum t Cocochan for mother's day and we had the seafood set lunch menu. It was really good value, four courses and a drink. the food was good quality and delicious. Would go back there again definitely.

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g
London
5 reviews
Dined on 25 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Staff were lovely and as it was quiet they let us stay longer. I would have liked to see more meat or chicken options as mains, especially because of halal offering.
Was a nice experience. Thank you

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SK
London
36 reviews
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 2

Good food !
Black cod was excellent !
The starters , dim sum and small eats were great .
Green curry could be improved, was a little too thick and. bland
The rib eye was just ok ! Cut wrongly in thin strips , even medium was dry .
Getting attention for service was a issue

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Family lunch... Great menu and especially good sushi duck and beef black bean sauce and dim sum . Really good pan American spread so something for everyone.
Only slightly negative point was the tiny individual teapots for jasmine tea. If you like to drink volume tea on these occasions which we do then a big communal pot on the table is the way to go. Otherwise this was spot on and we will be back.

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l
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice environment, friendly attentive staff, very tasty flavoursome food, presented really well.
Portion sizes were good.
I would definitely return again.

Cocochan
Responded on 11 March 2019

Dear Lindsays, Thanks for taking time to leave us this great review. We are super happy you enjoyed your experience with us and appreciate our food selection and customer service. Hope to see you again soon!

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I
London
11 reviews
Dined on 28 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent meal and service at Cocochan. Really enjoyed the subtle floral theme. I have noticed portions have gone smaller as I have been there before but still a nice good restaurant. Choices are great, I loved the popcorn ice cream dessert with chocolate cake.

Cocochan
Responded on 11 March 2019

Dear llovetodine, Thanks for leaving us this great review. We are happy to read you enjoyed your dinner with us and will compliment Faysal for his great service.

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Yucatán
2 reviews
Dined on 24 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I've already recommended this fab restaurant to friends who live in London (they had not heard of it before so I was able to give them a blow by blow of each course and dish!). Great food, lovely staff, perfect hot date night. Thank you

Cocochan
Responded on 11 March 2019

Dear Emily, Thanks for taking time to leave us your amazing feedback. We work very hard to provide the best food and customer service and we are happy to see that reflected on your last visit and comment. We hope to see you again very soon!

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San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on 17 February 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

I can’t fairly rate any of the items above except that the overall experience is poor. We made a reservation for a late evening dinner on our last night in London, and it wasn’t even the last time slot available for the evening. We showed up timely for our reservation, only to be greeted with utter disappointment and attitude by one of the attendants. He made it obvious that he’s frustrated to see us and stomped away. The other attendant kindly told us that they’ve decided to close early because it was a slow night (a fact no one from the restaurant bothered to contact us until we showed up for our confirmed reservation).
The disgruntled attendant finally came back after speaking to someone (the chef, maybe), and spoke to the other attendant. He in turn informed us that we can stay but we’ll need to order quickly and all at once because their kitchen is closing.
At this point, we’ve decided this restaurant is not worth our time and money. And we’ll be sure never to patronize it and will spread our negative experience widely.

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FI
London
52 reviews
Dined on 17 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Always a fantastic experience at Cocochan, the tasting menu is unbeatable savor and value!

Cocochan
Responded on 27 February 2019

Dear FredInLondon, Thanks for taking time to leave us this amazing review. We are super happy to hear you enjoyed your lunch with us and our tasting menu. Looking forward to seeing you again

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BP
London
7 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Good food and service served piping hot as it should be, cocktails good also. A bit unlucky with a large party next to us that could only communicate by shouting otherwise a very nice experience.

Cocochan
Responded on 18 February 2019

Dear BPet,, Thanks for taking time to leave us a review. We are happy to read you enjoy your stay with us, our food and service. We are sorry for the noise created but the party next to you. Hope to see you again very soon!

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CG
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

The food was nice but considering the price it was quite underwhelming. Ambience was nice and service was good but ultimately the food didn't marry up with the price.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

They brought all our food, starters and main course, at the same time and forgot that we had ordered cocktails.

Cocochan
Responded on 27 February 2019

Dear Customer, Thanks for taking time to leave us this review. We are sorry to read your food has been brought all at the same time. We hope to see you again and give you a better customer service.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 27 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic night, lovely atmosphere and not to forget the perfect food.

Cocochan
Responded on 6 February 2019

Dear Customer, Thanks for sharing with us your feedback. We work really hard to provide best food, great customer service and atmosphere, we are happy to see that reflected on your last visit. Hope to see you again soon!

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L
1 review
Dined on 26 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great service, very nice live music. The coctails were also very good. Will absolutely recommend this restaurant to our friends!

Cocochan
Responded on 6 February 2019

Dear Lena, Thanks for taking time to leave us this nice review. We are happy you enjoyed your dinner with us and appreciate your feedback. Hope to see you again very soon!

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 17 January 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

Had the tasting menu and the food was good, portions weren’t great, we were a group of three and the dishes seemed to be for two people instead.
Mocktails were lovely, interior decorations was pretty

Cocochan
Responded on 6 February 2019

Dear Customer, Thanks for taking time to leave us a review. We appreciate your feedback and will review our portions. Hope to see you again soon!

