Try modern Japanese fish and seafood dishes at this South Kensington restaurant, which focuses on a “head to tail” dining concept. Choose from a variety of dishes conjured up from all parts of a fish, including umami mackerel bone and fish skin or cod cheek with chilli amazu.
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Yashin Ocean House
117-119 Old Brompton RoadSouth KensingtonLondonSW7 3LE
- +44 (0)207 373 3990
Yashin Sushi is no ordinary Japanese restaurant but one that is evolving, traditional dishes with a modern twist without taking too much of its heritage away. The food was exquisite, challenging pairings of foods with superior creativity. Having ingredients cooked in a way you have never had before made each dish feel unique. Dishes weren't just tasty but visually stunning.
The food was delicious but our evening was marred by pretty bad service. The waiter was critical of our choice of hot sake and told us it would be microwaved. He then told me that the French wine I chose was a Pinot Grigio! We'd been told that we would need to vacate the table for the next booking in 2.15 h - this was fine but then our final dish was delayed. We were asked to leave at 2.5h -...more
Oh so you fancy, huh? Yashin tastes like it looks - fine and pricey.
Yashin is gorgeous to look at. A stark, U-shaped bar surrounds the sushi chef and his team. Imposing statues of horses and a peculiar drying rack that features drying bones of fish are perhaps the most eye-catching decorations in the space. The place leans modern with Asian touches and English flair. My one complaint is...more
Lovely sushis, fresh seafood, nice desserts. Quite enjoyed the food and atmosphere, slightly expensive and the portion was kind of small which was the downside imo.more
This place is massive. More massive than Yashin the sushi restaurant. I called to make reservations the day of and it was still pretty empty when I went.
Edamame with bonito, prawn dumpling soon were okay. Both were about 4 quid. Tuna steak, grouper, yellowtail were all good. Note that the menu doesn't offer sushi. Get the matcha mousse topped with kinanko crumb. This is a great place...more