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2-4 Old Street
The City
+44 (0)20 7250 3737
Public transport:
Old Street, Underground
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Yelp Reviews


4 out of 5 based on 22 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Life

4.0 out of 5 15 November 2014
by Maria Vittoria V.

I usually never go to the same restaurant more that twice since I love to discover new places. Anyway when I want to eat sushi there's only one place that comes to my mind every time: Life in Old Street. Good sushi for a good price. The staff is very friendly and the atmosphere is relaxed. I just didn't like the tempura that I had once, not enough crunchy but nothing to say about nigiri and...more

1.0 out of 5 9 June 2014
by Songyi L.

Sashimi is Not fresh at all!!

Worse experience n overprice , SAVE UR TIME N MONEY for other better restaurant.more

4.0 out of 5 15 May 2014
by Lau M.

This is a great place for a quick lunch during the work day that still feels like a 'proper' restaurant meal. The lunch sets are good value and tasty. Attentive and quick service. The decor is minimal and cool.more

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

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

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