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Swanky Aqua Kyoto feels more like a nightclub, with bouncers, red carpets, loud music, moody lighting and a sexily groomed, exuberant clientele… more »
Aussie chef Ross Shonhan (of Zuma fame) has jumped on the noodle bandwagon with his new venture Bone Daddies, a hip ramen house born out of the… more »
‘Don’t be fooled by the lack of presence’, advises a fan; Chisou may lack cliquey, celeb-spotting credentials, but it delivers food of ‘fantastic… more »
There are some Japanese restaurants with more sex appeal than Defune, & there are others with more atmosphere or lower prices, but an impeccable… more »
Housed in an easy-to-miss cottagey building, Dinings is a tiny bonsai bunker with huge appeal. The ‘squashed' basement surrounds can be a source… more »
A lure for foodie pilgrims & salarymen alike, this unselfconscious, undiluted Japanese is really for those who are serious about raw fish. The… more »
Like the nearby May Fair Hotel, Nobu's Berkeley Street outpost is a regular stake-out for paparazzi on the prowl for catwalk queens and premiership… more »
Great sushi isn't so easy to find outside ‘W' postcodes, so City workers and East London residents are right to seize upon Pham Sushi. Plainly… more »
As hot as a slab of grilled Wagyu, this swanky Japanese stunner overlooking Canada Square is one of the finest dining options on the Wharf. Everything… more »
Roka ‘never fails to deliver', insists a fervent admirer of this Japanese heavyweight, which is currently closing in on its first decade as a… more »
The Hakkasan group's first foray into Japanese cuisine, revamped Sake No Hana is now comfortable in its new skin. Sip cocktails and nibble… more »
Bonsai portions and sumo-sized bills are no deterrent to the oligarchs, A-listers and hedge-fund managers who congregate behind Sumosan's… more »
Press the touchpad on the curious space-age door and whoosh through the curtains to reveal Umu's seductive dining room – all shiny wood surfaces… more »
‘Subdued in the noble environs of Northumberland Avenue', little Watatsumi deserves to be more busy than it generally is. This smart, marble-pillared… more »
The brainchild of two Nobu protégés, this funky sushi joint sets the bar high with its innovative take on raw fish and more besides. A 15-seat… more »
Discover London’s top Japanese restaurants with Square Meal’s guide to the best Japanese restaurants in London. Japanese cuisine has taken London by storm over recent years and has fast become one of the most fashionable cuisines in the capital. Considered as a delicate, subtle and highly visual cuisine, you’ll often find Japanese cuisine to be beautifully presented and served in small portions. There are many typical dishes within Japanese cuisine, such as sushi, sashimi, tempura, teriyaki and yakitori, each and every one a work of culinary art in its own right.
Japanese dining is on the increase in London and there are now numerous great Japanese restaurants to choose from. Many of London’s Pan Asian restaurants also serve Japanese food too so the choice is wide and varied. Square Meal’s list of the best Japanese restaurants in London is a handy guide to London’s top Japanese restaurants, ensuring your Japanese meal in London is first class.
Every one of the Japanese restaurants featured in Square Meal’s list of London’s top Japanese restaurants have been tried and tested by food critics and our own customers so check out the reviews and book a table online with Square Meal today. As well as the restaurants on this page, we have listings for Japanese restaurants in the West End including Covent Garden and Mayfair , Japanese restaurants in Central London including Knightsbridge and Chelsea and Japanese restaurants in The City as well as Japanese restaurants throughout the rest of London. Each Square Meal listing features an independent review, as well as reviews from diners, together with unique special offers such as free drinks and discounts.