Yumi Izakaya


Yumi Izakaya, a Japanese restaurant and bar, is located in London’s vibrant West End.

Situated within The Piccadilly West End Hotel, the restaurant has its own entrance at 67 Shaftesbury Avenue. Inspired by Japan’s izakayas, roughly translated as a pub or place designed for informal eating and drinking, Yumi Izakaya specialises in Japanese snacks and drinking food.

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Yumi Izakaya

Piccadilly West End Hotel
67 Shaftesbury Ave
+44 20 7871 6000
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 8 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Yumi Izakaya

4.0 out of 5 5 July 2016
by Matthew G.

Delicious Okonomiyaki in Picadilly Circus.

I walked passed this place a number of times and was always surprised to see it almost empty inside. I chanced this place, suspecting that the food wouldn't be that good... But I was wrong. The okonomiyaki this place has to offer is truly spectacular. It tasted just as I remember when eating it in Kyoto, Japan. For the entire meal I ate Okonomiyaki...more

5.0 out of 5 31 May 2016
by Mei C.

The atmosphere was feels just like an izakaya in Japan without people screaming at you in Japanese when you enter. The food was great. The kimchi was an interesting experience, with a Japanese kick, different from traditional Korean kimchi. I particularly enjoyed the sake tasting at the end. The plum sake is a must try!

The service was impeccable! Food was great! Not too expensive for...more

3.0 out of 5 22 May 2016
by Megan S.

Came here pre-theatre, which was a good shout because they have a menu running 4pm-6.30pm, where you can get 2 courses for £15.

I had corn tempura followed by caramelized pork belly and tempura egg, while my boyfriend had the gyoza and four yakitori - we shared our mains.

The corn tempura had looked very tempting but honestly were very bland. Four huge balls to get through without any...more

4.0 out of 5 6 April 2016
by Andrew Y.

Heard about this new Japanese restaurant from my brother - it had only opened recently but he had been himself and said it was good.

We arrived and the place was very warm - bit too warm if I am honest. We were the only customers so no doubt would be really warm when busy.

Anyway, to the food. We went for one of the large dishes, had 4 different chicken skewers and 4 different of the...more

3.0 out of 5 30 March 2016
by Wendy L.

Yumi Izakaya is a pretty new restaurant that is build as part of the Piccadilly West End Hotel London situated in the middle of Shaftesbury Avenue . A modern take on Japanese bar food, integrating traditional Japanese flavours with Western ingredients. There are also the classic Japanese home comfort dishes such as okonomiyaki.

The decor is also Japanese themed with funky solid wood tiles...more

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