Kibako is a key part of area’s restaurant revival.
The welcome from chef’s team at Kibako may give you a jolt: the chefs in the open kitchen chant a loud greeting in Japanese to all that enter. You can take a seat at the bar to watch them at work. Admire their knife skills, the intricate latticed carpentry and the traditional paper lanterns dangling overhead.
Its signature will be the ‘kibako’ omakase-style boxes containing between six to 12 hand-crafted sushi and sashimi dishes chosen by the kitchen staff. .
Each kibako box will feature between six and twelve sushi and sashimi dishes chosen by the chef, such as seared butterfish with red jalapeno sauce, rock shrimp tempura, and hand dived scallop with plum, forming the first part of Kibako’s set menu offering.
Ranging from seared butterfish with red jalapeño sauce to hand-dived scallop with plum, the selection is chosen personally by the kitchen for each guest.
Boxing clever: contemporary Japanese restaurant Kibako to launch in Fitzrovia
restaurant’s offering will be omakase-style boxes, each containing between six and 12 hand-crafted sushi and sashimi dishes per diner, with the selection personally chosen by the kitchen for each guest.
Diners can also opt to go a la carté, selecting from a menu of sushi, sashimi, maki and carpaccio, as well as larger, hot-dishes such as seafood donburi and A5 Kagoshima wagyu don, all of which are served with rice, miso soup and Japanese pickles.
Its signature will be the ‘kibako’ omakase-style boxes containing between six to 12 hand-crafted sushi and sashimi dishes chosen by the kitchen staff.
Kibako is being billed as a modern Japanese restaurant, which takes its name from omakase-style boxes that are one of the key parts of the menu. These kikabo boxes feature 10-12 pieces of sushi and sashimi which they say are “chosen personally by the kitchen for each guest”.
Kibako’s menu will feature re-imaginings of classic dishes that combine specialist Japanese ingredients with the highest-quality produce from around the world.