Life

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4 out of 5 Based on 19 reviews

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Life

Address
2-4 Old Street
The City
London
EC1V 9NR
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7250 3737
Public transport:
Old Street, Underground

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4 out of 5 based on 19 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Life

1.0 out of 5 25 March 2014
by Diane Z.

A confusing experience. The staff was Japanese, so I was hoping for some quality, authentic food.

They start you with a complimentary mayo-sauce-covered spinach dish - so weird and not appetizing.

We shared the sashimi platter and a shrimp tempura roll and the namesake Life roll. The sashimi was really bad quality and poorly cut. It tasted old and I was scared that I would get sick...more

2.0 out of 5 22 March 2014
by Travis M.

Strange strange place. Been a few times now and, while I really want to like it...well, I really don't. Last time there, they sat us at a corner table right next to the only other people in the place. Not entirely weird until you realize that table faced the other people. We literally sat 2 meters from them and watched them while we ate. The food? Meh. Better portions/options than...more

4.0 out of 5 14 March 2014
by M S.

Good Japanese in East London is hard to find, but Life is a gem.

Sashimi is fresh and all dishes are beautifully presented. The staff are very polite and efficient (everything you'd expect from a great Japanese restaurant).more

3.0 out of 5 24 February 2014
by Grace K.

The ambiance is great. Nice open space, quiet, and clean simple decor. The sushi was good. Tasted fresh. The beef tataki and the black cod was my favorite- good flavors put together for those dishes. Scallop ceviche was a bit too citrous-y. The rolls were ok. It wasn't bad and it wasn't amazing. Just ok- like the review rating. Can't say I was impressed or wow'ed with anything in particular so...more

4.0 out of 5 2 February 2014
by London S.

Went there for the first time a few weeks ago and loved it. Authentic menu, restricted but tasteful selection, great service and quite/relaxed atmosphere. Delicious.

My new local sushi spot.more