Experience the passion, an entire philosophy, that moves traditional Japanese cuisine into the modern age at this Michelin-starred restaurant. Leave the world you know behind...

Using the finest ingredients sourced from across the world, Umu serves timeless Japanese cuisine.


Typical meal price: From £41.00 (USD51.61) per diner

£41 and over

Venue Details & Map


14-16 Bruton Place

Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 29 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Umu

5.0 out of 5 30 October 2016
by Lily H.

Amazing amazingggg!!

Such a gem with delicious food and super fresh sashimi, combined with impeccably creative presentation. We didn't order the kaiseki since you have to order as a table, and we wanted to try different things.

Start with a complimentary amuse bouche - ours that day was mushroom and spinach. We ordered the seared lobster and corian appetizer starter - fresh, great sauce,...more

1.0 out of 5 1 May 2016
by A B.

Overpriced, don't go if you are looking for sushi.

After 3 days in Paris and a couple more here in London, having dined on fabulous but very heavy food, our group of four was ready for a great sushi meal. Based on sterling reviews, we booked Umu. The restaurant is on a back street, tucked away and is very beautiful. We were offered champagne (not free) upon being seated. The first...more

5.0 out of 5 22 November 2015
by Caroline L.

I love Kaiseki cuisine and my favorite restaurant closed so I decided to try another one.

The restaurant is very pretty and situated in very fancy Mayfair. It's definitively a place you go to impress someone (there's no visible sign outside, you have to put you hand on a panel and the wood door opens itself)

The Kaiseki menu is composed of 8 small dishes and it was really delicious. It was...more

5.0 out of 5 21 June 2015
by Ninad S.

Incredible Kaiseki in an uber cool ambience. If want to explore what Kaiseki is, watch the Chef's Table episode on Netflix featuring Niki Nakayama before dropping £115 for the set menu. But worth every bit. Delicate, formal and well executed.more

5.0 out of 5 17 September 2014
by Fatima A.

One of the best Japanese in London, makes the other look overrated .

The sushi and the wagyu grade 11 Japanese it just melts in ur mouth

And finally adding the chocolate fingers at the end makes it an abominationmore

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