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Asia's 50 best restaurants 2015
Victory for Indian chef's eatery in Bangkok marks second year of success for Thai capital in San Pellegrino Asia's 50 Best Restaurant Awards

Shimbashi restaurants

Domo arigato, Mr Robata: Classic robatayaki at Musashi

Domo arigato, Mr Robata: Classic robatayaki at Musashi

This Shimbashi robatayaki knocks up a nice variety of grilled eats and serves it directly to you via a giant spatula
Kagaya: Izakaya dining as performance art

Kagaya: Izakaya dining as performance art

Japan is full of insane restaurants with bizarre concepts but Mark Kagaya's 'variety' pub, where you have to literally sing for your supper, may take the cake