Chotto Matte


Chotto Matte restaurant and bar offers guests fresh and high quality Japanese inspired Nikkei cuisine. Chotto Matte’s menu features a tasting menu of seven courses for just £40. Open from 12pm-1.30am, Chotto Matte welcomes diners day and night. As well as the delicious food guests can also experience a unique drinks offering in the lounge area with a large collection of fine wines, sakes, shochu and premium Japanese whiskies. Andy Martin’s striking interior design fuses both natural materials such as lava stone and burnt cedar with art inspired by Tokyo’s contemporary urban culture. Four distinct areas split over three floors house a lounge, sushi bar, robata grill and a 180 cover restaurant offering guests a multi-layered experience that blurs the boundaries between modern and traditional aesthetics.

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Venue Details & Map

Chotto Matte

11-13 Frith Street
+44 (0)20 7042 7171
Public transport:
Tottenham Court Road, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews


3 out of 5 based on 41 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Chotto Matte

2.0 out of 5 12 February 2015
by Sanj M.

I've only had the (mis)fortune of sampling the bar here, not the restaurant, and it always saddens me to report that it was the staff that put a dampener on the night :(

It was a busy weeknight eve when I went in with a group of colleagues, as we were attracted by the buzz from the outside and the funky awnings. It was pretty rammed inside, but whilst I was busy admiring the very cool...more

5.0 out of 5 28 January 2015
by Anne-Claire C.

I went there with friends working in hospitality and we all agreed, this was our best culinary experience by far.

Staff friendly and helpful, always keep an eye on your needs.

Chefs are brilliant, the food is delicious, the combination between 2 cultures is perfectly done.

5 stars restaurant! decoration, staff and food are great!more

4.0 out of 5 2 November 2014
by Vicki F.

Another one of those Japanese / Peruvian fusion restaurants in London. Restaurant has a great vibe and the food on the whole was yum. For the sautéed eggplant which had chopped up egg plant, I prefer how it's done at other restaurants where they grill half a large eggplant with the miso on top which gives it a nice caramelised flavour.

Service was a little lacking. Waiter came to ask for our...more

5.0 out of 5 15 October 2014
by Kimberly C.

This restaurant changed my life. The whole ethos of the restaurant's sharing concept was beautifully explained to us by our waiter who equated sharing food or sharing a meal as an expression of love.

Overall, the food was beautifully presented and a flavour to match. The Japanese and Peruvian flavours blended together perfectly. There were Japanese ingredients and dishes with Latin American...more

4.0 out of 5 16 August 2014
by Katie B.

Seeing as I dined here with Rob H., many of his views and experiences mirror my own (though, let's face it, generally more eloquently written by him than me. Best to skip the rest of this and find his.... kidding... sort of).

The really nice thing about this place is that, for the money, the sharing menus are, I think, a pretty good deal. I always worry, particular at seafood-orientated...more

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