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Umu

Japanese Restaurant in London

Umu, 14-16 Bruton Pl, London, W1J 6LX
020 7499 8881    Email    Website   
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2016 Survey Result
Overall Value
2
out of 5
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2
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“The kaiseki is a revelation, and a confirmation of chef Yoshi’s vast talents”, say fans of Marlon Abela’s Kyoto-style venture in a tucked-away Mayfair mews, for whom this is “the best Japanese food outside of Japan”; almost as many reporters though, just obsess over the bill – “dear, oh dear, oh dear, oh dear…”
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Private Rooms Yes12
Last Orders 10.30 pm
Dress Code No trainers
Umu Restaurant Reviews
Reviews of Umu Restaurant in W1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Umu restaurant.
David C
Only one of the dishes on the set menu was ...
Overall Value
4.5
out of 5
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Reviewed 2 months, 17 days ago

"Only one of the dishes on the set menu was less than exceptional. Service staff totally informed about the food, Ambiance good if you are used to japanese understatement Sake list almost unbelievably long £12 for a cup of Matcha tea tells you all you need to know about the prices"

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Jenny Q
The Kaiseki tasting menu contains dishes un...
Overall Value
4
out of 5
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Reviewed 5 months, 5 days ago

"The Kaiseki tasting menu contains dishes unlike ones you'd find in most other Japanese restaurants in the UK. Umu serves tradition Kyoto styled cuisine, made with seasonal fresh ingredients. A good place to try something different, but they still serve some pretty amazing sushis!"

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Christine C
Best Japanese meal we've had outside of Jap...
Overall Value
4.5
out of 5
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Reviewed 1 years,

"Best Japanese meal we've had outside of Japan - superb bento box lunch made with excellent quality, super fresh ingredients - unlike one similarly priced Japanese restaurant we visited recently. Service was consistently pleasant, professional and attentive without being intrusive - perfect. Sake was at the high end of pricing, but very good, while the bento box lunch represented reasonable value, given the quality of the ingredients and that it included miso soup, rice salad and a lovely dessert. Will definitely return."

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