SO restaurant is Contemporary Japanese dining with hints of European cuisine.The chefs use fresh and natural organic, select dishes are cooked over an open grill using volcanic rocks from Mt. Fuji.
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3/4 Warwick StreetW1B 5LS
I was a bit skeptical about getting decent sushi in London, but the Hare & Tortoise exceeded my expectations. The tuna tartar was exceptional and the fat content of the salmon sashimi made it as buttery as I've ever had. My son opted out of sushi but said the chicken teriyaki was the best he has ever had. The spicy calamari starter was probably the best calamari I've had as well. Definitely...more
Sadly So Restaurant's food just doesn't hold up against the competition, particularly given the price. We had the Tuna Tataki and the Scallop with Daikon salad for starter. I was actually a bit offended to find we were served such poor cuts of tuna - filled with cartilage that was impossible to chew - surely no good Japanese restaurant would be seen serving that?! The flavour of the salad was...more
Excellent experience at So Japanese. Didn't eat much as it was out second sushi restaurant of the night, but all nigiris and the roll we tried were great. The Chef also gave us some complementary torched salmon and it was not just a nice touch, but also delicious. Also had a nice conversation with the manager at the end of the dinner. Great place, will go again!more
A few friends and I went for a simple dinner, and everything was delicious.
I ordered the spicy tuna handroll and hot udon. I absolutely loved my handroll -- possibly the best I ever had in London, full of fresh tuna and flavours. My udon was solid as well, though I wish it had been a bit more flavourful. My friend ordered agedashi tofu and aubergines to share, and both starters were spot...more
Fois gras jyu (rice) was amazing but would suggest that you share because althought the portion is small, it can get quite heavy after awhile. The sashimi was quite fresh. We also ordered a wagyu beef tataki which was yummy too.
This restaurant is quite pricey though, so maybe for a treat occasionally :)more