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United Ramen, Upper Street

Where United Ramen, Upper Street What United Ramen dishes are created using traditions inspired by Japan and infused with different cultural flavours. After spending three years in Asia Pacific, American-Brit owner Aaron found the lack of great noodle shops in London frustrating and created United Ramen as an ode to the great Ramen he found in Japan. The experience United Ramen is the new kid on the Ramen block. Situated on trendy Upper Street in Islington, the brightly coloured restaurant made me feel like I had walked into the ramen version of Yo! Sushi. The menu is split into sections – UR Ramen, deep rich broths; Hiyashi Ramen, cold ramen noodle salads; a range of sides and specials. As you would imagine there is also a range of sake on offer, along with some fun bubble teas. Owner Aaron didn’t want to imitate authentic Japanese ramen, instead he makes nods to the delicious noodle bowls and adds his own flair. Diners can choose from two different kinds of noodles – thin and straight, which cling …