Matsuri is re-opening as Onodera in April 2017.
Harden's survey result
For 25 years we've been curating reviews of the UK's most notable restaurant. This year diners have submitted over 60,000 reviews to create the most authoritative restaurant guide in the UK.
“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”.
15 Bury St, London, SW1Y 6AL
dinner 6 pm - 10 pm
Last orders: 10.30 pm, Sun 10 pm