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Zen Mondo Japanese Dining

#1,870 of 18,240 Restaurants in London
££ - £££Japanese, Sushi, Asian
326 Upper Street | Angel Islington, London N1 2XQ, England
+44 20 7502 2078
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“tempura” (14 reviews)
“sushi” (41 reviews)
“salmon” (9 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
326 Upper Street | Angel Islington, London N1 2XQ, England
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

We parked in Upper St. intending to go to another restaurant in Islington when we noticed Zen Mondo, what a fabulous happenchance. We took the last table for 2 and were delighted that we did. The food was amazing - beautifully presented, the wine very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Loraine K
AkemiK80, Owner at Zen Mondo Japanese Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Hi Loraine, Thank you for the lovely review, We're very happy to read that we made a good first impression and we're glad you enjoyed the food and experience. If you're around the neighbourhood anytime soon, stop by to say hello, we would love to...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We must have walked past this tiny Japanese restaurant hundreds of times. It’s right in the middle of Islington, almost opposite the Screen on the Green, but so discreet as to be almost invisible. Service was great, and the food was absolutely delicious. We were...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Simonr1295
Akemi K, Owner at Zen Mondo Japanese Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Hi Simonr1295, Thank you for the lovely review, We're delighted to see that you and your friends enjoyed your meal and the experience at Zen Mondo. If you're ever in Islington again, pop in to say hello, we'd love to see you back! The team...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018

If you're in London, make your way to Angel (which is in Islington). There you'll find a great little area that has many and varied places to eat, low, medium and high. One particular night this past month (July, 2018) we found ourselves looking for...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ashalat
Akemi K, Owner at Zen Mondo Japanese Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Hi Ashalat, Thank you very much for this lovely review! It was a pleasure to read. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the uniqueness of the space and the dishes. We always create our menus with different dietary options in mind, especially...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

This little Japanese restaurant is my favourite sushi place. It is very confortable, the food tastes amazing and the staff is frendly. I have coeliac disease and the staff and the chef are very knowledgeable about that. I have been here any time eating different...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Vi0la4
Akemi K, Owner at Zen Mondo Japanese Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

HI Vi0la4, Firstly, we would like to thank you for taking the time to review us. It was such a lovely read on a Sunday! We are so happy to hear that you have enjoyed eating with us! We take great pride in our dishes...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Poor food quality, not authentic Japanese food, don't know what this cuisine IS!! Poor customer service, over priced, awful seating areas and interior, sorry but can not think anything positive for this restaurant. Avoid.More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Mandy M
Akemi K, Owner at Zen Mondo Japanese Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Hi Mandy, Thank you for your review, We work very hard in our restaurant to offer the best food and customer service as possible and we’re disappointed that you didn’t enjoy it. We’re sorry to hear that you don’t like our interior and seating areas...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018

A small, intimate, quiet restaurant with great staff and greater food. Memorable noodle soup with tempura. Expensive but worth every pound.More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Giovanni G
Akemi K, Owner at Zen Mondo Japanese Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Hi Giovanni G. Thank you for your kind review, It's very important that we set ourselves apart from the mega chains of Japanese food. We're an independent restaurant and put great effort at providing the best food and experience to our customers. Your review means...More

Reviewed 20 April 2018

I loved our evening here. The staff are so friendly, the service is great and the food is wonderful. My friend had never tried sake, so we had the sake "tasting" flight, which included 3 very different varieties and was a wonderful way for her...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank a1vicster
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Good food in a cozy atmosphere. Among my favourite in the area. I had their sushi platter and a seaweed salad and it was very good. Nice place

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank refossovallone
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

The food is traditional Japanese with a bias towards sushi - there is a limited choice of hot dishes, but the selection we had were well made, beautifully presented and tasty. The 2 day slow cooked pork starter is a definite recommendation but everything was...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Had a lovely, lovely lunch. The food is simply spectacular. The tempura shrimp apetizer is to die for. I had the sashimi lunch -- great miso soup! The fish was 6 pieces chef's choice -- which meant 2 tuna, 2 salmon, 1 whitefish and 1...More

Date of visit: March 2018
2  Thank Anamlopez56
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 326 Upper Street | Angel Islington, London N1 2XQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7502 2078
  • E-mail
Japanese Fine Dining Sushi, Sashimi, Tempura, Noodles, Sukiyaki, Sake, Wine, Beer Vegetarian Lunch Bentos Takeaway Delivery via Deliveroo
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