Top 15 sushi restaurants in London

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Take a tour of London's best sushi restaurants, according to MCC 

There's certainly no shortage of sushi establishments in London, but with so many to choose from, making a reservation can be overwhelming at times. From well-known international chains, such as Nobu and SushiSamba, to relative new kids on the block - we're looking at you, KOYN and Sachi - we've put together a list of our faves that consistently deliver. 

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Chisou / Sushi restaurant / London

1. Chisou

One of two outlets - the other is in Knightsbridge - serving a full Japanese menu that includes sushi made in-house from fish delivered daily. The decor is contemporary and although the restaurant is not large, there is outside seating. 
Find out more 
Call: +44 20 7629 3931 
Address: Chisou, 22-23 Woodstock St, Mayfair, London W1C 2AR 

Endo at Rotunda / Sushi restaurant

2. Endo at Rotunda

Michelin-starred restaurant serving high-end Japanese food, high up in the former BBC Television Centre, with great views over London. A theatrical omakase menu by sushi master Endo Kazutoshi is served in an expensive, deceptively minimalist setting. 
Find out more 
Call: +44 20 4580 1184 
Address: The Helios, 101 Wood Lane, White City, London, W12 7FR 

KOYN / Sushi restaurant / London


Elegant, high-end - and relatively new - Koyn is housed in the imposing building that was once the US embassy in Grosvenor Square. There’s a sushi restaurant, Midori, on the ground floor and a robata restaurant below. 
Find out more 
Call: 020 3535 2000 
Address: 38 Grosvenor Street, Mayfair, W1K 4QA 

The Fuji Grill / Beaverbrook Townhouse

4. The Fuji Grill, Beaverbrook Town House, Chelsea

Authentic sushi on a menu of other Japanese delights in the upscale Beaverbrook Townhouse boutique hotel, reimagining the style of former Press baron Lord Beaverbrook. 
Find out more 
Call: +44 20 3988 6611 
Address: Beaverbrook Town House, 115 Sloane Street, Chelsea, London, SW1X 9PJ 

SushiSamba Covent Garden

5. SushiSamba - City and Covent Garden

Part of a small but growing international chain, SushiSamba fuses the cuisines of Japan, Peru and Brazil and serves everything from sushi to steaks in a lively, opulent atmosphere. The City branch is on the 38th and 39th floors of the Heron Tower with spectacular views. The Covent Garden branch sits in the Opera Terrace on top of the historic market building. 
Find out more 
Call: City, +44 20 3640 7330; Covent Garden, 020 3053 0000 
Address: City, 110 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AY; Covent Garden, 35 The Market, Covent Garden, London WC2E 8RF 

Sachi / Pantechnicon / Japanese restaurant

6. Sachi (Pantechnicon)

This Japanese restaurant with a sushi bar and elegant contemporary decor, sits within the historic Pantechnicon building which offers five floors of Japanese and Nordic shopping and dining. 
Find out more 
Call: +44 20 7034 5425 
Address: 19 Motcomb Street, Belgravia, London, SW1X 8LB 

Maru / Sushi / London

7. Maru

With a mention in the Michelin Guide, this small (10-seat) Japanese restaurant serving an omakase menu is led by third-generation sushi chef Taiji Maruyama with great attention to detail. 
Find out more 
Call: +44 20 3637 7677 
Address: 18 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J 7QH 

Maru / Japanese restaurant / London

8. Taka

Offering an à la carte menu including sushi, and an omakase menu, using Japanese techniques and British ingredients as far as possible. Find out more 
Call: 020 3637 4466 
Address: 109 Marylebone High St, London, W1U 4RX 

Nobu Berkeley / Japanese restaurant / London

9. Nobu Old Park Lane (and various locations)

International chain Nobu now has three locations in London, but this was its first in Europe, opened in 1997, and has a mention in the Michelin Guide for its fun atmosphere and signature Japanese/South American cuisine, including sushi. 
Find out more 
Call: +44 20 7447 4747 
Address: 19 Old Park Lane, Mayfair,  London W1K 1LB 

Kikuchi / Japanese restaurant / London

10. Kikuchi

Small but smart Japanese restaurant from sushi master Masayuki Kikuchi, serving an omakase menu that includes sushi, but also serving à la carte. 
Find out more 
Call: +44 20 7637 7720 
Address: 14 Hanway Street, Fitzrovia,  London W1T 1UD 

Roketsu / Japanese restaurant / London

11. Roketsu

This small, simply furnished restaurant with just ten seats and a counter, has earned itself a mention in the Michelin Guide for its kaiseki menu - a specific set of courses based on seasonality. 
Find out more 
Call: +44 20 3149 1227 
Address: 12 New Quebec Street, Marylebone, London, W1H 7RW 

Sexy Fish / Japanese restaurant / London

12. Sexy Fish (not just sushi…)

Mentioned in the Michelin Guide, this smartly decorated Asian restaurant serves sushi, sashimi, seafood, fish, and meat cooked on a Robata grill. 
Find out more 
Call: +44 20 3764 2000 
Address: 4-6 Berkeley Square, London, W1J 6BR 

Dinings / Japanese restaurant / London

13. Dinings

Sit at the smart  sushi counter or on banquettes for a sushi experience. Decor is clean-lines contemporary and the food Asian, including sushi. 
Find out more 
Call: +44 20 3597 9706
Address: Walton House, Lennox Gardens Mews, Walton Street, London SW3 2JH 

Umu / Japanese restaurant / London

14. Umu

Boasting a Michelin star for the excellence of its food, Umu offers a Kyoto kaiseki menu - a set format in the Kyoto style - or an à la carte offering. 
Find out more 
Call: +44 20 7499 8881 
Address: 14-16 Bruton Place, Mayfair, London, W1J 6LX 

The Araki / Japanese restaurant / London

15. The Araki

The Araki is the first overseas venture of top chef Mitsuhiro Araki, whose original Tokyo restaurant gained three Michelin stars. His second outlet in Hong Kong has one star. The Araki London, now under chef Marty Lau, has just nine seats with a further six for private dining, for serving just one omakase menu. Expensive and exclusive but a true Japanese experience. 
Find out more 
Call: +44 20 7287 2481 
Address: 12 New Burlington Street, London W1S 3BH


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