Matsuri St James


High quality Japanese food is served in the Oriental surroundings of Matsuri in St James's. Designed in the style of a Japanese festival, from the ornate decorations to the kimono-clad waitresses, a fresh sushi counter is accompanied by hot teriyaki grills, seafood, soups and tempura. To complete the experience, there's sake as well as traditional wines at this fashionable city favourite.

Typical meal price: From £41.00 (USD50.25) per diner

£41 and over

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Matsuri St James

15 Bury Street St. James's
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 20 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Matsuri St James

5.0 out of 5 5 April 2016
by Ellen R.

Incredible sushi; imaginative, unique, high quality and incredible nuances of flavor. We celebrated my son's birthday and had some of the best sushi we ever had, even when compared to great sushi in NYC. Highly recommended!more

1.0 out of 5 31 January 2016
by Allison P.

I was very disappointed when Matsuri cancelled my Friday night reservation with only an hour and a half notice. They did not call to inform me but simply let an email from Open Table tell me the reservation was cancelled without any explanation. I didn't see the cancellation email before showing up at Matsuri, only to find the doors closed and sign posted saying the restaurant was closed for...more

4.0 out of 5 13 January 2016
by Shirley A.

intersting place

good for Teppanyaki (鉄板焼き, teppan-yaki) is a style of Japanese cuisine that uses an iron griddle to cook food. (i google it for you ha ;)

nice food lovely service the decor what decor? the restaurant looks tired, am i allow to say it looks neglected? oops i just said, in need of a redecoration asap, not what you expect in mayfair and for that price

they have private rooms...more

4.0 out of 5 8 March 2015
by Alex I.

One of the only places in London (and all of the UK) to have actual Kobe Beef from Japan. Sadly it's only A4 grade, but I'm guessing since the ban was only lifted months ago, it's going to take a while to make higher quality imports worth it. 100g was 125£, for reference it seems Sushi Samba has 160g for 150£, but I'm guessing you are paying a bit extra here for hotel service plus the...more

5.0 out of 5 17 September 2013
by Steven C.

A fantastic and very traditional sushi experience. The fish was amazingly fresh and well prepared. We sat downstairs at the sushi bar and let the chef pick our selection for the most part. They also had a representative from the Sake distributor there and got an education in how rice is polished.

A great overall experience but it comes with a cost.more

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