Atari-ya

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Now that word has got out, it’s not so easy to bag a table at this dinky sushi joint, so phone ahead. Why the popularity? It’s Atari-ya’s flipping fresh fish – the quality soars above what you’ll find at chain sushi joints, but not the prices. Glossy slivers of tuna, salmon, yellowtail and mackerel are neatly lined up on wooden boards with mounds of wasabi and pickled ginger. Sushi aside, there’s much else to please: deep-fried halibut is like a fishy version of agedashi tofu in a soft, fragrant broth; chicken yakitori come as tasty little skewers; and the tempura has all the requisite crispness without any grease. Drink draught Asahi or warm saké and be sure to bring cash: you’ll want to reward the obliging staff, but tips aren’t accepted on credit cards.

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Atari-ya

75 Fairfax Road ,London NW6 4EE

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Worst treatment ever!!! Disrepectful and rude...

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Feb 2015

I had a terrible experience, but it had nothing to do with the food. When I go to restaurant is not only for the food but for the service, so imagine my surprise when after ordering starters, mains, beer and wine, the waitress comes to us while I'm in the middle of enjoying my desert with the bill and tells me we have to leave because the next customer is waiting. NO WARNING!!! First of all, if you had a reservation you should've let us know before hand, in which case we would decide if we...

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  • Food & Drink: 6
  • Service: 1
  • Atmosphere: 1
  • Value: 2

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    When my desperation for Japanese food gets the better of me (which is often) I seem to repeatedly find myself fleeing to the Bond Street Atari-Ya branch. I think it serves one of the best sashimi/sushi for its price/quality ratios in London. Having partook of their raw selection multiple times, I was always curious to see how their cooked food fared. However, such an undertaking required an audacious trip to the provinces (Swiss Cottage).
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  • Address: 75 Fairfax Road, London NW6 4EE
  • Telephone: 020 7328 5338
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  • Opening Times: Tues-Sun 12N-2.30pm 6-10pm

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