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Nick Knowles spotted in Bath visiting new Japanese restaurant


A new Japanese restaurant was opened by Nick Knowles in Bath last night (Wednesday July 28).

Robun, run by Enhanced Hospitality, opened with great fanfare on George Street with a crowd ringing at the new restaurant.

Enhanced Hospitality is the name behind the luxury Japanese restaurant Ginza St. James’s in Mayfair and officially the legendary Pan-Asian icon of Camden’s market, Gilgamesh.

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Building on the group’s track record of creating world-class Pan-Asian cuisine, Robun aims to be the benchmark for quality Japanese plates in Bath and has been expertly crafted to deliver a refreshing new take on cooking. Japanese cuisine.

Robun’s kitchen is run by former Ivy Asia chef, Jon Claro.

Jon’s experience in Pan-Asian cuisine is unmatched as he ran Sticks’N’Sushi and was a chef at Pen Yen in Soho Farmhouse.

Mr. Claro said, “I put all my heart and soul into creating the Robun menu, and my goal is to provide high quality, sustainable food, provide excellent service and be talked about with. our expertly designed small Japanese plates.

“I can’t wait to crack.”

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LR, Roger Payne, restaurant owner, Jon Claro, chef and Rakesh Menon, restaurant manager at the opening night of Robun, a new Japanese restaurant operated by Enhanced Hospitality, George Street, Bath. July 29, 2021.

Roger Payne, CEO of Enhanced Hospitality, said: “Having spent more than two decades launching successful projects in the Pan Asian market, I am delighted to open Robun in the heart of Bath.

“Japanese cuisine has experienced a kind of renaissance in recent years and we can’t wait for everyone to enjoy Robun’s sensational little plates with friends and relatives at our newly renovated restaurant on George Street.”

Robun is a tribute to Japanese author Kanagaki Robun and his 1872 book Seiyō ryōritsū, which introduced Western barbecue to Japan.

The restaurant offers a modern take on ‘Yakiniku’, specializing in sharing platters of fine robata grilled meats, seafood and vegetables fused with elements from all over Asia, accompanied by inspired cocktails, wines and a huge selection of Japanese whiskeys in the most inviting and sociable of settings.

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Robun, a new Japanese restaurant, operated by Enhanced Hospitality, in Bath.

In addition to its innovative selection of sashimi, salads and small bites, its fresh sushi is served in a variety of creative incarnations, including a soft shell crab tempura roll with kimchi mayonnaise and a Wagyu nigiri topped with caviar. with truffled miso yuzu sauce.

Robun’s unique Japanese afternoon tea set brings together items from his menu and fine Japanese teas, perfect for an elegant afternoon with friends.

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