A modern Japanese restaurant and sushi bar on St Martin's Lane, Murakami blends high quality, Japanese Izakaya-style cuisine with incredible interior design. A 12-metre-squared 'living wall' is a focal point of the dining room, where guests can enjoy everything from sublime sushi, to meats from the flaming robata grill. Served alongside the finest Japanese beers, lagers, wine and whisky, as well as house sake, enjoy succulent sushi, Japanese-style tapas and signature murakami rolls.

Typical meal price: From £25.00 (USD30.64) per diner

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63 - 66 St Martins Lane
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3.5 out of 5 based on 15 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Murakami

1.0 out of 5 9 October 2016
by Decisive M.


Waitress was very rude. She snapped twice at two of our guesses and another patron at a different table. Brought it to attention to management and nothing was done. Never returning!more

4.0 out of 5 29 June 2016
by Yuen P L.

With delicately wrapped sushi; colourful and well decorated with spicy mayo, dip or spices sprinkled on top, as well as deliciously grilled meat and nicely seasoned seaweed on offer, there is very little not to like at Murakami. The sashimi is acceptable although quite thinly sliced and the tempura is crispy-fresh. 

Not so great is the fact that their teas come as one cup each (which begs the...more

3.0 out of 5 21 April 2016
by Wendy L.

My first impressions of Murakami was pretty good. It had a beautiful modern Japanese feel to it with its medium oak wooden tables that reflected of a nice warm glow from the dimmed lighting. A live kitchen in the centre where you can see food getting prepared. It created a lovely relaxing atmosphere with the help of some green to relax the eyes from the real moss wall at the back.


4.0 out of 5 18 February 2016
by Francesca T.

I found this place when searching for Japanese places near Covent Garden. The space is really large and I LOVE the decor. It's hip, modern, and very fitting for an Asian fusion place. I ordered a miso eggplant dish, which was SO delicious. The sauce was sweet and slightly spicy and the eggplant was perfectly grilled. My friends ordered a bento box set to share and said it was delicious...more

3.0 out of 5 6 December 2015
by Linda T.

It does not serve the best quality sushi in London but it is a suitable restaurant for large group. The place is really large in space and they also do set menu that can cater for small and large group. With set menu it can make it easier to order for large groups.

We tried the party set menus and we had three to choose. The big mix set consist of a mixture of sushi. The robatayaki set...more

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