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Best Japanese restaurants in London.
426 Coldharbour Lane, London SW9 8LF
Serving ‘Japanese soul food’ in buzzing Brixton, Nanban offers a one-page menu of big or small plates that are ideal for sharing and won’t break the bank.... more »
2 Ham Yard, London W1D 7DT
Small really is beautiful at this bijou Japanese newcomer – a showcase for melt-in-the-mouth Wagyu, particularly its super-premium version, Kobe beef.... more »
25 Conduit Street, London W1S 2XS
For his second bite of the cherry (his first was the short-lived Chrysan with the Hakkasan Group in 2012), Japanese star chef Yoshihiro Murata of Kyoto’s... more »
31 Peter Street, London W1F 0AR
Rocking ramen joint Bone Daddies offers a masterclass in noodle slurping – no wonder Japanese customers are first through the door, closely followed by... more »
4 Princes Street, London W1B 2LE
Equally popular with whisky-sipping Japanese businessmen and petite girls from nearby Vogue House, Chisou may lack cliquey, celeb-spotting credentials,... more »
31 Marylebone Lane, London W1U 2NH
“Really takes me back to life in Japan”, mused one well-travelled reader after visiting this bubbly oriental bolthole. Inside, Cocoro has a pleasingly... more »
11-13 Frith Street, London W1D 4RB
Modern and youthful, this champion of Nikkei cuisine (Japanese/Peruvian fusion) pulls out the stops in every department. Chotto Matte is a large two-floor... more »
34 George Street, London W1U 7DT
This oriental veteran claims to be the oldest Japanese restaurant in London, and it’s become renowned for offering standout traditional dishes in pleasingly... more »
22 Harcourt Street, London W1H 4HH
Having started life as a take on an izakaya, diminutive Dinings has established a strong line in clever ‘Japanese tapas’ – intelligently fashioned small... more »
41 Earlham Street, London WC2H 9LX
It’s fair to say F&B is a Marmite restaurant: you’ll love it or hate it. Detractors dub the place an “overhyped concept”, with noise levels “so high that... 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 Covent Garden, Mayfair, 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.