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KATSU curry shop and Japanese restaurant will open this month in Glasgow city center


An exciting new Japanese restaurant and curry shop will open in Glasgow this month.

KATSU is expected to welcome its first customers to West Nile Street on April 26 and “bring the flavors of the Far East to the city center”

The new dining venue promises an upbeat atmosphere with an “Izikaya” style of service, serving high quality Japanese street food for lunch and dinner.

In addition to various katsu curry options, the menu will also feature gyoza, chicken karaage, the iconic katsu sando sandwich, and katsu currywurst.

The team behind downtown Japanese sushi restaurant Tamaki announced their latest venture this afternoon and said, “The super cool restaurant and curry shop will bring the flavors of the Far East to the city center. from Glasgow.



KATSU has arrived on West Nile Street

“The new restaurant on West Nile Street will offer an upbeat atmosphere with a Japanese ‘Izikaya’ style of service, so don’t expect fancy flourishes or white tablecloths like this easygoing restaurant. The casual concept aims to merge high. quality Japanese street food for lunch and dinner while enjoying a beer and chatting with friends over deliciously salty fries.

KATSU Glasgow will open in the former City Patio location at 53 West Nile Street, run by the team behind popular restaurant brand Tamaki. The Japanese curry store, which was slated to open before the Covid hit, is nearing completion and will open Monday, April 26, 2021.

From Chicken or Vegetable Gyoza and Chicken Wing Karaage with King Shrimp Tempura or Crispy Duck Salad to the signature menu “Katsu Curry” with options of Chicken, Beef, Wagyu, Pork, duck, salmon, squid and tuna – all served with Katsu curry sauce, miso soup and a choice of rice or udon noodles The menu will feature many exciting dishes including Hurricane fries and a Katsu Currywurst starting at 6.95 £.

“A Katsu Sando – named after Japanese sandwich slang – is also on the menu. Katsu Sando has been a phenomenon in Japan for decades and has become the coolest thing since sliced ​​bread in the UK. to become an instant phenomenon, Sando’s rolling selection includes chicken, tofu, salmon and crispy duck – all served on Japanese milk bread with a delicious curry sauce. “



japanese sandwich katsu sando
The famous katsu sando

KATSU co-owner and chef Kun Chen commented: KATSU Glasgow is unique. It’s laid back, really fun, and we welcome diners who love Japanese food and flavors. We take the quality of our food seriously, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously. Whether you’re seeing friends again on a Thursday night or looking for a place to spend a Saturday afternoon, KATSU is a place to discover in the heart of Glasgow city center “.



Members of the public enjoy their first drink at a beer garden at SWG3 on July 6, 2020 in Glasgow, Scotland.  Beer gardens across Scotland are allowed to reopen today as coronavirus lockdown restrictions are further relaxed in the country

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The 22-seat restaurant offers a mix of high and low seating, plus comfortable booths for watching all of the venue’s action from the sides. The space is decorated with bright interiors and graffiti murals, inspired by chic Japanese urban streets.



Chef Katsu and co-owner Kun Chen
Chef Katsu and co-owner Kun Chen

KATSU Glasgow will open every week from Monday to Sunday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. from Monday April 26, 2021 and from Monday to Sunday from 12 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. from Monday May 17, 2021.

You can visit www.katsuglasgow.co.uk to sign up for first access to bookings now, while you can find further updates on Instagram at www.instagram.com/katsuglasgow.



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