Rainer Becker, the man behind Knightsbridge restaurant Zuma, has opened a new Japanese restaurant called Roka in London’s Charlotte Street. The head chef is Nicholas Watt, a New Zealander who has worked in Japan. The restaurant was designed by Noriyoshi Muramatsu and cost £2.2m. The restaurant is favourably reviewed in The Daily Telegraph despite some reported teething troubles. Financial Times 24/07/04 page W4 (Food and Drink, Weekend) The Daily Telegraph 24/07/04 page 18 (Weekend)