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“The teppanyaki hotplate grill with small sushi bar” at this low-key St James’s basement “could not be more authentically Japanese”. Food and service are generally praised, especially the “fixed-price lunch menu”, but a sizeable minority complain that it’s “overpriced for what it is”.
“Great teppanyaki in the traditional style” is an “entertaining experience” (especially for a business occasion) at this pricey St James’s Japanese; not so the “drab” interior however.
For “authentic teppan-yaki exquisitely done”, this long-established St James’s basement is just the job, even if the “ambience could be better”; “the sushi bar is a secret gem”.
“Very good teppanyaki” is the prime draw to this long-established St James’s basement, where there is also a high-quality sushi bar – both inspire pretty solid feedback, but little in the way of excitement.
15 Bury St, London, SW1Y 6AL
dinner 6 pm - 10 pm
Last orders: 10.30 pm, Sun 10 pm