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ZD
London
4 reviews
Dined on 11 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food here is DELICIOUS! This wasn’t our first visit and it will not be our last! :) always order the squid it’s our favourite :) thanks for another lovely dinner

Cocochan
Responded on 6 February 2019

Dear ZarahD, Thanks for taking time to leave us this nice review. We are extremely happy to read you became a loyal customer and appreciate our food selection. Can't wait to host you again soon!

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FI
London
52 reviews
Dined on 30 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fantastic lunch at Cocochan. We went for the tasting menu, which was incredible value for money. It was a slow day and service was perfect. Recommended.

Cocochan
Responded on 6 February 2019

Dear FredInLondon, Thanks for taking time to leave us this amazing review. We are super happy you enjoyed your lunch with us and gave this great feedback about our Tasting Menu. Hope to see you again soon!

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a
London
1 review
Dined on 29 December 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 2

Service was borderline rude
Food kind of ok but indifferent
Would not go back

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SW
London
7 reviews
Dined on 23 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good sushi. Good selection of cocktails. Last minute booking and hit the spot just perfectly.

Cocochan
Responded on 6 February 2019

Dear SarieW, Thanks for sharing you feedback with us. We work hard to provide the best food selection and great customer service. Hope to host you again soon!

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RW
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ordered from the tasting menu. Everything was perfect

Cocochan
Responded on 6 February 2019

Dear RobertW, Thanks for sharing with us your feedback. Our customer's opinion is valuable to us and work hard to provide the best food and customer service. Happy to see that reflected on your last visit!

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SA
London
3 reviews
Dined on 21 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was wonderful - we were celebrating our 6th anniversary. Loved the food, service and ambience

Cocochan
Responded on 6 February 2019

Dear SamiaA, Thanks for taking time to leave us this review. We are honoured you chose our restaurant to celebrate such a special occasion and had ad amazing experience! Hope to see you again!

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R
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 20 December 2018
Overall 2food 5service 1ambience 2

Worst service I’ve ever had- 6 dishes came out wrong and the staff were not at all phased by it. Gave us one dish we had not ordered 3 separate times while we were still waiting for our food. Came for a birthday and wish I had chosen somewhere else. Food, when it did arrive, was tasty though.

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L
London
36 reviews
Dined on 18 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Early dinner (5pm) with girls. Treated really well. Food good, esp chilli edamames is in a lovely spot.

Cocochan
Responded on 6 February 2019

Dear Leesh, Thanks for sharing with us your feedback. Happy you had a good experience and liked our food. Hope to host you and your friends again!

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TF
Brighton
3 reviews
Dined on 14 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic - we had the taster menu and everything was delicious. Highly recommended

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DM
London
1 review
Dined on 11 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First things first, it felt like the waiters and waitresses made a conscious effort to enhance the dining experience without encroaching on personal space. The ambiance was comfortably intimate, with warm atmospheric lighting, perfect for the setting. All three courses were of commendable presentation. The authenticity of the dishes were complimented by great taste and full flavour. It was somewhat austentatious but not obscenely overpriced. Overall it was a very nice experience and the music accompanied said experience rather aptly.

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A
London
32 reviews
Dined on 6 December 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

A good array of food on offer in the tasting menu with very generous portions. The music in the background is very subtle.

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AB
London
5 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Alway amazing foot and service! If you get Sash as your server you are in for a treat!

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SF
Newcastle
4 reviews
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was our first time here, and we’ll def be back!
Loved everything about this place.
We had the set menu which was really good value, decent portion sizes, amazing flavours and selection of dishes.
Service was very friendly without being intrusive.
Really outstanding.

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KD
London
15 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

Menu has changed and the food has lost its touch from before. Price gone up and just not worth it.

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PM
London
58 reviews
Dined on 21 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, decor, ambience and service. Many thanks to the team working there - you were all superb and ensured we had a great time.

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MB
London
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 5

The food is nothing special so I think it was very overpriced.
It's a beautiful restaurant but food is standard. I'm not sure I would go back.

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LT
London
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service is great. Food is really good.
I would recommend sharing the mains.

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SR
London
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great staff, delicious food and good value for money. We had the set lunch and mocktails

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PC
London
1 review
Dined on 13 November 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Had sushi rolls: not bad but average freshness and very small size, especially for the price. I guess this is not unusual for London, but you would not survive long in New York...

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GS
London
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

We ordered gyoza and vegetable tempura for starters. The gyoza were good but the tempura was too salty for my taste. The sushi was fresh but it was not particularly tasty. The dessert, chocolate fondant, was quite good. We ordered two but the waiter misunderstood our order and only brought us one, so the second was on the house which was a nice gesture. The ambience is nice and cosy, good for a date, but was not too impressed with the food.

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RS
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Great service ,superb food
Tables a bit too close together especially when someone on the next table has wind!

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HB
London
20 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 1

I wouldn’t go back. The food was fine but the overall experience wasn’t pleasant. We were sat next to a pungent plug-in air freshener which made it feel like we were eating in the bathroom. Our waiter was over-attentive when we wanted time to look at the menu at our leisure, and then under-attentive when we actually needed attention: forgot 2 of the things we ordered, kept the wine away from our table and didn’t notice when it needed topping up etc. Food was tasty but not great value for money, and the tasting menu can only be ordered in multiples of two people which we hadn’t realised when booking (it just said minimum two people).

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VJ
London
102 reviews
Dined on 19 October 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Nice new place in our neighbourhood! Really enjoyed the steamed dumpling selection (diverse & tasty). Duck buns were also delicious. Would go back.

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