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Summary

“Having eaten in the fish market in Tokyo I know how authentic this restaurant is. Amazing!” – Harumi and Toru Takahashi are “charming hosts” and their “very intimate” Clerkenwell 7-seater serves “astonishing” sushi and other fare – “a mix of traditional and experimental dishes with perfect quality as the unifying factor”. It invites some comparison with The Araki, although “here you can enjoy Japanese-style seasonality without splashing quite so much cash”. “Booking is taken in one morning, two weeks in advance. It’s a race. Follow the Twitter account for a chance to get a last-minute seat”.

£59
Exceptional
Exceptional
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“As close to the Japanese sushi-ya experience as it’s possible to get outside Asia”; you sit at the bar, one of only 7 people face-to-face with the chef at this “amazing” Clerkenwell “hole in the wall”, run by a “lovely husband and wife team” and serving sushi “like an incredible dream”. (“It’s akin to the Vienna Philharmonic performing just for you and six others, while explaining every note!”)

£58
Exceptional
Exceptional
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“You are sat at the bar, one of only 7 people, face-to-face with the chef”, at this “intense” Clerkenwell one-off, which is run by a “superb husband-and-wife team”; the sushi is “the best in the UK”, so it’s no surprise that “getting a table takes real commitment”.

£58
Exceptional
Exceptional
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Having lived in Tokyo for 5 years, this is the only sushi bar in the UK that bears comparison!” – this Clerkenwell hole-in-the-wall is “a labour of love” which “redefines Japanese food in London”; “unfortunately the word is out and, as there are only 7 seats, it is impossible to get a booking”.

£54
Exceptional
Exceptional
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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7.45 pm, Thu-Fri 8 pm, Sat 7 pm

Sushi Tetsu Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Sushi Tetsu Restaurant in EC1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Sushi Tetsu restaurant.
michael b
wow. Never eating sushi any where else agai...
Reviewed 9 months, 1 day ago

"wow. Never eating sushi any where else again - Unless I go to Japan"

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12 Jerusalem Pas, London, EC1V 4JP
Opening hours

Last orders: 7.45 pm, Thu-Fri 8 pm, Sat 7 pm

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