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Summary

On a quiet alleyway near Piccadilly Circus, this typically low-key (but “welcoming”) Japanese, has been an insider’s secret for more than two decades, with a simple counter downstairs and table service up. Practically all diners agree it’s on good form again now, “after many years of changing chefs and menus”.

£48
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Hiding in a side alley, this “favourite Japanese” is an “oasis of calm of the highest quality in Piccadilly”. “The welcome is always amazing” (“I feel like a treasured friend”), and the food (which has had its ups and downs over the years) “very fresh and simple” but “artfully produced”. There’s quite a contrast in style between the ground floor counter and small upstairs space.

£44
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Tucked away in an alley off Piccadilly”, this quirky café-style venue is “as near as you can get to genuine Japanese food” in London. Opinions differ on whether it is nicer downstairs or in the small upstairs area, but “sitting at the counter is a great option for the solo diner”.

£44
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A must for sushi-lovers, expert or novice!” – an “interesting” little Japanese café, tucked down an alley “around a corner near the Royal Academy”.

£44
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Yoshino Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Yoshino Restaurant in W1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Yoshino restaurant.
Trevor J
Small Japanese restaurant tucked away down ...
Reviewed 20 days ago

"Small Japanese restaurant tucked away down a narrow alley. Worth seeking out for simple but well prepared Japanese fare. Lunch pricing attractive by West End standards."

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Trevor J
Intimate friendly Japanese café restaurant...
Reviewed 7 months, 1 day ago

"Intimate friendly Japanese café restaurant tucked away down a narrow lane. Good value (for central London!) £20 lunch delicious apart from dry, overcooked chicken teriyaki. Worth giving another go though!"

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Jayar R
Avoid!!! Hate to leave such a negative revi...
Reviewed 8 months, 16 days ago

"Avoid!!! Hate to leave such a negative review but just experienced the worst Japanese food I've eaten in London in the last 36 years!!! Where to start, Spider rolls with cold soft greasy soft shell crab wrapped in soft chewy nor I that was clearly made long before I ordered. Ox tongue so tough it was inedible and only fit for the bottom of a shoe. Very sad, this used to be a great restaurant years ago, not a single Japanese person in there, should have known better."

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £30.00 £40.00
Dinner £36.00 £58.00

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£2.00 £12.00 £8.00 £4.80
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £26.00
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Service 12.50%
3 Piccadilly Pl, London, W1J 0DB
Opening hours
Monday12 pm-2:30 pm, 5:30 pm-9:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm-2:30 pm, 5:30 pm-9:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm-2:30 pm, 5:30 pm-9:30 pm
Thursday12 pm-2:30 pm, 5:30 pm-9:30 pm
Friday12 pm-2:30 pm, 5:30 pm-9:30 pm
Saturday12 pm-11 pm
SundayCLOSED

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