68 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 3LQ
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I'm absolutely stunned to finally find a great, reasonably priced sushi place in South Kensington. Seriously, the sashimi was fresh and served on a bed of ice... the hand rolls were tasty and well made and even the starter were spot on: fresh, salted edamame, etc.... Service was perfect, and the atmosphere was quiet but stylish and cool.
I asked the owner about the place, and he said the...more
I'd disagree with the previous reviewer -- she should feel like a bozo for dining at Dozo.
I live in South Kensington and was basically ecstatic when a Japanese restaurant which isn't a floating boat restaurant run by Indians was opening. Even more inrigued when I looked through the glass prior to opening day and the place looked like a Japanese hakkasan -- EXCITING!
Anyhow, finally made my...more
Yes, Lllycat was right. Sadly t is definitely Chinese owned and not authentic Japanese restaurant. As so many are in the area apart from around the corner - Tombo cafe in Thurloe Place which is 100% authentic Japanese - delicious and healthy. Hope they will be opening late at night soon.
However, Dozo is better than other so called 'Japanese' restaurants in the neighbourhood.more
I question if this place is authentically Japanese. I believe that if we probed deeper we'd discover that it is really owned and run by - ta ta taaaaa shock-horror- Chinese. The staff are all Chinese as are the chefs (from what I heard on the way to the loos). The food even tastes Chinese.
That said, the place is not bad given the dearth of good 'Japanese' in the area. As mentioned by a...more
Bit disappointing. We managed to order dishes that had us at under £10 a head for food but most of the menu is pretty expensive. The sushi was fine I guess - I don't have a very experienced palate. I quite liked the combination of spring onion with fatty tuna, but not so impressed with the salmon maki roll (I think I actually just don't like rolls as much as sashimi - but sashimi was twice the...more