The Best Sushi Restaurants In London
Does the idea of fresh sashimi make you drool? Are you a sucker for tempura rolls? Have you got a hankering for nigiri? Get out there and explore London’s sushi scene. We’ve tracked down the finest practitioners of Japanese cuisine this side of Tokyo, and we’re talking about tech-savy Soho restaurants, sky-high city plots and chilled casual sake joints in our list of the best sushi restaurants in London.
Ayllu is not only one of the best places to eat sushi in London, but it also celebrates the very best in modern Nikkei cuisine. Against a backdrop of stylish furnishings and dimmed lightning, you can tuck into stunning fusion small plates celebrating South American and Asian flavours.
Taking on the identities of two of the world's most flavourful cuisines, Mommi is a finely executed hybrid of Japanese and South American cultures making for one sensational culinary offering. Tease your palate with their raw plates, including some incredibly unique sushi dishes.
Temakinho is one of the best sushi restaurants in London, thanks to its masterful blend of Japanese and Brazilian flavours. Get your fill of tasty small plates, punchy concoctions and party vibes at one of their stunning spots.
Perfectly perched just off Regent Street and with a stunning rooftop terrace for summertime, Aqua Kyoto is one swish new sushi restaurant in central London. Expect to find a menu of omakase sushi and sashimi, alongside signature dishes of tempura and robata grilled goods.
From sharing platters topped off with Champagne to sushi and sashimi experiences that see mouthwatering selections made-to-order and paired with sake, The Leopard Bar is a top spot when it comes to cracking Japanese cuisine in London. Pop open some bottles and get stuck in.
Bringing the taste of Tokyo to Battersea, KIBOU is a must for any fan of Japanese cuisine. After reaching phenomenal success in Cheltenham, the team have brought their handmade delicacies, including much-talked-about volcano roll, to London's sushi lovers.
Head up to Chalk Farm Road where this unique East Asian restaurant is serving a stunning sushi selection. From fresh sashimi and delicious hand rolls to some of the best vegetarian sushi in London, it's a fun and friendly place to chow down on your favourite cuisine.
One of London's best new sushi restaurants, Gordon Ramsay's Lucky Cat offers a stunning selection of sushi and sashimi from brunch through dinner. Tuck into hiramasa kingfish don, wagyu tataki, spicy tuna maki and much more at this gorgeous Mayfair location.
This Leicester Square restaurant boasts a small but fantastic selection of sashimi, including turbot with shiso and ikura and seabass accompanied by lemon and sea salt. 8 at The Londoner also serve up seared Wagyu in a cut roll with asparagus and sesame ginger soy.
Clear your Saturday afternoons as Gordon Ramsay Bar & Grill – Park Walk dedicate four hours to sushi. The Chelsea restaurant is serving free flowing prosecco alongside several courses of sushi, including dishes such as trio of maki, salmon sashimi, and nigiri.
A fresh and contemporary Japanese eatery in Clapham, you just know that Tsunami's sushi game is going to be strong. Make yourself at home with its dedicated sushi section; the avocado and cucumber, shrimp tempura and scallop and smelt egg rolls would be great place to start.