31 Colston Street, Bristol, tel: 0117 914 1488

Communal tables, open kitchen and a pan-Asian menu, from sushi to satays and salt and pepper squid. Set menus start at £12.50pp for a table for four

The Secret Garden

62 Trongate, Glasgow, tel: 0141 548 1330

Tucked in behind the popular Gate Bar, the Garden specialises in Asian fusion tapas, with Korean grilled beef, chicken laksa and tamarind scallops for £5 to £6 a dish

Cha Cha Moon

15-21 Ganton Street, London W1,tel: 020 7297 9800

Sixteen years after founding Wagamama, Alan Yau is serving up Penang prawn noodles, Singaporean char kway teow and Taiwanese beef noodles at £3.50 a pop