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Nobu's second London hotel opened in late 2020, with 249 rooms, a Nobu restaurant, a ballroom and meeting spaces.

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Summary

£114
£££££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Nobu Matsuhisa’s Marylebone three-year-old is higher-rated but less well-known than the original Nobu in Park Lane. Decor-wise, it’s more modern in style. Food-wise, it purveys the same, wizard Japanese-fusion cuisine for which the brand is internationally famous: most notably mesmerising sushi plus sensational signature dishes such as Black Cod. Practically all reports acknowledge the essential trade-off here: “it really cannot be beaten for deliciousness… but boy do you pay for it!”

Summary

£104
£££££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“More modern in style than its older Park Lane sister and far more trendy now” – this “large, dark and warmly” decorated venue, with outside terrace, beamed down into this latest outpost of the international chain in December 2020. But while “popular and packed”, with Japanese-fusion cuisine that’s often rated as “wonderful”, it’s “an expensive option compared with other Japanese venues” and “the food isn’t quite as good as the original at The Met”.

Summary

£99
 ££££
3
Good
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Almost as soon as the Berkeley Street branch of Nobu shut, the luxury brand opened its second London hotel (with 249 rooms) in December 2020: this time on the corner of Portman Square (in a swankily refurbished former Radisson Blu). Selling points include a soaring entrance hall, its bar with outside terrace, and one of its famous restaurants. Early reports (“still brilliant”, “stylish, overpriced, but lovely”) cast it in the same good-but-pricey mould as its stablemates, for wizard Japanese-fusion delicacies (black cod, yada yada). Initial support for the ambience and service, though, is lukewarm.

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22 Portman Square, London, W1H 7BG

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Nobu Portman Square Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Nobu Portman Square Restaurant in W1H, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Nobu Portman Square restaurant.
David J
Best afternoon tea ever. The sushi cups wer...
Reviewed 2 days ago

"Best afternoon tea ever. The sushi cups were the stars but all the savory treats were memorable. Super service, second helpings and multiple tea refills."

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Andrew W
Overrated for a long time, but food is alwa...
Reviewed 10 months, 11 days ago

"Overrated for a long time, but food is always reliable, though service is poor and it's full of wannabes"

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £120.00  

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£14.00 £28.00 £18.00 £14.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £58.00
Filter Coffee £6.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 15.00%
22 Portman Square, London, W1H 7BG
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10:30 pm
Saturday12:30 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10:30 pm
Sunday12:30 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm

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