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Hare and Tortoise

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City of London
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90 New Bridge Street, London EC4V 6JJ, England
+44 20 7651 0266
12:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The curry laksa was very good too as well as beef noodles. I did not try the sushi though. However the pad thai was a little sweet. A touch of lime juice did improve the flavor

Thank Chelsea T
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373 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped here after a business meeting and found the restaurant very accommodating. They are located in the basement which creates a cool atmosphere. The kitchen is on display which also adds to the ambience. I had the sashimi salad which was very good. The salad was crisp and fresh, and the fish was a mix of salmon, tuna and... More 

Thank Vincent B
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the cellar, so was dark but OK atmosphere. Many people for lunch. A good Menu and the Sushi was fresh and delicious. Recommended

Thank Jon Anders T
Muggia, Italy
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good choice, very well prepared. All my guests enjoyed it!!! you can go for Chinese, sushi and Thai, all very good!

Thank Rox701
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100 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

£8-9 for a big bowl of ramen of good quality. Can really go wrong with this place as it is quick, cheap and tasty

Thank Dominic V
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

The food was quite filling but not too keen on the atmosphere,not friendly and could have a bit more drink choices. Prices reasonably but overall have had nicer friendlier places to go to.

Thank brownbear2224
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I haven't been for two years but had a good memory. I was very disappointed this time - the starters were oily and very measly when compared the prices being paid. luckily we hadn't ordered our mains so we paid the bill and left... wasn't a great experience - not likely to go back...

Thank SamT1976
Beijing, China
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

It's in a windowless, loud basement room -- not ideal for a nice spring day. Packed for the lunch service, we ended up waiting over half an hour for our order. Staff very busy but not very efficient. When our order finally arrived, the fish was nice but the sushi rice was warm (was our order held up because of... More 

Thank Dave5433
Greater London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

I really enjoy the food and service being offered there. Affordable price with great selections, definitely recommend

Thank Shengjie T
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Was meeting friends for late lunch there When I arrived and joined them, took me forever to place my drink order There were a few waiters hanging around but any time someone came over to clean our table, they didn't even bother checking if we wanted to order anything else! Finally managed to order the Prawns starter, which came quickly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 New Bridge Street, London EC4V 6JJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7651 0266

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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