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.
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Matsuri St James
15 Bury Street St. James'sLondonSW1Y 6AL
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
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
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
Great place for teppanyaki in London. Quite authentic massive sake menu with over 60 choices and a sake sommelier too. Good sushi too. Have the fireball ice cream for a blazing finish.more
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